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Jewcy Presents: Nora Ephron And Nathan Englander In Conversation At Symphony Space

Jewcy Presents: Nora Ephron And Nathan Englander In Conversation At Symphony Space
By January 11, 2012

Catch two masters of their respected crafts in a rare public discussion together. Read More

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Reviewed: Jeff Oliver’s “Failure To Thrive”

Reviewed: Jeff Oliver’s “Failure To Thrive”
By January 11, 2012

Jeff Oliver in his debut novel, Failure to Thrive, throws a hail-mary pass that lands, beautifully, in the arms of the readers. Read More

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Black, Gay, And Jewish: How Do You Jew?

Black, Gay, And Jewish: How Do You Jew?
By January 10, 2012

When I was converting everyone wanted to know why I wanted to be Jewish. I knew why I wanted to be Jewish, but I found that articulating it to others in a way that is universally understandable was difficult. Read More

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Jews Want Chief Of Staff Seat Back

Jews Want Chief Of Staff Seat Back
By January 9, 2012

We like to imagine that Daley was simply keeping the seat warm for another Jew to take over after Rahm Emanuel stepped down to become the mayor of Chicago. Read More

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Why Downton Abbey Is The Least Jewish Show On Television

Why Downton Abbey Is The Least Jewish Show On Television
By January 9, 2012

We knew there was a reason there were no Jews at Downton! Read More

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“The Moment” At An Orthodox Funeral

“The Moment” At An Orthodox Funeral
By January 9, 2012

An excerpt from the latest book from the folks who brought you the Six-Word Memoir series. Read More

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Shtickball: The Dave Zirin Lovefest

Shtickball: The Dave Zirin Lovefest
By January 6, 2012

Hell hath no fury like a Zirin with a cocktail in his hand. Read More

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Black, Gay, And Jewish: Thoughts On Shit White Girls Say…To Black Girls

Black, Gay, And Jewish: Thoughts On Shit White Girls Say…To Black Girls
By January 6, 2012

So you’re in a safe space with a “safe black person” and all of a sudden things you’d never say to a person on the street or on the subway just fly out of the mouth without bounds… Read More

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