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  • Have we forgotten what Bar Mitzvahs are all about?

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    August 15, 2013 | 2:11 pm

    [UPDATE] The Bar Mitzvah, re-examined

    The egregious, licentious and thoroughly awful video that is circulating ‘celebrating’ a Bar Mitzvah contains so much that is offensive that it requires restraint to hold oneself to three ways in which this display slaughters the spirit....

  • Jesus, the Jew

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    August 7, 2013 | 10:03 am

    Reza Aslan, an author and scholar of religion, has established himself as a familiar face and voice on American television, the go-to guy for commentary on the Islamic world, and he embodies all the right stuff: youthful good looks, depth of knowledge and the kind of media savvy...

  • The cutest golf rapper ever

    July 19, 2013 | 2:43 pm

    Need a way to beat the heat? We guarantee you will forget about the weather watching this adorable 5-year old, Caleb, rap about golf, his favorite game, in this viral video.

    Take THAT, heat wave.

  • One Israeli Creation for the Weekend

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    May 17, 2013 | 12:33 pm

    Rotem Shefy is a 28 year old Israeli singer, and the voice of the most unique cover of Radiohead's Karma Police.

    Shefy's oriental version of Karma Police was uploaded to YouTube on April 23rd and in less than two weeks reached over 210,000 views, becoming a must hear song. In an...

  • Video of American gymnast Aly Raisman’s parents goes viral

    July 31, 2012 | 10:25 am

    [UPDATE: Aly Raisman leads U.S. to gymnastics team gold]

    A clip from NBC showing Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman’s parents’ reaction to her uneven bar routine has garnered more than 25,000 hits on YouTube.

    The clip shows Raisman’s mother and father commenting on Raisman’s routine...

  • Videos asserting Israel’s right to attack Iran go viral [VIDEOS]

    April 23, 2012 | 10:11 am

    More than 2.5 million people have viewed two installments of a video advocating Israel’s legal and moral authority to attack Iran.

    The videos, developed and narrated by Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel, American-born media personalities and co-founders of The Land of Israel.com...

  • Videos go viral – and families feel the fallout [VIDEO]

    April 20, 2011 | 4:38 pm

    It began as a cool and lighthearted bar mitzvah tribute, a music video that friends and family of the honoree — 13-year-old Zachary Freiman of Irvington, N.Y. — could share, enjoy and praise to the skies.

    The bar mitzvah ended; the video did not. “I’m Zack!” was posted on...

  • California on Purim [VIDEO]

    March 16, 2011 | 5:02 pm

  • Israel to participate in pilot YouTube project

    November 17, 2010 | 12:20 pm

    Israel will take part in a pilot program to encourage Israeli advertising agencies to allocate more resources to advertising on YouTube.

    During the yearlong program, the Israeli agencies will receive reduced fees for advertising on YouTube and instruction in YouTube’s measurement...