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Elizabeth Kirshner

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This Yahrtzeit Calls For Laughter

By On March 22, 2017

Peace and love are laughing matters.… Read More

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Extra Credit

By On March 8, 2017

Elizabeth sits in on Mr. Karpel's English class for a day. … Read More

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Called To Prayer

By On February 8, 2017

Thank you for letting me pray vicariously through you. … Read More

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In The Meantime I’m Doing Laundry

By On January 25, 2017

Elizabeth reflects on the whirlwind experience of a funeral, the challenge of processing an event in the moment, and the things we rely on to keep going… Read More

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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

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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

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Grateful For The Melody

By On December 14, 2016

A redhead Deadhead finds some serious soul. … Read More

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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

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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

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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

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