A Literary Magazine in Support of the Jewish Community
"On the night of the murdered poets, the world
did not stop. Owls made field mice tremble..."
"It's a little known fact
that the three daughters-in-law
of Noah comprised a string
"Why aren't you here yet
to glow tombstones
in the cemetery at dusk?"
"I shed skin—orange, brown, green.
Carrot, potato, apple.
The earth peels from my fingertips—blood, soil, breath..."
"I knew enough to be discreet,
counting the history of their agonies,
without looking directly at the tattoos..."
Jane Rosenberg LaForge
"You come to know the quality
of your humanity by how
you consider the equation...""
"I am the bluest mountain
beyond the desert where Moses
"I baked my mother’s favorite
mandel broit as she lay dying
at ninety-five, to entice, to please..."
"I hope you will carry
the most essential