Jewish Poetry

A Light By The Window

February 8th, 2018

An exhibition opening and discussion of The Amichai Windows by artist Rick Black will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18th, at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Hyattsville, MD. A bilingual Hebrew/English artist book that was 10 years in the making, The Amichai Windows features 18 poems by renown Israeli poet […]

The Amichai Windows – A Book for the Ages

January 23rd, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA – An homage to one of the greatest Hebrew-language poets, The Amichai Windows is a work of love and dedication. Rick Black, a book artist and poet, worked for the past 10 years to create a book that would last for the ages. The Amichai Windows, ​an exquisite bilingual artist book of Yehuda […]

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Yale University Library Buys Amichai Windows

January 15th, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA — We are very glad to announce that Yale University Library has purchased the first copy of our limited edition artist book, The Amichai Windows. “The work is quite stunning and we are delighted to add it to our Yale Library collection,” said Nanette Stahl, the Joseph and Ceil Mazer Librarian for Judaic […]

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Poet-in-Residence

July 7th, 2016

I’m honored to serve as poet-in-residence at an upcoming Jewish men’s club retreat in the Baltimore, MD area. It’s with the Seaboard Jewish Men’s Clubs in the Mid-Atlantic region.                                                 The theme […]

Brunch and Poetry

February 11th, 2016

Come join us for Rick Black’s brunch and poetry talk on Sunday, February 21st, at Olam Tikvah synagogue in Fairfax, Virginia. For three years, Black did post-graduate work in Hebrew literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Subsequently, he was a reporter in the Jerusalem bureau of The New York Times. He covered the first intifada, […]

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Star of David by Rick Black

April 29th, 2014

In November 2013, Rick had the honor of reading his award-winning, new poetry collection Star of David in the Hebraic Division of the Library of Congress. Winner of the 2012 Poetica Magazine poetry chapbook contest, Star of David contains a total of 20 poems that grapple with being Jewish today in both America and Israel. […]