About Elissa Goldstein

Elissa Goldstein is the editor of Jewcy and the Social Media Editor at Tablet Magazine. She tweets as @Book_Moth.

Happy Birthday, Ben Stiller!

Happy Birthday, Ben Stiller!
By November 30, 2014

Remember that time he played a rabbi in ‘Keeping the Faith’? Read More

Meet Or Cohen, the Israeli Navy’s First Woman Commander

Meet Or Cohen, the Israeli Navy’s First Woman Commander
By November 28, 2014

“My life’s dream is coming true.” Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Recovering in Hospital After Heart Procedure

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Recovering in Hospital After Heart Procedure
By November 26, 2014

Notorious RBG doing OK, should be home in time for Thanksgiving Read More

Read ‘One Gram Short,’ a New Story by Etgar Keret

Read ‘One Gram Short,’ a New Story by Etgar Keret
By November 24, 2014

“It’s not for the high. It’s for a girl. Someone special I want to impress.” Read More

Eat More Hummus, Help End Smoking?

Eat More Hummus, Help End Smoking?
By November 23, 2014

As demand for the Middle Eastern dip grows, chickpeas compete with tobacco as the new cash crop. Read More

Watch: Three Grandmas Smoke Weed For the First Time

Watch: Three Grandmas Smoke Weed For the First Time
By November 20, 2014

WWBD (What Would Bubbe Do?) Read More

In Israel, Children of Same-Sex Couples Set to Receive Gay-Friendly ID Cards

By November 19, 2014

“Mother’s name” or “Father’s name” will be listed twice. (Until now, one parent had to be registered as the other gender.) Read More

Where Does the “Jewish Nose” Come From?

Where Does the “Jewish Nose” Come From?
By November 18, 2014

In ‘The New York Review of Books,’ historian Sara Lipton explains the origins of the caricature. Read More