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The Sunday Mazel: Jew vs. Goy

By August 15, 2010

Jill Kalish and Matthew Levy, congratulations on your wedding tonight (Sunday evening) in Rockleigh, N.J.  It sounds like a splendid affair, and you both seem like truly exceptional people whose children will go to the finest private schools and experience … Read More

The Weekly Yiderati: Great American Novelists, Hans Keilson, Shteyngart’s Shtick, Roth’s Animal, and More

By August 13, 2010

Lev Grossman on "The Great American Novelist," Jonathan Franzen. Hans Keilson discussed at The Atlantic.  Rachel Shukert on the radio. The shtick of Shteyngart.  "The Dying Animal" by Philip Roth is included (with names like Orwell and Melville) in the … Read More

Good Week for Fake Jewish Tweets: (Not) Abe Foxman & Fake Amar’e

By August 12, 2010

While Cranky Kapln still continues to crack us up with every visceral tweet, the Jewcy TweetDeck began keeping an eye on two new accounts this week: (Not) Abe Foxman and Fake Amar’e. Bogus Abe seems to be angry, and harbors … Read More

Gentile Stuff We Don’t Understand: Pop-Tarts

By August 11, 2010

Try this experiment: ask an odd number of Jews if they have any memories of breakfast involving Pop-Tarts, and we would be willing to wager that a much higher percentage of the people polled would say they never had the … Read More

Monday Jewce: Chabad’s Main Man, Tony Judt Remembered, Shukert Talks Butts, David Cross and More

By August 9, 2010

Tony Judt (above) remembered at Tablet.  Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky talks about baseball, Bob Dylan, and not shaking hands with women. Rachel Shukert talks tushies. (Jewish Book Council)  Moving up on the US terror list. (The Daily Beast) David Cross is … Read More

The Sunday Mazel: Smooth Operator

The Sunday Mazel: Smooth Operator
By August 8, 2010

If we had to pick a favorite Sunday Mazel, we would of course say, “all of them.” However, if we had to pick a favorite line that led to the moment where rings and vows were exchanged, the conversation between … Read More

The Friday Jewce: Helping Marissa Nadler, Jami Attenberg: Superhero, Pop Jew’s Mixtape, and More

By August 6, 2010

Help Marissa Nadler (above) finance her new album, buy some artwork.  Parents who gave their kids Nazi names are denied custody.  Jami Attenberg: writer, Big Jewcy member, crime fighter. Pop Jew makes a mix tape, mentions "Hershel and the Hanukkah … Read More

The Weekly Yiderati: The Brett Favre Musical, Bookworm, Rachel Shukert’s Jams and More

By August 5, 2010

Ben Greenman gives us "Brett Favre! The Musical" Michael Rosenblatt of Bookworm: the man, the legend.  The Paris Review gives us letters from the West Bank.  Air Supply, Cheap Trick, and The Smiths: this is what Rachel Shukert rocks out … Read More