About JessM

Jessica Miller is a former Jewcy Editorial Intern. She recently graduated from Barnard College with a B.A. in religion and a minor in English.  She is currently trying to make it as a real person in New York City.

Exposed: The Jewcy Bacon Fetish

By May 5, 2009

“I have no problem with this,” I admitted with ‘tude as I stared down into my Cobb salad. It was day two of Passover, and, having stopped for lunch at a neighborhood eatery, I had opted for the salad (hold … Read More

Former Masturbators Get T-Shirt, Jesus as Consolation Prize

By February 6, 2009

As you may know, we here at Jewcy have been busy launching some amazingly buzzworthy t-shirts. But, as it turns out, we aren’t the only religion blog throwing our proverbial tees into the ring. This week, we were challenged by … Read More

Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs Takes Tefillin 2 Da Streets

By January 30, 2009

Wrapping tefillin is one of the odder Jewish traditions.  Between the box on the forehead and the the vaguely menacing straps running up the arm, those unfamiliar to the tradition can be left extremely confused when it comes to phylacteries.  … Read More

Jewcy Holiday Party

By December 19, 2008

Yet more pictures, many hazy, but not in an out-of-focus way, in a psychedelic, don’t-you-wish-you-were-there cool way.

This Week in Jew(ish) Accessories

By December 5, 2008

If you want to impress this Hanukkah, you’ve got to stay up on the trends. Here is some pre-Hannukkah internet reconnaissance for all you heebsters out there on what is in and what is out. In: Semi-ironic Hannukah-themed graphic tees. … Read More

Spooky, Scary: Top Five Werewolf Bar Mitzvah Videos

By October 31, 2008

When it comes to costumey holidays, Jews know what’s up. Not only did we have Purim to look forward to back in March, but this year we can enjoy a spooky, scary shabbat, as Halloween falls on a Friday night. … Read More

Lost Madonna Tapes Reveal Time Spent in Synagogue

By October 24, 2008

Madonna was at a troubled moment in her life. She was in a period of transition, fear, and mystery, and needed a place that felt like home. Thankfully, she found refuge in a place of worship — a place where … Read More

Must Have: Scarves with Stories from A Peace Treaty

By October 24, 2008

Farah Malik and Dana Arbib are a Pakistani Muslim and a Libyan Jew, respectively, with very different educational and cultural backgrounds. But after their paths crossed during a chance meeting in Rome last year, the two women have come together … Read More