A new memoir, ‘The Punk Rock Queen of the Jews,’ explores traumatic teenage years in Hasidic Crown Heights

JL;DR SUMMARY "The Punk Rock Queen of the Jews" is a memoir by Chef Rossi that delves into her turbulent teenage years in Hasidic Crown Heights. A way out west there was a fella, fella I want to tell you about, fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski. At least, that was the handle his lovin' parents gave him, but he never had much use for it himself. This Lebowski, he called himself the Dude. Now, Dude, that's a name no one would self-apply where I come from. But then, there was a lot about the Dude that didn't make a whole lot of sense to me. And a lot about where he lived, likewise. But then again, maybe that's why I found the place s'durned innarestin'.

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