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A Purim “Shpil” in Soviet Moscow

              It was early 1987, and Jewish emigration was at a virtual standstill. What better way than a drama of victory over ancient enemies to sustain our own hope of escape? The time was 1987, the place Moscow. Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union was at a near-standstill. In…

Coming Home

By: ¬†Tiffany Monastyrsky As the sun hid further behind the stones she greeted her hands fell upon them – cold, smooth, awakening her. They whisper to her secrets, seeping from in between each locked stone. Closing her liquid eyes, unlocking her lips, letting the wind escort her words where they please. Opening her eyes, seeing…