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So What Is MASA, Anyway?

By April 6, 2009

You may have seen some ads on our website for a program called MASA. While we’re happy to accept their money, it’s also a pretty cool program we think you should know about. MASA "enables young Jews from all over … Read More

Sarah Silverman Talks Judaism on “Bill Maher”

By March 29, 2009

"I have no religion, and yet I have been… the Jews love me. I’m good for the Jews. There’s nothing I can do that makes me not good for the Jews, especially after that Great Shlep thing. I could, honestly… … Read More

Video: “Why We Need a Liberal Jewish Lobby”

By March 18, 2009

Why do we need a liberal Jewish lobby? What does "liberal" even mean, anyway? What’s wrong with existing Israel lobbies? The 92nd Street Y in New York recently held a panel discussion which addressed these issues and more. Jeremy Ben-Ami … Read More

What If Don Draper Were Jewish?

By March 4, 2009

We here at Jewcy were all distraught when Don Draper didn’t leave his WASPy milquetoast wife and run off with the stunning Jewess Rachel, who was totally his intellectual and emotional peer. But now we can pretend Don is a … Read More

Jewcy Zeitgeist: Snoop Dogg’s New Religion, Obama’s New Health Secretary, and OMGSNOW!!1!

By March 2, 2009

Today’s top stories, in no particular order: If you live on the East Coast, you knew this already, but it’s snowing. A lot. President Obama has tapped Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to head the department of Health and Human Services. … Read More

Jewcy Zeitgeist: Gisele’s Off the Market, Pot’s Off the Federal Agenda, Facebook’s On the Offensive

By February 27, 2009

Here are today’s top stories, in no particular order: Today, President Obama will announce a 19-month timeline for pulling almost all US troops out of Iraq. [For those of you doing the math at home, that’s by the end of … Read More

Jewcy Zeitgeist: An Apology, A Fire, And a Gmail Fail

By February 24, 2009

Today’s top stories, in no particular order… Following extensive controversy following a cartoon in the New York Post that appeared to portray President Barack Obama as a monkey, News Corp [the media conglomerate that owns the Post, as well as … Read More

Old Jews Telling Jokes: “Fidelity”

By February 19, 2009

Here is our latest installment of Jetpack Media’s "Old Jews Telling Jokes." Says Sam Hoffman: Barnett Hoffman is my dad. He was a criminal judge in New Jersey for twenty years where he would occasionally crack jokes from the bench. … Read More