On Feburary 10th I presented at "Eddie Balchowksy, Portrait of a Chicago Jewish Radical," put together by Rabbi Brant Rosen, of Tzedek Chicago and co-sponsored by the Chicago Workmen's Circle. The night started off with a Havdallah service, the Jewish ritual for the end of the Shabbat and the start of the work week, lead… Continue reading Eddie Balchowsky, Portrait of a Chicago Jewish Radical
Myron passed away on December 19th. His friendship and story changed my life. I wrote about his spirit and my memory of him for Jewish Currents.
In April 2016, the ascendancy of the Trump presidential campaign prompted me to explore my Jewish fear.
During late September, my essay "The Fabric of Our Lives," appeared in a split zine 'Nice Jewish Boys Archives, volume 1' with artist Amir Guberstein at the New York Artist Book Fair.
An essay about masculinity and Chicago that I wrote in February 2017 which I made into a mini zine this April.
Back in March I wrote the catalog essay for Magical Realism at the Samuel gallery in Chicago. Curated by Steven Vainberg, the show featured work by Megan Diddie, Rachel Malin, Steven Mayer, and Will Sheldon.