About Joey Kurtzman

Joey Kurtzman is former president of Jewcy Partners, LLC, and co-founding editor of Jewcy.com


Ultimate Fighting’s Norman Mailer

Ultimate Fighting’s Norman Mailer
By December 28, 2006

It all started with the Ultimate Fighting Championships in 1993. Promoters brought together some of the baddest dudes on the planet—boxers, kickboxers, sumo wrestlers, jujitsu masters, and karate black belts—and paid them to pound each other in the balls, kick … Read More

No U.S. Aid to Israel Next Year

No U.S. Aid to Israel Next Year
By December 27, 2006

Israel plans first settlement in ten years, says the New York Times. Israel announced plans on Tuesday to construct a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank for the first time in 10 years. The planned new settlement will be … Read More

Holocaust Revisionism: Not All Anti-Zionist Cachet Just Yet

By December 18, 2006

It's good to be reminded that, despite Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's best efforts, not everyone in the Muslim world buys the line that open mindedness about the existence of the Holocaust is the mark of a freethinker and an anti-imperialist. The organization … Read More

Eau d’Gentile

Eau d’Gentile
By December 15, 2006

In the past decade scientists have learned amazing things about how women react to men’s smelly t-shirts. The trick works like this: get a whole bunch of men to wear t-shirts for two days—no deoderant allowed!—and then put each shirt … Read More

Best. Propaganda. Ever.

By December 12, 2006

Kim Jong-il is famous for his love of film and his aspirations as a director, and I detect the Dear Leader's fingerprints all over this one. Who else could make "You are a country of murderers!" sound so much like … Read More

Jeffrey Goldberg on Jimmy Carter: My Complaints

By December 11, 2006

Earlier today Michael shvitzed about Jewcy editorial advisor Jeffrey Goldberg’s critical review of Jimmy Carter’s Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid. I haven’t yet read Carter’s book, so I’m not in a position to evaluate most of Goldberg’s review. However, two of … Read More

Israel “Sabotaging” ISG Report

By December 11, 2006

The Iraq Study Group's program for Iraq hasn't been out a week and hasn't been implemented, and already the Israel fetishists of the left are announcing that Israel is causing it to fail. In today’s Guardian, Peter Preston discusses the … Read More

This Just In: Our Men Have Small Penises

This Just In: Our Men Have Small Penises
By December 11, 2006

If the sign of a healthy democracy is a media that publishes “inconvenient truths,” then Indian democracy has no peer. This weekend, the Times of India offered 450 million Indian men the following news in an article titled "Indian men … Read More