Jewish Studies

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Backhand Through the Mother

By Renee Norman

In this second collection of poetry, Backhand Through The Mother, poet Renee Norman, picks up several thematic threads from her first book, True Confessions (Inanna Publications, 2005), and weaves them into poems about mothering, aging and loss set amongst the cultural traditions ... Read more

House on Lippincott, The

By Bonnie Burstow

Embedded in Canadian and world history, and set in downtown Toronto between 1947 and the turn of the century, The House on Lippincott is a Jewish family saga which weaves together family caring, Holocaust trauma, abuse, aging, betrayal, anti-Semitism, resistance, and celebration, ... Read more

Laike and Nahum

By Ruth Panofsky

Laike and Nahum: A Poem in Two Voices is a long, narrative poem based loosely on the lives of the poet's maternal grandparents, Russian Jewish immigrants to Montreal in the early part of the twentieth century. Her grandmother arrived in Canada as a child; her grandfather was ... Read more

Modern Jewish Plays

Edited by Jason Sherman
Afterword by Ross Manson

Six plays. Six playwrights. Six takes on Israel. From those who've been there, those who live there, and those that don't.
"Jews are modern people. On every subject we are rational, we are children of enlightenment. Except. About Jews. " —Masada by Arthur Milner

"You are sovereign. ... Read more


By Jason Sherman

Sent to the New World against his will, Joseph Taylor rises to become an important adviser to Prime Minister King. When a boatload of European Jews lands on Canadian shores, Joseph is sent to turn them back—only to discover his brothers among the refugees. From the noted author ... Read more

Singing Me Home

By Carol Lipszyc

Singing Me Home is a collection of lyrical and narrative poems which take the reader through an autobiographical journey and which feature facets of self as memoirist, teacher, musician, daughter of survivors of the Shoah. The poet aims in this collection to honour the gift ... Read more

True Confessions

Edited by Renee Norman

Culled from the pages of Canada's feminist quarterly journal, Canadian Woman Studies Journal/les cahiers de la femme, The Missing Line includes recent and varied work by twelve Canadian poets whose work is in turn both poignant and playful. The poets included in this important ... Read more