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  • Watch: The Maccabeats ‘Cups’ video

    October 8, 2013 | 9:51 am

    The Maccabeats have released their latest video and, as usual, it is the sweetest thing ever.

    This time the tribe’s own a cappella group takes on “D’ror Yikra,” singing it to the tune of “Cups” by Anna Kendrick. The rendition is performed around the Shabbat table, at which the...

  • One Israeli Creation for the Weekend

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    December 7, 2012 | 12:38 pm

    This upcoming week is Hnukkah, aka: the most wonderful time of the Jewish year. The next eight days will be full fun, family-time, extremely oily food and lots and lots of holiday spirit. I know some of you see more Chistmas than Hanukkah when walking down the street, so to make...

  • Aug. 9-Aug. 19

    By Ryan Torok

    August 9, 2011 | 6:29 pm

    TUE | AUG 9

    Congregations Temple Beth Am, IKAR and B’nai David-Judea commemorate the destructions of the First and Second Temples of Jerusalem. After Minha, Rabbis Aaron Kligfeld (Beth Am), Sharon Brous (IKAR) and Yosef Kanefsky (B’nai David-Judea) lead a session of...

  • White House hosts heritage month festivities [VIDEO]

    May 17, 2011 | 2:21 pm

    President Obama hosted a reception for Jewish American Heritage Month.

    The reception Tuesday was less formal than the inaugural one last year, with brief remarks and a small Marine Corps band playing klezmer music.

    The 300 invitees included “grass-roots Jewish community leaders...

  • Mishloach Manot of Song from Maccabeats

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 31, 2011 | 9:53 am

    In my article, Mask of Purim, I talked about why I usually do not wear a costume. After all that discussion, I did wear one and I was Wonder Esther this year. One of my favorite things this year was the song, Raise Your Glass as done by the Maccabeats. I wanted to share it with all of you! Take off your mask and celebrate early and often! Maccabeats: Raise Your Glass!

  • California on Purim [VIDEO]

    March 16, 2011 | 5:02 pm

  • The Maccabeats - Purim Song [VIDEO]

    March 8, 2011 | 12:24 pm

    Based on “Raise Your Glass” by P!nk

    Filmed, Directed and Edited by Uri Westrich
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    Production assistant - Rivie Shalev

    The music in this Maccabeats song is made entirely from their voices and mouths.

  • Richard Joel, Maccabeats in LA for first YU Shabbaton

    February 24, 2011 | 5:14 pm

    With 1,500 alumni in the Los Angeles area, including many rabbinic and educational leaders, Yeshiva University opened its first office here in September hoping to both raise YU’s visibility and offer its services and expertise to the local Orthodox community.

    “We want to be able...