We’ve seen Jerusalem depicted so many different ways over the centuries, in paintings and mosaics, in songs, in poetry, in photography, in films, you name it. But you have for sure never seen what Jerusalem looks like as seen from an action camera attached to a hula hoop. Until now. Enjoy this dizzying romp through […]

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What is the formula for Jewish social media success? If you’re thinking “originality” or “creativity” then you’d be wrong. We are inundated with videos where the creators take a popular song, replace the original lyrics with Jewish lyrics and then have some Yeshiva University lookin’ mofos sing and dance while mugging very earnestly for the […]

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What makes this Chocolat Soufflé particularly Israeli? Because it was made in the state-of-the-art culinary facilities at the Eilat campus of Ben Gurion University for starters! The recipe is simple and a gluten free departure from most soufflé recipes, but after the shoot, I ate it and it was delicious! The Culinary School, in conjunction […]

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Officially known as “The Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism,” Yom Hazikaron is Israel’s official remembrance day. Traditionally dedicated to Israel’s fallen soldiers , commemoration has also been extended to civilian victims of terror. I shot this at 11 am at Mahane Yehuda where people mostly […]

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We visited the state-of-the-art Culinary School at Ben Gurion University’s Eilat campus where the staff and students helped us create this delicious, ready to make concoction. It contains ingredients typically found in Israel like Oranges, Halva and Semolina – as well as Maple Syrup for an exotic touch. Of course you can replace the Maple […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day began last night at sunset. Pretty much everything shuts down – bars, restaurants, shops etc. Television programming is all Holocaust and Shoah-related while the radio played only sad songs. People gathered formally and informally to talk about the Holocaust or watch Holocaust themed movies. It’s a pretty big deal here in Israel. […]

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Remember when they used to call Matisyahu the “Chassidic Reggae Superstar?” It was an easy designation because Matisyahu appeared on late night television singing Jewish-themed reggae songs while wearing the chassidic garb of a Lubavitcher Jew. That’s probably why many saw him as more of a gimmick than a musician and artist. But marketing slogans […]

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Writing this review in the middle of Passover, one would think a movie about yet even more Matzo is more of an American nightmare than an American dream. However, while all my meals this week involve Matzo, unleavened bread is just part of the story related by Michael Levine’s documentary Streit’s: Matzo and the American […]

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Just in time for Passover, the fine folks at React added a new segment to their People vs. Food series. In this clip, they take a group of cute and innocent kids and subject them to Gefilte Fish. Among many Ashkenazi Jews, Gefilte Fish is an obligatory part of all Sabbath and holiday meals. Some, […]

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Matzo Brei is a really simple treat to make for Passover, and yet, people mess it up ALL THE TIME! Jewlicious presents this easy recipe that you can make in unbder 15 minutes. Add whatever sweetener you like. It’s yummy, and pretty and isn’t a friggin’ Matzo omelette. Gross. You can get the full recipe […]

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