This episode is described as “A sloppy slut, a creeper IT dude and a gay guy walk into a bar in Tel Aviv and have a night they’ll never forget. Or is that remember.” What’s Hamburger Hummus‘s message here? Is it that Israel is a country that has more than just perpetual conflict and warfare? […]

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In this, the 4th installment of Hamburger Hummus, an IT guy gets all started up when he visits a start up incubator in Tel Aviv and learns just how high-tech and hot-tech Israel is. What does that mean? Here’s a typical line “These IT girls are giving me a startup in my shorts.” See what […]

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This episode of Hamburger Hummus has it all when it comes to extolling the virtues of Israel – exotic travel, tolerance to minorities, technological and scientific innovation, peanuty snack dispensers and… parents acting high on weed even though they aren’t high at all. How exciting is that?

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This is Hamburger Hummus‘s gay episode. It’s a bit over the top but I think the point is that Tel Aviv is a gay mecca and all the waiters and patrons in fancy restaurants there are gay. That’s not exactly true – There are in fact some straight people living in Tel Aviv and bathroom […]

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Hamburger Hummus is an improbable 7-part Web series about a group of American bloggers attending “BlogCon” in Tel Aviv. “Their interests across technology, beauty, environmentalism, and shameless one-night stands lead to a bounty of Clark Griswold-like, fish-out-of-water moments,” according to the series description. The series is lavishly filmed and […]

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Tel Aviv is an awesome city. It is Israel’s cultural and artistic center, the capital of partying, eating well and Mediterranean beach life. But come August the relentless heat can sometimes get to your head. Thus, once a year, in the waning days of summer, the iconic Habima Theatre hosts a cathartic water battle supreme […]

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The title says it all. And because this is a BuzzFeed video, the opportunity to promote knowledge and understanding was sacrificed for the sake of LOLs. Basically, BuzzFeed got a group of 6 Jews to agree to spend a week eating only Kosher food. To help them along they provided a two-page guide on the […]

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“The deepest question any of us can ask is: Who am I? To answer it we have to go deeper than, Where do I live? or What do I do? The most fateful moment in my life came when I asked myself that question and knew the answer had to be: I am a Jew. […]

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Just in time for the Days of Awe, Darshan, the neo-hasidic folk-rap duo release a new music video, “Know Return”, a poetic meditation on the spiritual cycle of Teshuva that characterizes the months of Elul and Tishrei, including Rosh HaShannah and Yom Kippur. Through a series of dream-like tableaus, colorful moving images […]

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…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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