Angela Himsel

Angela’s award-winning weekly column, “Angetevka,” just celebrated its one-year anniversary at ZEEK. Her writing, both fiction and non-fiction, has also appeared in the New York Times, the Forward, the Jewish Week, Lilith, the Partisan Review, BOMB and elsewhere. She holds a bachelor’s degree in religious studies from Indiana University and a master of fine arts from City College. Angela lives in New York City with her husband, three kids and two dogs.

Life and Action

Fateful Encounters

This week, Zeek columnist Angetevka (Angela Himsel) reflects on what happens when she chooses a different kind of birthright, her spiritual rather than her geographical homeland.

Life and Action

Dreaming of Paris

Growing up in the Worldwide Church of God, I celebrated Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles every autumn with my parents and siblings. I spent these feasts with Alise, my friend with the exotic name and the big dreams.

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