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The Jewish food taste test

September 30, 2014
Watch the reaction of people who are not Jewish trying haimishe cooking for the first time.


All About That... Rosh Hashana!

September 24, 2014
In this clip, Matthew Rissien performs a new year version of All About That Bass, by Meghan Trainor.


Purim highlights at JFS

By Sandy Rashty, March 18, 2014
JFS students flocked to the Kenton-based campus dressed in outfits from the Teletubbies to Where's Wally? as part of the Jewish secondary school's 2014 Purim celebrations. Bouncy castles, magicians and popcorn machines were also on hand for entertainment.


Israelis get "Happy" with Pharrell in Tel Aviv

By Sandy Rashty, March 5, 2014
Israelis from Tel Aviv and Jaffa performed their own rendition of "Happy" by hip-hop artist Pharrell Williams. The video was made by media group ISRAEL21c.


WATCH: Hebrew University of Jerusalem stages epic proposal

March 4, 2014
One unsuspecting lady found herself centre stage in a full-blown flash mob at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Here is her heartwarming reaction.


Chanucah rendition of Ellie Goulding's 'Burn' by The Maccabeats

By Sandy Rashty, November 28, 2013
American acapella group, The Maccabeats, have released a new Chanucah single. The music video, a rendition of British Jewish singer Ellie Goulding's Burn, features a Jewish boy struggling to embrace his Jewish identity and battle bullies.


Jessie Eisenberg and Isla Fisher in Now You See Me

By Zoe Winograd, June 24, 2013

Two of our favourite Jewish actors will be gracing UK cinema screens next week.

Isla Fisher, who converted to Judaism before marrying Sacha Baron Cohen, and Jessie Eisenberg both star in Now You See Me, a film about illusionists who pull off bank heists during their shows.


May 13: Happy Hummus Day!

By Anna Sheinman, May 13, 2013

Celebrate Hummus Day by eating it and tweeting it using the hashtag #hummusday

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The Maccabeats: Les Misérable, A Passover Story

By Jennifer Lipman, March 19, 2013

A Pesach tune with a theatrical edge just in time for Pesach.