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FICTION: The Museum's Survivor

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The Museum's Survivor

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Messiah

dc02010805.jpgEditor’s Note: The previous two installments of this story appeared in the Jan. 18 and Jan. 25 issues of Diverse City and detailed Khava’s discovery that she possesses special powers that allow her to move objects without touching them, as Read More...

Messiah

ILLUSTRATION BY Sara Simchi-Levi/The HootEditor’s Note: The first installment of this story appeared in the Jan. 18 issue of Diverse City and detailed Khava’s discovery that she possesses special powers that allow her to move objects without touching them.

So I left our apartment. … Read More...

Messiah

dc0118083.jpgI have a secret. I haven’t shared it with anyone but I’ve decided to share it with you, diary. You know how I am- I usually come to you first- and only you- but this was something special, something really … Read More...

Belonging's Release

1130072.jpg“At the end of 1941, the Germans made the decision to try to destroy all the Jews in every country they conquered or controlled. They began with the organized murder of hundreds and thousands of Jews, and with the help … Read More...

Matriarch

My Avram! she says loudly into the phone, her voice is full of energy and smiles. This is my Bubbys classic greeting to me- once shes realized its I who has called. Tell me how you are!

There is a … Read More...

I Listen Hear Now

Apple, cheesecake, IMAGINATION, I say to my counselor, in a melodic scream. I am listening, I am trying.

Seth, focus, my counselor says. Why were you sent back to the bunk?

I understand and I do. No touching girls, no … Read More...

Not Just A Cook

You know, Avram, my grandmother said, when you speak at my funeral I dont want you only to say that I was just a good cook.

I laughed out loud and looked at her but she continued cutting carrots.

Why … Read More...

David and Jonathan, Part II

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