My So-Called Jewish Life
- This event has passed.
During Chanukah, experience the 9th annual night of funny, poignant, powerful, and peculiar autobiographical stories about all things Jewish, not-so-Jewish, and wanna-be Jewish. Storytellers include:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hosted by Amy Saidman, Story District’s artistic executive director.
Aug 1, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
CANCELED: Beanie Feldstein, Ayo Edebiri, and Amy Solomon
Aug 8, 2021 • 4:00 pm ET
Baking with Sonny’s: Beyond Basic Bagels
Aug 12, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Baking with Sonny’s: How to Make Black & White Cookies
Sep 19, 2021 • 8:00 pm ET
Noga Erez KIDS Tour
Oct 7, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Harry Potter and The Sacred Text
Oct 9, 2021 • 8:00 pm ET
An Evening with Josh Ritter – First Night
Oct 10, 2021 • 8:00 pm ET
An Evening with Josh Ritter – Second Night
Oct 16, 2021 • 8:00 pm ET
Jade Bird – Now’s the Time America Tour
With Diana DeMuth and Lucky Kilmartin
Nov 11, 2021 • 8:00 pm ET
Ruston Kelly – Shape & Destroy Tour
With Margaret Glaspy
Nov 18, 2021 • 8:00 pm ET
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
With Ally Venable
Jan 6, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
The Minimalists – Love People Use Things Tour
Mar 20, 2022 • 7:30 pm ET