It was date night and I was sitting with my cutie at Waffle Bar in Jerusalem, about to order dinner. As I was wondering what kind of Waffle Bar serves salads and pasta, this song came on the air. It was a middle eastern inflected cover of Guns and Roses seminal 1988 hit “Sweet Child […]

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The nice people at Unpacked Media released a Jewish Food video that very nicely acknowledged the existence of Jewish food that did not originate in Europe. This is a good thing, and is more and more becoming the norm because, well… middle eastern Jewish food is waaaaay tastier than food originating from the impoverished and […]

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According to this BuzzFeed video, the answer is… not so good. Buzzfeed put together a panel of 6 Jews and administered a quiz with really easy questions to see how much Jewish knowledge they had. None of the Jews were visibly Orthodox and the results were not so spectacular. Think you can do better? Watch […]

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We know that the Jews just can’t get enough of Chinese food. Every Christmas Eve, whatever Jews aren’t at the Matzo Ball party, they are at a Chinese restaurant fressing up a storm. Many special occasions are also marked with a visit to the local Chinese restaurant – graduations, visits from distant relatives, Yom Kippur […]

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I mean, what? How do you describe the Jewish Monkeys? We’ve certainly tried in the past but I guess it’s lost on most of you. Certainly, all the incel morons that insist on leaving comments about how awesome Hitler was and how much Jews suck – those guys don’t get it. What about those Jews […]

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We first came across the Hip Hop Hoodios when they headlined the Jewlicious Festival in Long Beach CA. It was April 9th, 2005 and while we had seen their video clips, we didn’t quite know what to expect. The combination of a Latino gang banger sound filtered through a distinctly cosmopolitan Jewish lens, well… lets […]

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They met online 10 years ago just before Yom Kippur when Megan, a member of the Westboro Baptist Church, chided David Abitbol of Jewlicious, for Judaism’s “dead rote rituals.” Thus began an unlikely friendship that culminated in Megan leaving her hateful church and becoming an advocate against hate. Today, her book “Unfollow” detailing the whole […]

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Tiny Desk is an NPR radio show that features a quirky collection of artists who perform at a tinydesk in front of a smattering of NPR employees and assorted friends. The show is also recorded and really well musically mastered for rebroadcast on YouTube. This episode features Israeli band A-WA, made up of three sisters […]

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Israeli women. Singing in a Yemenite /Arab dialect. In a studio in the US. The world is a weird place, am I right? Borders are almost meaningless, and if someone is awesome, their talent can spread far and wide. I guess that’s the case with Israeli group A-WA. We’ve posted them here before and hopefully […]

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Jerusalem Day is a day that celebrates the reunification of Jerusalem after the 6-Day war in 1967. Prior to that, Jerusalem was a divided city under Jordan’s control since the aftermath of the War of Independence in 1948 when the Jordanian Army kicked all Jews out of the Jewish Quarter of the Old […]

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