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Monday Jewce: Shalom Auslander, The Emmys, Dumb Germans, Kosher Hawaii Five-O and More

By August 30, 2010

The Emmys last night, pretty great, right?  (Via Vulture)  A conversation with Shalom Auslander (Via The Rumpus) The first obstacle in the upcoming Middle East peace talks.  (Via NY Times) "All Jews share a certain gene" – Some German guy … Read More

The Sunday Mazel: A Daily Show Wedding

By August 29, 2010

It wasn’t easy picking between the JuBu wedding, the couple with similar dining tastes, and a ceremony that was probably had some sweet suits, so we made it easy on ourselves, and picked The Daily Show writer getting married to … Read More

TV Buddahs: Proto Punk Born in Tel Aviv

By August 27, 2010

It’s not every day that we come across bands full of Tel Aviv residents (now living in Germany) playing proto punk jams that bring to mind Richard Hell, Television, or The Modern Lovers. So when we heard about TV Buddahs, … Read More

The Weekly Yiderati: Franzen’s Jew Mistake, Harold Bloom’s Hair, Golems, Ben Greenman, and More

By August 27, 2010

According to Marc Tracy at Tablet, Jonathan Franzen’s latest novel (and presidential beach read) Freedom, is a great novel with just one tiny problem: a (minor) Jewish character who doesn’t seem to fit the real life profile of a Jewish, … Read More

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