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No, Adam Yauch wasn’t a yeshiva boy, but we can still claim him


As a student at an all-girls day school in Brooklyn, the first thing I learned about the Beastie Boys turned out to be untrue. According to a yeshiva urban legend, two of the founding members of the Beastie Boys had attended The Marsha Stern Talmudic Academy in upper Manhattan. Some MTA students even claimed to know where the hip-hop pioneers had tagged the school with their handles.

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