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Today in Tablet Magazine, Jake Marmer reviews the work of Hershel Silverman on the occasion of the near-beat New Jersey candy-hocking Jewish poet’s 85th birthday. Silverman, “in head/an outside hasid chanting Krishna,” is still chanting strong, and as Allen Ginsberg described him, still “selling jellybeans & being kind.”

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