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Tonight: Drink for Free so You can Tell a Guilt Story on Stage

By September 15, 2010

Tonight in New York, thirteen of our favorite current writers will be getting up on the Le Poisson Rouge stage and will deliver, in under three minutes, their personal tales of guilt, just in time for Yom Kippur. This got … Read More

Brazillian Psychedelic Band Os Mutantes Must Really Like Jews

By September 15, 2010

First they took DeLeon out on the road, and now it’s being announced that the reformed classic Brazillian psychedelic band, Os Mutantes will be bringing “lo-fi pop wunderkind,” Ariel Pink on their upcoming Fall tour. Maybe we’re looking into this … Read More

Jewcy Aligns Itself With Highbrow Author

By September 14, 2010

Rachel Shukert puts out a book, then Rachel Shukert gets “Highbrow” in the always important New York Magazine “Approval Matrx,” and on Wednesday Rachel will be up on stage for the latest version of the Jewcy Yiderati series, “3-Minute Guilt … Read More

Vote for the Most Pimped out Sukkah

By September 13, 2010

From Dadaist to homeless — there are twelve designs competing to win the Sukkah City competition, and you can go over to New York Magazine and help decide who the winner will be. Personally, Jewcy is rooting for the design … Read More

The Rosh Hashanah Miracle of 2010: Shana Tova as a Twitter Trending Topic

By September 8, 2010

  We want to wish all our Jewcy readers a sweet, happy, and totally wonderful 5771.  We’re #1 

The Sunday Mazel: A Marriage as a Protest

By September 5, 2010

Elyse Buxbaum and Manhattan borough president, Scott Stringer, didn’t just want a wedding, they wanted a protest!  They are so pissed that New York hasn’t caught up to the fact that gay people should be able to get married, that … Read More

The Weekly Yiderati: Roth vs. Auster, Shukert Travel Tips, Love Letters, Pekar Project, and More

By September 3, 2010

At 3:AM Magazine:  Philip Roth vs. Paul Auster At Electric Literature: An excerpt, “For the Love of Juche” by Adam Johnson. At the Paris Review blog: Adam Wilson writes a love letter to Elvis Costello. At The Forward: Rachel Shukert … Read More

Rolling Hard With Franz Kafka and Rabbi Nachman

By September 2, 2010

Burnt Books, the forthcoming book by Rodger Kamenetz (on Nextbook) which discusses the lives of both Rabbi Nachman and Franz Kafka, and draws some pretty interesting parallels between the two.    Burnt Books: Rabbi Nachman Of Bratslav and Franz Kafka … Read More