About Joey Kurtzman

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


How You Can Help Set the Domestic Jewish Agenda for 2008

How You Can Help Set the Domestic Jewish Agenda for 2008
By May 21, 2007

If Jewcy had a politburo, this would be its first diktat. If we issued encyclicals, this would be the first to go out under the waxy Shin seal. Our communiqué to all Jewcers: please get behind the Domestic Jewish Agenda … Read More

Joey’s Evolving List of Web Design & Development Complaints

By May 16, 2007

Today's Hot Wish or Complaint!: Joey says… When new users link from their opening e-mail, it should prompt them and link them to create a password if they haven't yet done so. Craig says… Further Wishes and Complaints: Magazine bar … Read More

Author pics at top? And we want Elisa back.

By May 15, 2007

I think maybe we should put the pic of the author of a blog post or article up at the top of the page, to the right of the hed and dek. There's often a lot of white space next … Read More

New in Jewcy: Kill the Cow, Save the Tree

New in Jewcy: Kill the Cow, Save the Tree
By May 15, 2007

In the latest installment of our vegetarian dialogue, Charles Eisenstein gets nasty and compares vegetarians to Rene Descartes. Oh come on, Charles! Is there a Godwin's Law for vegetarian debates? Then he slurs us as a horde of little Jeremy … Read More

When Ethnic Lobbies Collide: Jews, Arabs, and the 2008 Election

By May 11, 2007

The Jewish-American lobby is going to get trounced by the Arab-American lobby, says David Forman in the Jerusalem Post. If it doesn't happen in the upcoming election, it'll happen eventually. With the next presidential election already heating up, American Jewish … Read More

When Heroes Go Batshit: Mordechai Vanunu and the Left

By May 7, 2007

Mordechai Vanunu, the Israeli dissident who spent eighteen years in prison for blowing the whistle on Israel's nuclear facility in Dimona, is on the verge of being rearrested. When he was finally released three years ago, the left-liberal media shouted … Read More

I Donated $1000 to American Idol. But You, You’re Trash.

I Donated $1000 to American Idol. But You, You’re Trash.
By May 3, 2007

See Peter Singer's response to this post, here! I donated $1000 to “Idol Gives Back” the other night. Check it out, here’s the charge on my Mastercard. Trans Date: 04/28/2007 Post Date: 04/30/2007 Description: IDOL GIVES BACK(Other) Transaction Number: 25536067120000001175409 … Read More

American Fascism in Ten Hysterical Steps: Naomi Wolf in the Guardian

By April 26, 2007

During the six years I was marooned in the British Isles, I became, by necessity, an amateur taxonomist, like those dilettante Victorian naturalists who poked around looking for new types of dung beetles or butterflies. I wasn’t after dung beetles, … Read More