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Day Ender: Christians get Ripped

By July 13, 2010

Ever look at a crucifix and think to yourself, "damn, that Jeebus has a killer body."?   (Via Gawker)

Woman Arrested for Carrying Torah Speaks to Blog

By July 12, 2010

Following the arrest today of Anat Hoffman – chair of Women of the Wall, and former Jerusalem municipal council member – for being a woman holding a Torah at the Western Wall plaza, Hoffman offered her first-hand account of this … Read More

Cleveland’s Finest, Harvey Pekar: 1939-2010

By July 12, 2010

Harvey Pekar, the comic book writer best known for his work on the autobiographical comic, American Splendor, was found dead in his Cleveland apartment at 1 a.m. We at Jewcy loved his work and are sad to hear about his … Read More

Monday Jewce: Polanski Safe, New M.I.A. Officially Sucks, Gibson’s Downfall, Punk Photography, and More

By July 12, 2010

  Roman Polanski is safe to live in Switzerland. Pitchfork trashes the new M.I.A. album.  Burning Polish barns to remember Jewish victims.  Author Joshua Braff, remembers Hillel Academy.  The Daily Beast charts Mel Gibson’s "downfall."  The photography of Blondie member … Read More

The Sunday Mazel: Slow Week for Jewish Weddings?

By July 11, 2010

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been beating away the wedding announcements for the best and brightest from the Tribe. Since we’re in the weeks leading up to Tisha B’Av, the well is pretty dry for good Jewish weddings. Today, … Read More

Lorne Michaels Can’t Fail

By July 8, 2010

If there was any doubt in the last 35 years that Lorne Michaels was the king of network comedy, the announcement today that both Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock have been nominated for Emmys, should shut you up for … Read More

Weekly Yiderati: Forward Founder Turns 150, Shteyngart’s Heavy Friends, Emily Gould’s Advice, Art Spiegelman and More

By July 8, 2010

  Yesterday was the 150th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Cahan (pictured above).  The Forward looks back on the legacy of it’s creator.  Gary Shteyngart introduces us to his famous friends, James Franco, Jay McInerney, Edmund White and Mary … Read More

Jews Talking Jonathan Franzen

By July 7, 2010

Our pals at Tablet opened the floodgates, and gave us an excuse to admit how excited we are for the forthcoming Jonathan Franzen novel, Freedom. The sites fall fiction preview was loaded with names we love: Roth, Ozick and Shteyngart, … Read More