Robert Hirschfield

Robert Hirschfield has been a social worker in New York City for the last eight years. He is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Eastern Spirituality, Yoga Journal, Sacred Journal, and the Quest.

Magazine Personal Reflections

In the Land of the First Noble Truth

We had just opened our building in lower Manhattan when we saw smoke sliding out from under Rooster Vargas’s door. My then supervisor, a sultry woman in her mid-twenties who did not know what she was getting into (and who soon became conveniently pregnant and left), pounded on Rooster’s door. She got no response. She […]

By Robert Hirschfield
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