Monthly Archives: June 2010

Jewcy Interview: Alina Bronsky, Author of “Broken Glass Park”

Since the whirlwind release of her 2008 debut novel in Germany, Russian native Alina Bronsky now continues to storm the book world with Broken Glass Park, published this year in English by Europa Editions. After its original release, the book … Read More

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World Cup Soccer: Another Thing the Haredi Media Can’t Find Pleasure In

The World Cup is a time for soccer fans, and people who pretend to be soccer fans, to watch the most popular game on Earth, played on it’s biggest stage.  The only people who don’t care?  The fun loving haredi … Read More

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World Cup Soccer: Another Thing Religious Jews Can’t Find Pleasure In

The World Cup is a time for soccer fans, and people who pretend to be soccer fans, to watch the most popular game on Earth, played on it’s biggest stage.  The only people who don’t care?  The fun loving haredi … Read More

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The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/This American Life Roundup: “Social Contract”

When a suitor asked me what all the hype with this myopic displaced Chicago nerd on the radio was about, I couldn’t say it was the first time I had to explain my taste in men to a man I … Read More

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Operation Shylock

There have been many, many Jews in show biz over the years, on the silver screen and on the stage, behind the scenes and behind the scripts, but perhaps non has publicly represented and portrayed the Tribe more famously-and with … Read More

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The Big Jewcy Party

The Big Jewcy is 100 people we want you to know about.  The Big Jewcy party held at Bowery Electric was our event to honor those people, and we think it’s safe to say that we did a pretty great … Read More

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Brooklyn Jews Worried Neil Sedaka Might Rock too Hard

Coney Island, once the playground of the world, then a really good place to score drugs and get beat up by The Warriors, is now a place that can’t handle getting rocked by the guy who sang "Breaking up is … Read More

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Anybody Else get an Uneasy Feeling From the Green Hornet Trailer?

I really like Seth Rogen.  If you send me into a movie theater for one his films, I’ll probably do so grumbling all the way to my seat, but I will inevitably tell you that I loved just about every … Read More

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