About Elissa Goldstein

Elissa Goldstein is the editor of Jewcy and the Social Media Editor at Tablet Magazine. She tweets as @Book_Moth.

Remembering Estelle Getty, Who Would Have Turned 91 Today

By July 25, 2014

“Picture it: Sicily, 1922!” Read More

Gigantic Replica of Solomon’s Temple Opens in Brazil

By July 24, 2014

And the minister behind the edifice wears a kippah. Read More

War, What Is It Good For? Policing Female Bodies, Apparently

By July 17, 2014

Girls encouraged to wear modest clothing for peace; women barred entry to bomb shelter in Israel. Read More

In Lieu of Tel Aviv Concert, Neil Young Donates to Budding Israeli & Palestinian Musicians

By July 16, 2014

An act of tzedakah from the legendary Canadian rocker. Read More

The Data is in: America Loves Jews!

By July 16, 2014

New survey released by the Pew Research Center shows other religious groups rate Jews highly. Read More

Four Palestinian Children Killed in Airstrike; First Israeli Victim of Conflict Buried

By July 16, 2014

And Etgar Keret says we should replace the word “peace” with “compromise.” Read More

Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth

By July 14, 2014

“This is America: we don’t have censorship, we have, you know, freedom to read, freedom to write… we don’t ban books. But then they did.” Read More

John Legend Thinks You’re Beautiful Wearing a Kippah and Tallit

By July 11, 2014

Singer-songwriter’s new music video celebrates the beauty of all women—including one bat mitzvah girl. Read More