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Gary Shteyngart Buys a Baller Ass House

By July 26, 2010

In what we assume will be our final Gary Shteyngart posting of the month, the Super Sad True Love Story author is banking on a big winner with his latest book, and has bought a New York apartment for $1.175 … Read More

Monday Jewce: Shimon Peres Speaks, Mad Men Creator Discusses Premier, Pacino’s Shylock, and More

By July 26, 2010

Tablet Mag talks to Israeli President Shimon Peres. Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, talks about last nights premiere.  There are supposedly two types of Shylock: the misunderstood antihero, and the original bad Jewish stereotype.  Which one does Al Pacino play? … Read More

The Sunday Mazel: A Couple of Nice Jewish Kids in The Bronx

By July 25, 2010

Sometimes we hear about weddings that we’re jealous we can’t attend, and other times we write about massive celebrations. This week the Sunday Mazel goes out to Jordan Cuttler Katz and David Bahar.  The couple are tying the knot at the … Read More

Adam Lustick: Living the Dream on ESPN

By July 22, 2010

When we put Adam Lustick on The Big Jewcy, he forgot to mention the fact that he had scored the dream job of just about every person in America who likes sports: a show on ESPN. We’re all really excited … Read More

Rabbi Shmuley Snubbed by the Sisterhood 50

By July 22, 2010

In what we can only see as a clear stand against "America’s Rabbi," The Sisterhood blog has failed to include Rabbi Shmuley Boteach in its list of the fifty most influential female rabbis in America.  While the rabbi and author … Read More

They Pulled the Old Coen Brothers Trick on Bill Murray

By July 20, 2010

If you ever wondered why Bill Murray did the Garfield movie, his interview in the latest issue of GQ clears up everything:   Okay. Well, how about Garfield? Can you explain that to me? Did you just do it for … Read More

Today’s Installment of Why We Love Rachel Shukert

By July 19, 2010

In today’s installment of “Why We Love Rachel Shukert,” we turn to her interview at The Undomestic Goddess: What does feminism mean to you? “For me, feminism, at its essence, is about the acknowledgment that women are as fully human … Read More

Monday Jewce: The Cosmetic Rabbi, Kafka’s Papers, Israeli Poker Players, Nazi Airports and More

By July 19, 2010

A rabbi who cares about 2 things:  good skin and Israel.  The safety deposit boxes containing the secret papers of Franz Kafka are forcibly opened.  Israel is the big winner at the World Series of Poker.  Sarah Palin tells Muslims … Read More