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The Meaning of 'Drash'

From: KUOW
Series: Sound Focus
Length: 09:00

Author Wendy Marcus reflects on a storytelling tradition that goes back to Wendy's childhood. KRAK

Default-piece-image-2 The Hebrew word "Drash" can mean many things. For a young girl, it may be a princess in a castle. For the girl's mother, Drash could mean a family's escape from Nazi Germany. Loosely translated, Drash means "a telling" or "a word." Author Wendy Marcus is the creator of a literary journal called "Drash: Northwest Mosaic." It carries on a storytelling tradition that goes back to Wendy's childhood.

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The Hebrew word "Drash" can mean many things. For a young girl, it may be a princess in a castle. For the girl's mother, Drash could mean a family's escape from Nazi Germany. Loosely translated, Drash means "a telling" or "a word." Author Wendy Marcus is the creator of a literary journal called "Drash: Northwest Mosaic." It carries on a storytelling tradition that goes back to Wendy's childhood.