Books

Exclusive Trailer Premiere For “Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness”

Exclusive Trailer Premiere For “Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness”
By May 19, 2011

Jewcy premieres the trailer for a film that profiles one of the greatest names in the history of Jewish literature, Sholem Aleichem Read More

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Philip Roth Helps Jews To Repeat Man Booker Awards

Philip Roth Helps Jews To Repeat Man Booker Awards
By May 18, 2011

Philip Roth is so close to being the Michael Jordan of writers that it isn’t even funny at this point. Read More

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Rewriting Edith Wharton’s Jew

Rewriting Edith Wharton’s Jew
By May 17, 2011

Taking a new look at a Jew from the Gilded Age. Read More

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From Jew To Muslim In “The Convert”

From Jew To Muslim In “The Convert”
By May 16, 2011

What drives a young Jewish woman to leave New York City, convert to Islam, and embrace life in a foreign country? Deborah Baker’s new book explores this question. Read More

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Jews Love Dystopia

Jews Love Dystopia
By May 4, 2011

Albert Brooks adds a book to the Jewish bleak situation canon. Read More

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Lower East Side Artist, Ira Cohen: 1935-2011

Lower East Side Artist, Ira Cohen: 1935-2011
By April 28, 2011

This past Monday a most thought-provoking and remarkable poet and visual artist, one of the last few greats of the Lower East Side Avant-Garde 60s Beatnik scene, quietly sneaked out–by the back door–of the great theater of life. Read More

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Ohm Vey: Reissue Of The Kama Sutra Of Haggadot Hits The Spot For Visual Learners

Ohm Vey: Reissue Of The Kama Sutra Of Haggadot Hits The Spot For Visual Learners
By April 21, 2011

The Szyk haggadah might be the coolest looking one ever. Read More

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Apparently, “The Day Of The Locust” Doesn’t Count As A Los Angeles Book

Apparently, “The Day Of The Locust” Doesn’t Count As A Los Angeles Book
By April 6, 2011

Whatever we can do to make sure that Nathanael West’s (born Nathan von Wallenstein Weinstein, pictured above) magnum opus gets the recognition it deserves as one of the quintessential tomes from the City of Angels, let us know and we’ll make it happen. Read More

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