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I’m More Than Jewish

And it’s not a Race but Religion

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

I met Anti-Semitism when I was a child living on Long Island. The neighborhood saw my family and I as a stain on their perfect block and treated us as nothing more than that. One night when my parents went out, the neighborhood children grabbed their hockey masks and sticks and banged on the house to terrify my brothers and me. But…




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Melissa R. Mendelson

Melissa R. Mendelson

Horror, Science-Fiction and Dystopian Short Story Author and Poet.

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