Past Excerpts

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Excerpt from Birkat HaBayit: A Woman Is a Bird When by Jen Karetnick

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The following poem was the winner of the 2020 Tiferet Writing Contest in poetry. It appears in our Autumn/Winter issue. Click here to purchase this issue in digital format, read this poem and the rest of...

Poems about the Pandemic Preface by Adele Kenny

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The Autumn/Winter 2020 issue of Tiferet is now available. The issue features a special section of poems about the Pandemic. Below is the preface that was written by Adele Kenny, Tiferet's Poetry Editor. Click here...
JEREMY SCHNOTALA

Excerpt from Nelly by Jeremy Schnotala

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The following short story appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. Purchase this issue in digital format to read the rest of Jeremy’s story plus the other poems, stories, essays and interviews that were featured...
Julia Y. Knobloch

Excerpt from Boulevard Saint-Laurent by Julia Y. Knobloch

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The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The entire single issue is available for purchase in digital format. At the mountain’s foot live lost Canadians, Jews and Portuguese, they share distant horizons. Blue and white tiles hibernate...
Phyllis Barber

Tif on Faith by Phyllis Barber

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The following Tif on Faith was featured in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue. While a "tiff" is defined as a "petty argument", a "Tif" is anything but petty--it is a short exploration of a deeply meaningful...
Camilla Sanderson

Excerpt from The Spiritual Aspect of Memoir by Camilla Sanderson

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The following essay appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. Purchase this issue in print or digital format to read the rest of Camilla’s story plus the other poems, stories, essays and interviews that were...
JUDE RITTENHOUSE

Excerpt from Questions by Jude Rittenhouse

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The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue. Purchase this single issue in print or digital format. 1 Who are we? Really? Are we more like trees, fulfilling dreams of acorns and seeds, or are we sea’s children: forever transforming from mist to...
Beth Walker

Excerpt from Six Ways of Looking upon Buddha Nature by Beth Walker

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The following poem appears in our upcoming Fall/Winter 2020 issue. Subscribe today to read the rest of Beth’s poem and the entire issue. 1. Buddha probably knew       but forgot to mention              someone has to pay the...
Lisa Lopez Smith

Excerpt from Sacred by Lisa López Smith

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The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2020 which we’ve decided to share not just with our paying subscribers but with our full community free of charge during these astonishing times. If anyone wishes...
Sarah Niebuhr Rubin

Excerpt from Living Kaddish by Sarah Niebuhr Rubin

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The following short story appears in our Spring/Summer 2020 which we’ve decided to share not just with our paying subscribers but with our full community free of charge during these astonishing times. If anyone...