About Lilit Marcus

I used to work here.

Also, it's pronounced "Lil-leet."

Wassup With Hasidic MIA?

By February 3, 2012

So about that Hasidic looking hat/gold chains that look like payos thing in her new video… Read More

When ‘Sister Wives’ Met ‘The Red Tent’

By November 8, 2011

TLC’s Sister Wives is sort of a real-life version of the late HBO hit Big Love: a man named Kody Brown adds a fourth wife to his polygamous marriage and copes with legal challenges to his family. Read More

So Long, and Thanks for All the Gefilte Fish: Saying Goodbye

By January 28, 2010

A twentieth-century Eastern European writer who survived a variety of wars, movements, and renamings once said that he’d lived in five countries without ever leaving his house. During the fifteen months that I’ve been the editor of Jewcy, I’ve lived … Read More

American Jews Aren’t Quite As Hated As Previously Thought

By January 25, 2010

In November, Gallup did a poll of 1,002 Americans, asking them their feelings on three "minority religions" – that would be the Muslims, the Buddhists, and us. This week, they released the findings. Among them: 71 percent report having a … Read More

The Century of Miep Gies

By January 12, 2010

"If you can’t be a candle," the saying goes, "be the mirror that reflects the candle." So can we sum up the biography of Miep Gies, the Dutch woman whose best-known accomplishment is preserving for the world the writings of … Read More

Can You Be Jewish and Apolitical?

By January 6, 2010

I am just not that interested in politics. Sure, when it comes time to vote I read up and get educated before heading over to the ballot box, but the idea of politics being a year-round, full-time hobby suddenly makes … Read More

Gretel Bergmann Jumps High Once More In “Berlin ’36”

By December 31, 2009

In 1936, Margaret "Gretel" Bergmann (now known by her married name, Margaret Lambert) was Germany’s highest-ranked female high jumper. However, Germany’s racial laws meant that she, as a Jew, was not welcome on their national Olympic team. Trying to get … Read More

Jewish Porn Star Evan Seinfeld Is Back on the Market

By December 22, 2009

Good news, ladies: Evan Seinfeld, the Jewish porn star, musician, and actor is back on the market. He and Tera Patrick, also a porn star, have just announced that they are divorcing. The announcement is conveniently timed, as Patrick has … Read More