The eScapegoat: Collecting Sins in Preparation for Yom Kippur (the Jewish Day of Atonement)

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Just in time for Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, which begins at sunset on Friday, G_dcast presents eScapegoat. Escapegoat is a fun tool that lets you anonymously type your confessions in a Twitter-friendly format and also allows you

Everything Etrog – 1987

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This video, shot in 1987, tells you pretty much everything you need to know about Etrogs – those citrus things we shake around on the holiday of Sukkot. That’s the hut holiday that follows Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) in

Ari Lesser Raps the Truth about Hamas

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Ari Lesser does it again. Whether he’s rapping about Jewish holidays or politics he always gets it just right, while still making it all flow perfectly. In this video, Lesser educated people regarding what it actually means to support Hamas,

Ladino Meets Pop in Sarah Aroeste’s “Chicka Morena”

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American-born Sarah Aroeste continues to push the boundaries of contemporary Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) music by releasing a new pop-style video of an original Ladino song, “Chika Morena.” Off of Aroeste’s most recent Ladino album, Gracia, Chika Morena is an original song

You Won’t Believe These Selichot Prayers!

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Selichot are special prayers for forgiveness that are recited on fast days as well as during the period just before Yom Kippur. These prayers are generally recited just before dawn as the Jewish mystical tradition considers God especially close at

The IDF Cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah is Breathtaking

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And this post is actually ridiculous. It’s pure click bait. See, on August 25, The Jewish Standard, a New Jersey area Jewish newspaper, posted this video to its Facebook page. There they wrote “You probably wouldn’t believe us if we

Na Na Nachman Punk: Moshiach Oi!

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In Israel, they wear these white beanies, they drive around in vans, they blast techno music with all the same lyrics (Rabbi Nachman, Nachman me’Uman, Rabbi Nachman me’Uman) and they stop in the middle of everywhere – traffic, crowded sidewalks,

Israel, You’re Not Alone

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Oh Christians who support Israel… On the one hand, they support Israel. Thanks! On the other hand they’re, you know, Christians. I mean we appreciate the support and we respect their beliefs even though we don’t share them. Most of

Two Muslims Get Married in Israel

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Check out the bride’s dress. Seriously. Otherwise, kumbaya my lord. Kumbaya! Oh yeah. The bride used to be Jewish and converted. Yawn. Some Jews are upset about this mixed marriage and the bride’s father had no plans to attend the

LA Boyfriend Casting Call

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Jessie Kahnweiler is single, Jewish and lives in LA. Tired of being single she did the obvious thing – hold an open casting call for the role of “Jessie’s Boyfriend.” But what at first seems like the obvious thing sometimes

Don’t Mess With The Diamond District

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Pro Hamas supporters thought it might be a good idea to hold an anti-Israel march through New York’s predominantly Jewish Diamond District. Such an act is in and of itself provocative, but when you add in chants “From the River

Joan Rivers Opines About Gaza Situation

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Look, it probably comes as no surprise that pretty much everyone involved in this site is pro-Israel and pro-Zionist. But it’s safe to say that none of us takes pleasure in the death and destruction going on in Gaza right