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The Jewish Standard: Not a Fan of Gay People

By October 4, 2010

The Jewish Standard apologized today for causing a “firestorm” that may have caused people “pain,” with their printed announcement of a same-sex marriage. The publication also states that due to this painful storm of fire (and rabbinical intervention), they will … Read More

The Top Six Anti-Semitic/Racist Candidates Running for Office This Year

By October 4, 2010

The ADL released the names of six candidates running for political office who in their words have “bigoted views,” according to The Jewish Week. The name that got the most mention was Jim Russell, who is looking to unseat 11-term … Read More

Bernard Schwartz AKA Tony Curtis: 1925-2010

By September 30, 2010

According to a press release sent out by his daughter, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Curtis has passed away.   "My father leaves behind a legacy of great performances in movies and in his paintings and assemblages. He leaves behind … Read More

Is Israel Behind The Stuxnet Worm in Iran?

By September 28, 2010

We’re going to go out on a limb and say that it’s preeeeety fricken likely. How do we know? Well Israel invented the USB and they really don’t like the idea of an Iranian nuclear attack.  So I guess, case … Read More

One Less Jew on Conan’s New Show

By September 27, 2010

When the Conan O’Brien starts up his new show, "Conan," Nov. 8th on TBS, Max Weinberg won’t be his band leader anymore. But Conan is keeping it in the family.  According to Arts Beat, Jimmy Vivino will be taking over duties … Read More

The Week in Hilarious: Bill Murray Turns 60 and Still Isn’t Jewish, Eugene Mirman Fest Highlights, and More

By September 22, 2010

Bill Murray turned 60 this week.  He’s still not Jewish, but we don’t care.   The first promo videos for the upcoming season of Saturday Night Live.  A roundup of the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival at Brooklyn Vegan.  Hannibal Buress … Read More

Old Jews Telling Jokes get a TV Show

By September 21, 2010

According to Splitsider, the "Old Jews Telling Jokes" series is getting a television show.    "The show, tentatively titled Nag & Noodge, will be a short-form sitcom shot in front of a live studio audience. It’s being written by married … Read More

Video: Jewcy Hangs out With Mayor Bloomberg as He Picks a Sukkah City Winner

By September 21, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg must have just gotten back from his house in Bermuda because he was the tannest person hanging out in Union Square yesterday, as the winner was unveiled in the Sukkah City competition. Among a crowd of cheering Sukkah … Read More