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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After an abrupt return from the spa, Jessie is forced to choose between her relationships and the biggest opportunity of her career. Will Jessie finally get control over her life? Jew content: Jessie wears a giant Star of David pendant throughout the episode – from getting raped by her ex, to taking a meeting with […]

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Jessie and Jacqueline head to Northern California for a “relaxing” weekend at a health spa. Upon their arrival, Jessie quickly discovers the spa is really just a fat camp for rich women- not to mention, there’s no internet. FML! Jew content: Jessie looking for directions: “Excuse me, I’m just looking for the Wall, to pray […]

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After a disappointing screening at Stuart’s house, Jessie hangs out with a teenage Vine sensation who teaches Jessie a thing or two about feminism, blunt rolling, and revenge. Jew content: Young Hooligan: Yo! To Jessie, the cool girl with the Jew titties! Look at them babies, look at them scrumptious!”

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Newly single and desperate for fame, Jessie sneaks her way into a new media mixer where she and her bff Brie meet “successful” talent manager, Stuart. She tries to charm the pants off him only to eventually lose her own. Jew content: Snorting coke guy to Jessie: “So I was in Rabbinical school crushing it, […]

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We’ve been keeping our eye on film maker Jessie Kahnweiller for a long time. Now she stars in a video series about her life. Remember how when you first came across Lena Dunham and she kind of made you cringe and you kind of liked it because life is often cringe-worthy? Well, Jessie’s got that […]

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