Books

Amy Schumer’s New Book Is Super Jewish

Amy Schumer’s New Book Is Super Jewish
By August 29, 2016

The comedian shares stories ranging from her Bat Mitzvah to anti-Semitism in ‘The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo.’ Read More

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A Children’s Book on ‘German Suffering’ During WWII

A Children’s Book on ‘German Suffering’ During WWII
By August 25, 2016

‘A Year of Borrowed Men’ seems to forget a bit of history… Read More

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The Jewish Creators of Curious George, Everyone’s Favorite Monkey

The Jewish Creators of Curious George, Everyone’s Favorite Monkey
By August 22, 2016

Jewcy interviews documentary director Ema Ryan Yamazaki. Read More

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Calling Dr. Cohn! The Jewishness of ‘Madeline’

Calling Dr. Cohn! The Jewishness of ‘Madeline’
By July 14, 2016

The children’s book classic is more Jewish than you remember. Read More

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Stephen. Sondheim. Coloring Book.

Stephen. Sondheim. Coloring Book.
By July 12, 2016

Do you want to color in Maria and Tony on the fire escape? Of course you want to color in Maria and Tony on the fire escape. Read More

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Your Guide to ‘Jewish Slang’ in Victorian England

Your Guide to ‘Jewish Slang’ in Victorian England
By March 15, 2016

Hey Mannies and Bexandebs! Take a peek into what Victorians thought of Jews through the slang they used. Spoiler: it’s not flattering, but at least it’s funny. Read More

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“The Job of a Novelist is to Talk About the Difficult Thing”

“The Job of a Novelist is to Talk About the Difficult Thing”
By April 23, 2015

A Q&A with Elisa Albert, author of the new novel ‘After Birth’ Read More

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Shelly Oria’s Assured, Unnerving Short Stories

Shelly Oria’s Assured, Unnerving Short Stories
By January 12, 2015

In “New York 1, Tel Aviv 0,” Israeli expats traverse fantastical worlds filled with unrequited love and lust. Read More

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