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24. Because Our Schoolteachers Are Such Prim Homebodies…


Dvora Meyers
Age: 25
School: Village Temple religious school, Manhattan.
Subject: Sixth-grade Hebrew, Bible.
Other life: Break-dancer.
B-girl name: Tastic.
Best skills: Baby freezes, chair freeze, elbow freeze.
Goal: Mastering the windmill. “I just ripped some skin off my shoulder doing it.”
Religious dilemma: “I don’t go to Friday-night battles, but I really wanted to see the B-Boy Masters final jam. So I rationalized that the subway was like a Shabbat elevator.”
Beyond the hora: “For Purim, I had the kids enact the war between the Persians and the Jews as a break-dance battle. It was adorable.”


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