About the Author


Alan Magill

Alan Magill is a writer, humorist, playwright and photo/poem practitioner who has written for a number of Jewish and other publications and has found that truth is often more remarkable than fiction.

Alan is the director of recreation at Ateret Avot Senior Home.


The Job Interview

How quickly a dream can turn into a nightmare.

My Yellow Sticky Hanukkah

In the midst of the office Christmas party, I shocked myself by asking, “Are we doing anything for Hanukkah?”

My Adventures in Saying Kaddish

The night I thought I was the butt of some cosmic joke.

The Hebrew

How a random encounter with a French Canadian woman in Atlantic City changed my life.

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