Rachel Signer

Rachel Signer is an anthropologist and journalist who lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Recent Posts by Rachel

Mic Checked

How Occupy Wall Street occupies your heart.

Killing the Buddha

Repent, Ye Wall Street

I do not normally look forward to Yom Kippur. It has always been, for me, a somewhat dutiful holiday, whereby the moral struggles of everyday life, as if they didn’t weigh heavily enough on us already, are magnified by lumping them into a year’s worth of sinful action and, by the magic of the ritual,…

Failing to Fast

Eating my way through Ramadan in Senegal.