Yosefa Raz

Yosefa Raz is Zeek's Poetry Editor. Born in Israel, Yosefa is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the joint UC Berkeley-Graduate Theological Union Jewish Studies Program, writing on biblical prophecy and its reception in modernist Hebrew poetry. Her poetry book, In Exchange for a Homeland was published by Swan Scythe Press; her poetry, fiction and translations have also appeared in ZYZZYVVA, Glimmer Train, Lilith, Tikkun and Bridges.

Poetry submissions for Zeek should be sent to zeek@zeek.net

Arts and Culture

Winners of the 2012 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Awards

Zeek is proud to have again cosponsored the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Awards, and to be publishing the winners of this year’s contest: “Variation (Let’s Pretend) by Lauren Camp, and Excerpt from “Fantasy for the Shal Women” by Yosefa Raz.

Life and Action

Letter from Jerusalem: Impossible Atonements

The Messiah hasn’t come yet. The occupation isn’t over. I keep trying to write this article about Slichot at Sheik Jarrah and something else happens, a father of five gets shot in Silwan by an Israeli guard, a baby dies of tear gas in Isawiyah.

ZEEK is presented by The Jewish Daily Forward | Maintained by SimonAbramson.com