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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

The Sunday Jewce: A Spitzer Boner, Anti-Israel Pop Music, A Solomon Schechter Teacher’s Miracle and More

By April 25, 2010

Spitzer screwed up again!  The Daily Beast says he should have shown up to the Tribeca Film Festival premier of the documentary about his fall from grace: "He probably would have received a standing ovation from the A-list audience of … Read More

The Weekly Lipa

By April 23, 2010

Much to our disappointment, Lipa did not tweet much this week – but the little he did was more than enough to give us our weekly dose of his ESL antics. As per usual, one of Lipa’s friends celebrated the … Read More