Lifestyle videos

Planning a barmitzvah: the musical

By Jennifer Lipman, November 1, 2011

A group of US Jewish mothers perform a musical tribute to the trials and tribulations of planning a simcha, to the tune of the William Tell Overture.


The Lord Sugar Apprentice rap

By Jennifer Lipman, October 27, 2011

Lord Sugar and Nick Hewer's best bits - in a rap song.


Werewolf Barmitzvah

By Jennifer Lipman, October 26, 2011

In time for Halloween, Tracy Jordan's song "Werewolf Barmitzvah", as seen on 30 Rock


You can't take it with you...

By Jennifer Lipman, October 25, 2011

Jewish organisation GIFT (Give it Forward Today) have made a video to highlight the importance of giving.


Ben Stiller's Yom Kippur comedy skit

By Jennifer Lipman, October 11, 2011

The Hollywood star performs on Saturday Night Live hours after the end of the fast, prompting a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory inspired song.


The battle of Cable Street: original footage

By Jennifer Lipman, October 4, 2011

On October 4 1936, Jews, Communists and trade unionists vowed not to let Oswald Mosley and his fascists pass. Watch footage from that historic day.


How to dip your Apple in honey

By Jennifer Lipman, September 28, 2011

Just another use for your iPad.


The Maccabeats: Book of Good Life

By Jennifer Lipman, September 23, 2011

A Rosh Hashanah tune from the kings of Jewish pop


All about Reform Judaism

By Jennifer Lipman, September 20, 2011

A video about what's new in Reform Judaism in Britain, as screened at the movement's recent annual dinner.

The film was produced and directed by Lucie Hass


A fashionable batmitzvah speech

By Jennifer Lipman, September 20, 2011

Is it a spoof? Maybe, maybe not. In a video timed as the world's most stylish mark fashion weeks around the globe, a batmitzvah girl prepares for the big day.