A Literary Magazine in Support of the Jewish Community
"They took me for a shiksa. In truth,
I was another kind of Jew, a new variety..."
"I am thin skin, itchy with boundaries, Pale of Settlement with harsh sun, fierce winds,
Marc Alan Di Martino
"Nana's voice is the voice of the dead
gathering in her, swelling in her throat..."
"Another grief on top of grief
we return from abroad..."
"In Finland, the aurora borealis
is caused by foxes who brush their backs
"your voice wailing under history's brutal
knee, your ancestors clambering up..."
"Do I flicker
when faced with a mirror?"
"What did Moses think when he saw the burning
bush? Awe exploded in his heart; mystery flared..."
Elizabeth J. Coleman
"Where the brass shines
on the New Synagogue at dusk,
lighting up Berlin's dark sky..."