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Michael Shapiro

Michael Shapiro was born to the red diaper and came of age in turmoil of the 60’s. He has followed many stars, including beggar, news hawker, taxi driver, household mover, piano tuner, research mathematician and mathematical biologist. His artwork has been collected by the Cambridge Public Library’s Cambridge Room and Harvard’s Woodberry Poetry Room.

His translation of Moyshe Nadir's Messiah in America will be published by Farlag Press.

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Text & Translation

משיח אין אַמעריקע

Messiah in America

Moyshe Nadir

Translation by Michael Shapiro

An exclusive extract from Moyshe Nadir’s 1932 satire, Messiah in America.

Text & Translation

דער דיבוק אין קריזיס־געשטאַלט

The Dybbuk In The Form Of A Crisis

Yosl Cutler

Translation by Michael Shapiro

No, not Sh. An-Ski’s classic Dybbuk, but Yosl Cutler’s parody version, with sharp-tongued satire, a host of illustrious cameos, and puppets.

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