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.

For Those Who Tried (and Failed) to Rock …We Salute You!

By June 4, 2008

Calling all would-be rockers! It’s time to dust off those stashed pictures of you and your Genesis cover band buddies rocking out beside the Volvo in your parents’ garage in preparation for the year-end high school battle of the bands … Read More

New Book “Camp Camp” Brings Back Wet Hot American Summers of Yesteryear

By June 2, 2008

We all know that you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but we just saw the cover of Camp Camp: Where Fantasy Island Meets Lord of the Flies, and we have already decided that it is awesome. … Read More

A High-Profile Bris for a High-Profile Family

By June 2, 2008

Real estate mogul power couple Zina Sapir and Rotem Rosen collectively own about half of New York City, so when they announced the birth of their real estate heir son, we could have predicted that all the stops would be … Read More

Amy Winehouse to Play Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday Benefit

By May 30, 2008

Ever play that Six Degrees of Separation game where you pair two completely opposite people and try to link them together in six steps or less? Like for example, how do you get from Amy Winehouse to Nelson Mandela (without … Read More

Tokio Hotel Causes Israeli Kids to Learn German

By May 16, 2008

Ever feel like you just can’t fully appreciate the Song of Songs until you can read and understand it in Hebrew? Well, according to German-translating friend of Jewcy Jewlicious, an article that ran in the Jüdische Allgemeine recently reports that … Read More

Critics Claim Flight 93 Memorial Glorifies Islam

By May 6, 2008

The story of Flight 93 is, for lack of a better description, incredibly moving. One of four planes to crash during the September 11th attacks, this plane is unique in that it crashed in a field in Somerset County, Pennsylvania … Read More

Israel’s 60th Birthday Inspires Protests at Columbia

By April 30, 2008

So, protests sometimes happen at Columbia University. In the past month alone there has been a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the 1968 riots, a week-long CU Democrats war protest (including a massive red balloon display that, despite its … Read More

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla Open Jewish Center in Krakow

By April 29, 2008

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla arrived in Poland today to take part in the opening ceremony of a new Jewish community center in Krakow’s Kazimierz Jewish quarter. While the project was overseen by World Jewish Relief (a charity group based … Read More