My So Called Jewish Life
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    My So Called Jewish Life

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    Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

    Doors 6:30PM / Show 7:30PM Add to Calendar

    Story District and Sixth and I present our 7th Annual Hannukkah night of funny, poignant, powerful, and peculiar autobiographical stories about all things Jewish, not-so-Jewish, and wanna-be Jewish.

    Doors 6:30 pm / Show 7:30 pm. $20 in advance. $25 day of show
     

    ASL INTERPRETERS PROVIDED UPON REQUEST
    email ben@storydistrict.org at two weeks prior.

     

    Amy Saidman

    Host

    Amy Saidman is known best for her victories at Purim festivals far and wide, claiming the coveted goldfish-in-a-bag prize many times. Her favorite Hebrew school song is Wherever you go, there’s always someone Jewish and believes JDate.com is a scam. When not watching Fiddler on the Roof, she spends her time as Artistic Executive Director of Story District, which is how she weaseled into this show.

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    Leah Harris

    Storyteller

    Leah Harris is a mother, writer, and storyteller whose 2016 Capital Fringe solo show "Aliens, Nazis, and Angels" was named among "Best of the Fringe" by DC Metro Theater Arts.

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    Suzanne Hecker

    Storyteller

    Suzanne Hecker is a part-time IT Project Manager and full-time Jewish mother to two teenage sons. She is very excited for her third storytelling performance.

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    Jason Kuller

    Storyteller

    Jason Kuller is a practicing lawyer, former stand-up comedian, and currently the CEO of local restaurant favorites Proof, Estadio, Doi Moi, and 2 birds 1 stone.
     

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    Cody Pomeranz

    Storyteller

    Cody Pomeranz is a speechwriter from Cincinnati. He spends his free time doing stand-up comedy and cheering on—or crying over—his beloved Cincinnati Bengals. The youngest of six children, he is afraid of Furbies and, when scared, tells himself his name is Jason Bourne.
     

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    Aaron Potek

    Storyteller

    Rabbi Aaron Potek is the Community Rabbi at Gather the Jews. He grew up in Saint Louis Park, MN and graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering. After receiving ordination from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, he served as the campus rabbi at Northwestern University's Hillel.

     

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    Bonnie Rich

    Storyteller

    Bonnie Rich is a filmmaker producing a light-hearted documentary in which she tries to persuade her millennial daughters that Judaism is worth keeping in the family.
     

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    Rachel Louise Snyder

    Storyteller

    Rachel Louise Snyder is the author of Fugitive Denim and What We've Lost is Nothing. She has written for The New Yorker and “This American Life.”

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    • Where

      Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
      Sixth & I Historic Synagogue 600 I St, NW Washington, DC