Here are the links to a few pieces I’ve published. The thread of identity runs through all three works. The last article focuses on how culture impacts body image.
Soulfood Shiva is about the loss of my father to cancer, the question of how to still be me – to live, love and laugh in a world without him. I believe all our losses, all the painful experiences we live through add layers to our identity.
Being Both was originally a talk I gave at a synogogue in New Jersey and, as you can guess from the title, deals with the condition of being a Biracial Jew.
Article: Eating Disorders and the Forces Behind the Cultural Drive for Thinness …
This article, the first piece I ever published, has a subtitle: Are African American Women Really Protected? This started as a grad school paper. See the related post from December 23.