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Jewcy’s Comment and User Blog Policy

By March 19, 2008

Jewcy’s comments policy is very simple: Commenting at Jewcy is a privilege and not a right. It can be revoked if these guidelines are not adhered to. Comments threatening the site, any of our staff members, bloggers, or other commenters … Read More

Win Tickets to Exclusive Parties and Readings!

By March 18, 2008

Jewcy is giving away tickets to three upcoming events! To enter to win, follow these steps to get on our exclusive guest list. 1. Register and fill out your Jewcy Profile. 2. Click on an event below and send the … Read More

Jewciest Week Ever: From Project Runway to Shakespeare

By March 14, 2008

This week: Our interview with Palestinian Project Runway almost-winner Rami Kashou attracted the attention of New York mag's fashion blog, The Cut, where Amy Odell clarified that Rami's clothes would be available at Big Drop, not Intermix. This is crucial … Read More

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