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Bubbe Maises באבע מעשות

My grandmother was a child of war and terror. As a young child in 1940’s Jerusalem, first under Ottoman Rule, then under the British Mandate she was kept indoors and hidden from sight. She was my great-grandmother’s miracle baby and my great-grandparents did...

Memories of Marsha P. Johnson

A friend of mine called me about a month ago and said she’d been scrolling through her news feed and had come across something she thought I might find interesting. ”Do you know who the Governor is naming a Brooklyn park after?” She asked. It took me barely a...

The Six Feet Between Us

For the lovers disrupted by the lumbering ghost of Corona. A tribute to human affection and contact, torn away from so many temporarily and beyond.   But for the six feet between us,  I would place my hand upon your hand.  I would throw my arms around your arms.  I...