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The Penitent’s Note

By On June 14, 2017

As the Rabbi continued chanting the Torah portion, Steven took the star-shaped paper to the back of the Shul, near where the coffee maker, the cheese Danishes, and the bottle of Slivovitz… Read More

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Weird Non-Friendships Mean Something Too

By On June 4, 2017

A story about adult bullying, a hilarious form of revenge, and a kind of epiphany.… Read More


The Long, Straight Road Of Orthodoxy

By On May 25, 2017

A story about the straight road. The one they told you was safe and stable. The one you trusted. The one you're starting to look at more closely.… Read More

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The Shabbos Mistake

By On May 1, 2017

When Sol Linderman notices that Meir Epstein is wearing tefillin on Shabbos, he knows that a mistake has been made. But, whose mistake is it?… Read More


The Four Sons

By On April 10, 2017

The wise son, what does he say?… Read More


But I Still Want The Fig Trees

By On April 5, 2017

The things I want have changed perhaps in their manifestations, but mostly they have not shifted much at the core of things. I am not chained to my daydreams. But I still… Read More


Last Purim, I Gave You My Heart

By On March 14, 2017

When wine goes in, secrets go out. We got so drunk that our desire poured out of our mouths and eyes and flooded the floor between us. … Read More


Abraham, Father Of None

By On March 9, 2017

No angel of G0d came, no replacement animal happened by the scene. Abraham slashed down at the neck of his blessed son, spilling his blood on the holy mountain.… Read More


Writing Exercise: A Prayer For Help

By On March 6, 2017

No one knows how she prays in notebooks. … Read More


A Murder At Qumran

By On February 23, 2017

Who shot The Prophet?… Read More

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