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  • Beginners (Or “Famous In Lebanon”)

    November 24, 2015 | 2:07 pm

    The last time I saw my first agent, he called me into his office to film a reality television pilot for the E! Network.  To protect the individuals involved, we’ll refer to this agent by the completely fictitious name, Hal Gazzar.

    Hal called me on a sunny morning, telling me to...

  • About that Nationwide Dead Kid Commercial

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    February 3, 2015 | 10:58 am

    The Super Bowl is a big national event, and talking about Super Bowl commercials has become a big national pastime, too. It started because the Super Bowl is so widely viewed, the folks at whatever network is showing it that year know they can charge enormous amounts of money for a...

  • ZOA presses Nike on refusal to address video ad with anti-Semitic overtones

    October 13, 2014 | 11:25 am

    After initially raising concern on the issue this summer, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is continuing to press the Nike footwear and apparel giant to remedy its promotion of a pre-World Cup animated video whose content has what critics call anti-Semitic overtones.


  • Scarlett Johansson to star in SodaStream’s Super Bowl ad

    January 13, 2014 | 12:28 pm

    Scarlett Johansson, faceless in the movie “Her,” has just landed a gig as the face of an Israeli company. According to The New York Times, the Jewish actress has been chosen as SodaStream’s “Global Spokesperson” and will star in its upcoming Super Bowl ad.

    In the commercial,...

  • Bar Refaeli makes out with nerd in Go Daddy Super Bowl commercial

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 1, 2013 | 11:36 am

    Wanna see blonde bombshell Bar Refaeli making out with a nerd on TV? 

    Check out the new Super Bowl commercial in which the Israeli supermodel smooches a guy introduced as “Walter,” who bears more than a passing resemblance to the portly (and MOT) performer “Josh Gad” of “The Book...

  • Netanyahu featured in new anti-Obama ad [VIDEO]

    September 20, 2012 | 10:10 am

    A pro-Romney Super PAC is using Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's warnings about Iran in an anti-Obama ad in South Florida.

    "The fact is that every day that passes, Iran gets closer and closer to nuclear bombs," Netanyahu says in the ad, in a clip from a news conference...

  • VIDEO: Wassup 2008

    By The Web Guy

    October 26, 2008 | 4:33 pm

    Its been eight long years since the boys said wassup to each other. Even with the effects of a down economy and imminent change in the White House, the boys are still able to come together and stay true to what really matters.


    This is not the first parody of the Budweiser beer commercial of course.  There’s this ‘Jewish Wassup’ from a few years back:


  • VIDEO: South African woman reports warm flashes and sees vision in McCain spud product

    By The Web Guy

    October 3, 2008 | 5:41 am

    Anika von Wyck saw ‘visions’ in her trays of McCain’s Real Oven Baked Chips.

    “Warmth flashed over me,” she recalled, “and there, in the chips, I saw it—the vision!”

    A tip of the hat to Tea Drinking Lister for the President Potato meme.

  • VIDEO: History will be made in Beijing

    August 9, 2008 | 4:28 pm

    Director Oren Kaplan (Miriam & Shoshana hardcore gangstas) offers this 60-second ‘commercial’ for the 2008 Beijing Olympics

  • Video de Pesaj from Argentina—‘Don’t worry, be matzoh!’

    May 15, 2008 | 10:31 pm

    Video de Pesaj from Argentina—‘Don’t worry, be matzoh!’

  • Israeli TV commercial for HDTV

    December 14, 2007 | 9:20 pm

    This Israeli television commercial for HDTV has kippot spinning all over Ha’Aretz!

  • Japanese video—- ‘Improve your matzoh handling technique’

    March 23, 2007 | 10:23 pm

    Breaking matzoh cleanly. Hat tip to Mobius.