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Mayim Bialik Has Questions About Orthodox Sexism

By July 15, 2009

Actress Mayim Bialik and her best-known alter ego, Blossom, have a question for Jew in the City blogger Allison Josephs. Josephs is a New York-based Orthodox woman who believes that the public perception of the Orthodox is too negative and … Read More

Anna Kournikova is NOT Jewish, You Guys

By July 13, 2009

In case any of you Nice Jewish Boys out there were thinking about proposing to Anna Kournikova, don’t bother. For one, she’s reportedly already engaged to Enrique Iglesias. For another, she is very adamantly not a Jew. Via the Washington … Read More

‘Yes Men’ Say ‘No Thanks’ to Jerusalem Film Festival

By July 3, 2009

For those of you who bought tickets to the Jerusalem Film Festival, you might want to know that the docket now contains one less film. The Yes Men Fix the World, about a group called the Yes Men who "impersonate … Read More

Noah vs Cousin Moishe, Part III

By June 15, 2009

This is the third installment in the saga of Noah, a secular Jew who is happily engaged to a non-Jewish woman, and his baal teshuvah cousin Moishe. Moishe emailed Noah to express his displeasure with Noah’s choice of a bride, … Read More

Responding to Cousin Moishe

By June 3, 2009

Last week, we posted an email sent to "Noah," a Jewish guy about to marry his non-Jewish girlfriend "Sheila," by his ultra-Orthodox cousin "Moishe." Moishe vehemently – and inarticulately – disapproved of Noah’s choice and sent him an email encouraging … Read More

Love, Hate, and the Jewish State

By May 22, 2009

How do you feel about Israel? It seems like a pretty simple question, but any diaspora Jew can tell you that their thoughts on Israel are layered, complex, and emotionally charged. Makom and the New Israel Fund are organizing an … Read More

Tamil Protest in London

By April 17, 2009

This slideshow originally appeared on spiked and is reprinted with permission. The text was written by Brendan O’Neill and photographs taken by Nathalie Rothschild.

Jewcy Zeitgeist: Obamas Get Dog, Amazon Anti-Gay, and Gibsons File for Divorce

By April 13, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Barack Obama is setting out to lift some of the travel restrictions to Cuba, allowing Cuban-Americans to travel there more freely. Economic relations are also sought to be improved. A passenger of … Read More