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August 2016

Articles about the Book in Jewniverse and The Algemeiner

I am pleased to share new articles about Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk from Jewniverse and The Algemeiner. The Jewniverse review was written by Matthue Roth, author of the Jewish punk novel Never Mind the Goldbergs, which is discussed in Chapter 5 of my book. Click here to read the article. Here’s an excerpt: After digging through articles, defunct websites, and old cassette tapes, Croland compiled this absorbing ethnography of Jews in punk music. He profiles a ragtag collection of singers,…

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Presentation at New York Public Library Mid-Manhattan Library

I had a terrific event for Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk at the New York Public Library Mid-Manhattan Library last night. I assigned the task of counting to a friend who has a master’s degree in math, and he said that, including me, 54 people were present. Much of the multimedia Powerpoint presentation was similar to the one I gave at my book release party in June. At both events, I discussed several categories of bands from Chapter 3:…

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