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Dan Friedman

Dan Friedman is the former executive editor and whisky correspondent of the Forward, and is the author of an illuminating (and excellent value) book about Tears for Fears, the 80s emo rock band.

He has won awards for feature writing, editing and, in 2018, won a Rockower award for editorial writing for his response to the events of Charlottesville.

Formerly the award-winning culture editor of the Forward, he writes regularly for the L.A. Review of Books and is a contributing editor to 8by8:The Magazine the Beautiful Game Deserves. He wrote for “Da Ali G Show” and has also written for The New York Times, the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. Dan has a PhD in Comparative Literature from Yale and an MA in English Literature from Cambridge where he captained the university soccer team.

By Dan Friedman




      50th meeting of the Yiddish Open Mic Cafe

      Hybrid event in London and online.

      Aug 14, 2022

      1:30 pm ET · 

      Join audiences and participants from across the globe for this live celebration of Yiddish songs, poems, jokes, stories, games, serious and funny - all performed in Yiddish with English translation.

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