Past Excerpts

JOSIP NOVAKOVICH

Excerpt from A Meditation on Wood by Josip Novakovich

This essay appears in our Fall 2012 Print Issue 21. The full issue is available for download in high quality digital format here, or can be purchased for Kindle here.        We came out of wood. Everybody...

Excerpt from The Flames by Robert Kostuck

This story appears in the Fall 2013 issue of Tiferet. The entire issue can be purchased here.          “Sometimes I do not understand what I hear. I’ve made no secret of this. God speaks clearly...

Excerpt from Center of the Universe by Richard Krepski

This essay appeared in our Fall 2010 Print Issue 13. Click here to purchase the entire issue in Kindle format.   The Nature of Now       The center of the universe is not only the point of...
Bernadette Murphy

Excerpt from Tashlich by Bernadette Murphy

The following essay appeared in our Fall 2013 Print. Tashlich is a ritual that many Jews observe during Rosh Hashanah. "Tashlich" means "casting off" in Hebrew and involves symbolically casting off the sins of the previous year by tossing pieces of bread or another food into a body of flowing water.
Dr Bernie Siegel

Excerpt from 101 Exercises for the Soul by Dr. Bernie Siegel

The following article appeared in our Fall 2010 Print Issue 15. Click here to purchase the entire issue in Kindle format. Exercise 29: Let Your Heart Decide— Questions & Answers    Sometimes we get into a...
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Excerpt from The Words That Changed My Life by Chitra Divakaruni

This essay by Chitra Divakaruni appears in the Fall 2012 issue of Tiferet. Click here to purchase the full issue in digital format. Growing up in a traditional family in India, I rarely thanked anyone....
Jeffrey Davis Tracking Wonder

Excerpt from Nail on the Head By Jeffrey Davis

This short story by Jeffrey Davis appears in the Fall 2010 issue of Tiferet. Click here to purchase the full issue for Kindle. The last nail was still halfway stuck in the walnut board. It had...
Fall 2013 Tiferet cover

An Interview with Charles Simic by Adele Kenny

This interview appears in its entirety in the Fall 2013 print issue of Tiferet. It is available for download in digital format here. It is also available on Kindle. Dušan Simić was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia...
Mark Jarman

Excerpt from Walking on Water by Mark Jarman

The poem, 'Walking on Water' by Mark Jarman, appears in our Summer 2015 digital issue. The full issue can be purchased here. Matthew 14      Always the same message out of Matthew. The water Jesus walks on is...

Excerpt from “A Little Levity, Please”: A Writer’s Doxology by George Blecher

This essay appeared in the Fall 2013 print issue of Tiferet. The entire issue is available in kindle edition here. Thanks for the view from my window with its sliver of park, light reflected off...