About JessM

Jessica Miller is a former Jewcy Editorial Intern. She recently graduated from Barnard College with a B.A. in religion and a minor in English.  She is currently trying to make it as a real person in New York City.

Woody Allen Sues American Apparel Over Billboard Ad

By April 1, 2008

American Apparel isn’t just about ad campaigns featuring half naked models in stretchy spandex – apparently, they’re also into Judaism. And Woody Allen is not amused. The clothing company recently ran a series of billboard and Internet ads with an … Read More

Maple Bacon Lollipops and a Jewcy Reader Challenge

By March 25, 2008

Though it might sound like a sick joke, it's true: The folks at Lollyphile have created a Maple-Bacon lollipop for the pork lovers among us. Before you start gagging, you should know that these suckers are fully sustainable and organic, … Read More

Eliot Spitzer’s Hooker Scandal Has Biblical Echoes

By March 14, 2008

With Eliot Spitzer out as New York's Governor and David Paterson now being portrayed as the sole righteous man in Sodom, America is busy getting to know a new character: Ashley Alexandra “Kristen” Dupre, the high-end call girl who Spitzer … Read More

What Happened to Britney’s Kabbalah Tattoo?

By March 14, 2008

Remember when the most controversial thing about Britney Spears was that she was really into Kabbalah? Well, it seems those days are really over. TMZ informs us that Britney has had her Hebrew letter neck tattoo removed. The tattoo, which … Read More

The Year My Parents Went on Vacation: Good, or Just Jewish?

By March 7, 2008

Oscar season has come and gone, leaving behind a list of winners, a few great catchphrases (“your eggo is preggo”… um, and something about milkshakes), and people like me with an even longer list of movies to see this winter … Read More

Scarlett Johansson is Saving the World in Style (And She Wants Your Help)

By March 4, 2008

Actress Scarlett Johansson announced a plan today that will combine two of everyone’s favorite things: tzedakah and big swanky Hollywood parties. ScarJo will purportedly auction off two tickets to the premiere of her upcoming movie, He’s Just Not That Into … Read More

Today in Amy Winehouse: She Does Bar Mitzvahs!

By March 4, 2008

While playing a set at the opening of the new Fendi store in Paris, singer and oft-mentioned Jewcy celeb Amy Winehouse commented that she was glad to get the gig, and jokingly (?) added that she was also available for … Read More

Want to Get Married? First Prove You’re Jewish

By February 29, 2008

Here at Jewcy, Izzy has been keeping us in tune with all the gruesome details of wedding planning, from how to not look like a total square in front of your Indie-rock loving hipster guests and how to pick up … Read More