I write poetry and translate it from other languages to English. I also write plays and academic essays.
I'm involved in grassroots activism, particularly anti-racism, anti-colonialism, queer community, Jewish activism for Palestine and for social and economic justice, and doing things every day to make a change.
I just started teaching college English / Literature / Creative Writing and I love it. I chose Queens College because of the wonderful diversity of the student body, and teaching there has been one of my favorite experiences ever.
I love walking around New York and going to cultural and literary events.
I enjoy crafts, including knitting and jewelry making.
I don't drink because I have food intolerance, I'm totally ok with other people drinking, I don't care if people smoke as long as I don't get second hand smoke.
I identify as a Jewitch - I'm learning about women's spiritual and healing practices, particularly in Eastern Europe.
I'm involved in anti-racism and anti-colonial activism, both academically and personally.
Communicating with animals. Communicating with humans. Dealing with changes.
2. Rabbits - have lived with them most of my life.
3. Friends from other countries because they give me perspective.
4. Chocolate, especially dark chocolate. It has a different chemical than caffeine, theobromine, which helps with concentration.
4. Film - I enjoy watching movies and I studied film theory and film preservation.
5. Writing - I'm always writing poetry, sometimes plays, also essays. And a writing group - it's great to have feedback, and I like giving feedback to help other people write too.
Theory. Black Feminism. Intersectionality. Postcolonialism. Jerusalem (lived there for five years recently). Palestinian Poetry. Poetry by queer people of color.
Dancing. People. Rabbits.
Jewishness. Religion, sacred practices (I've studied Judaism, Islam, and Christianity fairly extensively, I'm also interested in the sacred and ritual practices of women and folklore relating to women healers.
Or if you want to cook together, potluck, or trade recipes.