All Posted Writings

Departing is such sweet sorrow

Arrivals and departures, the most bittersweet of the bittersweet!  Departures hold the bitter bits.  

Mondoweiss interview with Avigail Abarbanel

This interview with Avigail Abarbanel was published in Mondoweiss in January, 2013.  Full disclosure: I am a contributor to Beyond Tribal Loyalties: Personal Stories of Jewish Peace Activists.  

There Will Be Apricots by Jessica Soffer

The East Hampton Star invited me to review the book There Will Be Apricots by Jessica Soffer.  It wasn’t anything like what I thought it would be!

Letters home: A lifetime packed in envelopes

This is the second mini-memoir of mine published by 2paragraphs.  I’m wondering: could an entire memoir be written in two paragraphs(s)?  Will continue mulling…  

Where I’m from?

This personal story was published in 2paragraphs in June, 2013. This is the first time I’ve tried to write in two paragraphs.  It’s a powerful format.  Perhaps you’ll give it a try!

Hightidings back home

I’ve documented my month in Pakistan and invite you to read my blog posts about these travels. Also, please listen to this Tidings interview with Shireen Pasha, the filmmaker who has produced a wonderful documentary, After the Floods, about our project.