Thursday, April 15, 2021

Fiction

The Honeysuckle Bush Growing Next to Our Old Bus Stop by Sasha Tucker - Photo by Marika Campbell-Blue

The Honeysuckle Bush Growing Next to Our Old Bus Stop

“The honeysuckle bush growing next to our old bus stop was the highlight of the spring.”
How the Jewish Girl Learns to Hate Her Nose by Livvy Krakower - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

How the Jewish Girl Learns to Hate her Nose

“You’re beautiful,” I repeat to her. And she is. (Most of her.)
History Always Repeats Itself by Rochel Leah Itzkowitz - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

History Always Repeats Itself

“Can this story wait?”
As It Had Been Before by Haley Sandlow - Photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

As It Had Been Before

“Yet he just stood there, unmoving, staring at the broken pottery.”
Chanukkah,1936 by Bo-Violet Vig - Photo by Molly Voit

Chanukkah, 1936

"Only a miracle would bring glittering candles to my window for Chanukkah, 1936."
A Lifeline by Amanda Hershkin - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

A Lifeline

“I think of the person on the other side of the door, with the pounding fists.”
The Empty Bed by Daphne Raskin - Photo by Alexandra Alpert

The Empty Bed

“Imagine the expressions on her friends’ and family’s faces when she brought home the princess, after the summer was through.”
The Tide That Never Comes in by Ilana Drake - Photo by Auden Yurman

The Tide That Doesn’t Come In

Our eyes grow as we realize that this is a moment that counts.
Identity: The Holocaust Through The Eyes of Eva Heyman by Katie Krawcheck - Photo by Marika Campbell-Blue

Identity: The Holocaust Through The Eyes of Eva Heyman

“I never truly believed that a person could be identified by a single aspect.”
The Last Death of Jerusalem by Aydia Caplan - Photo by Jade Lowe

The Last Death of Jerusalem

"The resting place of kings upon kings, demolished yet again."
Over the Wrought-Iron Fence by Yvonne Liccione - Photo by Marika Campbell-Blue

Over the Wrought Iron Fence

"Honeysuckle, she thought, it always comes back to honeysuckle."
43-Hour Drive by Orly Berkowitz-Henkin - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

43-Hour Drive

Technically, he had met his mother before. Once.

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