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Tikkun (1 November 2015) 30 (4): 41–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... dad’s absence. How do you grieve the loss of someone who has hurt you deeply and violently? My dad has been dead for half my life now, but his violence lives in me, impacting how I inhabit my body, navigate intimacy, and even respond to the political world around me. While we often think of personal...
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Tikkun (1 August 2001) 16 (3): 64.
Published: 01 August 2001
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Published: 01 August 2012
Bottom: Yotam Ronen ( activestills.org ) If we are serious about nuclear non-proliferation, shouldn’t Israel and the United States disarm too? Israelis at this 2009 anti-nuclear demonstration in Tel Aviv staged a die-in to emphasize the massive loss of innocent life that nuclear war would bring More
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Tikkun (1 April 2016) 31 (2): 44–45.
Published: 01 April 2016
... compassion to a group exercise in suppressing grief by stuffing loss and challenging questions into a file cabinet drawer. This story illustrates the confounding human capacity to override our sorrows and losses. Consumer culture, and the corporations that fuel it, benefit mightily from this capacity...
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Tikkun (1 January 2016) 31 (1): 21.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Nikki Jones exposes the congruence between police violence and intimate aggression; and essayist Chelsey Clammer recounts her struggles with self-harm and loss of community after an assault. To read more responses, visit tikkun.org/violence . To join the conversation, write to letters@tikkun.org...
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Tikkun (1 January 2015) 30 (1): 47–48.
Published: 01 January 2015
... wrong time.” This statement is a spiritual imperative and the central challenge of the book: How do we love in the face of inevitable loss? How can we convince ourselves that it’s worth the pain to love what we cannot keep? As a chaplain, Reece is helpless to save the newborns, but at the end of the...
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Tikkun (1 January 2008) 23 (1): 64–68.
Published: 01 January 2008
... understood the power of the Mourner’s Kaddish to make her losses visible. Every day during morning prayers, I watched her praise God’s name while we fidgeted on plastic chairs, a twrpi o»i dumbstruck supporting cast. Until I heard...
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Tikkun (1 August 2008) 23 (3): 52.
Published: 01 August 2008
... EXISTENCE AS A JEW ISH STATE, I FIND MYSELF STUMBLING. PART OF w hat I find so difficult is th e com plicated and contradictory em otions th a t m ark m y ongoing engagem ent w ith Is­ Arael. A nd right now, w hat I feel m ost profoundly is grief—I m ourn th e loss of a set o f Z ionist...
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Tikkun (1 October 2009) 24 (5): 95.
Published: 01 October 2009
... along a Cape road, and in the city, jackets donned, then at mid-day, shed. Days of Awe. Month of our p arents’ deaths. Nature’s refrain, the return of losses...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 54.
Published: 01 August 2016
... final words, his curses, his sighs, all the volumes of his loss – my tiny brother, the peddler, the magician whose hands transformed old shirts to new. Don’t tell me nothing about discipline. I come from a people of the road, a line of prophets who slept on sticks and stones, who...
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Tikkun (1 December 2008) 23 (6): 80.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., or keep votes from Deficit Inattention Disorder. As for the being counted fairly. Chi-ting, it is called. bailout plan, unfortunately most of the Dear Saul: The sad loss I refer to goes far deeper perpetrators have already bailed out...
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Tikkun (1 August 2012) 27 (3): 49–50.
Published: 01 August 2012
... people who shared harrowing experiences and found the courage and strength to begin life again despite enormous losses. Grenimann makes it clear that the Jews had to choose from among a very limited range of options after the war. Eva and Yanosh choose to start a family, and Eva’s pregnancy is a...
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Tikkun (1 January 2017) 32 (1): 40–41.
Published: 01 January 2017
... you cut down too many trees and too many forests it causes loss of habitat, deforestation, drought, climate change, temperatures rise, displacement, gentrification, loss of green space, loss of oxygen, I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe! What is it like to be a Black Man in the United States in the...
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Tikkun (1 August 2008) 23 (3): 12–13.
Published: 01 August 2008
... beautiful. loss are actually something quite different. We think they make us appear weak, helpless, and vulnerable, and most of us don’t want to go there. We think, perhaps, they show a lack of How...
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Tikkun (1 June 2010) 25 (3): 66–67.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of loss in the midst of joy”: Rodger Kamenetz is a poet and the author of The History of Last Night’s Dream and has a hook forthcoming in the...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 56.
Published: 01 August 2016
... summers at Camp Ramah, or their memories of their grandmother’s Jewish cooking, I immediately stopped talking. I didn’t exactly hide my past, but I never told my stories. I was a cipher, and this was painful, a loss of self. Yet it is frightening to risk rejection, even if it is only a subtle moving away...
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Tikkun (1 August 2008) 23 (3): 43.
Published: 01 August 2008
... survivor accounts since because I have to pass through two checkpoints. I have two sons, 1966; when I first heard the story of the Nakba from the lips of one ten years old and the other fourteen. It is so difficult. The Atallah Mansour. I always wonder which terrible rendition of loss younger one...
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Tikkun (1 August 2008) 23 (3): 92.
Published: 01 August 2008
... earlier poems. But here, first-hand experi­ mation. It’s a whole new way into the inef­ ence of loss opens the door to vivid imagin­ fable that Shapiro’s engineered, of being ings of war, suicide bomb blasts and other hurled into a space, into an experience forms of violent death, and the...
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Tikkun (1 November 2009) 24 (4): 8.
Published: 01 November 2009
... leaders are now Alzheimer’s is an unforgiving, vicious disease. It is not a senti­ reviewing those recommendations. mental long goodbye or slow path into the night but a terrifying It is estimated that Alzheimer’s will cost Medicare and Medi­ descent into loss of...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 28–29.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Jewish particularism, with special focus on the Jews’ role in the Communist Party, U.S.A. This was another sign of the growth of particularistic consciousness in the Black left. The loss in April 1968 of Martin Luther King, Jr., was significant in this respect because King promoted the legitimacy of...