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War Is Over, If You Want It

The Forward reports, According to Argentine Jewish leaders and media reports, the United States sided with Iran last week in a secret vote to downgrade international police alerts calling for the arrest of Iranian officials wanted by Argentina for their…

A vote for Matisyahu is a vote for…

MTVu, Matisyahu’s first music television supporter, has nominated the Hasidic reggae singer for 2 of its most coveted of awards, the Woodie. Here’s what they say: The college music moment of truth. The artists whose music you’ve lived your life…

AJL Named Atlanta's Best Local Mag

Atlanta Jewish Life, the specialty mag produced by Jewschool contributors (and former Jewsweek editors) Benyamin Cohen & Bradford Pilcher, was named Best Local Magazine this week by Creative Loafing, Atlanta’s leading alternative weekly. You don’t have to be Jewish to…

San Diego Rally Gets Ugly

International ANSWER has gone out of their way to demonstrate why UPFJ is spineless and why no sensible activist wants anything to do with them. The Indepundit reports, JAMAL KANJ, a fiery Palestinian from a group called Al-Awda, takes the…

eRuv

An amazing graffiti project my friend DK turned me on to: eRuv is a digital graffiti project installed along the route of the former Third Avenue elevated train line in lower Manhattan. The train line, dismantled in 1955, was more…

Brooklooooyn!

Via AP: “In this Sept. 12, 2005, photo released by the Brooklyn borough president’s office, a sign on the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge proclaims ‘Leaving Brooklyn: Oy Vey!’ The sign, bearing the Jewish expression of dismay or hurt,…

All Dylan, All The Time

With the premier of Martin Scorcese’s documentary on Bob Dylan this week on PBS, the press is all aflurry with articles about the ol’ six-slinger. WaPo reviews the film as does The SF Gate here; The Independent tracks down the…