Mima’amakim

Open Mic Postponed from 2/25 to 3/4

Thanks for coming out and making the first two open mics of our series, Notes From the [Synagogue] Underground, so successful. Due to reports of snow, the next open mic has been postponed one week until Thursday Mar. 4 @ 7:30. It’s still going to... 

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Interview: Hila Ratzabi

Hila Ratzabi sees God everywhere, but seems a little afraid to talk about it. A frequent contributor to the Mima’amakim journal, Hila’s new chapbook The Apparatus of Visible Things deals with finding the invisible inside the things you see and seeing... 

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Notes From the [Synagogue] Underground

Mima’amakim is going into ‘the depths.’  Please join us for a series of three Open Mics held in synagogue basements throughout NYC.  Come to one or come to all three!  Bring out your talent or just a supportive ear.  Sign up is in... 

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Essay: Creative Reading by Sarah Rindner

When I mention my involvement in Mima’amakim to people they often remark, “I didn’t know you wrote poetry!” To this I am always forced to reply that no, I don’t really write poetry, and we’re probably all better off for it. However, I’ve... 

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Interview: Menachem Wecker

Menachem Wecker Menachem Wecker stands at the nexus of art and religion. Through his countless articles, reviews and interviews in publications religious and secular, his ongoing art column in The Jewish Press, and his groundbreaking blog Iconia, Menachem... 

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