Past Excerpts

Talia Carner

Excerpt from Stifled by Talia Carner

This short story appeared in our Winter 2011 Issue 17. The entire issue is available for download in Kindle format.       I had been playing hop-scotch for an hour with Deena, a sixteen-year-old Orthodox girl who...
Kenneth Ronkowitz

Excerpt from Somewhat Optimistic Horoscopes by Kenneth Ronkowitz

The following poem appears in our Autumn 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. Aries: You woke up again today. Taurus: Nothing bad can happen to you as you read this. Gemini: Even if...
Nahid Rachlin Fiction Judge

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....
Linda Lappin

Excerpt from That Old Tuscan Magic by Linda Lappin

This essay appears in our Autumn 2013 Print Issue 23. Also featured in this issue is a short story by Robert Kostuck, poetry by Jane Hirshfield, Emily Vogel, Linda Radice, and more! The entire issue...

Excerpt from What’s in a Name by Ricky Rapoport Friesem

This essay was the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Nonfiction. Read the rest of Ricky's essay & more in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue available in print or digital format. My name came about, quite...