Saturday, November 27, 2021


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On Belonging and Unbelonging By Anonymous - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

On Belonging and Unbelonging

Is it possible for me to belong among others without truly knowing who I am? Or is belonging an unattainable goal?
Enter: Watershed by Anonymous - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

Enter: Watershed

"Doesn’t she know? It’s all for the scale."
Pirkei Avot by anonymous

Pirkei Avot

Who is wise? One who learns from everyone.

A Word Other Than Girl

“Some words have reached a point where they become more than a combination of letters.”
On the Mend by Anonymous - Photo by Caroline Koppel

On the Mend

"I tell myself I’m whole"
The Last Rose by anonymous

The Last Rose

A musician’s first death: the last hurrah.
of Felled and Fallen by Anonymous - photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

Of Felled and Fallen

“If no one heard it, did the tree even fall?”
People Pleasing by anonymous - Photo by Elise Antsey

Power and People Pleasing

“I stopped voicing my opinion and went along with what everyone else wanted, even when it made me miserable.”
A State of Uncertainty by Anonymous - Photo by Ruby Stillman

A State of Uncertainty

"Am I too young to change the world, or am I too old to start?"
On Being in My Body by Anonymous - Photo by Ruby Stillman

On Being in My Body

Your body image can be shaped by the language and values you choose to associate with it.
Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew by Anonymous - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew.

"Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew...These labels don’t really jive in my community."
Lets Hands Do What Lips Do by Elena Eisenstadt


The relationship with an abusive parent is a complicated, painful and tumultuous one.

Raising Jacob

Dinah by Isabella Brown


The Kotel of My Dreams


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