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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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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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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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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Aryeh Canter sent us this video. Up until about a week ago, Aryeh was my neighbor. He was a fixture of the neighborhood and it seemed any time I’d step out of my apartment – there was Aryeh with a smile and a greeting. Now he left us to pursue academics in New York and […]

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In this episode of MTV’s Rebel Music, musicians from both sides of the Israeli and Palestinian border discuss political and cultural possibilities. Palestinian rockers Khalas and Israeli metal icon Orphaned Land organize a joint concert, while folk legend David Broza collaborates with musicians young and old to call for peace, love and understanding. Is this […]

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Israelis of all stripes and persuasions lip dub to Matisyahu’s hit song “Sunshine.” The video is gorgeous, goofy and earnest – a side of Israelis you don’t see much of in the daily news. Enjoy!

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Meet the Jewish Monkeys. They are an unlikely Klezmer Burlesque trio, originally from Europe and now residing in Israel. Gal Zaidner was born in Belgium and currently works as a shrink. Ronni Boiko is a veterinarian. Jossi Reich aka Joe Fleisch, the founding monkey and financier is an entrepreneur and co-owner of the German label […]

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