J. photo editor, writer on Big Jewcy list

Jewcy.com, a website for hip young Jews, has honored j. photo editor and columnist Emily Savage with a spot on its 2011 “Big Jewcy,” an annual list of people admired by the site’s writers. The list of 88 was revealed in sections from June 1 to 15.

In addition to her work at j., which includes authoring the Jew Tunes blog at Jweekly.com, Savage is a culture writer for S.F. Weekly and the editor of the San Francisco edition of Poor Taste magazine. A longtime vegan, she also writes a column for Poor Taste under the heading “Tofu Dearest.”

“Emily is living the dream — writing about Jews, music and food for a living — and repping for all the Bay Area ladies looking to have their voices heard in print and online,” Jewcy’s Emily Goldsher wrote.

San Francisco–based sketch comedy group Killing My Lobster, Berkeley filmmaker Yoav Potash, Wise Sons Deli in San Francisco and writer Adam Mansbach of Berkeley also were included on the Big Jewcy list.