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The Past is Glass, Turpentine, Rags: A Garden of Love

 They think they love God! It is only his old clothes—of which they make scarecrows for the children. Where will they come nearer to God than in these very children? —Henry David Thoreau, Journal (Nov...

The Song of Autumn, By JoyAnne O’Donnell

The autumn is filled with pumpkins prayers for miles God's endless smiles on cool breezes shines high rise's of many colors with the leaves dance on the ground in the sky with autumns wing's flies a great season an inspiring reason peace in...
Naomi Lakritz

Excerpt from Robert’s Voice by Naomi Lakritz

The following essay appears in our Summer 2017 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. The strangest thing about Robert is how his voice changed in the years after he died. In...

Excerpt from The Tobin Bridge by Kevin Carey

The following poem appears in our Summer 2016 digital issue. Read the rest of Kevin’s poem and the entire issue. I have friends who are afraid of crossing bridges. It panics them to drive with the world spreading...
Michelle Bigley

Excerpt from Crecer: Growing in Buenos Aires by Michele Bigley

The following essay appears in our Summer 2017 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. In the cold rain, wearing a jacket I believed waterproof, I exited Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires’ most...
Mitra Rahbar

Excerpt from Sacred Space by Mitra Rahbar

The following essay appears in our Winter 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. From a very young age, we learn to create space for all we do. We initially learn this...
Cyril Wong

Excerpt from Complementarity by Cyril Wong

The following poem appears in our July 2015 digital issue. Read the rest of the issue by downloading it here. A monk told me about how Niels Bohr used Hokusai’s One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji to...

Episode 64: Khadijah Queen

Please join us as our Tiferet Talk Interviews host Gayle Brandeis, are most honored and pleased to have award winning poet, writer, editor and teacher, Khadijah Queen. Khadijah Queen is the author of Conduit and...
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Excerpt from Perils by Nahid Rachlin

The following short story appears in our January 2015 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. In the middle of the night I woke to Niloufar’s crying and went to her room....
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Excerpt from Sitting Shiva by Gayle Brandeis

The following story appears in our Summer 2016 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download.         “Shiva doesn’t sit.” Eugene unfolds his legs from the lotus position, stretches them out across the parquet...