Jay Green (Gerald Greenberg)

Three-time International Jugglers Association champion and resident of Southern Brooklynr

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Jay Green (Gerald Greenberg)
Interview Date:
October 27, 2017

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Gerald Greenberg, whose professional name is Jay Green, was born in 1937 and lives in Southern Brooklyn. A three-time International Jugglers Association champion, he is best known for the innovative props he has created, including the first modern, multi-piece club with a cushioned handle and foam knob and end cap.  Jay says he taught himself juggling when he was nine years old after seeing a juggler on the boardwalk at Rockaway Beach. His Coney Island memories include working as a fire eater at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest and riding the Parachute Jump.