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Rabbinical Student. DJ. Foodie.


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Rabbinical Student. DJ. Foodie.


DJ Rav Luda

Alex Kress hails from Abington, Pennsylvania, a northeastern suburb of Philadelphia. He is a 2008 graduate of Abington Senior High School and a 2012 graduate of Temple University. He currently studies at HUC-JIR.

He can be found drinking Ruby Coffee Roasters over the NYT Crossword, the latest GQ or the Torah. He is a social networking enthusiast whose entire life is organized by Evernote, a Moleskine notebook & his wife Michal. 

 

Rabbinical Student

Alumnus of Camp Harlam & NFTY-PAR, Alex is now a rabbinical student at HUC-JIR's Los Angeles campus.  

DJ

Alex's love of music led him to establish Double A Productions, a Philadelphia based mobile entertainment company.

Foodie

Whether creating in the kitchen or enjoying the privilege of dining out, Alex loves food like a good Jewish boy. 

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Judaism


Camp Harlam & NFTY-PAR | Israel | Louisiana & Los Angeles

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Judaism


Camp Harlam & NFTY-PAR | Israel | Louisiana & Los Angeles

Harlam, PAR & Israel

Alex grew up outside Philadelphia at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel.  He spent his formative years at Camp Harlam and in NFTY-PAR where he continued as staff until 2012. He traveled to Israel with NFTY in 2006 and returned to study on NFTY's EIE High School in Israel in 2007.  In 2010, he returned to Israel for a semester abroad at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.  It was there that Alex decided to pursue the Reform Rabbinate.  Since then, Alex has led Israel trips, taught many classes on Israel and returned to Jerusalem in 2012 to begin his rabbinic journey.

Louisiana & Los angeles

After two incredible years serving Congregation Gates of Prayer in New Iberia, Louisiana, Alex served as the Regional Rabbinic Intern for NFTY-SOCAL. He currently serves Stephen S. Wise Temple as their Rabbinic Intern and Youth Advisor.

For more information, check out Alex's CV here.

 

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Double A Productions


Offering innovative, affordable event solutions for your special day!

For inquiries and booking, contact us at dj@alexkress.com.

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Double A Productions


Offering innovative, affordable event solutions for your special day!

For inquiries and booking, contact us at dj@alexkress.com.

Est. 2007

Born into a lineage of percussionists, Alex loved rhythm and music from the time he could walk.  In 2007, after acquiring his first equipment, Alex established AK Entertainment. In 2009, he and Ari WInkleman joined their entertainment ventures to create Double A Productions.

Your Event

Double A Productions has provided flawless entertainment at countless bar & bat mitzvahs, weddings, sweet sixteens, proms, dances and tons of other events including Halloween at the Eastern State Penitentiary & Terp Thon at the University of Maryland. Our charismatic, exceptional staff provide tailored event solutions for your special day.

DJ Kress

Alex Kress is an open format DJ from the Philadelphia area.  He held down the Saturday residency at Plough & the Stars in Philadelphia during 2012 and misses rocking Old City every weekend.  He constantly explores new music and prides himself on getting the floor to dance to crazy tracks that they never expect to hear - like Circle of Life.