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Jewish Basketball Fans Still Looking for their ‘Jewish Jordan’

Jewish Basketball Fans Still Looking for their ‘Jewish Jordan’
By October 18, 2012

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi has an unlikely friend in Cleveland—former basketball phenom Tamir Goodman Read More

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Why Rick Ross’ ‘Black Bar Mitzvah’ is Totally Fine for the Jews

Why Rick Ross’ ‘Black Bar Mitzvah’ is Totally Fine for the Jews
By October 15, 2012

It’s basically a regular mixtape with a huge gold Star of David on the cover Read More

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Is That a Falafel in My Situation Comedy?

Is That a Falafel in My Situation Comedy?
By September 27, 2012

Why Israeli-imported dramas like ‘Homeland’ and ‘In Treatment’ succeed where comedies like ‘The Ex-List’ fail Read More

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Daily Jewce: Chuck Norris May Be Going to Israel, Yom Kippur 5773 Roundup

Daily Jewce: Chuck Norris May Be Going to Israel, Yom Kippur 5773 Roundup
By September 25, 2012

In the news today: Caffeine suppositories during the fast, cycling in Tel Aviv, IV drips for elderly fasters, and more Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Watching the Anti-War Documentary ‘Tears of Gaza’

Culture Kvetch: Watching the Anti-War Documentary ‘Tears of Gaza’
By September 20, 2012

The 2010 documentary, screening this week in New York, offers an uncensored—if one-sided—look at violence and bloodshed in Gaza Read More

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Daily Jewce: An Ode to Manischewitz, Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ Movie Trailer

Daily Jewce: An Ode to Manischewitz, Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ Movie Trailer
By September 14, 2012

In the news today: Monica Lewinsky’s new book, WQXR’s High Holiday programming, Israel’s new national parks, and more Read More

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Daily Jewce: Kanye West Raps About Israel, DVF Gets Political

Daily Jewce: Kanye West Raps About Israel, DVF Gets Political
By September 10, 2012

In the news today: Josh Radnor front row at Fashion Week, the best ‘Seinfeld’ episodes, and more
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Daily Jewce: Yiddish Theater Heads to Brooklyn, Rockaway Beach Has Style

Daily Jewce: Yiddish Theater Heads to Brooklyn, Rockaway Beach Has Style
By September 5, 2012

In the news today: Matisyahu vs. Shia LaBeouf at the box office, Matt Groening’s napkin doodles, Art Garfunkel’s art, and more Read More

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