David Rakoff

Why Are Jews So Obsessed With Bacon?

Why Are Jews So Obsessed With Bacon?
By April 25, 2013

An observant woman takes on the cultural fetishization of bacon, the ultimate symbol of trayf Read More

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Daily Jewce: Tel Aviv Goes Wi-Fi, Alison Brie is Captain America

Daily Jewce: Tel Aviv Goes Wi-Fi, Alison Brie is Captain America
By December 31, 2012

Plus controversy over Hitler statue in Warsaw Ghetto, remembering David Rakoff, and more Read More

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Daily Jewce: Alicia Silverstone’s Vegan Plea to Putin, Longboarding in Israel

Daily Jewce: Alicia Silverstone’s Vegan Plea to Putin, Longboarding in Israel
By August 17, 2012

In the news today: Action Bronson’s favorite NYC bagels, Steven Spielberg no longer Shia Labeouf’s sensei, SJP as Annie, and more Read More

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Remembering David Rakoff: Writer, Storyteller, and Chronicler

Remembering David Rakoff: Writer, Storyteller, and Chronicler
By August 10, 2012

The writer, actor, and frequent NPR contributor passed away at age 47 Read More

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Daily Jewce: Mohel Tweets About Baby’s Small Penis, Israeli Gas Mask Bongs for Sale, and more

Daily Jewce: Mohel Tweets About Baby’s Small Penis, Israeli Gas Mask Bongs for Sale, and more
By April 23, 2012

In the news today: Louis C.K.’s Woody Allen-inspired trailer for ‘Louie,’ David Rakoff’s eating patterns, Nicky Hilton dating a Rothschild, and more Read More

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Everything’s Coming Up Moses!

Everything’s Coming Up Moses!
By March 30, 2012

Our favorite Broadway-themed Passover musical parody returns this week Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: William “Upski” Wimsatt, Melville House Turns Down Award, Myla Goldberg, David Rakoff and More

The Weekly Yiderati: William “Upski” Wimsatt, Melville House Turns Down Award, Myla Goldberg, David Rakoff and More
By October 28, 2010

Our weekly roundup of literary news includes the indie press Melville House turning down an award, Jonathan Franzen hanging with Obama, Myla Goldberg’s new book, David Rakoff’s voice, and so much more. Read More

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