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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

Zionist Neocons or Self-Loathing Pinkos?

Zionist Neocons or Self-Loathing Pinkos?
By August 30, 2007

Pigeonhole-hopping is always a popular diversion among the opinionated. Inevitably leftists who disagree with you will call you fascist, while righties with beef will dismiss you as pinko Communists. It’s all too easy to derive glee from those moments when … Read More

True Confessions of Jewcy Users

True Confessions of Jewcy Users
By August 23, 2007

Writing about your life is dangerous. The only thing easier than putting your audience to sleep (“I remember the rich aroma of my grandmother’s delicious matza ball soup”) is shocking your audience so thoroughly that you’ll never get hired or … Read More

Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide Now

Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide Now
By August 15, 2007

According to Hrag Vartanian, a blogger who also works at the Armenian General Benevolent Union, the backlash against the Anti-Defamation League started on July 8*, when Jewcy published Fire Foxman, our call for Abe Foxman to be fired as head … Read More

Our Top-Secret Plan for Jewish Education

Our Top-Secret Plan for Jewish Education
By August 13, 2007

Jewish education is terrible in this country (unless you go to day school), so many of us grow up utterly clueless about how to be a Jew. We’re vaguely aware that synagogue attendance is required on two separate occasions in … Read More

Jewish Punk at Mo Pitkin’s

Jewish Punk at Mo Pitkin’s
By July 12, 2007

Dear Readers, Jewcy contributor Steven Beeber will be leading a panel discussion about Jews and Punk tonight at 11 at Mo Pitkin’s in the East Village, 34 Avenue A. Check back to the Shvitz in the coming weeks where Steven … Read More

Oppenheimer Says Fire Abe Foxman!

By July 11, 2007

We at Jewcy are delighted that Huffington Post blogger Mark Oppenheimer has gotten on board the Fire Foxman train. On the other hand, we're generally not keen on having writers from media Big Dogs like the Huff Post cruise by … Read More