Jiří Mordechai Langer

(19 March 1894 – 12 March 1943 / Czech Republic)

On The Margins Of A Poem


The poem
that I chose for you
is simple,
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  • David Zer Zahav (3/28/2005 10:44:00 PM)

    I am happy to read a poem by the author of the wonderful 'Nine Gates to the Chassidic Mysteries.' Jiri Langer was a friend of Kafka and Buber who embraced Chassidism as a young spiritually-searching student in Prague, and tragically died in his late 40s due to complications from a disease contracted when the British prevented his ship of Jewish Holocaust refugees from reaching the land of Israel during WWII. (Report) Reply

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