About Monica Rozenfeld

Monica is a freelance writer with a super sexy blog called The Jew Spot. To learn more about her (me), go to www.SweetheartJournalist.com. Or write to findmyjewspot@gmail.com. Thx. 

The Psychology of Compassion

By September 23, 2009

How many people today google "genocide," "holocaust" or "rape camp"? With changing journalism comes a changing agenda. Yet New York Times Reporter Nicholas Kristof, single-handedly, is still pushing stories of genocide and women’s inequality to the front pages. When filmmaker … Read More

Niles Goldstein, Black Belts, and G-d

By August 14, 2009

Niles Goldstein is famous for taking Judaism back to its roots: tradition, rebellion, mysticism and G-d. His last book Gonzo Judaism showed us the exciting, provocative and exhilarating parts of being Jewish and living Jewish lives. Now Niles get’s a … Read More

Unkosher Sex: Ultra-Religious Go Online in Search of Extramarital Affairs

By June 12, 2009

What does it mean to religiously attend church, temple or synagogue, live in a community where G-d’s laws are first and foremost, and then deliberately go on the internet in order to break one of the most sacred of commandments: … Read More

Cheating is for Winners: Meet Shaindy.Com

By April 29, 2009

When the Shaindy.com epidemic broke out, The Jew Spot had to get in on it. Lucky for us, founder of Shaindy not only gave us an interview, but VIP access. Little did we know we’d find ourselves in a website … Read More

Euro-Jew Trip at Miami Beach…

By April 13, 2009

Yupp, it’s true. Absolut-Events is bringing its crazy Euro fun to the States, hoping us not-as-fun Americans will learn a thing or two from them. Interested in getting half-naked with French, Australian and Greek Jews?? Sign up at http://www.absolut-events.com/miami09/. The … Read More

Tattooed Jews

By March 26, 2009

Evocative, disrespectful, proud, antithetic: these are just some of the words used to describe Jews with tattoos. Seth Alamar, who has 30-odd tattoos, calls most of his markings religious or “Jewish.” He has heard all the reasons why a Jew … Read More

Magen David: The New “It” Accessory

By February 10, 2009

By Simona Kogan via TheJewSpot.org   Stars of David and other Jewish symbols like the Hamsa (known as the protecting hand of G-d that wards off the evil eye) are no longer only strictly worn by the ultra-Orthodox. Now Jews … Read More

Interview: Alisa Katz, Associate Producer of ‘Defiance’

By January 10, 2009

Daniel Craig fighting off Nazis in the middle of a forest might sound like some kind of fantasy (of my mother’s perhaps), but it’s real life depicted by the star alongside Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell portraying the true story … Read More