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Afternoon IM: NYC’s Favorite 5’8″ Jew Mayor

Afternoon IM: NYC’s Favorite 5’8″ Jew Mayor
By June 21, 2007

New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg jumped from the Metro to National section with his recent party switch from Republican to Independent. As journalists await Bloomie's next move like heroin addicts in need of a fix that can only come … Read More

So… You Want to Write for JEWCY?

By June 4, 2007

We get the feeling that more and more of you want to write for us. This can be a good thing because we, like, seriously need talented writers. Or it can be a bad thing because many of the pitches … Read More

Give Linsday A Break

By June 1, 2007

Leave it to the New York Times to offer a smart take on Lindsay Lohan's drama. Leave it to the GoFugYourself girls to anxiously project the replacements this past weekend proved the media will need, likely sooner than later. In … Read More

Amy Winehouse’s Fiance to Convert for Traditional Jewish Wedding

Amy Winehouse’s Fiance to Convert for Traditional Jewish Wedding
By May 8, 2007

Amy Winehouse's fiance Blake Fielder-Civil will convert to Judaism for a traditional Jewish wedding. The Mirror reported: A friend of the couple said: "Amy has asked Blake to convert to Judaism. He isn't religious so it's no skin off his … Read More

Rumors: Gisele Bundchen, Bar Rafaeli, and the Split from Victoria’s Secret

Rumors: Gisele Bundchen, Bar Rafaeli, and the Split from Victoria’s Secret
By May 7, 2007

Gisele Bundchen will not renew her contract with Victoria's Secret, which is about to end its five-year term. Why? Page Six reported the brand was unwilling to give the supermodel a raise from her $5-million-a-year salary. TMZ reported Gisele refused … Read More

Ladies, Boost Your Sex-Drive: But Not with Pills

By May 2, 2007

Perhaps you've heard about a pill in the works to both boost a woman's libido and decrease appetite. It's worked in monkeys and shrews, and scientists hope to make a version that will work in women. According to the BBC, … Read More

We Need a New Pro-Choice Movement

We Need a New Pro-Choice Movement
By April 23, 2007

Feminism ought to be more relevant than ever. Last Wednesday, the Supreme Court upheld the federal ban on partial-birth abortions. Young women's reproductive rights are at stake, so you'd think we'd be worried. But at a panel last week on … Read More

To Do: Israel’s Independence Day

To Do: Israel’s Independence Day
By April 23, 2007

The ladies of Faithhacker have given us background and tips for celebrating Yom Ha'atzmaut, a.k.a. Israel's Independence Day. The holiday is today but celebrations go on all week. Here are a few happening around the country today and tomorrow: NEW … Read More