Rivka Streicher

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LifeTakes
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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LifeTakes
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
There it was, a faded sign, a pitch-dark eatery. We were the only patrons
Veiled Joy
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
While Fear stalks our community, Joy finds a foothold too. In backyards and living rooms, people celebrate new beginnings. The celebration is dimmed, but the happiness is not
LifeTakes
Sunday, April 05, 2020
We will sit, not with parents or grandparents, but ourselves, like we do on a Tuesday evening for a lazy supper
Calligraphy
Sunday, April 05, 2020
Around her the kids are screaming, but Dena can hear something else. The hiss of onions maybe, an angry hiss, like they’re charring
In the Shadow of Corona
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
“The birth was smooth, the babies are healthy. My mother wasn’t here, but she got me a neis”
Windows
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
She holds the coat close. It smells of mothballs and blind faith
LifeTakes
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
I look at the pictures. At the widow’s smile. Did I smile like that today, yesterday?
Musings
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
"I’m a mom and a therapist because when this happens, you become a therapist”
LifeTakes
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
We rolled it off our tongues: “Twenty-twenty.” Distant and foreign sounding and a million miles away
Fiction
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Six boys. Six yeshivos. Six chasunahs — well, seven, if you counted Yoni’s first marriage. Now they were starting to marry off the grandchildren