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Jewcy is an online magazine and user community. The site was launched on November 15, 2006.[1] The Guardian has described Jewcy as "a cultural icon" and "at the forefront of a reinvention of Jewish identity by young US Jews".[2]

Jewcy has attracted controversy within the Jewish community for its irreverent Jewish "lifestyle products", including T-shirts that bear the slogan "Shalom, motherfucker".[3] The New York Times has described Jewcy as part of "the Jewish Hipster movement".[4]

In October 2009, the not-for-profit JDub Records announced that it had adopted Jewcy, making it a new project of the seven-year-old organization.[5] Lilit Marcus served as editor-in-chief until February 2010, when Jason Diamond took over the position.

On August 17, 2015, Jewcy announced that it was going on a summer sabbatical.[6]


  1. ^ Jewcy’s First Birthday by Craig Leinoff |
  2. ^ Harris, Paul (14 December 2003). "New generation finds it's hip to be Hebrew". The Observer. New York: The Guardian. 
  3. ^ Niedzviecki, Hal (July 22, 2004). "From Jew to Jewcy". The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. Los Angeles. 
  4. ^ Rosenbloom, Stephanie (December 15, 2005). "A Happy Hipster Hanukkah". The New York Times. , authorized full version at [1]
  5. ^ "JDub adopts Jewcy online magazine". JTA – Jewish & Israel News. 2009-10-13. 
  6. ^ "Jewcy is Taking a Summer Sabbatical". Jewcy. 2015-08-17. Retrieved 2016-06-21. 

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