Just another day at the beach until someone decided to crank up this ABBA mix! (455)

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On Wednesday December 23, 2016 Rabbi Reuven Biermacher, was seriously injured in a stabbing by two Palestinian assailants near the Jaffa Gate and later died of his wounds. The death of Biermacher, 45, left his wife and seven children without a husband and father. As a result, a $1 million crowd funding campaign was launched featuring a […]

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Props to Yossi Tarablush. He’s an Israeli comedian, based in Israel, who nonetheless performs stand up comedy in English. I mean it’s hard enough being funny in your own language, but then to accomplish such a feat in a language you didn’t grow up in? Awesome. So, tomorrow is the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat […]

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Make 2016 the year you take advantage of an amazing opportunity to visit Israel. If you’re between the ages of 18-26 and have never been to Israel before on a peer based trip (some exceptions apply, see the Birthright Web site for details) then you may be able to go to Israel this year for […]

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Funk’n’stein is Israel’s go-to old school funk band. Their shows are as fun as their music is funky, and since their music is plenty funky, you can just imagine how awesome the shows are. So if you find yourself in Jerusalem on the 20th of January, they will be playing at a venue called Even […]

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When Israeli Ori Kaplan produced Fifth Harmony’s Worth It, I’m sure he didn’t think that chasid Chaim Shlomo Mayesz would liberate it’s melody and create the Jewish wedding dance hit Bas Kol. (724)

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Miki Zohar is an Israeli Knesset member with the Likud party. He is often seen in parliament sporting his trademark 5 o’clock shadow and despite his contention that you have to be delusional not to believe in God, he never wears a kippah. Miki is a proud son of Kiryat Gat, a rural development town […]

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David Bowie passed away at age 69 on the 10th of January, 2016, after an 18-month battle with cancer. The Times of Israel wrote a very nice piece that discussed Bowie’s drug induced flirtation with Fascism as well as his 1996 performance in Tel Aviv and his dabbling with Kabbalah and religious themes: In 1996, […]

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Meet Minnie Tonka and Darlinda Just Darlinda, otherwise known as The Schlep Sisters. They have been performing burlesque with a Jewish twist for the past eleven years now–with routines that include sexy latke making, a striptease explanation of Passover and a very sultry dreidel dance. The Forward did a featured segment on the duo in […]

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You have got to love Emmy’s commitment to international junkfood. In this 6th (!) video dedicated to Israeli snackfoods, Emmy eats such beloved snacks as Egozi, grilled flavor Bisli, Tim Tam etc. as well as weird stuff like spicy tinned tuna spread and an actual can of cholent (good lord). Of course many of the […]

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