Jewish American Poetry

Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) changed the face of American poetry.

In the Jewish Synagogue at Newport

A poem from Emma Lazarus's 1871 collection Ademtus and Other Poems

Emma Lazarus

The poetry of Emma Lazarus (1849-1887), best known for the verse inscribed on the Statue of Liberty pedestal

Jewish American Poetry

Is there something uniquely Jewish about the poetry of Jewish Americans?