Monthly Archives: February 2010

I Can’t Believe They Aren’t Jewish: Aleksandar Hemon

Hemon’s 2008 book, The Lazarus Project juxtaposed the stories of a murdered Jewish immigrant in the early 20th Century, with the tale of a Bosnian-born reporter attempting tell the tale of the slain man nearly a century later.  The outcome … Read More

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Israel Wants You to Pay Out the Ass to Eat Ass

No word yet on popular dishes like narwhal casserole, moose milk ice cream, or boar sausage, but it seems like things are going to get a little tough for Israeli residents with a taste for the "exotic":  "Knesset members are … Read More

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Williamsburg Hipsters get into the Purim Spirit

If you really want to get the feel for what’s hot in the streets of Williamsburg, you don’t need The Sartorialist, Sea of Shoes, or The Cobra Snake: Jewcy has our finger on the pulse of what "the kids" are … Read More

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Ask PopJew

Of course we were proud when Rachel Coleman AKA PopJew, won the Food Network show, Worst Cooks in America, but we knew her before she was a television personality; blogging away like a one-woman Page Six for the Brooklyn music … Read More

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A Roundabout way to get to Seymour Krim

Here’s a roundabout way to get to Seymour Krim, the forgotten Jewish Beat writer who was briefly a star in Greenwich Village after his articles on Jews, blacks, success, madness and other touchy topics were collected in his 1961 Views … Read More

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The Weekly Lipa

Just in case you missed out on the goings-on of our favorite Hasidic superstar via his often misspelled tweets, fear not, we sit around and wait for Lipa to type his innermost thoughts and feelings in under 140 characters or … Read More

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Brooklyn is Ours!

Is it so wrong that we can’t help but feeling a tinge of J-Pride knowing that the Tribe can once again go back to calling itself "the only game in town", with the Jehovah’s Witnesses reportedly moving out of their … Read More

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Where Fashion Meets The Nursing Home

Respect Your Elders. Now take that basic commandment and kick it up a notch. Apply that amped up concept to a fashion blog, pepper it with Jew and you have Advanced Style, Ari Seth Cohen’s style site that takes your … Read More

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