Opening Palms

Weinbaum has been reading palms since 1990. She does readings through the mail for $85 if you send xeroxes of your palms and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 1610 Rydalmount Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 USA. She also gives instructions in palmistry for $100 a month. The course lasts one year. For more information, contact

Picking up Face Reading

Some Hindu scriptures and also Aristotle talk about face reading. Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Tantric Painting

5000 years ago, when somebody went to a palmist in Khajuharo, Gujrat, or Lothal, according to Shyan Lal, who was called into his brother’s shop to interpret some art, the palmist would see what was wrong with somebody’s chakrahs, and then get in touch with a tantric painter. Read story.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Dropping In on Professor Kapoor

I hadn’t seen Professor Kapoor, who reads astrology, numerology, and palms in the main bazaar in front of Jackson Books, since March of 2008. Read story.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Palm reading, Zapatistas, and Eco-tourism

Batya takes her palm-reading skills to San Cristobal de las Casas. Read story.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Return to Buenos Aires

Batya Weinbaum meets a mysterious palm reader on the Calle Florida. Read story.

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Tango Queer

Palm reader Batya Weinbaum engages in some gender-bending while in Argentina. Read story.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Street Vendors in Florida

Palm reader Batya Weinbaum goes to the Southern Hemisphere. Read story.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Reading a Dog’s Paw

Our palm reader turns her talent to canines. Read story.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Where Astrology and Palmistry Collide

Batya brings us back to FloydFestX, where her documentary spurred questions Read story.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Adele Moreau, Marie Anne Lenormand, and Documentary Films

Still on the road, Batya reflects on palmists past; offers insight to filmmaker in Ohio. Read story.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

The Twists and Turns of Batya’s Travels

Traveling palmist heads south; reflects on the palms of past subjects Read story.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

On the Road Again

Batya’s trusty van takes her between festivals Read story.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Greek Spinach Pie for a Palm Reading

The life of a vendor: Batya trades food for readings with Colombians in Columbus Read story.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

The Recalcitrant Marion Gold

Batya brings us back to the Argentinean palmist series Read story.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Batya Goes Basic

Teachings from Buenos Aires show that feet offer a different view. Read story.

Sunday, June 19, 2011
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