Monthly Archives: June 2012

Daily Jewce: DSK and Wife Split, Mila’s Online Dating, Hora Hysteria, and more

In the news today: Jack Black’s band is back, Israeli talk show hosts call Auschwitz, Israeli designer Dror Benshetrit’s NYC digs, and more Read More

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Israeli Pageant Crowns Most Beautiful Holocaust Survivor

Romanian-born Hava Hershkowitz, 79, awarded the unusual honor at Haifa beauty pageant Read More

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A Few Words About Nora Ephron

The late writer and director’s legacy is one of sharpness, wit, and candor–and possibly even Lena Dunham Read More

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Daily Jewce: Rabbi Opens Marijuana Dispensary, Jews who Mooned, and more

In the news today: Gilad Shalit meets Mayor Bloomberg, lacrosse comes to Israel, Judd Apatow gives advice, and more Read More

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Why Anti-Semitic Elmo is Creepier—and Less Funny—Than We Had Thought

The 48-year-old ran a pornography website in Cambodia before buying the plush Sesame Street costume and posing with children for tips Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Harvey Pekar’s Unfinished Lament

The late comic book writer’s newly published book about Israel, which tragically feels far from finished, shows how liberal critiques of Israel can founder in their own solipsism Read More

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Daily Jewce: Volkswagen Sausages, Shoshanna’s So Not a Hipster, and more

In the news today: Bar Refaeli to play Cinderella for Hanukkah, Judd Apatow prefers redheads, Drake and Chris Brown offered $1 million to fight again, and more Read More

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Network Jews: Eli Gold, The Good Wife’s Political Operator

The cutthroat, power-hungry lawyer at the heart of the action on CBS’s political drama Read More

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