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From Jew to Jewcy

Has a pop culture phenomenon replaced the need for community?

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/from_jew_to_jewcy_20040723

Last year was a big one for Jewish cool. Articles in The Forward; Time Out New York; conservative Candian newspaper, The National Post; and staid British dailies, The Times and The Observer all trumpeted the reinvention of Jewishness as hip and cool. Amalgamate the headlines of those articles and you get something like: "It's Hip to Be Hebrew: Edgy Jewish Chic Gets a Jewcy Makeover."

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