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  • ‘The Last Words of Daniel Pearl’ YouTube video tops 100,000 views

    By Dennis Wilen

    February 22, 2008 | 2:32 pm

    When I got the idea to shoot a webcam video with Danny Pearl’s parents (Judea and Ruth)  discussing Danny’s last words (“I am Jewish”), I never imagined that a year later it would have been watched by over 100,000 YouTube viewers.

    Dr. Pearl e-mailed me to point out the numbers:...

  • Powerful Jewish women are verboten at Ms. Magazine

    By The Web Guy

    January 11, 2008 | 1:38 pm

    Ms. Magazine—a feminist monthly founded by Jewish Gloria Steinem—won’t accept a display ad that celebrates the postion of women in the government of Israel.

    The ad (above), which features photos of the president of the Supreme Court of Israel, Israel’s Foreign Minster, and the...

  • Girlz in the hood

    By Dikla Kadosh

    November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    'Miriam' and 'Shoshana' live in the Pico-Robertson area. They're seniors at a religious girls' school, they study Torah, dress modestly and keep the Sabbath.

    But Miriam and Shoshana are not your ordinary Orthodox girls. They rap. They use foul language. They fantasize about...

  • Jewish monster ‘The Golem’ arises from the mists, with new music!

    By JewishJournal.com

    October 30, 2007 | 5:42 pm

    In the 16th Century CE Rabbi Judah Loew was said to have created a powerful Golem to defend Prague’s Jewish ghetto.

    Although I composed this segment of score for the scene in Paul Wegener’s 1920 prequel to his silent Golem series in the summer of 2002,  I only recorded it during...

  • Birthright Britney—come to Israel! (new video from Orit in Israel)

    By  Orit Arfa

    October 26, 2007 | 1:29 pm

    Some people ask me how I can possibly compare Britney to Israel, as I did in my parody of Chris Crocker’€™s famous Leave Britney Alone YouTube plea. Britney and Israel have a lot more in common than you think.

    Britney grew-up Kentwood,  Louisiana with an inborn ambition...

  • [VIDEO] If Baruch Obama and Dick Cheney are cousins, what about us?

    By The Web Guy

    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,...

  • 57% of Internet users watch videos online, including me

    By JewishJournal.com

    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...

  • Same old United Nations, Sarkozy [hearts] Israel, Gilad Shalit turns 21 in captivity

    August 30, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Groups Assail U.N. Conference

    A U.N. conference under way in Geneva is as bad as expected, watchdog groups say. In reports from Switzerland, two major U.N. watchdog groups said the conference - the first in a series of preparatory meetings for the follow-up to 2001's notorious...

  • Stop the presses: Jews have Jewish names!

    By JewishJournal.com

    August 8, 2007 | 10:57 pm

    Sometimes I wish I had more time to watch TV.  

    Not really.    All the kewl video is on the Internets:

    From TMZ.COM:

    “Big Brother” Shiksa Learns Jews Have Jewish Names
    Posted Aug 8th 2007 11:59AM by TMZ Staff

    Filed under: TV

    Relations between Israel and the “Big Brother”...

  • E-mail gives Jews the ‘Heebie Jeebies’

    By JewishJournal.com

    August 7, 2007 | 2:17 am

    An anti-Semitic Web site is first on Google when you search for ‘Jew,’ and e-mail about the issue is making the rounds again.

    Two people here at JewishJournal.com got the e-mail last week and both asked me what was up.  I told them not to worry, it was old news (from 2004), not to...

  • Hava Nagila: Funny, you don’t look Jewish

    By JewishJournal.com

    August 5, 2007 | 12:39 pm

    Music is a universal language, and sometimes it has Hebrew lyrics!

    Check out these versions of Hava Nagila from Texas, Bollywood and Thailand:

    Hava Nagila Texas Style (Featuring Juan & Pancho)

    Bollywood Hava Nagila—with subtitles in Hebrew and Russki

    Hava Nagila Thai Style

    All these videos are favorites on JewishJournal.com’s YouTube Channel.


    —Dennis Wilen

  • Israel poverty videos test

    March 5, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    This movie was produced by Shatil for the board meeting of the New Israel Fund.

    8 min 50 sec - Feb 25, 2007 www.shabbatfund.org

    The Jerusalem Shabbat Fund - JSF - providers food coupons l'kavod Shabbat Kodesh for needy Jews throughout Israel.

  • Daniel Pearl “I Am Jewish” Tribute Videos

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Paula Kirman's original video:

    Tribute video from blogger Jewlicious:

    Message from Judea and Ruth Pearl:

    Rabbi Yonah Bookstein:

    Want to join in?

    If you don't have a YouTube account and want to support the campaign and share your own tribute, email us your video and we'll upload it to YouTube for you. If you upload your own video tribute, let us know What do Daniel's last words mean to you?
    Talk about him in The Jewish Journal Reader Forums!

  • Ikea Doll Bat Mitzvah video

    October 20, 2006 | 4:27 pm

    Ikea Doll Bat Mitzvah by Rachel Illowsky


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