3000 years of Jewish history in under 4 minutes! Imagine all kinds of strangers coming into your house, taking it over and leaving a giant mess, until the next group of people pop by… how crazy would that be? Pretty fucking crazy actually. Welcome to the history of the Jews. Oy. Israel Independence day 2017 […]

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Congratulations go out to Rachel Bloom and the CW after nabbing 4 Emmy nominations for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: best choreography, best original music and lyrics , as well as best original main-title theme music and best single-camera picture editing for a comedy series. Sadly Rachel got dissed and didn’t get a […]

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What if there was an app that could tell you where to find the nearest Shiva house? OK, let me explain. When a Jew dies, their closest relatives have to mourn for 7 days. This involves, among other things, being housebound for seven days in the “Shiva House.” Mourners are not supposed to cook so […]

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This whole Jews eating at Chinese restaurants on Christmas eve thing is so common and so well established, that its become a veritable cliché. Single Jews can go to their local MatzoBall party, religious/kosher Jews can eat out at the same kosher establishments they always eat at, but for the majority of non-practicing North-American Jews […]

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A short comedy mockumentary about Hamentaschen addiction and the trail of destruction that it leaves behind. The film focuses a some of the addicts and the problems they face with their addiction, also on the organization Save Our Hamentaschen and the challenges they face in providing counsel and support for Hamentaschen addicts. Shot in Melbourne, […]

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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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Jessie scores a career win and reconciles with everyone in her life- including herself. Now that she’s come clean and has everything she wants, is she better? Jewish content: Was she supposed to go to Pakistan or Palestine??

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