About tahlraz

Before joining Jewcy Media as President and Editor, Tahl Raz was a Senior Editor at Fortune Small Business. He is the co-author of the national bestseller, Never Eat Alone. He started his career at the Jerusalem Post as the youngest person in the newspaper's history to be published in the weekend magazine (the article was a profile of an Israeli radio sex therapist). After a stint as a feature writer and reporter for the Post, he has served as a feature writer for Inc. magazine, an on-air correspondent for the NPR-distributed radio show, "Beyond Computers," and contributed to the San Francisco Chronicle, GQ, and others. He was named one of America's top 30 business journalists under the age of 30 by the trade publication TJFR. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Vassar College.

Crocs: What God Wears on Her Feet

Crocs: What God Wears on Her Feet
By July 16, 2007

You read Meghan O’Rourke, Slate’s cultural empress, with the sort of heightened interest reserved for those who’ve got game. She’s good. She’s young. And she’s aware of both. I was shocked, then, when I swung by Slate this afternoon and … Read More

From Israel With Love

From Israel With Love
By June 18, 2007

When John Le Carré admitted several years ago he was a longtime agent of Britain's intelligence services, the bestselling spy-thriller writer explained his involvement in the sort of terms you’d expect from someone who had for decades brilliantly captured boys’ … Read More

Books and Movies That Change Your Life

By May 21, 2007

Jewcy editor Michael Weiss recently sent out an office email asking editors and contributors for recommendations of books and movies with the intention of putting together a list with capsule summaries for the Shvitz. It got me thinking about Yale … Read More

Palestinian Politician: Kill all Americans

By May 1, 2007

The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), a nonprofit that provides translations of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish media, caught up with Sheik Ahmad Bahr, acting Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, during his tour of the Sudan. In a friendly … Read More

Presidential Debates a Sham!

By May 1, 2007

The presidential debates, maybe the most crucial electoral event in the process of choosing American leadership, are a disgrace to this country's founders.  A bipartisan organization of former Republican and Democratic party bosses called the Commission on Presidential Debates took … Read More

Silencing Rabbi Michael Lerner

By March 2, 2007

Loyal and talented Jewcy contributor and Faithhacker scribe Laurel Snyder posts in “The ‘New’ Jewish Antisemitism” an endorsement of the progressive rabbi of the Jewish community, Michael Lerner, and his crusade to highlight the “silencing of debate about Israeli policy” … Read More

NY Times Reports: Fat People’s Farts Cause Global Warming

NY Times Reports: Fat People’s Farts Cause Global Warming
By November 17, 2006

These days few features of the American landscape are more exploited by the media than our penchant for porkiness. The so-called "obesity epidemic" serves as a terrific metaphor for lazy, bloviating French social critics, newspaper editors in need of a … Read More

Welcome to Jewcy

Welcome to Jewcy
By November 15, 2006

“For instance? Well, for instance, what it means to be a man. In a city. In a century. In transition. In a mass. Transformed by science. Under organized power. Subject to tremendous controls. In a condition caused by mechanization. After … Read More