MTV is searching for a Jewish mama’s boy for an episode of "True Life."
A recreation? A mashup of old video and new audio? Whatever, it's great!
A Tom Lehrer oldie turned into a video by a fan
Captain Smartypants, a Seattle Men's Chorus Ensemble, makes the Yuletide fun in Home For the Holidays.
Relax -- it's comedy
We don't know anything about YouTube user Birdman445 except that she posted the most kvell-worthy version of 'Chanukah, O Chanukah' we've ever seen.
" . . . This camp, this organization [Hollywood Heart] gives me true happiness.I get back so much more in ways that are impossible to quantify, in ways I couldn'tget from anything material or anything else I've ever done . . . "
Its six members, known for their mix of funk, hip-hop, rock and reggae, rose to the top of the Israeli charts with smart, biting lyrics that reflect Israeli life and appeal to Israel's growing hip-hop scene. The songs often express a leftist point of view and are critical of everything Israeli.
"People choose to remain gay, and people choose to remain Jewish," said an organizer. "Why should the majority of us be forced to honor that choice?"
Writer (and singer) Hannah Friedman stayed up all night to bring us this song
The classic Yiddish folk tune 'Rumania, Rumania' provides the inspiration for this pro-Obama music video
Miri Ben-Ari, a Grammy Award-Winning violinist, originally from Israel, presents her rendition of the national anthem. titled 'Stand With Me' -- a music video in support of Sen. Barack Obama.
The Matrix, the Kotel, the Days of Awe are all linked in this music video from Ori Murray shot in Jerusalem.
Rabbi Mark Bloom of Oakland's Temple Beth Abraham rocks out to the Rosh Hashanah Macarena
JDub was never supposed to be just a record label, and as JDub records celebrates its fifth anniversary with a free concert on July 27 downtown at California Plaza, it is more clear than ever that the organization's founders have greater ambitions than merely putting out good Jewish CDs
"I like to challenge people and show them a side of Israel not everybody sees," the now full-time filmmaker said. "Everyone brings different things to the table and as a result people get different things out of it."
He's been called the Israeli Bob Marley and the king of Israeli soul. Others claim that he may be the call to prayer that we've all been waiting for from the Middle East
Connie, Martha and Vet in a movie version (filmed for "The Big Broadcast") of one of their earliest commercial recordings
Hollywood ragtime sweetie Janet Klein sings a 1920s Tin Pan Alley tragedy -- tailor Izzy Cohen visits Honolulu, falls in love with the hula hotties, and writes wife Becky that he won't be back no more.
Hollywood ragtime sweetie Janet Klein sings Irving Berlin's "Cohen Owes Me Ninety-Seven Dollars" at the Tin Pan Alley show during the Annual West Coast Ragtime Festival in Sacramento last November (2007)
Video jukebox clip from the 1940s has that shimmy and shake -- and a stereotyped 'yehudi'
Video of Kol HaMispallel by the Yeshiva boys choir.
Israeli singer Hadar Manor -- who lives in London -- was just named 'Queen of the Underground' -- and here's why!
A sad tale of a lonely Jewish boy on Christmas
This Israeli television commercial for HDTV has kippot spinning all over Ha'Aretz!
t's not Jets and Sharks, nor Bloods and Crips, but . . .
Two Israeli cliques somehow manage to 'just get along' in this hiphop music video from rappers Gad Elbaz and Alon de Loco
Jews need to be 'perfected,' says right-wing darling Ann Coulter. Not so fast, sings Leah 'Obama Girl' Kauffman in 'Perfected: The Ann Coulter Song' -- a YouTube hit music video
Israeli singer songwriter Avigail Cohen expresses universal hopes and doubts in 'Erev Rosh Hashana': "There's a last ray of sunlight, the fading year is disappearing in the dim light. What will the New Year bring with it? The darkness spreads a scent of hope."
"We're missing the MTV Awards for this because we feel it's a very important 'cause ... this is the Holy Land," said Fergie. It was the Black Eyed Peas' second concert in Israel, having performed in Tel Aviv last summer. But it was their first time performing in Jerusalem, where they headlined Jerusalem Rocks! a nonprofit international music festival celebrating peace and unity.
A musical New Year's greeting from the Rosh HaShanah Girl and Taglit-birthright-israel
Everyone knows the legend of American pioneer 'Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier.' Far fewer know the exploits of 'Duvid Crockett, King of Delancey Street.' You shouldn't worry, Duvid's life and times were immortalized in this Yinglish song by the great Mickey Katz.
It's Police-style power reggae as the Moshe Skier Band rocks 'Baruch HaShem'
MUSIC VIDEO: Cockney Melody, Yiddish Ditty (British home movie) 43 secs.
Everyone's favorite Laker girl, American Idol's Paul Abdul, talks about being Jewish
Veretski Pass (http://veretskipass.com) play Yankee Doodle Dandy at one of their workshops -- first straight, then in a Jewish hosidl style, then in a Ukranian kolomeyke style.
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Meshugga Beach Party performs Tzena Tzena at Bay To Breakers 2007
Snake Fish in hit Israeli music video 'The Sticker Song' now with English subtitles
Denmark's red hot Jewish momma Channe Nussbaum and Klezmofobia: 'Vi ahin zol ikh geyn? Where can I go?'
Subliminal and Israeli hip-hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari:"Adon Olam, Ad Matai? -- God Almighty, how much longer?"
Breaking matzoh clean
Kenny Ellis sings his hit single from his 'Hanukkah Swings!' album on Favored Nations Records.
When you least expect it, he's selected
Jewish girl stereotypes get tossed -- including one you might have heard about them being prudes -- when "Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad" makes its West Coast debut this Thursday night at Tangier.
As creator and emcee Susannah Perlman describes it, the variety show features comedy, spoken word, music and burlesque acts that speak to the Jewish condition, performed by women who have appeared on Comedy Central, HBO, MTV and late night television.
The four UC Davis students were on campus to discuss the ups and downs of becoming instant celebrities after MTV profiled their house on the hit reality-based series, "Sorority Life" -- often unfairly, they said.