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Adina Hoffman_is the author of House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood and My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet's Life in the Palestinian Century, which was named a best book of 2009 by the Barnes & Noble Review.
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Peter Cole's most recent book of poems is Things on Which I've Stumbled. His many volumes of award-winning translations include The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, 950--1492. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007.
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Hoffman and Cole live, together, in Jerusalem and New Haven.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Judaism -- History -- Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789 -- Sources.
Jews -- History -- 70-1789 -- Sources.
Cairo Genizah.