Today on Jewcy: Meet Miz Cracker!

Not every season of RuPaul’s Drag Race has a Jewish contestant (we’re looking at you, All-Stars Season 3), but there have been plenty. In fact, two self-identifying Jewish queens have taken the crown— Jinkx Monsoon and last season’s Sasha Velour. So with Season 10 upon us, do we have another Semitic contender in the person of one Miz Cracker?

Egyptian Professor: Jews Committed ‘Counter Holocaust’ Against Germans

Bassam El Shammaa is an Egyptian Egyptologist, notable for his theory that a second Sphinx lays buried beneath the Giza plateau. Knowledgable as he may be on long-lost limestone statues, El Shammaa ran into a little trouble last week when he moved to a a slightly more controversial topic: the Holocaust. El Shammaa appeared on Palestinian Authority

Passover Among the German Metalheads

Springtime each year brings me back to Germany, where I spent two Passovers running a seder in the ancient medieval town of Speyer. The first year, 2008, had gone off without a hitch. My fellow Chabad yeshivah classmate and I had organized a Russian-language Passover seder for the town’s local Jews, most of them from

Photo Of The Day By Scott Allan

Photo By Scott Allan Today’s Photo Of The Day is “The Wizard’s Hat” by Scott Allan. Location: Bandon, Oregon. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to

Unorthodox Recording Studios That Turned Out Legendary Rock Albums

In a locus episode of his incredibly informative video essays about music, YouTuber Polyphonic, talked about three different recording studios that were rather unorthodox in their respective natures, but turned out legendary, blockbuster albums. These locations also affected the bands in different ways. The Big Pink in West Saugerties, New York founded The Band; the