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 & I present our 9th 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 info@storydistrict.org at two weeks prior.

     

    Shai Fierst

    Storyteller

    Shai Fierst served in the Peace Corps in Suriname, South America, and recently got married in Bogota, Colombia. A dual citizen of the U.S. and Israel, Shai enjoys stories as a way to connect with people and explore identity.

     

     

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    Cody Pomeranz

    Storyteller

    Cody Pomeranz is a speechwriter from Cincinnati. He is the youngest of six children and spends his free time doing stand-up comedy and crying over his beloved Cincinnati Bengals.

     

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    Rachael Strecher

    Storyteller

    Rachael Strecher works at the Aspen Institute, where she encourages health and development experts from developing countries to tell their own stories on the global stage. This is her storytelling debut.

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    Arianna Skibell

    Storyteller

    Arianna Skibell is a writer and journalist currently covering climate change and Congress. She won the Bright Ideas Award in kindergarten and has been thinking ever since.

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    Irina Vayndiner

    Storyteller

    Irina Vayndiner, a rocket scientist originally from Moscow, performs in a long-form improvisational theater. She does Information Technology research and development and teaches at Georgetown University.

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    Deborah Vishnevsky

    Storyteller

    Deborah Vishnevsky is an occasional comedian, former Sunday school teacher, overly proud Brooklynite, and Jewish Latina activist. She’s also a policy analyst for a children’s health organization.

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    Heidi Maria Zansler

    Storyteller

    Heidi Maria Zansler teaches Geography and American Government to 7th and 8th Graders. She is an aspiring novelist working on a book about a woman embracing her newly discovered Jewish Identity.

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    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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    • Where

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

      Dec 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM Tickets