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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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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