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The Sunday Jewce: Agnostic Einstein, Sisterhood Reading List, Indie Rock Kids Books, Leno Sucking and More

By May 2, 2010

Vampire Nazi zombies?   Interesting. This is how they party in Crown Heights. The Sisterhood gives us their reading list.  Albert Einstein: letter writing agnostic.  Do you like The Decemberists?  Do you like books for kids?  This is the best news … Read More

Dan Goldman’s Spooky Real Estate

By April 30, 2010

One minute were in the midst of a zombie craze, then a vampire one and the next thing you know, Freddy Kruger gets a makeover; we are just begging to be scared.  But are these things really doing the job? … Read More

Matisyahu Doesn’t Like Sacramento Media

By April 30, 2010

This is what I gather from his interview with a Sacramento reporter who the Hasidic Ini Kamoze didn’t really seem to like.  Since Matisyahu is too busy cultivating his flourishing Disney association, the word count of the combined questions and … Read More

Jewcy Presents: The Yiderati at The Strand, May 18th

By April 28, 2010

Jewcy is proud to present The Yiderati, a reading series dedicated to showcasing the work of a new generation of Jewish writers. Join us as we welcome Rachel Shukert, Sam Apple and Jami Attenberg at this special inaugural event hosted … Read More

Our Top 3 Suspects in Brooklyn Torah Heist

By April 28, 2010

Gothamist is reporting that five Torah scrolls were stolen from a synagogue in Borough Park.  The shul seems to think this is an inside job, as the Rabbi is out of the country, a window was left open and the … Read More

The Only “Sophisticated” Jewish Books are About Food and Money

By April 28, 2010

That’s according to this list on Guyism, which lists Freakonomics and Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma alongisde books by David Foster Wallace and The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. We don’t need some third rate rip off of Maxim … Read More

Hava Nagilah Forever!

By April 27, 2010

If you ask somebody to sing a Jewish song, good chance they’ll inevitably hum "Hava Nagilah."  A new documentary tries to figure out exactly why that’s the case. 

Is There no Refuge for Hasidic Weed Dealers?

By April 26, 2010

A popular party for Orthodox outcasts might be closing up shop for good this time.  The Forward reports that the Manhattan meet up, Chulent (which we’ve heard described as a "Hasidic Animal House, but with better drugs"), is being kicked … Read More