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Multi-Access Tish: Allen Ginsberg’s Kaddish, a poetry Tish by David Katz

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 9:50 am EDT

Poet David Katz will lead us as we take a deep dive, and maybe a fresh look, at Allen Ginsberg’s “Kaddish,” his 1957 landmark poem. Known best for his Buddhism, his leadership of the Beat Movement, and his leftist/counter-cultural politics, Ginsberg’s relation to Judaism, while definitely apparent in his work, is hazier. At least one commentator suggests that his poetry represents a new kind of Judaism. Perhaps our reading of this poem, a kind of Kaddish for his mother among many other things, will tell us something about the American Judaism of this great poet’s times–and ours.  You can read the poem here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/49313/kaddish .

The Tish will take place in the SAJ social hall and on Zoom.

(Zoom ID: 964-139-778)

The Tish program is learning facilitated by lay leaders.   Click Here for 2021-22 SAJ Tish Calendar .

If you want to schedule a Tish for the 2021-22 season please reach out to Dan Woods and Shel Schiffman. (tish@saj.nyc)

Details

Date:
June 25
Time:
9:00 am - 9:50 am EDT
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Venue

SAJ Social Hall and Zoom
15 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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