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Purim Thoughts

Hey all, in the light of the upcoming rucus, I was thinking of Oscar Wilde’s Decay of Lying (awesome essay btw), he says: In point of fact, what is interesting about people in good society…is the mask each one of…

Rocking Jewish bands?

Hey all. I’m putting together another show of Jewish poetry and music here in New York – and I wonder if you have any thoughts about the cool new bands out there. To give you an idea of what we…

More of them Wild Man Blues?

New Woody Allen movie came out!! But, check out the trailer, it’s about the same old thing, seems even more weary than usual. And Woody is not even acting. But how can I resist? It’s coming out this weekend, just…

Park Slope Chidush

Discovered a really funky spot in Park Slope: Jewish Music Cafe. It’s inside of a shul, but the set up is really chilled out. Occasional open mic gigs, and people like Aaron Razel, Reva L’Sheva, the holy crew of Pey…

Shalom Katyusha

Different kind of celebrities here… Last Sunday I saw the “Red Army Choir and Orchestra” at Lincoln Center. Was hot stuff, choreography, balalaikas, vintage Soviet bling-bling etc. My friend who had no emotional attachment to “Ochi Chernie” and such, dozed…

Hot charismatic Jewish women

Hot charismatic Jewish women make the world go around. And I don’t mean it just in the crass, existential way, but in the most uplifted cultural sense as well. Late 18th century through 1940’s, painters, poets, philosophers flocked to the…

j-poetry and j-art submissions

always on the lookout for the hippest jewish poets/writers/visual artists… mima’amakim journal of jewish art is accepting submissions to its sixth annual publication. deadline is really soon – march 15th. Submissions page is online.

Daniel Sieradski