Born 1934, Moscow, USSR
BA, Olivet College, Olivet, Michigan.
MFA—Dramatic Arts, Colombia University, New York, New York.
Member of the Taliesin Fellowship.
Studied judo with Florinda Visitacion, Brooklyn, New York.
Studied tai chi chuan with Sophia Delza, New York City.
Studied Japanese archery with Motoki Shigaki, Sensei, Buddhist Temple, Riverside Drive, New York City.
Learned preparing bowstrings from Sam Lightfoot of the Winnebago nation.
Learned shooting the Western bow from Sam Sine, also of the Winnebago nation.
Learned to listen between the notes from Mr. George Hansen, Olivet College.
Learned to read literature from Dr. Abigail Copps (Teacher), Olivet College.
Learned to “render a reckoning” philosophically from Dr. Roderick Scott, Olivet College.
Learned to keep faith and how to hope from Ms. Rhoda Goldberg Menken, Roosevelt University.
Wrote stories for several episodes of the television series, Kung Fu, produced by Jerry Thorpe for Warner Brothers.
Was president of Baca Grande Corporation, which developed a major community in Crestone, Colorado.
Edited volume of essays dedicated to understanding between Jews, Christians, and Muslims entitled The Tent of Meeting texts.
Served on National Advisory Council of St. Johns University, Collegeville, Minnesota, for four years.
Studied with Rabbi Irving Rosenbaum of the Chicago Loop Synagogue.
Currently teaches tai chi chuan in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Obviously, his religious affiliation is Jewish.