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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

How We Love Now

How We Love Now
By June 29, 2007

“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.” The Song of Solomon makes it sound so simple—hot, even. But as Jewcy’s sex and dating coverage has amply proven over the past six months, love is never that straightforward. For … Read More

Rhythm and Jews

Rhythm and Jews
By June 19, 2007

Lionel Trilling memorably spoke of the “dark and bloody crossroads where politics and literature meet," usually at grave expense of both. Quite without realizing it, Jewcy has cultivated a special genre of criticism that explores this messy intersection as it … Read More

The Persian Version

The Persian Version
By June 13, 2007

Denis Leary once suggested Iran and Iraq be combined into a country called Irate. Not a bad idea given the news out of both Shia-dominant cynosures for misbehavior. But after the removal of Saddam Hussein from power, there's no doubting … Read More