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In Praise of Allen Hoffman

“Take a bit of the Baal Shem Tov, or at least his beard. Pour in a healthy helping of beatnik, well maybe the beret. Then add a smidgeon of Stan Musial. Step back and behold the golem you’ve wrought. Oh … Continue reading

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Allen Hoffman Retires

Tonight was a bittesweet event for the Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Bar-Ilan University.  Forty former students of Allen Hoffman, the marvellous writer and extraordinary teacher of writing, gathered at Bar-Ilan to pay tribute to a wonderful man. Allen … Continue reading

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