Dvinsk


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Dvinsk

 

the former name of the city of Daugavpils in the Latvian SSR.

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With its sophistication and verve, the urbane modernism of Paris and Berlin appeared to both Chagall and Rothko depthtess, passionless, and superficial, devoid of what the Dvinsk native called in his work "measure," the sense of oppositions held in balance.
Long before he left Dvinsk in 1913, Rothko had memorized the Hebraic laws that prohibit the making of iconic images.
Like Rothko's commentary upon Dvinsk, he spoke of Vitebsk in the clear, unshadowed timbres people use when surprised into speaking what is deepest.
The correspondent cited the Meshech Chochma, written by Rabbi Meir Simcha of Dvinsk, Latvia, who wrote in the early 20th century that Jews should be wary of getting too comfortable in a country, lest the native population be reminded of the Jewish people's otherness and expel them, or worse.
12) Rabbi Meir Simha Ha'Kohen of Dvinsk, Meshekh Hokhmah (Jerusalem: Even Yisrael) Parashat Shmot, p.
asked a five-year-old girl from Dvinsk traveling with a deaf grandmother.
8) Indeed, the Meshekh Hokhmah (Rabbi Meir Simha Hacohen of Dvinsk, 1843-1926) reads the statement of Genesis 18:27: And Abraham answered and said, 'Behold now I have taken upon me to speak to the Lord, and I am but dust and ashes' as a total surrender of the physical and a return to the natural elements of "dust and ashes.