About Elizabeth Teitelbaum

Elizabeth or Liz as she is called by those close to her, is a self-described"4th generation American-New Yorker Jew." Born in Brooklyn, but raised in Queens where she has lived all her life except for the 3 years she lived on Long Island while studying English Literature at Hofstra University. Elizabeth is very excited to be the newest and tiniest Editorial Intern at Jewcy.

The Bachelor: Jason Mesnick Breaks Our Hearts

By March 3, 2009

Jason Mesnick, the single father from Seattle, won over female hearts all across America last spring on The Bachelorette when he lost to the surprise pick, snowboarder and walking fashion-faux pas (pink shoelaces, anyone?) Jesse Csincsak. It was clear, to … Read More

Jewcy Zeitgeist: Autism Not Caused By Vaccinations, Joaquin Phoenix Is On Something, and Octo-Mom Seeks Donations

By February 12, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Three federal judges ruled against three families seeking compensation from the Federal vaccine-injury fund for their autistic children. This ruling declares that autism is not caused by vaccinations. Oscar-nominated actress Anne Hathaway will … Read More

Jewcy Zeitgeist: Rachel Zoe Needs a Reality Check, A-Rod Steroid Scandal and GM Cuts More Jobs

By February 10, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: President Barack Obama’s economic recovery stimulus plan has passed in the Senate. The plan is believed to seek close to $1 trillion in relief. General Motors Corp announced 10,000 new job … Read More

Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul

By February 3, 2009

Ah, Chicken Soup. The Jewish version of Soul Food. There is something so basic yet delightful about chicken soup, something reminiscent of sick days as a child, weekend trips to grandma’s house, cozy winter nights spent in pajamas in front … Read More

Jewcy Zeitgeist: Belligerent Bale, Ford Sales Down, and Kobe Bryant Breaks Records

By February 3, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Actor Christian Bale was caught on tape throwing a profanity-laced temper tantrum at a Director of Photography on the set of the upcoming film Terminator:Salvation. And we thought only women were … Read More

Meet Palestine’s Only Independent Female Journalist

By January 29, 2009

When you live in a place that is steeped in turmoil and chaos, where women are rarely in positions of autonomy (let alone power), it is rare and inspiring to hear the story of someone taking a chance even if … Read More

All Islam Needs a Little Bit of Country Loving

By January 26, 2009

This video was sent to us by a Jewcy reader. Apparently, his brother is the singer/songwriter in this video. I found this funny yet poignant. Maybe, if more people listened to love songs (particularly of the country variety), there would … Read More