the Moroccan kifi known to readers of Paul Bowles if not from personal experience), shakhtah (drag, from the Arabic), kreez (withdrawal symptoms, from the French crise), and Hebrew terms like etzba (finger) and esev
NS1 protein of none of the clusters was seen to have ESEV
, EPEV, and KSEV as their terminal amino acid sequence, which are reported to be associated with increased virulence in influenza A (H5N1) virus.
Like Yehudit Hendel, they revisit the vanished homeland of Poland, and, as in David Schutz's Ha 'esev
vehakhol (The Grass and the Sand, 19 78), they mix expressionism with the conventions of the family romance to patch the holes in personal memory and resurrect the repressed European past in Israeli collective memory.