About JakeRake

A creature of the Washington, D.C., suburban sprawl, Jake Rake is a graduate of the University of Maryland. His interests include baseball, rock 'n roll, and not feeling feelings. Jake is a contributor to The Onion, Gelf, SNY's The Nooner and The Business Corporation, posts daily on JakeRake.com and hangs out like crazy.  He works on a couch in Jewcy's Dumbo office and recently achieved his lifelong goal of posting a link to a novelty hardcore porn site on the website of an online Jewish magazine.

Update: 100 People Make ‘Schlep’ to Florida on Sarah Silverman’s Whim

By October 14, 2008

The way New York Times tells it, one would think that Sarah Silverman’s The Great Schlep has been a failure of epic proportions. The article states that to date, about 100 people have made the comedienne-dictated aliyah, a number that … Read More

Matt Litman: Does Sarah Palin Know Any Jews?

By October 6, 2008

The Alaska Jewish population is 3,425. 3,425. There are more Jews at Zabar’s this morning than live in Alaska. Let me ask you a question: how many of those Jewish people in Alaska do you think Sarah Palin has met, … Read More

Jewish US Army Private: I Was Beaten by Anti-Semitic Soldiers

By October 3, 2008

A Jewish-American soldier stationed at Fort Benning in Georgia was taken to a local hospital last week after being badly beaten by fellow privates in what his father believes was an act of anti-Semitic violence. Pvt. Michael Handman had complained … Read More