The Late Show tells us that “”The Late Show” celebrates Hanukkah with eight nights of videos honoring the festival of lights. Celebrate night one with Stephen and check back every night to see who turns up next.” So this clip is from the first night and it’s sort of funny. I remember when I was […]

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The title of this clip does not mean that no black person has ever celebrated Hanukkah – just these two. We’ve had black people among us at least since Moses married Zipporah. But yeah, this might be a good time to remind folks that Judaism is not a race. That’s really the only reason I […]

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MC Flow, aka San Diego’s Abby Dorsey, is well-named. The rapper’s Hanukkah-themed video stands out for it’s funny lyrics and legitimately smooth rapping. In a genre filled with clean cut white boys singing parodies of whatever songs happen to be popular with 12 year old girls, it’s nice to get the fuck away from Glee […]

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Adam Sandler performed his updated Hanukkah at the Judd Apatow & Friends event at the New York Comedy Festival at Carnegie Hall earlier this month. He just released an official video a couple days ago of him performing the song again in San Diego. We reprinted the lyrics below and […]

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There are so many beloved Christmas songs composed by Jews. There’s “White Christmas,” music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, “The Christmas Song” , music and lyrics by Mel Tormé and Bob Wells, “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow,” lyrics by Sammy Cahn, music by Julie Styne, “Winter […]

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In this clip, featuring the cast of Saturday Night Live and Alec Baldwin, SNL very clearly demonstrates how difficult it is to fit Hanukkah into a Christmas-style celebration. How so? Well, Hanukkah is actually a pretty complex holiday. Yes, the Maccabees definitely kicked their enemies butts and managed to rededicate the holy temple. However, many […]

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This clip features an animated Seth Rogen talking about how his Jewish family never celebrated Thanksgiving in Canada. He grew up believing that Thanksgiving was simply not celebrated by Jews at all. The reality is that Thanksgiving in Canada is not nearly as insane as it is in the US where it’s the biggest travel […]

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The Jewish high holidays are usually made up of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur . During Rosh Hashanah, rather than popping champagne corks at midnight and going to wild parties, we Jews are meant to reflect on the past year and contemplate the mistakes we’ve made and the […]

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The YidLife Crisis boys went to New York to nosh at the annual Workmen’s Circle Taste of Jewish Culture Street Fair. And what does Jewish culture taste like? European treiff apparently. I mean I wouldn’t be so offended if they had called it the Ashkenazic Culture Street Fair – but everything on sample seemed to […]

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The “Danny” in the title is Danny Avidan. He and his friend Brian play video games every day at two on YouTube’s Game Grumps channel. The videos show the game play and the banter between Danny and Brian. If you are unfamiliar with this genre, you might be thinking “What the fuck?” but each video […]

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