About Joey Kurtzman

Joey Kurtzman is former president of Jewcy Partners, LLC, and co-founding editor of Jewcy.com

Abraham Foxman Sees Error of His Ways, Sort Of!

By August 21, 2007

Wow, Abraham Foxman issues the following statement today. My initial thoughts below the statement. ————— ADL STATEMENT ON THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE New York, NY, August 21, 2007 … Abraham H. Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today issued … Read More

Countdown to Abraham Foxman’s Resignation

By August 20, 2007

Abraham Foxman is finished. It’s now just a question of how much more trauma he’ll put everyone through before he surrenders to the inevitable and resigns. Since Foxman fired Andrew Tarsy, a regional director of the ADL who described as … Read More

ADL Regional Director Fired For Challenging Foxman On Armenian Genocide

By August 18, 2007

Unbelievable! Remember Andrew Tarsy, the ADL regional director for New England who was booed out of the Watertown City Council for defending the ADL's Ahmadinejad-esque position that it can neither confirm nor deny an Armenian Genocide took place? Well, the … Read More

Picture of the Day: And May His Obscene Wealth Be Forever a Blessing!

By August 15, 2007

  I'm not trying to be an asshole, but the picture to the left is at front-and-center of the Forward homepage right now. I guess somebody over there saw it and said "Oh, that's good. That's good. Get a clean … Read More

Foxman’s Crime: Ignorance Not the Issue

By August 15, 2007

The Forward just published a piece by Leonard Fein on the ADL and the Armenian Genocide. Fein, like too many others throughout this whole affair, fumbles the very basic distinction between (1) being uninformed on a topic, and (2) Telling … Read More

Kick the ADL out of Watertown, Massachusetts

By August 14, 2007

Tonight the city council of Watertown, Massachusetts, will debate whether a local diversity-education program called "No Place for Hate" should be kicked out of town. The problem with the program is that it is supported by the Anti-Defamation League. And … Read More

The Feldman Flare-Up

By August 9, 2007

At the 1998 reunion of Noah Feldman's Maimonides yeshiva class, no one could possibly have imagined that a few group photographs–all wide Jewy smiles and shapeless sorta-Orthodox outfits–would spark a seat-ripping public debate almost a decade later, and a messy … Read More

Q&A With the Author of “Orthodox Paradox”

By July 23, 2007

Noah Feldman’s “Orthodox Paradox,” an article published in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, is a shanda fer da goyim, a skewed and distasteful takedown that invites non-Jews to gawk at the internal problems of a modern Orthodox Jewish community. Or … Read More