5: Article excerpt, Victor J. Wishna’s “Hip-Hop Mameleh,” 2003.
The article, concerning Hidary’s motivations and her place in the world of slam poetry, is based on an interview she gave to the author in the New York City coffee shop where she writes most of her verses.
Suggested activity: Discuss: What is a “non-apologetic Jewish voice”? Why is that kind of voice important?
Source: Victor J. Wishna, “Hip Hop Mamelah,” Jewish World Review (May 13, 2003), <http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0503/hebrew_mamita.asp>, accessed February 23, 2016.