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Emily Zimmer

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Essay

You’re Still Wearing Your Name Tag

By On October 25, 2018

We pass hoards, and mobs, and oceans of strangers everyday. Diverse, worldly, magnificent strangers; yet they remain nameless, anonymous; secondary characters in our stories.… Read More

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Essay

Can I Use Elul To Learn Self-Love?

By On August 31, 2018

Here I am; cringing as I attempt to flip my perspective upside down. As I turn the self-criticism dial to the right, and wonder would it would look like to spend the… Read More

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Essay

I Don’t Want To Spit In The Tube

By On July 4, 2018

This plastic tube will teach me about my roots, my heritage, other places in the world where my blood has been sprinkled. I’ll receive numbers, percentages, statistics. But what good is that?… Read More

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Essay

No Title Can Define You

By On June 20, 2018

What happens when we attribute our self worth to our accomplishments? Our grades? To the system that chooses to label us with job titles, and degrees; a system that was constructed to… Read More

Hevria News

“If You Build It, They Will Come”

By On May 29, 2018

A word with Ariel Perets about the creation of Junity… Read More

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Story

Can I Miss The Past Without Wanting It Back?

By On April 11, 2018

Prose on memories and what they're worth, if anything.… Read More

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Essay

Dreams Of A Silver Redemption

By On March 28, 2018

But what if we never make it home?… Read More

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Essay

Grilled Cheese Anonymous

By On March 14, 2018

What do you believe in? Is there anything in your life that isn't ambiguous?… Read More

not everyone has a clear path
Essay

I Don’t Have A Derech, But That’s Okay Because I’m Not The Only One

By On February 1, 2018

Maybe it's OK not to fit in a box.… Read More

Essay

Makeup Stains On The Pages Of The Siddur

By On January 17, 2018

Makeup-stained and marked-up siddur pages remind us that prayer books double over as story books.… Read More

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