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Our Top-Secret Plan for Jewish Education

By August 13, 2007

Jewish education is terrible in this country (unless you go to day school), so many of us grow up utterly clueless about how to be a Jew. We’re vaguely aware that synagogue attendance is required on two separate occasions in … Read More

Jewish Punk at Mo Pitkin’s

By July 12, 2007

Dear Readers, Jewcy contributor Steven Beeber will be leading a panel discussion about Jews and Punk tonight at 11 at Mo Pitkin’s in the East Village, 34 Avenue A. Check back to the Shvitz in the coming weeks where Steven … Read More

Oppenheimer Says Fire Abe Foxman!

By July 11, 2007

We at Jewcy are delighted that Huffington Post blogger Mark Oppenheimer has gotten on board the Fire Foxman train. On the other hand, we're generally not keen on having writers from media Big Dogs like the Huff Post cruise by … Read More

How We Love Now

By June 29, 2007

“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.” The Song of Solomon makes it sound so simple—hot, even. But as Jewcy’s sex and dating coverage has amply proven over the past six months, love is never that straightforward. For … Read More

Rhythm and Jews

By June 19, 2007

Lionel Trilling memorably spoke of the “dark and bloody crossroads where politics and literature meet," usually at grave expense of both. Quite without realizing it, Jewcy has cultivated a special genre of criticism that explores this messy intersection as it … Read More

The Persian Version

By June 13, 2007

Denis Leary once suggested Iran and Iraq be combined into a country called Irate. Not a bad idea given the news out of both Shia-dominant cynosures for misbehavior. But after the removal of Saddam Hussein from power, there's no doubting … Read More

Six Months of Smut

By June 5, 2007

Now that The New Republic’s Britt Peterson has come out as a highbrow porn star (well, extra), we thought we’d get in on the cerebral smut racket by offering the following compendium of recycled Jewcy articles all about the oldest … Read More

The Strongmen of Warsaw

By November 15, 2006

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