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The Big Jewcy: Sarah Glidden – Comic Artist/Writer Who Tried To Understand Israel In 60 Days (Or Less)

The Big Jewcy: Sarah Glidden – Comic Artist/Writer Who Tried To Understand Israel In 60 Days (Or Less)
By June 14, 2011

The key to traversing Glidden’s work is right in the title: understanding. Much of Glidden’s work to date has dealt with the relationship between the personal and the political, and her latest book is a fine example of an artist guiding her audience towards understanding a foreign experience. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Shawn Landres – The Spark To Jumpstart New Ideas

The Big Jewcy: Shawn Landres – The Spark To Jumpstart New Ideas
By June 14, 2011

Shawn Landres knows that Jews have lots of ideas. He wants to help bring them to fruition. Read More

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Daily Jewce: A Better JDate, Andy Samberg Does Shark Week, Kahane’s Assassin, Carole King’s Memoir, And More

Daily Jewce: A Better JDate, Andy Samberg Does Shark Week, Kahane’s Assassin, Carole King’s Memoir, And More
By June 14, 2011

In the news: A letter for a better JDate, Andy Samberg watching sharks, Carole King writing a memoir, and much more. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Brandon Friend – Socially Networking Art

The Big Jewcy: Brandon Friend – Socially Networking Art
By June 13, 2011

Brandon Friend is one artist who is helping to create an online community for any artist who has access to a computer. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Chesa Boudin – Left Wing Scion

The Big Jewcy: Chesa Boudin – Left Wing Scion
By June 13, 2011

In the 2004 book Family Circle, Susan Braudy referred to Boudin family as “The aristocracy of the left,” but the family life experienced by Chesa Boudin growing up, was far too sprawling and complex to be so easily summed up. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Judd Greenstein – Composer/New Amsterdam Records

The Big Jewcy: Judd Greenstein – Composer/New Amsterdam Records
By June 13, 2011

Judd Greenstein’s involvement in modern music occurs through multiple avenues: he’s a composer, one of the people behind the fine independent record label New Amsterdam Records, and a deft essayist on topics of interest to the current state of new music. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Diana Spechler – Author

The Big Jewcy: Diana Spechler – Author
By June 13, 2011

Jewish people eat when they feel sad. Maybe this is a practice we pioneered, but in her latest novel, Skinny, author Diana Spechler gives us the character of Gray Lachmann. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Esther K. – Jewish Engagement Superstar

The Big Jewcy: Esther K. – Jewish Engagement Superstar
By June 13, 2011

Her job title is Program Coordinator, NextGen Engagement Initiative at Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, but what Esther K. does goes beyond that. She’s the bridge between more traditional organizations and the innovative startups that are helping redefine the Jewish world for years to come. Read More

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