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Sixth & I Historic SynagogueDoors 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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rachel Louise SnyderStoryteller
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.”
WhereSixth & I Historic Synagogue 600 I St, NW Washington, DC