Monthly Archives: January 2010

What Non-Jews May Think of Some Jewish Rituals

There has been a lot of talk about the Tefillin bomb scare, and quite frankly, I understand where these people are coming from. Imagine some bearded individual whips out a strange device that looks like it could either be a … Read More

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Mel Gibson Is Tired of Apologizing for Being a Big Ol’ Antisemite

Former Sexiest Man Alive Mel Gibson has gone through somewhat of a life crisis over the last few years. He divorced his longtime wife (and the mother of seven of his children) to knock up an aspiring singer from Russia. … Read More

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We Are All Converts: Reviewing Shlomo Sand’s “The Invention of the Jewish People”

As these things go, Israeli and Jewish publications have been arguing furiously over a… history book. Shlomo Sand’s The Invention of the Jewish People alleges that a historical "Jewish people" does not exist and that the bulk of Jewry today … Read More

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Jewish Fashion Designer Designs at a Price Point Even Bubbies Find Reasonable

For all of us whose Jewish grandmothers have been poo-pooing how much we spend on clothing, stuffing dinner rolls in their purses to compensate for our supposed lack of fiscal responsibility – Zac Posen has come to the rescue, providing … Read More

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More Information from Inside the “Tefillin Terrorist” Flight

Last week, a flight from New York’s LaGuardia airport going to Louisville, Kentucky was grounded in Philadelphia when a Jewish passenger wrapping tefillin was suspected of being a terrorist. Jewcy spoke briefly with "Caleb," a man who had been seated … Read More

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American Jews Aren’t Quite As Hated As Previously Thought

In November, Gallup did a poll of 1,002 Americans, asking them their feelings on three "minority religions" – that would be the Muslims, the Buddhists, and us. This week, they released the findings. Among them: 71 percent report having a … Read More

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G-d Is A Straight Line

With all this talk about non-dual Judaism, whether or not Orthodoxy is the "true" Judaism that Progressive Jews are just too damn lazy or stupid to accept, or whether G-d even exists, I like to propose an idea. That G-d … Read More

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Real Talk Parsha: Vaera

I gotta tell you: Pharaoh is probably the worst person in the world to order lunch with. Or do anything with really.  So Moses comes and is like "Dude, I’m gonna hit you with blood." Pharaoh’s like "bet". Moses hits … Read More

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