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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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News Flash: Models Too Thin

News Flash:  Models Too Thin
By September 21, 2006

I cannot help but weigh in (excuse the pun) on "Thin and Thinner" from the Times' Thursday Styles. I could go on and on about the topic of overly thin models (for that see my personal blog). But I'll make … Read More

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Israel Did It First: Banning Skinny Minnies

Israel Did It First:  Banning Skinny Minnies
By September 15, 2006

If any of you have been as disgusted as me watching this Fashion Week's regime of toothpicks struggle to lift the weight of the very "in" platform stiletto (I recall some of Marc Jacobs' models were especially appalling… like his … Read More

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Candles of 9/11

Candles of 9/11
By September 1, 2006

There was a short time, five years ago, when we all flew the flag. This was before the "War on Terror" became a pretext, and before we Americans were afraid (or ashamed) to reveal our nationality abroad. New Yorkers remember … Read More

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Biography as Destiny: Eva Hesse at the Jewish Museum

Biography as Destiny: Eva Hesse at the Jewish Museum
By August 1, 2006

Around and around: the ongoing debates over Eva Hesse Regularly exhibited during her lifetime in the museums and galleries of New York and abroad, Eva Hesse is still considered one of the major international artists of the late 20th century. … Read More

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