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Thoughts on Shit White Girls Say…To Black Girls

Posted by: erika on: January 5, 2012

If you haven’t seen the latest and best addition of the Shit {Blank People} Say, then take a moment and watch it right now.  Amazing right?  Don’t think so?  Watch it again and get back to me. Yesterday morning Francesca Ramsey was a woman with a successful YouTube channel, and by the afternoon she’d gone viral.  Shit […]

Noah Aronson-The Interview

Posted by: erika on: July 7, 2011

A few weeks ago I went to the home of Jewish composer, singer/song writer, Noah Aronson to discuss his latest CD “Am I Awake.”  The interview has just gone live at Jewcy.com.  Make sure to go over there and take a peek. You can purchase Noah’s latest CD on his website http://www.noaharonson.com.  Be sure to […]

Exciting Things Happening in NYC

Posted by: erika on: May 14, 2011

I hope everyone is having a good Shabbat.  I am not quite at 100% Shabbat observance, hence writing on my blog.  My goal is that at the one year mark of my Jewish Journey, the High Holy Days-I will have full Shabbat observance.  It’s a difficult goal to achieve for pure logistical reasons, I work […]

Schmekel-The Interview

Posted by: erika on: May 10, 2011

I’ve been hinting at it for weeks and finally it’s done.  A few weeks ago I sat down for pierogies and beers with 3 of the 4 members of Schmekel, a Trans Jewish band out of Brooklyn, NY.  Ricky, Nogga, and Simcha met my partner and I in the East Village to talk about being […]

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