About Michael Croland

Michael Croland is the author of Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jew and Punk, which was published by Praeger (an imprint of ABC-CLIO) in April 2016. For more information, go to www.oyoyoygevalt.com. From 2005 to 2010, he ran the Jewish-vegan blog heebnvegan.blogspot.com. He works as an editor for books about music.

Mosh Your Tuches Off!

By May 1, 2017

Yiddish, the language with an edgy past, has a home in punk. Read More

Passover Punk Playlist

By April 10, 2017

One Jewish punk song for each night (and the tempo makes seders shorter). Read More

Punk Rock Chanukah

By December 16, 2016

Your mosh-worthy playlist for all eight nights. Read More

What IS a “Mazel Tov” Cocktail?

By November 7, 2016

We have the official answer, and it’s older than you think! Read More

Trans Tishrei: A Little Schmekel for the Holidays

By September 27, 2016

The punk band musically shared their experience as trans Jews. Read More

The Shondes Shine Bright on ‘Brighton’

By September 21, 2016

An album review of the Jewish punk band. Read More

Going to Dozens of Jewish Punk Shows

By September 6, 2016

An expert of the genre on what inspires him. Read More

Punk Jews in the East Village

By June 21, 2010

This weekend, the upcoming Punk Jews online documentary series hosted a concert and fundraising party at Sixth Street Community Synagogue in New York City. There was a mixture of mostly Jews with different levels of adherence to punk ethos, punk … Read More