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Book Club: Walking Through Walls

By September 15, 2008

Smith, an artist and former managing editor of GQ magazine, reflects on his youth in 1960s Miami. He wanted a father who mowed the lawn, drank beer, and fell asleep in front of the TV. Instead, his dad, Lew Smith, … Read More

The New Jew Canon: The Chosen

By September 8, 2008

The New Jew Canon is a long-term project that seeks to canonize essential Jewish (and some Non-Jewish) reads as recommended by extraordinary rabbis, experts, and cultural leaders. Suggestions are welcome via comments or email. Title: The Chosen Author: Chaim Potok … Read More

Book Club: My Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy

By September 5, 2008

Andrea Askowitz has the best life in the world.  She’s pregnant and healthy.  She has friends and family who love her.  She has money and meaningful work.  And all she can do is obsess about the one thing she doesn’t … Read More

What’s That? A Jewcy Party Tonight? Oh, Awesome.

By July 22, 2008

Calling all Jewcers! We are having a party! And it is TONIGHT! Starting at 7:00, Author Adam Mansbach will be joining us for an exclusive chat about The End of The Jews, his new book about ethnic identity, music, and … Read More

Obama Endorsed by Black Dynamite

By June 4, 2008

You know that Obama just clinched the Democratic nomination, but did you know who set him on the road to glory? Sure, his mother had something to do with it—but so did 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. See for … Read More

Is Barack Obama Muslim?

By May 25, 2008

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Happy Godwin Day, From Our Home To Yours

By April 30, 2008

Newsflash: Hitler is dead. In fact, today is the 63rd anniversary of his death. Alas, since World War II, Jewish discourse on absolutely every single matter of import to Jews has been crippled by the rhetoric of comparing perceived enemies … Read More

Earth Day Is a Jewish Holiday

By April 22, 2008

Happy Earth Day! We asked a range of environmentalists and Jewish thinkers for their greenest thoughts. Here's what they told us: Good news from Israel: Arabs and Jews working together to harness solar power for the benefit of sick Bedouin … Read More