“Seven Definitions of Secret [See-krit],” nominated for Puschart Prize 2019

“Neither Here Nor There,” Finalist in New Millennium Writings Monthly Muse on Home, January 2018

“Fifty Days of Summer, 2014,” nominated for Puschart Prize 2018

“The Fabric of Peace,” Finalist in Crab Orchard Review’s 2017 John Guyon Literary Nonfiction Prize

“Things Lost, Things Found,” nominated for Pushcart Prize and Best American Essays 2017


“The View from Masada,” NPR’s Hanukkah Lights: Stories of the Season, 2018

“Call to Prayer,” Brevity One-Minute Memoir, summer 2018, 44:45 minute

Literary journals and anthologies

“The World Fell at our Feet,” Miracle Monocle, issue #11, fall 2018

“The Fabric of Peace,” Crab Orchard Review, Volume 23, 2, 2018

“A Wondering Jew,” The New Haven Review, fall 2018

“Here,” Under the Gum Tree, October 2018

“Seven Definitions of Secret [See-krit],” in Secrets: Negative Capability Press, summer 2018

“No Going Back,” 1966 Journal, summer 2018

“Hiraeth,” “The Land With Promise,” and “Tweezers,” The Tishman Review, April 2018

“Circles and Words,” The Sunlight Press, April 2018

“Muddled Emotions of a Demented Man,” Pithead Chapel, April 2018

“Father, Son,” Gravel, April 2018

“Time’s Up,” Manifest Station, March 9, 2018

“Collateral Beauty,” The Citron Review, winter 2017

“December 13, 2007,” past-ten, December 13, 2017

Visiting My Ultra-Orthodox Brother, a World Apart,” The Forward, November 15, 2017

“So,” Thread, November 2017

Belongings,” the SFWP Quarterly, October 2017

My Brother’s Face,” Full Grown People, July 20, 2017

“Sealed,” The Coachella Review, summer 2017

“An Analphabetic Story of Consonants,” ducts.org, issue 39: summer 2017

“In Between Dreams,” Iron Horse Review blog on State of the Union, May 4, 2017

“When Worlds Collide: Writers Exploring Their Personal Narrative in Context,” Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies 3.2, 2017

“Fifty Days of Summer, 2014,” Ascent, January 30, 2017

“Boxed In,” The Citron Review, winter 2016

“Things Lost, Things Found,” Under the Sun, September 2016

Gas Masks and Wedding Vows,” selected for themed issue on Firsts in Hippocampus Magazine, summer 2016

“Lucky to be Here,” My Brush with Death anthology, November 2015

“More Ways Than One,” selected for themed issue on Technology in Indian River Review, summer 2015

“Le Cahier de Fabienne,” Dumped: Women Unfriending Women, spring 2014

“Betrayed by My Own Tongue,” DimeStories: California, New Mexico, and Beyond! a celebration of 10 years of DimeStories, DimeStories, winter 2014

“Berlin,” Be There Now: Travel Stories from Around the World, December 2012

“Making Peace,” Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive Thinking, October 2012

“Mother Knew Best,” Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride, May 2012

“The View from Masada,” Drash Northwest Mosaic, volume VI, winter 2012

“At Gilda’s,” Saying Goodbye: to the people, places and things in our lives, goodbyebook.com, fall 2011

“Belongings,” The Griffin, fall 2011

“The Other Woman,” Northwestern Alumni Magazine, fall 2010

“In the Name of Peace,” ducts.org, issue 25: summer 2010

“At Gilda’s,” Hospital Drive: Words, Sounds, Images, University of Virginia School of Medicine, issue 4, Summer 2009

“Une tête américaine,” South Loop Review, vol. 10, September of 2008

“Birthday Wishes,” Mom Writers’ Literary Magazine, fall 2007

“Simone,” Mom Writers’ Literary Magazine, summer 2007

Three for the road: Husband, wife and the ‘other woman’,” San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, May 7, 2006

“In the car and under her spell,” Car & Travel, April 2006

Visiting Day: Afternoons with Hilda and Arthur,” ducts.org, issue 16: winter 2006

Wall Street Journal

Expats and Their Parents: How to Handle Aging Issues from Afar,” July 2016

When the Expat Parent is Left Behind,” April 2016

An Israel-Based Expat Ponders Paris’s Day of Terror,” November 2015

An Expat in Israel Amid Stabbings: Living with Fear in Our Daily Lives,” October 2015

Expats and Education: Public, Private, and Other Possibilities,” August 2015

10 Ways the Expat Life Is Like a Continual Espresso Buzz,” June 2015

An Outsider Peering In: An Expat Reflects on Israel’s Memorial and Independence Days,” April 2015

10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Moving to Israel,” March 2015