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Tuesday Playlist: A Nice Jewish Boys Guide to Great Songs About Jesus

Tuesday Playlist: A Nice Jewish Boys Guide to Great Songs About Jesus
By May 11, 2010

I’m not sure why or how I got into songs about Jesus; why I started making mixes for my friends called “Jesus Tapes” or scouring countless record stores, thrift stores, garage sales and Ebay for old gospel records.  I’ve never … Read More

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A pre-Shabbat Blessing: The Larry David Mötorhead Shirt

A pre-Shabbat Blessing: The Larry David Mötorhead Shirt
By March 5, 2010

You knew that Curb Your Enthusiasm had to meet Ace of Spades sooner or later. Read More

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Nina Simone: The High Priestess of Jewish Soul

Nina Simone: The High Priestess of Jewish Soul
By March 2, 2010

There’s this video that’s been floating around for a few years of Nina Simone covering the Israeli folk song “Eretz Zavat Chalav u’Dvash” (Land of Milk and Honey), but there has never been an adequate explanation as to why the … Read More

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DJ Lil Ray: Jewish, Vegan, Loves Hip-Hop

DJ Lil Ray: Jewish, Vegan, Loves Hip-Hop
By December 1, 2009

DJ Lil Ray, aka Rachael Spiewak, got her start as a DJ last year. This Jewish vegan specializes in hip-hop and had a weekly gig at a Saturday night dance party called Radiotron in Atlanta. She recently moved to Brooklyn. … Read More

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Everybody Knows: The Novels of Leonard Cohen

Everybody Knows: The Novels of Leonard Cohen
By May 26, 2009

It’s common wisdom that Leonard Cohen is more than just a singer-songwriter: he’s also a poet, a sage, even a religious figure. “Leonard is this almost prophetic voice in music for me. He’s got this almost Biblical significance and authority,” … Read More

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The Jews Who Rock Wiki

The Jews Who Rock Wiki
By November 15, 2006

The Jews who Rock Wiki. It's a long, long list of every more-or-less bigtime Jew in music. It was lovingly, painstakingly compiled by Jewcy's own Izzy Grinspan, and we now bring it to the public to help us fill in … Read More

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