A classic joke in a new short video by Nick Fox-Gieg of www.fox-gieg.com
Anti-Semitism a ‘recurrent problem’ in Dutch schools, gov’t report says
Ahead of New York Fashion Week, the Jewish prayer shawl goes chic
Israel NGO bill, seen as targeting left-wing groups, crosses first hurdle
Israel could allow 30,000 more Palestinian workers into the country
See how teen pals found each other some 50 years later
May 12, 2008 | 11:44 pm
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May 11, 2008 | 6:00 pm
Sarah Silverman explains the mysticism of kabbalah at the Uncensored Comedy Benefit Show at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on Nov. 29. The evening’s entertainment was on behalf of the Arava Institute, a regional center for environmental leadership in Israel. For more about Arava, click here
Video by Dennis Wilen
May 11, 2008 | 4:00 pm
Danny’s parents, Judea and Ruth Pearl, reflect on his life and last words in this webcam video shot 1/18/2007 in the kitchen of their Encino, CA home.
Daniel, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, was murdered in Karachi, Pakistan on February 1, 2002.
In a widely-circulated...
March 28, 2008 | 1:43 pm
This blog’s Grand Poobah, Raphael Sonenshein, was a featured guest at the Society of Professional Journalists L.A. mixer/meeting last night, and we have videos to prove it.
Here’s the first of six very dark and poorly-lit videos from the evening. Raphe’s political wisdom shines, however!
Go to Edward Headington’s YouTube Channel for the rest of the evening’s vids.
—The Web Guy
February 28, 2008 | 2:14 pm
The WGA strike is over, the picket lines are gone, and now, thankfully, the screenwriters can go back to being out of work.
But will they make more videos like this?
February 21, 2008 | 9:39 pm
Oshri Cohen, the star of Beaufort, is caught off guard by me, Orit, the relentless paparazza, as he leaves for LA to attend the Oscars
February 19, 2008 | 10:03 am
This video follows Orit in Israel’s participation in the “Prettiest of Women” beauty pageant held on Valentine’s Day at the Israel Mall, Talpiot, in Jerusalem.
There were 13 contestants total. Click to see how it all turned out . . .
February 15, 2008 | 9:49 pm
Someone named grossdog1 posted this video on YouTube during the Writer’s Strike.
A mind is a terrible thing to waste.
February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm
JewishJournal.com VideoJew Jay Firestone covers the election from a local perspective
Hillary Rodham Clinton scored a major victory with Jewish Democrats in New York and New Jersey in Super Tuesday voting, Barack Obama won a majority of Jewish support in Connecticut and...
February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm
Video 'trailer' from The Miracle Project
Special-Needs ResourcesHaMercaz, a project of Jewish Family Service and The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, offers a central resource for Jewish families raising a special-needs child, connecting parents to support groups, programs...
January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm
January 17, 2008 | 7:00 pmWeil Condemns 'Spinka' Participants
"You call yourself a tzaddik, you're a liar!" Rabbi Steven Weil told his congregation in a fiery speech from the pulpit last Shabbat, regarding someone who acts very religious but may be involved in stealing, lying or cheating.
The rabbi of Beth...
January 10, 2008 | 7:00 pmL.A. Israeli Newspaper Closes Shop
Shalom L.A., the Hebrew-language newsweekly that catered to Los Angeles' large Israeli community, ceased production last month after 19 years. The paper had been largely subsidized by its owners, Isaac and Miri Shepher, until they transferred...
January 8, 2008 | 11:37 pm
China has been the home of Jews for thousands of years, and there are still some families there ....
January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pmTribal Writes
You are to be commended for initiating the Tribe section ("A Moral Dilemma: 'No Country for Old Men,'" "A Rational Jerusalem"). The two articles printed in the Dec. 7 issue were equal to anything published in The Journal. Both the articles were well reasoned and had...
December 14, 2007 | 9:20 pm
This Israeli television commercial for HDTV has kippot spinning all over Ha’Aretz!
December 5, 2007 | 9:13 am
Back for the second night of Chanukah, JewishJournal.com VideoJew Jay Firestone makes a failed attempt at latkes for a few guests. Join them all afterwards in lighting day two of the Chanukah candles.
Check the rest of our Chanukah candle lighting videos online, all this week!
November 23, 2007 | 1:54 pm
The problems of the Chicago Police Department are well-known— a history of brutality and corruption and problems at the top—but, hey, that doesn’t mean they can’t make educational videos!
This one—entitled ‘Gaining A Better Understanding of Judaism Educational Video’—was uploaded to...
November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pmWhen I was asked by The Jewish Journal whether I'd like to write something funny about the WGA strike, I thought -- hey, there's nothing funny about this: corporate bullies refusing to pay writers for their work. This is serious. But as my friend Rob Lotterstein, creator and...
November 14, 2007 | 10:11 pm
Starring Seth Menachem & Avi Rothman
Written by a striking writer (before the strike, actually)
Directed by Oren Kaplan
November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm
Cash in on Your Embarrassing B'nai Mitzvah Moment
JewishTVNetwork.com, which has launched its own user-generated channel, wants to celebrate by holding a contest to find the funniest, most embarrassing bar/bat mitzvah moments. Think "America's Funniest Home Videos," but with...
October 23, 2007 | 10:33 pm
I’ve said it before, we—Jews—are family.
We are the children of Avraham Avinu (Abraham Our Father) and some of us are descendants of the first Jewish priest—the first Cohen—Aaron, brother of Moshe Rabbenu (Moses Our Teacher.)
It’s all there in Jon Entine’s cutting-edge new book,...
October 1, 2007 | 9:50 pm
The majority of adult internet users in the U.S. (57%) report watching or downloading some type of online video content and 19% do so on a typical day; this includes 66% of those with high-speed connections at home and fully three-quarters of broadband users (74%) who enjoy...
August 10, 2007 | 11:09 pm
Here’s all we know: A wacky college student on a Taglit-birthright trip to Israel found a kindred spirit at the flea market in Jaffa . . .
August 9, 2007 | 11:12 pm
Friday night Shabbat services at Temple Akiba Culver City
Rabbi Zachary Shapiro
Cantor Lonee Frailich
August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pm