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Reader Confesses To Getting Chai

By April 22, 2010

Time Out New York is running another installment of their Sticky-note Confessions series this week on the site, with this one titled "What I did when I was high."  The answers range from "ate a whole jar of nutella" to … Read More

Another Brilliant Idea Aimed at Jewish Singles: Holocaust Museum Dating

By April 21, 2010

The JTA tipped me off to the new program being run by The National Council of Young Israel, which brings Orthodox singles to NYC’s Museum of Jewish Heritage in the hopes that the many exhibits dedicated to remembering the Holocaust … Read More

You Were My Childhood Hero, And Now It’s Your Birthday: Sarah Michelle Gellar

By April 14, 2010

Today is Sarah Michelle Gellar’s birthday – she is turning 33 – and I’d like to celebrate by writing her something that might resemble a love letter.   To get it out of the way early: she’s a Jew (on … Read More

Lady Gaga Wishes Shaya and Perry Mazal Tov

By March 23, 2010

This is one of those ‘see it to believe it’ situations, but I’ll try and describe the video above the best I can: a Hasidic band at a Hasidic wedding plays a cover of Lady Gaga’s "Paparazzi", except they replace … Read More

And On The 7th Day, God Created 3D Glasses

By March 9, 2010

Deadline is reporting that Paramount Pictures is planning a 3D adaptation of Genesis, titled In The Beginning.  While I’ve wished my whole life to watch Adam and Eve cavorting through Eden in fig leaves this close to my face, it … Read More

Kosher Police Blox Lox

By March 8, 2010

You know, I’ve taken a lot of crap from the Kosher police in my lifetime: marshmallows, select Dunkin’ Donuts locations, fancy cheese, and while I was growing up, Oreos! All verboten by the munchy-hatin’ rabbis that make the Kosher rules. … Read More

In The Battle Between Miley Cyrus and Boro Park, It Is Clear That Brooklyn Has Lost

By February 19, 2010

Thanks to the lovely invention that is the Facebook newsfeed, I stumbled onto this YouTube video astutely titled "Party In Brooklyn Today."  It seems that our protagonist, hereforth known as Yid in Orange Polo, thought he had what it takes … Read More

A Very Jewcy Gift (and Anti-Gift) Guide

By December 9, 2009

Well, now that it’s almost Hanukkah, I’m pretty sure most of us are going through a very similar (and strange) phenomena: you spend all fall lusting after a few choice tchotchkes, and when Hanukkah rolls around, you seem to get … Read More