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May 2017

Presentation at My Childhood Synagogue

On Wednesday, I gave a presentation about Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk at South Huntington Jewish Center (SHJC) in Melville, New York. That’s where I attended Hebrew school and had my bar mitzvah, and my mom is still a member. It was an honor to be introduced by Rabbi Ian Jacknis, who was the rabbi at my bar mitzvah over 20 years ago. It was fitting to present a book that touched on so many facets of my Jewish identity (and…

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