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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

Book Club: My Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy

By September 5, 2008

Andrea Askowitz has the best life in the world.  She’s pregnant and healthy.  She has friends and family who love her.  She has money and meaningful work.  And all she can do is obsess about the one thing she doesn’t … Read More

What’s That? A Jewcy Party Tonight? Oh, Awesome.

By July 22, 2008

Calling all Jewcers! We are having a party! And it is TONIGHT! Starting at 7:00, Author Adam Mansbach will be joining us for an exclusive chat about The End of The Jews, his new book about ethnic identity, music, and … Read More

Obama Endorsed by Black Dynamite

By June 4, 2008

You know that Obama just clinched the Democratic nomination, but did you know who set him on the road to glory? Sure, his mother had something to do with it—but so did 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. See for … Read More

Is Barack Obama Muslim?

By May 25, 2008

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