A Literary Magazine in Support of the Jewish Community
"Whoever finds our ruins may wonder
how many millennia it took to heal..."
"After the war, the man you meet
who wants to marry you gives you a heart..."
"God has given, God has taken away.
Blessed be the name of God..."
Kate Hanson Foster
"I think I smell the past—my grandmother’s
spoons. Campfire ash...."
"Her brown cheeks flushed
maroon body maroon..."
Ronda Piszk Broatch
"It enters the bones, the invisible women
and men drift home like shadows..."
"When She goes to the mikveh,
does She clean her fingernails and behind Her ears?"
"We watch for the slightest movement
of air, for the hint of a ripple in the goblet..."
"I was thinking I wasn’t dead yet and so waved back,
quite-alive, and morning tumbled into place..."