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Elizabeth Kirshner

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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

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The Wise One, What Does She Say?

By On April 4, 2018

How can questions set you free?… Read More

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Prayers Upon Arrival: A Song Of Ascent?

By On March 21, 2018

My Aliyah prayer.… Read More

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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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Purim And The Joy Of WTF

By On February 21, 2018

Living joyfully... for no reason at all.… Read More

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Welcome To Being A Woman

By On January 24, 2018

Womanhood, and my struggle to contend with its many definitions and impressions on my life. Honest reflections on girlhood and growth, and the revolution of the sacred feminine. … Read More

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On Respecting Our Past Selves

By On January 10, 2018

Looking back, learning, and laughing with love. How do we relate to who we once were?… Read More

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How To Shut Up And Get Enlightened In Three Days

By On December 13, 2017

The power of silence, the limits of words... in essay form. … Read More

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Confessions Of A Bad Pluralist

By On November 29, 2017

On "doing me" and letting "you do you," when it's just not that simple. … Read More

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In Other Words

By On November 15, 2017

I speak two languages, and I am basically speechless. … Read More

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