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Adina Hoffman

Adina Hoffman appears in the following:

The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza

Monday, April 11, 2011

MacArthur-winning poet and translator Peter Cole and essayist Adina Hoffman describe the discovery of the most vital cache of Jewish manuscripts—called “the Living Sea Scrolls”—in an Egyptian repository. Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza tells of the people who brought this treasure to light, and explores the medieval documents themselves—letters and poems, wills and marriage contracts, Bibles, money orders, fiery dissenting tracts, fashion-conscious trousseaux lists, prescriptions, petitions, and mysterious magical charms that present a view of 900 years of Mediterranean Judaism.

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Palestinian Poet

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Adina Hoffman examines the life and work of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali in her book My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness. Adina places Ali's work in the context of the broader Israeli-Palestinan conflict.

Event: Adina Hoffman will be discussing her book
Tuesday, April 7, at 7:00 ...

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