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Jewcy Interviews: Suuns

Jewcy Interviews: Suuns
By November 18, 2010

The Montreal band Suuns aren’t afraid to cross thirty years of musical terrain to find inspiration for the songs on their debut full-length, Zeroes QC. In just under forty minutes, the band dances around between Krautrock and twitchy indie rock — throwing in the occasional song that sounds like it would fit perfectly in the film Running Man. Read More

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Top Ten Favorite Examples Of Kafkaesque

Top Ten Favorite Examples Of Kafkaesque
By November 15, 2010

It seems these days that people think they can apply the term “Kafkaesque” to just about anything. We found out ten favorite examples. Read More

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The Last Of The Great Bronx Kosher Delis

The Last Of The Great Bronx Kosher Delis
By November 10, 2010

I’m not saying that I don’t believe good Kosher delis can exist in the Bronx, I do, and I know the Borough’s strong immigrant Jewish history, I was just quite frankly surprised that this Kosher deli was still alive and kicking, in the predominantly Latino Kingsbridge neighborhood. Read More

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Authors In Conversation: Ben Greenman And Elif Batuman

Authors In Conversation: Ben Greenman And Elif Batuman
By November 8, 2010

Ben Greenman and Elif Batuman are not from the school of thought that Russian literature has to be all dark and gloomy. In this exclusive video, we sit down with the two authors. Read More

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A Dilemma Bigger Than Free Pork: A Rambling Review of Abe Foxman’s New Book Jews & Money

A Dilemma Bigger Than Free Pork: A Rambling Review of Abe Foxman’s New Book <i>Jews & Money</i>
By November 4, 2010

Money-grubbing crooks only out for their own kind. An alliance more threatening than the Freemason. Rich, cheap, greedy, controlling, dishonest shysters: Abe Foxman’s new book is a barrel of laughs. Read More

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Adam Levin Guest Posts On The Jewish Influence In The Instructions

Adam Levin Guest Posts On The Jewish Influence In <i>The Instructions</i>
By November 3, 2010

Post #2 by the author of the largest book of Jewish fiction to come out this year discusses the influence Judaism had on “The Instructions.” Read More

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Guest Post: Adam Levin, Author Of The Instructions

Guest Post: Adam Levin, Author Of <i>The Instructions</i>
By November 1, 2010

The chance to savor 1,000 + pages of a book that brings to mind a strange hybrid of David Foster Wallace and Philip Roth as an angsty Jewish kid in the Chicago suburbs, is one that we really suggest nobody miss out on. Adam Levin was the man who took up the challenge of writing that book, and he will be guest blogging for us over the next week. Read More

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Premiere: Judd Apatow & Friends Working For AJWS

Premiere: Judd Apatow & Friends Working For AJWS
By October 28, 2010

Judd Apatow gets Lindsay Lohan, Tracy Morgan, Professor X, the parrot from “Aladdin,” the guy from “Machete,” Jack Bauer, two Seinfeld stars, and Sarah Silverman to stick up for AJWS. Read More

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