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Saturday, February 15 • 11:00pm - Sunday, February 16 •12:15am
What Judaism Means to Me: Exploring Jewish Identity with Performance Poetry

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Spoken word artists Joseph D. Robbins and Aaron Samuels come together to perform pieces relating to Jewish Identity and how they view themselves as Jews in the context of an ever-changing Jewish world. This energetic performance will showcase the artists' diverse backgrounds and artistic styles as they explain what being Jewish means to them. The show will include established pieces about Judaism and Israel, as well as new pieces the duo have written specifically for this session.

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Joseph D. Robbins

Joseph D. Robbins is a poet and educator in NYC. Robbins travels the nation teaching about the Holocaust, body image and other issues. He has a B.A. in Creative Writing and Judaic Studies from the University of Arizona and an M.A. in teaching English from Columbia Teachers College... Read More →
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Aaron Samuels

Aaron Samuels was raised in Providence, Rhode Island, by a Jewish mother and a Black father. He is a Cave Canem Fellow and a nationally acclaimed performer. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, featured on TV’s One’s Verses & Flow, and has appeared in many journals... Read More →


Saturday February 15, 2014 11:00pm - Sunday February 16, 2014 12:15am
Aspen I & II

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