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A Titanic Yiddish Poet Is Brought Out Anew — And Just in Time

‘Vilna Ghetto’ is an ember snatched from not one but two conflagrations — the blazes lit by Hitler and Stalin that charred cities and bodies in ways that would be unimaginable if they had not been witnessed and survived. 

Abraham Sutzkever, 1930s. Via Wikimedia Commons

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Mr. Hoffman is a reporter and assistant editor of the Sun, where he covers politics and culture. He holds a PhD from Harvard and a law degree from Stanford, and is a 2021-2022 Journalism Fellow at the Hartman Institute. He is an adjunct assistant professor at New York University's School of Liberal Studies.

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