About Rachel Ament

Rachel Ament was the member of the writing staff for the independent film, Nola, produced by Married with Children producer Harold Sylvester. She has contributed to Jewcy, Oxygen, The Jerusalem Post, Moment and other publications. Visit her at http://rachelament.blogspot.com. Email her at Rachel.Ament@gmail.com.

Jewcy Interviews: Jill Zarin of “The Real Housewives of New York”

By July 14, 2010

Real Housewives of New York star Jill Zarin is perhaps the most identifiably Jewish woman on television today.  She hails from Woodmere, Long Island; she speaks with inflated vowels and shrunken consonants and her heart will not stop beating tachycardiacally … Read More

The Matchmaking Gene

By December 8, 2008

The most precious and irritating biological data God ever created, slithering around in the far backs of the Jewish DNA is the chromosome for matchmaking. All Jewish women are carriers but the trait only surfaces the day a Jewish woman … Read More

Oy Vez Como Va

By November 11, 2008

All Jews, at some point in their lives, dream of wagging their fingers at an audience and saying, "Jew you down? I’d like to throw you down!" But few members of the tribe can do it with such instinctive brio … Read More

I Got Blitzed by a Nazi Boyfriend

By September 23, 2008

At the Metro Club in New Orleans, I was dancing with a law school student named Hendrik, who kept palming his way down the backside of my thighs.  Without hesitation, he told me he had been waiting all night to … Read More