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A Very Jewcy Holiday Party

By December 18, 2008

In times of financial crisis, like the one we’re in now, it’s always wise to be a bit prudent with one’s finances. That’s why when the Elders of Jewcy gave us the choice of a big blowout party at a … Read More

Jewcy Hanukkah Gift Guide

By December 10, 2008

As if eight long days of gift giving wasn’t hard enough, imagine trying to shop for hip Hanukkah presents in the midst of an economic depression. Don’t fret, we here at Jewcy have you covered with this recession-proof gift guide … Read More

Book Club: Size Matters

By October 3, 2008

In the week Kara Baskin has guest blogged on Jewcy, she has divulged some enticing information about sex and sexuality that could take even some men by surprise.  She kicked off with an introduction to the book, gave us the … Read More

Book Club: Dumbocracy AND Losers

By October 3, 2008

Roth’s and Beckerman’s books are a world apart.  Yet, the dialogue they developed over the course of the week is proof enough that two authors of divergent religious convictions and very dissimilar genres can be quite compatible.  Weaving in and … Read More

Book Club: Fitting in Is Overrated

By September 19, 2008

To thine own self be true. But can you do that while still being a valued part of the wider community? Or must you always sacrifice your own inclinations and desires to fit in? For anyone who has ever felt … Read More

Hoenlein and Palin: Match Made in Iran

By September 18, 2008

The Conference of Presidents leader, Malcolm Hoenlein got a little more than he bargained for when, after securing Hillary Clinton for his anti-Iran rally, timed to coincide with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech to the UN General Assembly, he also invited Sarah … Read More

Book Club: Walking Through Walls

By September 15, 2008

Smith, an artist and former managing editor of GQ magazine, reflects on his youth in 1960s Miami. He wanted a father who mowed the lawn, drank beer, and fell asleep in front of the TV. Instead, his dad, Lew Smith, … Read More

The New Jew Canon: The Chosen

By September 8, 2008

The New Jew Canon is a long-term project that seeks to canonize essential Jewish (and some Non-Jewish) reads as recommended by extraordinary rabbis, experts, and cultural leaders. Suggestions are welcome via comments or email. Title: The Chosen Author: Chaim Potok … Read More