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“.להדליק נר של שבת…”

Devoted couple Shulamit and Aviva begin their Shabbat by lighting the candles and wishing you all Shabbat Shalom! Read about them in A Harvest of Ripe Figs, recently announced a 2016 Bi Book Awards finalist, or in the short stories in Tales … Continue reading

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The magic of gluten-free baking: a comic by Shira and Becca

This is a background moment from the fluffy lgbtq fantasy book A Harvest of Ripe Figs. If you were wondering what kinds of work it took to create that gluten-free challah Aviva brings to Shabbat in the middle of the book, read … Continue reading

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Royalties from A Harvest of Ripe Figs to be donated to trans charities until July

In honor of Micah and all the real kids like him, ALL royalties for this novel until March JUNE 30 will be donated to Casa Ruby and Trans Life Line, so signal boosting is appreciated. Micah, the AFAB trans street kid, jamming … Continue reading

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Even Kiddush is a magic show when there’s a wizard in the family

For non-Jews: this is Shabbat (Sabbath) dinner, and Queen Shulamit is blessing the wine. Isaac is a wizard with a flair for showing off, especially for Rivka, hence the telekinesis. Characters from The Second Mango drawn by kayaczek. Sequel Climbing … Continue reading

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Shabbat shalom!

“It’s Shabbat,” Shulamit suddenly realized out loud. Rivka muttered quietly in her own language in a cadence Shulamit took for counting out the days. “So it is. There’s our Shabbas candle…” “Where?” Shulamit felt smart for noticing Rivka’s usage of … Continue reading

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