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September 2021

Roundup: My Jewish Holiday Writing

Over the last year and a half, I’ve gone back and looked at my writing about Jewish holidays since 2005. I considered anthologizing it in a book or zine but settled on an online series instead. I’ve recapped my past articles and blog posts, which were penned mainly from the perspectives of veganism/animal protection and Jewish punk. Not every post has the same format, but they pull together my past writing about each holiday. Here is a roundup of my…

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Roundup: Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

I’ve written about the High Holidays a lot since 2005! There’s too much material to do a comprehensive post, so here are some highlights. Veganism and Animal Protection All of the following blog posts about veganism and animal protection are from heebnvegan, the Jewish/vegan blog that I ran between 2005 and 2010. I wrote related High Holidays articles for other websites, but they haven’t survived the changing tides of the internet. I blogged about Rosh Hashanah meals. I organized a…

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Playing Air Guitar in a Jewish Metal Band’s New Video!

The Jewish metal band Hashem’s Warrior released a video for “Dveikus in the Darkness,” and I’m one of several air musicians on display! In June, I was thrilled to see that Hashem’s Warrior encouraged fans to submit videos of them “headbanging, playing air guitar, actual guitar, etc.,” along to the song. Not only was air guitar specifically invited, but it came before there guitar! I can be seen air guitaring at 0:08 and 1:22 of the video, clad in a…

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