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The best batmitzvah video you will ever see

May 24, 2011
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A musical number to Usher's OMG, marking the batmitzvah ceremonies of Londoners September Bliss and Tiger Lily Beck.

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Time to reclaim the bagel

By Jennifer Lipman, May 23, 2011
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A new campaign wants you to help "reclaim the bagel".

Find out more here or follow the efforts on Twitter.

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Yes, this is the world's biggest falafel

By Jennifer Lipman, May 17, 2011

A new world record has been set. Chefs at a Jewish event in California sweated in the kitchen to create a falafel that weighed nearly 53 pounds, stood at 12.5 inches tall and was nearly four foot in circumference.

"It's unbelievable," chef Dawn Walker proudly told the Los Angeles Daily News.

Video: New York Post

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Dancing in the streets of Jerusalem

By Jennifer Lipman, May 9, 2011
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Israelis of all backgrounds- new olim, sabras, religious, secular, old and young - make a song and dance in honour of Israel's 63rd birthday. Video by Aish.com

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Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, May 4, 2011
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Watch the moment, on May 14 1948, when Israel was declared a state by David Ben Gurion.

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Usher and Ke$ha - a Pesach mash up

By Jennifer Lipman, April 14, 2011
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With the Maccabeats taking a break for Pesach, could the group Six13 steal their crown with this seder night song?

Full coverage of Pesach here

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Cee Lo Green and Diddy: a Pesach mash up

By Jennifer Lipman, April 13, 2011
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Israeli music group The Foutainheads have followed up their Chanucah and Purim-themed tunes with a Pesach performance.

Dayenu, Coming Home brings together the Cee Lo Green hit Forget You and Diddy's Coming Home.

Full coverage of Pesach here

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A matzah machine: seder by robot

By Jennifer Lipman, April 11, 2011
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Watch a group of Israeli robots put the humans to shame as they host a very scientific seder.

Full coverage of Pesach here

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If Miley Cyrus was Jewish: Best Seder in the USA

By Jennifer Lipman, April 8, 2011
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If Hannah Montana ate matzah...

Full coverage of Pesach here

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A Rugrats Passover

By Jennifer Lipman, April 6, 2011

The classic children's series tells the Pesach story in its own special way, with Anjelica Pickles in the role of Pharoah.

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