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Lady Gaga for Rosh Hashana

By August 26, 2010

This Jews doing Gaga thing is becoming a huge trend.  Skip the first forty seconds for the real New Year magic.    Thanks @TheJewishDream

What do Gene Simmons, Leonard Bernstein, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Sean Connery all Have in Common?

By August 25, 2010

They all share a birthday today! I know you are sitting there asking yourself the same question I am: how could it happen that 2 titans of American Jewish music share a birthday with the father of Miley Cyrus, and … Read More

Announcing the 2010 Six Points Fellowships

By August 25, 2010

Today, The Six Points Fellowship for emerging Jewish artists announced it’s newest fellows.  Nine artists were named, who are all working on an original project that explores the connection between artistic disciplines and Jewish cultural expression, and best represent flourishing … Read More

Six Degrees of Julie Klausner Makes This Ted Leo Post Kosher

By August 24, 2010

If you’re ever in New York, and you happen to stop by Jewcy HQ, there is a slight chance you will walk into us blasting a song written by the great Ted Leo.  Mr. Leo is universally loved by the … Read More

Adolf Hitler: Black Jew?

By August 23, 2010

Adolf Hitler is likely to have been descended from both Jews and Africans, according to DNA tests. Samples taken from relatives of the Nazi leader show that he is biologically linked to the ‘sub-human’ races he sought to exterminate. (Via … Read More

Michael Ian Black Does Not Like It When You Compare Obama To Hitler

By August 23, 2010

Remember that skit on The State where each member is supposed to tell us something about themselves, and Michael Ian Black tells us his real name is Michael Schwartz, but he changed it because he’s ashamed of being a Jew. … Read More

The Sunday Mazel: 5th Grade Sweethearts

By August 22, 2010

Maybe it’s the dog days of summer that would explain the lack of good Jewish wedding announcements, but for every one there wasn’t, the one that definitely was, is a keeper. Stefani Marcus is a social worker, and Andrew Weiner … Read More

Friday Jewce: Israel/Palestine, Israel/Iran, Book Blurbs, Johnny Mathis, and More

By August 20, 2010

Johnny Mathis and the Jews.  Gawker reports on a Jamaican-born former hip hop label exec who converted to Orthodox Judaism was gunned down in Brooklyn.  The US must have had a big pow wow with Israel yesterday, telling Israeli officials … Read More