There are so many different ways to experience Jerusalem. You can experience it through the bible, or you can experience it through the many books about Jerusalem, or you can do what countless pilgrims in the past have done and actually go there and experience it first hand. Sadly, that last option is no longer […]

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I usually like a good tribute band. Not “love” or “adore” but a band masterfully covering music from another band they love – it’s ok! But then if they add a twist? The results can be very impressive. Think Dread Zeppelin – It’s a Led Zeppelin cover band, with a Reggae singing Elvis impersonator as […]

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Israelis kind of love America. They love to visit America, they love to move to America, they love to live and work illegally in America while trying to sell you shit out of mall kiosks, etc. Yet, they often have a distorted understanding of American traditions and customs – chief among them is the holiday […]

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A chance encounter at a random Shabbat meal in Brooklyn, lead photographer Federica Vallabrega on a multi-year quest to photograph religious Jewish women. She visited communities in New York, Paris and Jerusalem as well as Morocco and Tunisia. There she photographed her usually inaccessible subjects in a quest to both understand and humanize them. The […]

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Well no. The candy isn’t actually Zionist. See, in this video the hosts dig into a massive trove of Israeli made chocolates and candy sent to them by a fan in Israel. The amount of candy consumed was impressive – they couldn’t do it all in one video . However, the most […]

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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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