About Eli Valley

Eli Valley is finishing his first novel.

Modern Orthodox Racism

By November 14, 2008

Kudos to The Jewish Week‘s Gary Rosenblatt for taking on an apparent wave of post-election racism among Modern Orthodox youth. He quotes Elliot Prager, the principal of a day school in Englewood, NJ:   "I cannot help but wonder if … Read More

Eli Valley’s The Incredible Hulk

By June 12, 2008

Just in time for the latest summer blockbuster, Eli Valley revisits The Incredible Hulk — as an American Jew. CLICK TO ENLARGE

Spokesman For “The Jewish People” Calls For An End To Jewish Morality

By May 19, 2008

In the glutted landscape of Jewish communal life, no institution blusters with greater pomposity than the Organization That Claims To Speak On Behalf Of The Jews (OTCSBJ). What’s most frustrating about the OTCSBJ is that it often speaks not on … Read More

Eli Valley’s Israel Man and Diaspora Boy

By May 13, 2008

To many people, the concept of Zionism signifies the establishment of a Jewish State, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, or cheesy Eurotechno discos on the beach. But from its inception, Zionist philosophy was imbued with some rather startling attitudes towards Diaspora Jews. … Read More

The Holocaust Will Be Mass-Mailed

By April 11, 2008

If you’ve ever subscribed to a Jewish newspaper, if you’ve ever signed a Jewish petition, chances are you’re on a donor list. You receive dozens of similarly-worded pitch letters from organizations ranging from The Simon Wiesenthal Center to the American … Read More

Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad Give “Eat My Hamentashen” a Whole New Meaning

By March 20, 2008

c/o Goddess Perlman.

Clip: Agnostic Bar Mitzvah Kid Tells It Like It Is

By March 4, 2008

This kid should've won the Bronfman Big Idea prize.

Video Of The Day: Yes We Can (Stay 10,000 Years In Iraq)

By February 11, 2008

John McCain will see Barack Obama's ¡Si, se puede! and raise him a ¡Cien años en Iraq! However, this effort may not help him win over conservatives worried about Sen. Juan McCain (R-Aztlan).