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Welcome to, an independent site for Jews interested in making Judaism part of their Bonnaroo Music Festival experience.

April 2007 Update

For the third year in a row we are sad to announce we will be unable to attend Bonnaroo. If you're going to the festival and want to try to help make a progressive minyan happen, however, give us a shout. Our message board is down for the count due to spammers, but we have other tools to enable people to communicate.

May 2006 Update

Due to family and work commitments, we regret that we are unable to attend the festival this year. If anybody would like to use this website to organize a Bonnajoo event, please e-mail us and we'll see if we can help you. Meanwhile, we're going to start trying to clear our calendars for Bonnaroo 2007!

September 2005 Update

We're on the "Live from Bonnaroo 2004" DVD! We look like nerds, but our mothers are still proud. Our mini-interview appears on Disc One, Part One at the end of the Gillian Welch chapter (right before the Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra). And yes, our next-door neighbors at the festival did in fact fly a confederate flag--juxtaposed nicely with our Israeli flag on the DVD.

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About Bonnajoo

We had a great time at the 2003 festival, but felt something was missing. With all the Jews around, we wanted to put together a little something Jewish for the 2004 festival.

We held an informal get-together on Shabbat morning--late enough that participants didn't have to wake up too early, but early enough that we didn't conflict with the music. Obviously we did not observe Shabbat in the orthodox sense, but we wanted to recognize it in our own way.

Our gathering consisted of a bring-your-own picnic, small Shabbat service, and brief Torah study on a theme from the week's portion relevant to the festival.

As always, if you have thoughts, ideas, or criticism, we'd love to hear from you by e-mail (below) or on our public message board.

Who We Are

We're a couple of music fans who also happen to love Judaism. We fall somewhere in the Conservative/Reconstructionist/Reform/Renewal spectrum of "progressive" Judaism, but we respect orthodox traditions as well. Any and all are welcome to join us.

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