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Best Jewish Poems

Below are the all-time best Jewish poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of jewish poems written by PoetrySoup members


Message To My Jewish Brother
Satan is destroying your graveyards
And defacing your Synagogues
Now you remember that
You are black too...

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Categories: jewish, africa, bible, birthday, black
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Oh Jerusalem
Remember

Israel of three thousand years
expulsed at times
enslaved by the Romans
gassed by Europe
persecuted by Saudi-Arabia
murdered by Iran and Iraq
shackled by Egypt
attacked by Jordan
robbed by Syria
sold out...

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Categories: jewish, allah, bible, god, gospel,
Form: Free verse
Paint A Picture Black and Gray
Pull out the easel
   set the canvas positioned long and slender clean slate.
Sketch the figures huddled and dark bound hostage
   to...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jewish, africa, art, dark, grief,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member The Last Train To Auschwitz


In nineteen forty four on the third of September
Is a date in my mind that I'll always remember
It was the date of the last train...

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Categories: abuse, death, evil, jewish,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member HOW DO YOU DO
Well, my father was a farmer, just chickens and cows
When it came to raisin' 'em, he really knew how
To milk those bovines for all they...

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Categories: farm, father, jewish, religion,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Universal Holidays
Never had a Christmas tree
  or some mistletoe
No wreath of holly on my door
  just a mezuzah there, you know

No stockings stuffed with...

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Categories: jewish, appreciation, chanukah, christian, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
SMILE AT A MUSLIM
These are just a few words about reality,
as Muslims struggle each day with individuality.

What is a Muslim and from whence does he come?
Like you and...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jewish, anti bullying, christian, discrimination,
Form: Couplet
The Train Ride
Ruth and her six year old daughter Annie, were moving along the countryside by Train. Ruth was reminiscing.  She was staring deeply into her...

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Categories: anxiety, jewish, love, mother
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Essence of Yom Kippur, Outside of Synagogue
I’m sorry, honey.
  O.K. I accept your apology.
No, wait. Hold on.
  What is it? 
I mean it. I'm really sorry.
  Are you?
Yes,...

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Categories: forgiveness, holiday, jewish, sorry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Last Train to Auschwitz Contest
Ashes to Ashes

Smoke
rises in the distance.

The boxcar
rocks,
rocks,
rocks;
stones
are placed along the ties.
Were they placed by Chance
or left 
as gently as Kaddish.
I lift my hands in the...

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Categories: jewish, angst, death, death of
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member THE STAR OF DAVID

       

                The Star...

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Categories: jewish, how i feel, image,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Fear
Fear

It is a very small demon. 
It is a tiny monster, 
that never stops chewing on;
anything it can get. 

It is the one that hides,...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jewish, angel, bible, creation, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Another Day Before Nightfall
Pen to paper
So no tears today
Monday back to slavery 
I cast my out my lline
Hoping for a bite from a female fish
Do you not see...

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Categories: jewish, joy,
Form: Free verse
THE I AM apocalpse
I did behold the vision
one like a daughter of man
singing before the armies of heaven

I did hear what the seven thunders said
said they put on...

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Categories: christian, jewish, religion, religious,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Art
Art

Plain, white, vacant;
is the canvas…
waiting for the celebration
of color!

One is nothing without the other. 
The boundaries of emptiness, 
the fullness, luster and texture of…
shade, tint...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jewish, america, angel, anxiety, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A little land that's built on sand
There is a little land that's built on sand in the Middle East
   To listen to the world complain, you'd think it was...

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Categories: jewish, america, immigration, international, islamic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Jerusalem War Between Boys
The soldiers said
That the boy threw a grenade.
The parents of the boy said
That the soldiers planned to kill him.
This is what happens

When one person
Believes that...

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Categories: jewish, anger, arabic, conflict, gospel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Psalm 137:5, Not Forgotten
Psalm 137:5—Not Forgotten

Psalm 137:5  If I forget you, O Jerusalem,
              ...

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Categories: christian, history, jewish, religious,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Star of David
*Image of Star of David by ClipArt.

Star of David

Ah!
These
stars, for
they all seem
to wedge the whole
nighttide tract of our perpetual sphere's vaulted ceiling, that
lingers on their...

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© Hilo Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allusion, hero, jewish, religious,
Form: Concrete
The Smallest Shofar
The rabbi had a lot of trouble
Blowing the shofar.*
The congregation waited
But the sounds were just bizarre.

Some strangled bursts of air came out
But music was resistant.
The...

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Categories: holiday, jewish, music,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A little birdie whispered in my ear
"Time to take the Soup off the stove,"
   a little birdie whispered in my ear:
'Tis the Sabbath Queen that's drawing near." 

But the...

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Categories: bird, jewish, poetry, time,
Form: Rhyme
Origin of Christianity


Origin of Christianity

(If you don't like religious writes don't read on)

It may surprise some that Jesus was born a Jew, his parents Joseph and Mary...

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Categories: jewish, bible, christian, faith, history,
Form: Didactic
A Talk With Jesus
(Bring me your bold, meek, strong, the weak.
I reside within thee all _no matter the language you speak.)

I had a talk with Jesus and he...

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Categories: jewish, arabic, atheist, hindi, jesus,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Streets of Juhu, Mumbai
On the streets of lively Mumbai,
Close to the sandy Juhu,
They serve Chaat and Masala Chai,
To make your heart go Yoohooo!!

The English, Locals and Arabs!
Jews, Africans...

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Categories: jewish, arabic, beach, color, feelings,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Water in Every Bath Split in Half
3,334 years ago tomorrow 
  the Israelites crossed the Sea
If they had all drowned instead
  today I wouldn’t be me…

The Sea split in...

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Categories: history, humorous, jewish, water,
Form: Rhyme