Vol 2, No 1 (1999)

"In the month of Nissan, 5479 [1719], a woman was kneeling by the bank of the Moselle, washing her dishes. It was about ten o'clock at night, and of a sudden it became as light as day, and the woman looked in the Heavens, and the Heavens were opened, like unto a ...[word illegible]... and sparks flew therefrom; and then the Heavens closed, as one closes a curtain, and all was dark again. God grant that it be for our good!" (The Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln, Translated by Marvin Lowenthal, p. 277)

Table of Contents


Dina Dahbany-Miraglia
Justin Jaron Lewis

Biographical Essays

Daphne Desser
Batya Weinbaum


Marcia Cohn Spiegel

Letter to the Editor

Dorothy Werner