About Joey Kurtzman

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


The Judean People’s Front, the Blogosphere, and Jewcy

By November 28, 2007

Yesterday, some Jewcy readers observed that Brendan O'Neill, editor of the online magazine Spiked and recent contributor here, began his journalistic career at a magazine named Living Marxism. Living Marxism was the organ of Britain's Revolutionary Communist Party, which held … Read More

Web 3.0, Scraping, and IFrames

By November 21, 2007

Being an online media professional is very much like being a sociologist or a psychiatrist. None of us really have any clue how anything in our field works or how it ought to work, so we spend much of our … Read More

The Joys of Jewcy Transclusion

By November 21, 2007

Joey loves to party. Jewcy loves to party. The following article is a little bit bollocks, but also somewhat good. For the record, Jewcy was the first to think of the idea of a punny Jewish name, and only much … Read More

Why are American Jews Appeasing Turkish Antisemites?

By November 16, 2007

In his recent Jewcy piece "The Betrayal of Turkish Jews," Khatchig Mouradian paints a dark portrait of Jewish life in Turkey, one in which Turkish Jews hope to escape antisemitic violence by proving their extreme loyalty to Turkey. Ami Eden, … Read More

Tonight, Help Jewcy and No Place for Denial Tell the ADL that Genocide Denial is Not a Jewish Value

By November 1, 2007

Jewcy Folk, Tonight Jewcy and the Armenian-American community's No Place for Denial campaign co-sponsor a rally outside the national ADL headquarters in Manhattan. For the next few days, the national ADL will be meeting somewhere in the City to consider, … Read More

Vegetarians Prevent Suffering. Environmentalists Cause It.

By October 24, 2007

Is a vegan diet better for the environment than a vegetarian diet? Today, Slate asks that question. Either way, though, giving up meat is apparently good for the Earth: "going vegetarian has the same effect on carbon dioxide emissions as … Read More

Israel Submits Resolution Opposing Holocaust Denial

By October 16, 2007

You have got to be kidding me. The [Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs] has presented UNESCO with a draft resolution for the preservation of the memory of the Holocaust and prevention of its denial. Oh, stuff it. The historic proposed … Read More

Gay Marriage. Traditional Jewish Law. How Do We Get These Two Together?

By October 15, 2007

It’s the fifth anniversary of Trembling Before God, the landmark documentary that showed the world that, while there may be no gays in Iran, there are most assuredly gays and lesbians among Orthodox Jews. How much have attitudes changed among … Read More