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Bad Baby Names: Worse If They’re Jewish?

By March 11, 2008

Below, the Jewcy staff attempts to discuss today’s Times story about baby names. Have your own examples of hilarious Jewish names? Leave them in the comments section! Emily: The New York Times “Bad Baby Names” story made me think about … Read More

Jewciest Week Ever: From Lesbians To Leadership To Obama To Utopia!

By March 7, 2008

This week we: got the 'Lizzy the Lezzy' theme song stuck in our heads wondered whether Moses was on drugs got hit on while innocently explaining how to make a Purim basket got to the bottom of the tactics used … Read More

Commenter Controversy Of The Week: Is Lizzy The Lezzy Recruiting Our Youth?

By February 29, 2008

This week's commenter craziness award goes to Marc Hessel, who's adamant that he doesn't think "the younger youth" should have "their minds made for them" by watching a cartoon lesbian do standup comedy on the Internet or on a gay … Read More

Tough Jews: A Slide-Show

By February 6, 2008

Heath Ledger's recent death reminded us that the all-American heroes on our movie screens have lately been, well, Australian. Of course, it's also worth remembering some of Hollywood's toughest leading men are Jewish. Click here to view a slide-show essay … Read More

Royal Rumble: Hitchens vs. Boteach

By January 31, 2008

Last night the 92nd Street Y hosted a debate between Mr. "Shalom in the Home" Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and the inimitable Christopher Hitchens on the existence of God, something so wholly unprovable that the only guaranteed outcomes were bruised egos … Read More

Bad News Jews: Scammy Car Charities And Illegal Matzo Factories

By January 22, 2008

In Brooklyn, 150 residents were evicted from an illegally converted loft building after the fire department discovered an "illegal matzo factory" in the basement. Apparently, the grain used in baking matzo is a threat because it's potentially combustible. The residents … Read More

Jewcy’s Guide to the Holiday Web

By December 7, 2007

Hanukkah’s had it pretty rough lately, what with all this talk about the Maccabees being a bunch of terrorists. For most of us, it's all about the fried food, the chocolate, the presents and pretty lights — a Christmas manque, … Read More

The Rosh Hashanah Handbook

By September 11, 2007

Jewcy celebrates the New Year with bundled content to meet all your designer Jewish needs. Our Rosh Hashanah package includes an impressive menu for holiday eats, a listing of social events to attend (whether you wear sidelocks or Keds), and … Read More