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Elizabeth Kirshner

Essay

The Coffee Is Overpriced Because It Comes With Free Insight

By On January 11, 2017

Thank you, sincerely, for the unsolicited advice. Thank you, Jerusalem, for it all. … Read More

Essay

Are We All Talk?

By On January 4, 2017

What's the point of talking about ourselves? What's the point in avoiding it?… Read More

Essay

Grateful For The Melody

By On December 14, 2016

A redhead Deadhead finds some serious soul. … Read More

Essay

When The World Ends, No One Is Looking At Your Shoes

By On November 16, 2016

Elizabeth reflects on the pervasive and surreal post-election mood, in an ode to pain and patience.… Read More

Poem

Unrest On The Day Of Rest

By On November 2, 2016

Shabbat is a time of peace, but for an anxiety-sufferer, the quiet can be a struggle in itself. … Read More

Essay

On Yom Kippur And Loving The Jews You’re With

By On October 19, 2016

Reflections on community, from a Yom Kippur of inspiration and challenge. … Read More

Essay

I Don’t Believe In Hebrew School And I Teach It Anyway

By On September 21, 2016

Someone's gotta teach you the Alef-Bet.… Read More

Essay

Looking For G-d In The Refrigerator

By On September 7, 2016

If kugel could talk, it might say Shema. … Read More

Poem

This One’s For The Fan-Girls

By On August 25, 2016

Elizabeth feels young and old at the same time.… Read More

Poem

If You Love Me, Look Me In The Face

By On August 10, 2016

There seems to be some heavy congestion between our heads and hearts. … Read More

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