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Elizabeth Kirshner

Essay

Give And Take

By On October 17, 2018

And so I go. Around the corner, the incline lighting up my thigh muscles, I adlib my usual muttered warrior pep-talk, declaring that I can do it. I can climb this; I… Read More

Essay

Meet Me In The Margins (And I Will Meet You)

By On July 11, 2018

I don't really understand Talmud, but sometimes it speaks to me in ways I can't ignore. … Read More

Poem

Headaches And Headlines (A Sestina Poem)

By On June 27, 2018

Prayer, panic, and politics, in a poem.… Read More

Essay

Privilege And Pareve Dishes

By On May 30, 2018

Maybe one person's "crazy" is another's speed-dial to G-d. … Read More

Essay

I Just Became A Real Israeli

By On May 16, 2018

It's not all Eurovision and hummus, but it's a lot of Eurovision and hummus. … Read More

Poem

Thinking About It Doesn’t Count

By On May 2, 2018

I'm still "in"; are you?… Read More

Essay

Sirens And Symbols: Scenes From My Balcony

By On April 18, 2018

Elizabeth considers the challenges of memory and commemoration, all from the standpoint of her Jerusalem balcony. … Read More

Essay

The Wise One, What Does She Say?

By On April 4, 2018

How can questions set you free?… Read More

Essay

Prayers Upon Arrival: A Song Of Ascent?

By On March 21, 2018

My Aliyah prayer.… Read More

Essay

Seeking: Lightly-Used Bookshelf In Jerusalem

By On March 7, 2018

A house is not a home, but a bookshelf can be.… Read More

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