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  7/13/2010, Av 2, 5770

"Dead Poet Society" in Gush Etzion For Tisha B'Av


It's not quite Dead Poet's Society, because most of the readings will be original pieces by living people. A group of Jewish poets will gather at the Gush Etzion winery to recite their poems, specifically those relating to Tisha B'Av. The event is organized by local writer Mindy Aber Barad and feature pieces in English. Other noted poets will include Ruth Fogelman, Toby Klein Greenwald,  Yaacov David Shulman, and Rabbi Itzchak Marmorstein. Also featured will be authentic recordings of famous English language poets such as Robert Frost, Alfred Lord Tennyson and William Butler Yeats. The general public is invited. The event will be held Sunday July 18th at 7:00pm. The Gush Etzion winery is located in the Judea and is accessible by bus. For more information email maber4kids@yahoo.com.