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December 2021 - ISSUE 102


 Decoration Day – Bari Lynn Hein


 Offering: Abraham To Isaac – Ayelet Amittay

Creative Non-Fiction

 Amidah: Here I Stand – Elizabeth Caplun

Mission Statement

The Jewish Literary Journal aims to publish the best creative writing dealing with Jewish themes and Jewish identity. The JLJ’s purpose is to display works that can deepen conversation and continue the tradition of rich Jewish expression.

The Jewish Literary Journal is the only online magazine/review/venue that publishes all genres of Jewish, creative writing on a monthly basis. Jewish Literature, Jewish Writing, and Jewish Expression are at the forefront of everything the JLJ does. 

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