Purim is over and now it’s time to prepare for Passover. As such, the Schusterman Family Foundation presents “A Safer Seder” – a video humorous video introduction to their Passover 2016 resource guide. Like I said, the video itself is long on humor but a bit short on actual helpful content – which is ok, […]

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During the day, Machaneh Yehuda is a large and otherwise modest vegetable market, but for the last few years it has become the premiere entertainment hub of Jerusalem. And on Purim it has become the place to be – featuring a street party that is both massive and wild! This was the scene at last […]

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This song is a JSWIPE sponsored Purim parody of Elle King’s hit song “Ex’s and Ohs.” JSWIPE, a now wholly owned subsidiary of JDate , is a tinder-clone for Jews. “Esther’s a Jew” was produced by Erez Cohen to promote a Purim party for the Manhattan Jewish Experience, a New York City […]

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The video’s description is kinda funny: Since less and less teenagers show up to the shul for the megilla reading, AMHSI students created a pop version of Purim story from its campus in Israel, in which U.S. high school students on a study-abroad program sing and dance the “Megillat Esther.” AMHSI offers 2- and 4-month-long […]

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Follow Nachlaot fixture Chana Mason through Jerusalem as she sings and slams her way into the depths of doubt that erode our connection to the divine and to our most radiant selves. Note: Observant men who do not wish to hear female vocals should abstain from this slam! You can learn more about Chana at […]

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Vice News described this clip as follows: In the wake of recent terror attacks in Europe — several of which targeted Jewish institutions — some politicians and religious leaders have predicted an exodus of Jewish people from the continent. In some ways, the numbers stack up. Last year, a record 8,000 Jews arrived in Israel […]

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – there’s no better depiction of the current American condition, particularly as it applies to young Jews, than the Jewish-themed videos on BuzzFeed. You don’t need to study Pew Reports, or run expensive surveys with fancy Brandeis Professors. You want to know what the kinderlach are […]

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The premise of this uh… mini-series, is that Jamie and Elie will search for Yiddish language and culture in Tel Aviv. In this episode they find a Yiddish library and cultural center in the deepest bowels of the Tel Aviv Central Bus Station – a white elephant that is one of the biggest bus stations […]

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Yup. The Soup Nazi from Seinfeld visited Israel and did an ad for Pepsi. Larry Thomas, the Emmy nominated actor who portrayed the Soup Nazi on the show, visited 50 legendary Tel Aviv street food joints – because presumably, eating street food makes you thirsty and Pepsi is all about quenching thirst. Or something. Props […]

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This isn’t actually a foreign media report about Israel. But it could be. Sort of. It’s from an Israeli TV show called “היום בלילה עם גורי אלפי” – Today at Night with Guri Alpi I guess. I don’t know. I don’t even have a TV. But it is kind of funny even though the […]

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