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The Jewcy Style Index: Jennifer Fisher Jewelry

The Jewcy Style Index: Jennifer Fisher Jewelry
By November 5, 2010

When it comes to accessorizing, I am an old lady in a twenty-something’s body. My deep rooted fashion sensibility likely looks more like Edna Mode from The Incredibles or your eclectic Jewish grandmother rather than the average fine-jewels loving lady … Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Justin Taylor, Norris Church Mailer, Howard Jacobson, Pre-Beard Ben Greenman and More

The Weekly Yiderati: Justin Taylor, Norris Church Mailer, Howard Jacobson, Pre-Beard Ben Greenman and More
By November 4, 2010

This week in our literary roundup: Justin Taylor bids adieu to HTML GIANT, Norman Mailer’s widow talks about the wife of another dead writer, Ben Greenman: Pre-beard, the best list of “best of lists” and more Read More

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FFJD: Five Places You Should Never Go On a First Date.

FFJD: Five Places You Should Never Go On a First Date.
By November 4, 2010

So, you had a first date. Congrats! Is he cute? Does he have a receding hairline? Does she have friends? Have you stalked him properly? I’ve provided lists before of great, inexpensive first date locales, but sometimes people need a little reminding that there are some venues that are just heinously, totally unacceptable for a Close Encounter of the First Kind. Read More

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Let The Hanukkah Countdown Begin.

Let The Hanukkah Countdown Begin.
By November 4, 2010

In a somewhat Jeffy Foxworthesque way, you know it’s getting close to Hannukkah when… Read More

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Post-Biblical Art-Pop + England + Sweden = Love: A Girls In Trouble Tour Diary

Post-Biblical Art-Pop + England + Sweden = Love: A Girls In Trouble Tour Diary
By November 4, 2010

Alicia Jo Rabins shares her recollections of the Girls In Trouble tour across Europe. Swedish is spoken and good times are had. Read More

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A Dilemma Bigger Than Free Pork: A Rambling Review of Abe Foxman’s New Book Jews & Money

A Dilemma Bigger Than Free Pork: A Rambling Review of Abe Foxman’s New Book <i>Jews & Money</i>
By November 4, 2010

Money-grubbing crooks only out for their own kind. An alliance more threatening than the Freemason. Rich, cheap, greedy, controlling, dishonest shysters: Abe Foxman’s new book is a barrel of laughs. Read More

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The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/This American Life Roundup: This Party Sucks

The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/This American Life Roundup: This Party Sucks
By November 3, 2010

Thank you, gods of teabaggers and democrats for giving us Glassesque coverage of the mess that is midterm elections. As refreshing as the coverage is, the topic is so much dirtier than anything this guy has had in his mouth. Ira announces the theme this week: people looking at their own political parties and declaring, “this party sucks.” Read More

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“Global Day Of Jewish Learning” Maybe Not As Sweet As It Sounds

“Global Day Of Jewish Learning” Maybe Not As Sweet As It Sounds
By November 3, 2010

Jews of the world, lend Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz your ears, your hearts and forty bucks to do what Jews are supposed to do without much prompt: Learn. Read More

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