Monthly Archives: November 2006

Ex-Russian Premier Sick Now, Too

Former Russian premier Yegor Gaidar has fallen violently ill in Ireland, just a week after ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko succumbed to radiation poisoning in London. Everyone more or less concedes that it was Vladimir Putin who gave the slithery go-ahead … Read More

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Stephen Hadley’s Memo On Maliki

Someone in the administration leaked a memo drafted by Stephen Hadley on the low confidence the Bush administration has in Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki. Among the suggestions for consolidating the flagging government: ¶Compel his ministers to take small … Read More

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Survey #3: “because I’m intermarried…I always think that… I’m some sort of fraud.”

Our third Faithhacker Survey comes to us from Jewcy reader "Sara", who describes herself like this… I was raised in an ultra-reform (my Dad let me stop going to hebrew school when I was ten so I could do community … Read More

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You need a rabbi-crush!

Wondering how to have a more interesting or meaningful Jewish life?  Take this little quiz, and if you can answer YES to all of these questions… you just need a rabbi-crush!      (What’s a rabbi-crush, you ask?  A rabbi-crush … Read More

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Day 1 (David Shneer): Is Zionism Still Relevant to the American Jew?

As we prepared to launch Jewcy, a slew of well-respected journalists, editors, and even Jewish educators offered us the same advice: your demographic does not want to read about Israel. They don’t care. They’re not interested. What’s so compelling, after … Read More

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Day 1 (Stefan Kanfer): Is Zionism Still Relevant to the American Jew?

From: Stefan Kanfer To: David Shneer Subject: Sleepwalking in a minefield Dear David, Years ago I was visiting a friend in San Francisco. I passed a temple bulletin board with the sign, “The Joy of Jewishing.” This is why I … Read More

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Cartoon of Harris Clobbering Prager in Jewcy Debate

Sam Harris sends us this cartoon. As I suggested in a faithhacker post, atheists around the web are joyously shouting from the desktops that Harris scalped Dennis Prager in their Jewcy debate. Prager is known for being deadly formidable in … Read More

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David Horowitz: Still Dogging Brown

Brown University, my controversy-prone alma mater, is awash in its biggest political drama since Bill O’Reilly declared Sex Power God, the annual LGBTA dance, less safe than Baghdad. (This is a not inaccurate statement, but only if you translate “safe” … Read More

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