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Peter Cole

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Peter Cole

Peter Cole

Peter Cole’s most recent books include Things on Which I’ve Stumbled (New Directions) and The Poetry of Kabbalah: Mystical Verse from the Jewish Tradition (Yale). He is currently a MacArthur Fellow.

Photograph courtesy Adina Hoffman.


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Israel Is

Israel is he or she who wrestles

with God--call him what you will,

not some goon (with a rabbi and gun)

in a pre-fab home on a biblical hill.