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The Big Jewcy: Gabrielle Birkner, Editor at the Forward

By June 9, 2010

When I contacted Gabrielle Birkner at the Forward to get her bio, this is what she sent me: "Gabrielle Birkner is the Forward‘s Web editor, and the founder and the editor of its women’s-issues group  blog, The Sisterhood, which launched … Read More

The Big Jewcy: The Music Slut, Bloggers

By June 9, 2010

There are a lot of music blogs out there that cover indie music, I’m not going to lie to you about that. Just in my bookmarks alone, I’ve got over ten that I read regularly, but I assure you, none … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Jordan Rothlein, DJ

By June 8, 2010

Not a lot of popular Brooklyn DJs can honestly say they prefer to work with electronic music.  I’m not talking about the stuff you’d most likely hear at a bar in Williamsburg, which is electronic simply because it is also … Read More

BREAKING: Rubashkin Prayer Rally in Crown Heights, Kinus Rhymes With Penis

By May 25, 2010

Today, FailedMessiah put up a very serious post about the upcoming rally for Rubashkin going down on the mean streets of Crown Heights.  "All of Anash are encouraged to attend a Kinus in the merit of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin tonight, … Read More

Another Goldsher, but with more Ghouls, Ghosties and Goblins

By May 10, 2010

Actually, that title is misleading, but only because "zombies" doesn’t sound as good paired with "Goldsher."  The truth is, I’m not the only person with my last name.  Shocking, I know, especially if you discount my sisters and the rest … Read More

One Bad Ass Rabbi

By May 7, 2010

YNET is currently running "Yeshiva head suspected of shooting student indicted", a piece detailing the strange tale of secretly-unordained Yeshiva head (sidenote: how weird is the phrase "Yeshiva head"?) turning on one of his troubled students.  The whole thing reads … Read More

Is Gaza The New Fire Island?

By April 29, 2010

This photo kind of says it all, but I would read the AP article anyway.  "About 70 men with big muscles and small shorts posed and flexed on stage before a panel of judges and a few thousand fans, all … Read More

Is Your Bathroom Hasidic Accessible?

By April 27, 2010

The Village Voice tipped us off to this gem, which adorns the bathroom doors at the Williamsburg Rec Center.  I guess they just wanted to make sure no one goes into the wrong one; though, I’m pretty sure the woman’s … Read More