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The Sunday Mazel: Work For Your Weddings

The Sunday Mazel: Work For Your Weddings
By October 31, 2010

You know it’s going to be slim pickings for the week’s Sunday Mazel when the lead wedding announcement has a caption that reads, “The couple met as Snow White and Hugh Hefner, in costume at a rugby tournament.” So we’re going to go with bullet points today, and finding as much good as we can. Read More

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Top Ten Jewish Contributions to Halloween

Top Ten Jewish Contributions to Halloween
By October 29, 2010

1. The Great Pumpkin – One night a year, Linus sits and waits for the Great Pumpkin to come, but to no avail.  He does his best to fulfill all the necessary preconditions for the Great Pumpkin’s arrival, and yet … Read More

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An 86-Year-Old Bubbe Talks Brazillian Wax

An 86-Year-Old Bubbe Talks Brazillian Wax
By October 29, 2010

At Jewcy, we talk to Nana about politics. Our pals at The Frisky have no problem asking their Bubbe about things like having too much sex, having sex with multiple people, and getting everything totally shaved, ya know, down there. Read More

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Mapping The Network Of Jewish Websites

Mapping The Network Of Jewish Websites
By October 29, 2010

The following piece by Ari Y. Kelman, Professor of American Studies and Director of the Graduate Group in the Study of Religion at UC Davis, is an excerpt from a soon to be published study entitled “Reality of the Virtual: … Read More

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Daily Jewce: Pamela Anderson’s Orthodox Penpal, Covering Bob Dylan, Jews In Chicago Television Shows And More

Daily Jewce: Pamela Anderson’s Orthodox Penpal, Covering Bob Dylan, Jews In Chicago Television Shows And More
By October 29, 2010

Today: Pamela Anderson writes letters to Orthodox Jews. Our first question: who writes letters anymore? Also, Covering Bob Dylan, a lack of Jews in Chicago television shows and much more. Read More

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Reform Jewish Movement Shows Off Wit And Literary Prowess When Dealing With Haitian Cholera Epidemic

Reform Jewish Movement Shows Off Wit And Literary Prowess When Dealing With Haitian Cholera Epidemic
By October 29, 2010

We might have to question the timing of their wit and reference to a Gabriel García Márquez novel in a recent press release to talk about the Jewish denominations help in the fight against the cholera epidemic in Haiti Read More

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Premiere: Judd Apatow & Friends Working For AJWS

Premiere: Judd Apatow & Friends Working For AJWS
By October 28, 2010

Judd Apatow gets Lindsay Lohan, Tracy Morgan, Professor X, the parrot from “Aladdin,” the guy from “Machete,” Jack Bauer, two Seinfeld stars, and Sarah Silverman to stick up for AJWS. Read More

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Why Study Young Jewish Leaders? An Introduction.

Why Study Young Jewish Leaders?  An Introduction.
By October 28, 2010

At the first planning meeting for a new project examining Jewish leaders in their twenties and thirties, Shaul Kelner, himself a young-ish  sociologist, threw down the gauntlet: “Maybe we ought to study older leaders to find out why they are so … Read More

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