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Tel Aviv University

39 Broadway Suite 1510

New York City, New York 10006

United States

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Founded in 1963, Tel Aviv University is one of Israel's foremost research and teaching universities. Located in Israel's cultural, financial and industrial heartland, Tel Aviv University is at the forefront of basic and applied research in a wide variety ... more

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Bar Ilan University




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Federation of Writers

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Yiddish Writers Association

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Israel Gives

Alsop Review



University of Rochester

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Karen Alkalay-Gut was born in England and educated in the United States. She has been teaching at Tel Aviv University since 1977, chairs the Israel Association of Writers in English, and helps to edit the Jerusalem Review. More recent books of poetry include So Far So Good (Sivan, 2004), Danza del Ventre a Tel Aviv (Kolibris, 2010), Miracles and More as well as seven books in Hebrew translation, Keepers of my Youth, (Keshev 2010 ), and Miracles and More (Keshev 2012). A Different Story with Panic Ensemble was issued by Nanadisk in June, 2012. For the past 12 years she has been keeping a diary on her website,

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Born in England, raised in Rochester, New York, Karen Alkalay-Gut has been living in Israel since 1972. She teaches at Tel Aviv University and writes obsessively. Her latest book, The Love of Clothes and Nakedness , was published in Israel in March of 1999.

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Karen Alkalay-Gut Karen Alkalay-Gut born in England during World War II, grew up in Rochester, N.Y. and moved to Israel in 1982, where she teaches English poetry at Tel Aviv University. A founder and former chair of the Israel Association of Writers in English, she is also on the board of the Yiddish Writers Association as well as the Federation of Writers in English. She has won numerous prizes for her poetry and has published innumerable books, in English, Hebrew and Spanish, including one in Italian translation entitled "Danza del ventre a Tel Aviv: Poesie d'amore esopravvivenza ". Trans.

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Karen Alkalay-Gut asks a dissident question.

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What if even one of the sons of Haman was not evil â€" didn’t even carry the evil gene, and might have been so much of a reaction to the evil he had seen his only thoughts were of love. What if he had been the one
Here, retired Tel Aviv University professor of English, poet and rock lyricist Karen Alkalay-Gut questions a specific incident in the Megillah - the Book of Esther that read in synagogues on the holiday, to the accompaniment of jeers and noisemaking instruments whenever Haman’s name is mentioned. Esther 9:7-10 recounts that among those the Jews “smoteâ€� were Haman’s 10 sons. After hearing this, in response to the besotted king’s offer to grant her any wish Esther asks prettily in 9:13: “If it please the king … let Haman’s 10 sons be hanged upon the gallowsâ€� â€" even though they were already dead. And so it was.
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Karen Alkalay-Gut Karen Alkalay-Gut teaches poetry at Tel Aviv University and chairs the Israel Association of Writers in English. Her 19th book, So Far So Good , is scheduled for publication in September from Sivan. Her new book in Hebrew, Obvious, is forthcoming.

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