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Good Idea: How to Party Like Maimonides

By May 21, 2010

You know when all of your 20-something, college educated friends get all excited because the date is 4/20, and you can only think to yourself, "buffoons!"? Well, the minds at the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles realized that "hey, … Read More

Question of the Day: What Holiday is Groucho Marx?

By May 20, 2010

Since JJ Goldberg has gone ahead and written the defining essay on a Jewish holiday as a Marx Brother with, "Shavuot: The Zeppo Marx of Jewish Holidays", we’ve got to come right out and ask the question everybody is wondering: Is Groucho Marx … Read More

Who Needs Lebron? Larry David’s Coming to New York

By May 19, 2010

At long last our prayers have been answered: Larry David is filming the next season of Curb Your Enthusiasm in his hometown of New York, and Susie Essman couldn’t be happier:  "They all live in LA, and for seven seasons, … Read More

The Jewcy Guide to Getting Amped for Shavuot

By May 18, 2010

Are you getting yourself prepared for that yearly all-night Torah study sesh, but forget how to cram like you did back in your college days?  We’ve got you covered: 1. Screw the cheesecake, it weighs you down.  Instead, consider drinking … Read More

The Sunday Jewce: Bloomberg Hearts Lebron, Haredi Daycare, Aqua Teen Hunger Force Tour, Heavy Metal Republicans, and More

By May 16, 2010

L Magazine stole our idea for a title about Bloomberg and Lebron: "Bloomie and The King, Part One: Tiny Jewish Man Woos Very Large Black Man." Did Newt Gingrich get the memo that all opinions on Elena Kagan should be … Read More

The Canadian Bagel Invasion Continues

By May 14, 2010

Was John Candy’s final film, 1995′s Canadian Bacon, a prophecy of things to come?  Are our neighbors to the north attempting to infiltrate the United States in a way so devious, yet so delicious, that even Glenn Beck himself would … Read More

Is There a Bracha for When You see a Hasid With a Harmonica?

By May 11, 2010

Because 2 minutes into the "I’m a Jew" video, you see one.

The Soft-Core Embroideries of Rebecca Levi

By May 11, 2010

Rebecca Levi has spent a decade creating needle-point art from found photos, pin-ups, and male "physique" magazines.  The results are both striking and subtle.  We liked what we saw this past March at her pop up gallery in Brooklyn, we … Read More