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Battle Of The Big Jewish Books: Joshua Cohen Vs. Adam Levin

Battle Of The Big Jewish Books:  Joshua Cohen Vs. Adam Levin
By November 8, 2010

Joshua Cohen reviewed Adam Levin’s “The Instructions” for the New York Times Sunday Book Review. Nothing strange about that, except Cohen wrote a really big book about Jews and so did Levin. Did things get awkward? Read More

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The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/This American Life Roundup: This Party Sucks

The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/This American Life Roundup: This Party Sucks
By November 3, 2010

Thank you, gods of teabaggers and democrats for giving us Glassesque coverage of the mess that is midterm elections. As refreshing as the coverage is, the topic is so much dirtier than anything this guy has had in his mouth. Ira announces the theme this week: people looking at their own political parties and declaring, “this party sucks.” Read More

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Jewcy Interviews: Will Schneider of Slingshot

Jewcy Interviews: Will Schneider of Slingshot
By November 1, 2010

Will Schneider is the Director of Slingshot, a non-profit dedicated to strengthening innovation in Jewish life by developing next-generation funders and providing resources to leverage impact in the Jewish community. Read More

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Top Ten Jewish Contributions to Halloween

Top Ten Jewish Contributions to Halloween
By October 29, 2010

1. The Great Pumpkin – One night a year, Linus sits and waits for the Great Pumpkin to come, but to no avail.  He does his best to fulfill all the necessary preconditions for the Great Pumpkin’s arrival, and yet … Read More

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The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/This American Life Roundup: “Unconditional Love”

The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/This American Life Roundup: “Unconditional Love”
By October 27, 2010

In the mood for some spooning, this week’s Life resurrects a four-year-old episode with a little deep emotional attachment in “Unconditional Love.” Read More

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RIP “Fiddler on the Roof” Author Joseph Stein

RIP “Fiddler on the Roof” Author Joseph Stein
By October 26, 2010

The author who wrote Fiddler on the Roof, has died at 98 Read More

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Seeing “Budrus” in Ramallah

Seeing “Budrus” in Ramallah
By October 25, 2010

On October 17th, Jewcy will present a special Q&A with “Budrus” writer and director, Julia Bacha, after the 6:25 screening at Quad City Cinema.  Please join us if you are in New York. It is one thing to know that … Read More

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Jewcy Cheers on Blue Card at the New York City Marathon

Jewcy Cheers on Blue Card at the New York City Marathon
By October 25, 2010

On November 7th, most of Team Jewcy will be planted on a corner somewhere in Brooklyn, watching the runners in the ING New York City Marathon, and thinking “gee, we wish we could do that.”  We will cheer for each … Read More

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