Arts & Culture

Murder in Amsterdam

Murder in Amsterdam
By December 5, 2006

The Amsterdam apartment where Anne Frank began her diary before going into hiding from the Nazis has been restored to the style of the 1930s to create a refuge for persecuted writers….Using photographs from the family archive and a letter … Read More

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Cooking up Community with the Jews of Turkmenistan

Cooking up Community with the Jews of Turkmenistan
By December 1, 2006

There I was at the bookstore, furtively eyeing lush chicken legs, decadent almond tortes, glistening honey cakes, and sensuous strands of challah. My senses were titillated, my juices running, all from the images in these books. How could I have … Read More

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The Artwork Of Banksy And Art Terrorism

The Artwork Of Banksy And Art Terrorism
By November 28, 2006

British “art terrorist” Banksy envisions a society in which art is no longer cloistered away in galleries and private collections, where it’s no longer whored out and sapped of vitality by commercial sponsors. Banksy imagines a city where art is … Read More

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Day 1 (Dennis Prager): Why Are Atheists So Angry?

Day 1 (Dennis Prager): Why Are Atheists So Angry?
By November 16, 2006

From: Dennis Prager To: Sam Harris Subject: The Faith of Disbelief There is one thing you and I agree on, Sam. You write that you are “quite sure that we need only use words like ‘reason,’ ‘common sense,’ ‘evidence,’ and … 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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Bzura

Bzura
By November 1, 2006

She has three last names none real. One for each marriage and one mangled from a trip through Ellis Island (as if that kerchiefed head could pass for English) the injured one lasting a century a name taken from the … Read More

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In Memoriam: Welcome to Bob Dylan’s “Modern Times”

In Memoriam: Welcome to Bob Dylan’s “Modern Times”
By October 1, 2006

When Mikhal Gilmore of Rolling Stone asked Bob Dylan about the significance of the release of his album Love and Theft on September 11, 2001, Dylan offered a metaphor capturing the essence of his artistic vision: I mean, you're talking … Read More

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Banksy Backlash

Banksy Backlash
By September 25, 2006

Comment is Free, a Cruel Mistress: Recently, our hero’s made headlines by sneaking a dummy dressed in Guantánamo rags into Disneyland (once again fearlessly exposing Mickey Mouse’s disgusting war criminal past), and defacing several hundred copies of Paris Hilton’s new … Read More

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