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Weekly Yiderati: Allen Ginsberg: Pop Star, Our Bodies Our Junk, Darin Strauss, Soviet Jews, and More

By September 17, 2010

The Forward reviews When They Come for Us, We’ll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle To Save Soviet Jewry by Gal Beckerman. Arthur Russell recordings from 1977, featuring Allen Ginsberg, have been unearthed and will be released on Press Pop Gallery … Read More

5 Funny Things 24 Hours Before Yom Kippur With Tim & Eric, Eugene Mirman, and Larry David Rap Songs

By September 16, 2010

When you think funny, you probably don’t think to yourself "Day of Atonement".  But just in case you want to sneak a laugh somewhere between pounding your chest and dealing with caffeine withdrawal, here are 5 things to help. 1.  … Read More

5 Funny Things 24 Hours Before Yom Kippur With Tim & Eric, Eugene Mirman, and Larry David Rap Songs

By September 16, 2010

When you think funny, you probably don’t think to yourself "Day of Atonement".  But just in case you want to sneak a laugh somewhere between pounding your chest and dealing with caffeine withdrawal, here are 3 things to help. 1.  … Read More

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