Monthly Archives: October 2008

Sarah Palin: Schlemile?

Max Gross, author of From Schlub to Stud: How to Embrace Your Inner Mensch and Conquer the Big City, will be blogging all week as one of Jewcy‘s Lit Klatsch bloggers. Gross is a real estate reporter for the New … Read More

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The Jewish Extremists Behind “Obsession”

I’ve only watched the 12-minute version of "Obsession," the film sent to more than 28 million people in various swing states, apparently by associates and partisans of the Jewish movement known as Aish HaTorah, or "Fire of the Torah," but … Read More

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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Porn Loses a Pioneer, Rednecks Target Obama & Sir Charles’ Political Aspirations

Two Tennessee skinheads have been arrested for allegedly conspiring to kill Barack Obama. A federal judge has protected convicted sex offenders’ right to celebrate halloween. The head of Iraq’s puppet government has condemned the United States’ raid into Syria. A … Read More

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Battle of the Genes

Today I thought it would be fun to interview my husband about the joys (the joys!) of being married to someone who was born in Israel and moved to the U.S. when she was ten. Danit: How is it being … Read More

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U.S. Military Conducts Raid Into Syria

An American official confirmed on Monday that the U.S. military had conducted a raid into Syria, killing at least eight. Syrian foreign minister Walid Muallem called the attack a "criminal and terrorist aggression." The U.S. raid has been denounced as … Read More

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Nick Cohen: If I Could Vote, It’d Be For…

Jewcy recently asked a select group of foreign writers we admire to state which candidate they’d vote for if they could, and why. Nick Cohen’s response is the first in a series we will be running from now until Election … Read More

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Gay Rabbis, Women Imams

Generally speaking, I try to avoid discussing the specifics of other people’s religions. As long as they do not impinge on anybody but those who voluntarily adhere to them, the nature of religious practices and the doctrinal content of those … Read More

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Why Race Matters In This Campaign

One of the most attractive things about the right in recent years has been its indignation toward frivolous moral equivalency. While many on the left were noting that "our terrorism" was as bad–if not worse–than "theirs," conservatives had sense to … Read More

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