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Levine Hand Strength

I’ve sat next to this girl for most of the semester, however our conversation has been limited to commonalities between the pair of us rather than old family stories. I knew she was Jewish and from the Valley. She seemed eccentric, and dressed in that way only those privy to Los Angeles beach culture – striped shirts,… Continue Reading »

Persian Dance Contest

  Persian Dance Contest Holiday/Tradition   As part of the Persian New Year, my informant’s Jewish school held a Persian Dance Contest. My informant described it in the following transcript of our interview:   “Every year during the Persian New Year, a holiday which honors the Jews of Persia, we have a Persian dance contest…. Continue Reading »