I believe in the things that you believe in, he said. You and I are one, he said. That makes sense to me, I said, where do you sign me up, so he took me to the voting booth and held my hand while I pressed the button.
Bezalel Stern's work has been published or is forthcoming in Contrary Magazine, The Jerusalem Post, City Journal, The New Yorker, Emprise Review, Untoward Magazine, Lacuna, The Rumpus, The Second Pass, and The Millions, and was short-listed for the Center for Fiction's Emerging Writer Fellowship in 2011. Visit bezalelstern.tumblr.com.