A Faithful and Fortifying Humanism

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James Woods profiles poet Yehuda Amichai for the New Yorker. Woods suggests that although Amichai is “bound up with contemporary Israeli life,” his “faithful and fortifying humanism” makes his work relevant on a global scale.


Jake Slovis earned his MFA in Writing from Rutgers University, where he now teaches English Composition. He is a second-generation Argentine American and has spent significant time living and writing in Buenos Aires. He currently resides in Brooklyn. More from this author →