Books

Extremely Manipulative And Incredibly Irritating

Extremely Manipulative And Incredibly Irritating
By December 16, 2011

The trailer for the new Jonathan Safran Foer adaptation leaves us feeling a little disoriented. Read More

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The Crown Heights Affair

The Crown Heights Affair
By December 13, 2011

Matt Shaer explored a normally sheltered Hasidic community in Brooklyn and the conflict that is tearing it apart. Read More

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Walt Whitman Meets The Torah

Walt Whitman Meets The Torah
By December 5, 2011

When he left the world of observance, a young San Franciscan took with him the trops for chanting Torah and applied them to the works of Walt Whitman Read More

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Paying A Shiva Call With Joan Didion

Paying A Shiva Call With Joan Didion
By December 1, 2011

Last night, at the elegant Symphony Space, I attended a mass shiva call for the inimitable, venerable Joan Didion. Read More

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Jewcy Interviews: Mike Edison Talks Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!

Jewcy Interviews: Mike Edison Talks Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!
By November 30, 2011

Mike Edison’s “Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!” reads like the lovechild of Screw Magazine and Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. Read More

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Adam Kirsch CliffsNotes: Life And Fate

Adam Kirsch CliffsNotes: Life And Fate
By November 30, 2011

We try and boil down a 2000+ word essay by the prominent literary critic into around 200 or less. Read More

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A Jewish New Testament?

A Jewish New Testament?
By November 28, 2011

Two academics served as editors for the first, The Jewish Annotated New Testament Read More

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Etgar Keret Goes To Disneyland Paris

Etgar Keret Goes To Disneyland Paris
By November 22, 2011

With a title like that, how can you not click? Read More

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