About Elissa Goldstein

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

Four Palestinian Children Killed in Airstrike; First Israeli Victim of Conflict Buried

By July 16, 2014

And Etgar Keret says we should replace the word “peace” with “compromise.” Read More

Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth

By July 14, 2014

“This is America: we don’t have censorship, we have, you know, freedom to read, freedom to write… we don’t ban books. But then they did.” Read More

John Legend Thinks You’re Beautiful Wearing a Kippah and Tallit

By July 11, 2014

Singer-songwriter’s new music video celebrates the beauty of all women—including one bat mitzvah girl. Read More

Like a Sleazy Phoenix, American Apparel’s Dov Charney Rises From the Ashes

By July 11, 2014

Ugh. Read More

Hope For Shuttered Kosher Cupcake Chain Crumbs

By July 10, 2014

A reprieve at the eleventh hour? Read More

President Barack Obama Affirms U.S. Commitment to Israel, Urges Peace

By July 9, 2014

“Peace is necessary, just, and possible.” Read More

Rachel Fraenkel Offers Condolences to Family of Murdered Palestinian Teen

By July 7, 2014

Mother of Naftali Fraenkel expresses sympathy for family of Muhammad Abu Khdeir. Read More

Paul Rudd is Here to Help With Your Pregnancy Announcements

By July 3, 2014

As if you needed another reason to love him. Read More