Ben-Zion | Writings, Poetry and Music

When Ben-Zion arrived to New York in 1920 he was carrying a knapsack filled with Hebrew dramas and poems as well as his father's music manuscripts. This portfolio presents some of Ben-Zion's essays, prose and poems as well as a selection from his father's original manuscript.

image "My Song Rose Up In Me," from Songs of Ben-Zion II (book of Hebrew poems) Published: 1980, Written: unknown
image My Song Rose Up In Me (translated from the Hebrew) Year Unknown
image "Returning" (translated from the Hebrew), excerpt from Songs of Ben-Zion I 1928
image I Will Build You Anew (translated from the Hebrew) Year Unknown
image A Light Sound (translated from the Hebrew) Year Unknown
image In My Feet The Desire To The Earth (translated from the Hebrew) Year Unknown
image Reflections on Symbolism (excerpts) 1961
image Longing 1973
image On The Inner Life 1970
image Manuscript of Liturgical Compositions in the hand of Ben-Zion’s father, Hersch Weinman (cover) Late 19th – early 20th century
image Liturgical Composition Late 19th – early 20th century