Recent narrative nonfiction work. A new direction.

 Killing the Buddha: “Searching for Sufis”
When you search for mystics in a war-torn land,  you might find them hiding right in front of you. The story of my trek across former Soviet Central Asia shortly after the fall of Communism, in search of a mystical Islamic master. July, 2006 confession/searchingforsufis.htm


The Revealer-A Review of Religion and the Press: “For Whom Do You Pray?”
My father had put himself into the Palestinians’ shoes. And it turned out the shoes were his own. Reflections on sitting in a mosque considering Allah, the Lebanon War of 2006 and my years in the Middle East just before Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. September, 2006