“Aaron Zeitlin”

Text & Translation

כּתר: פֿראַגמענטן פֿון אַ ראַפּסאָדיע

Keter: Fragments of a Rhapsody

Aaron Zeitlin

Translation by Nathan Wolski

Zeitlin’s kabbalistic poem offers a stunning, yet difficult, fusion of Yiddish expressionism and futurism on the one hand, and mystical and messianic thought on the other.

Text & Translation

מײַן פֿאָטער

My Father

Aaron Zeitlin

Translation by Nathan Wolski

Aaron Zeitlin's poem about his father, Hillel Zeitlin