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matisyahu saves the day

In my inbox this morning I discovered the following email from my friend at Sundance: So last night me and some friends (including Jesse Metcalfe from ‘Desperate Housewives’…) went to see Justin Timberlake and Timbaland perform at a small club.…

At Least He's Older than Cameron Crowe

For those of you who just heard that reality TV is, shockingly, not entirely real, you may not be aware of the MTV reality show “I’m From Rolling Stone,” where hipster-lite kids compete for a “coveted” RS internship. To try…

Jewish in Greece: An Update

Last week I posted here about my brush with antisemitism in Greece. Since then, my personal site has gotten some interesting comments from non-Jewish Greeks. I’m sharing part of the debate here: From “Vasilios” It is not anti semitism so…

The Adventures of a Jew in Greece

The last two weeks I’ve been hopping around the Greek isles, an amazing experience. I especially loved the island of Santorini, which some believe to be lost Atlantis. During my time there, I befriended several locals, including The Nihilist, a…

A Jew Grows in Ramallah

My friend and fellow Heeb magazine Contributing Editor Adam Chandler is keeping a blog about his travels in the Middle East. His latest installment is about traipsing through Ramallah. Adam may not have any prowess with women, but he’s pretty…

Your Own Personal Not-Jesus

Those of you who live in New York are probably familiar with one of our local characters, the six-foot-seven-inch-tall rapping Jew. He goes around town doing on-the-spot freestyle rhymes about the subject of your choice. (Last time I ran into…

Israel Fundraiser in NYC

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been sitting in front of the TV or computer screen and wondering what you can possibly do. If you’re anything like my friend Zachary Thacher, who runs the Kol HaKfar downtown minyan, you’re actually…

Mazal Tov U'Mazal Tov

A hearty mazel tov to Jewschool contributor Mordy and his new wife Charlotte, who were married Sunday in a beautiful ceremony just outside of Philadelphia. Both the bride and groom are contributors to Mima’amakim as well.

Reality and the Jewish Woman

Everyone’s entitled to a guilty pleasure, whether it’s a cheesy band from the ’80s whose music you sing in the shower or the romance novels you keep stashed on the shelf behind the “serious literature” you haven’t gotten around to…