…to start with a song that is actually good. Not merely popular but good. If you go with the popular songs you run the risk of someone else doing the same thing. Also popularity is just no guarantee of quality. Case in point, the UJS is a Jewish student group with chapters all across campuses […]

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YidLife Crisis is an improbable Web series featuring 2 Jewish guys, Jaimie Elman and Eli Batalion from Montreal. They kvetch, kibbitz and pontificate – but unlike other shows about nothing, this one is entirely in Yiddish. Season 1 was a hoot and a holler and I was as surprised as anyone when the […]

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“Niedernation” brings us a Rosh Hashanah parody of Cheerleader by OMI. OMI’s three year old mix of an even older song spent 6 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 this year making it the song of the summer based on its chart performance. But let’s face it – Cheerleader is a shit song atop a […]

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This is the newest clip from Erez Cohen and his crew, the guys that brought to you Purim’s Shushan Funk. This time around, we have a parody of Andy Grammer’s “Honey I’m Good !” Apparently even Kosha Dillz is in here somewhere too. Jeepers! That guy is everywhere. Now I am […]

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Another Jewish New Year means another geek inflected Rosh Hashanah video from Technion. But this time, Israel’s version of MIT produced a video that includes robots! Dancing robots! How can you not find that sweet? So yeah, Shanah Tovah chnunim . I Hebrew that means “Happy New Year nerds.” From the video’s description: […]

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The Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival ended last week with an epicly scenic and soulful final prayer at the Tower of David featuring a performance by Shaanan Streett , Saz and special guest, Matisyahu. The Festival features artists from a diverse range of faiths performing spiritually tinged music within the confines of Jerusalem’s Old City, […]

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The topic may be morbid but with the rapid approach Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the Days of Awe, this is an appropriate time to contemplate your past, your present, your future and your imminent mortality. You can get all deep and thoughtful about the decisions you’ve made, the relationships you’ve pursued etc. Or you […]

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The little yiddles from YidLife Crisis get a chance to meet their idol Howie Mandel thanks to Mom. They end up behaving like total dorks – but at least they do it in Yiddish so it’s immediately funny even if you don’t read the English subtitles. Yay Place Des Arts! Great places nearby to […]

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A user submitted this video with the following description: Why do we eat apples and honey along with other fruits and vegetables on Rosh Hashanah, the New Year? What’s the significance? In this first episode, Rabbi Lankry presents a unique perspective of our traditions on Rosh Hashana and the power they contain. Rabbi Lankry, who […]

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G‑dcast is a new media production company whose goal is to give every Jewish child and adult the chance to learn the basics of Judaism with zero barriers to entry. No matter where you live or what you know, G-dcast has meaningful, intelligent and fun Jewish learning for you. Shofar Callin’ connects the story Jews […]

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