Poetry

Chains

Our heritage passed down from Sinai.

Our heritage was passed down from Sinai. 

author's bio: 

Linor Kuighadoush is a freshman at Machon Sarah High School: Torah Academy for Girls (TAG) in Far Rockaway. 

We Will Do, We Will Listen

A collection of poetry in celebration of Shavuot and the rapture of receiving the Torah.

A collection of poetry in celebration of Shavuot and the rapture of receiving the Torah. 

author's bio: 

Meira Edelman, Toby Gross, Rachel Miller, Malka Ostreicher and Tova Rosen are freshmen at Machon Sarah High School: Torah Academy for Girls (TAG) in Far Rockaway. 

The Adventures of My Cheesecake

From the farm, to the shelf, to a kind lady’s holiday table.

From the farm, to the shelf, to a kind lady’s holiday table.  

author's bio: 

Maytal Kuighadoush is a freshman at Machon Sarah High School: Torah Academy for Girls (TAG) in Far Rockaway. 

The Western Wall

In celebration of Israel’s 67th birthday, Fresh Ink for Teens honors the spiritual heart of the country.

In celebration of Israel’s 67th birthday, Fresh Ink for Teens honors the spiritual heart of the country. 

author's bio: 

Ari Denlow and Liora Finkel are freshmen at Golda Och Academy in West Orange, N.J.  

Home

In Israel we live Jewish with pride.

In Israel we live Jewish with pride. 

author's bio: 

Tova Meira Oberman is a junior at Ulpanat Talya in Jerusalem. 

Destruction Of The Holocaust

God, where are You? Are You there?

God, where are You? Are You there?

author's bio: 

Emily Binstein is a sophomore and Dana Halpern is a senior at Golda Och Academy in West Orange, N.J. 

Yizkor

You don’t understand why the flame burns for so long, but I do.

You don’t understand why the flame burns for so long, but I do. 

author's bio: 

Rachel Chabin is a senior at Townsend Harris High School in Flushing, N.Y. 

Passover Free Verse

The complete story of Passover told in an Emily Dickinson-style poem.

The complete story of Passover told in an Emily Dickinson-style poem. 

author's bio: 

Dovid Yehoshua Samuels is a junior at Cooper Yeshiva High School for Boys in Memphis. 

Maya Sasson is a senior at Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School in Livingston, N.J.
 

Prizewinning Poetry

Two first place poems from the winner of the Lev Leytzan poetry slam.

Two first place poems from the winner of the Lev Leytzan poetry slam. 

author's bio: 

Sara Raizel Jedwab is a junior at Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls in Hewlett, L.I. 

Black and White

A tale of the innocence that slowly dripped away.

A tale of the innocence that slowly dripped away.

author's bio: 

Dina Cohn is a sophomore at Maimonides High School in Brookline, Mass. 

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