Welcome to the Jewish Literary Journal!

October 2015 (Issue 28)


Tree of Life – Mike Livingston

Creative Non-Fiction:

Keys To My Family’s Cemetery – Hannah Yerington

Rose Returns To Brooklyn – Harvey Blumenthal


Deluge, Redux – Dan Ornstein

My Granddaughter’s Prayer Shawl – Howard Richard Debs 

The Results are in! The Yeshiva Poetry Society and the Jewish Literary Journal are proud to publish the winners of the first International High School Poetry Competition! Check it out here.

Art and Photography are now here! Check out Volume 2!


Mission Statement

The Jewish Literary Journal aims to publish the best in creative writing that deals with Jewish themes and Jewish identity. Its purpose is to display works that would perhaps go unnoticed otherwise, that can deepen conversation, and continue the tradition of rich Jewish expression.

The Jewish Literary Journal is the only online venue that publishes all genres of Jewish creative writing on a regular basis.

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