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“Later, alone, she taught herself the art / of painting flower portraits. I learned that part…”
a painting of green plants against a blue sky
“1935, the girls are packing / for America. / Their parents will not wait for things to get worse.”
Passover Haggadah
In this beautiful poem, the author explores her loss of innocence and search for understanding.
two long rows of yahrzeit candles some of them lit
“I’m teaching to prepare you. / But for what exactly? / To hide, to fight, to run away or die?”
two long rows of yahrzeit candles some of them lit
“Every song / a protest, ready to transform.”
an alter of Hanukkah menorahs
“Maybe you don’t know about my / passion for justice and integrity.”
a woman sits wth hands on her forehead in sadness
A full ritual meal for LGBTQIA+ pride.
person in purple shirt holding rainbow cookies

“coming to America, we were still alone”

Second Generation

Rooted in the traumas of Jewish history, we reach out in solidarity with our neighbors who are oppressed

Stranger’s Roots
“We must never forget them”
The Night That Never Ends

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