Jewish Journal

Uptown Passover

2 days ago

Photo is screen shot from YouTube

Chag Sameach! Just in time for Passover, here's a new song to get stuck in your head at the Seder table.

A cappella group Six13 is known for its Jewish parody covers of modern songs. Think of them as Weird Al Yankovic's cousins who went on Birthright, and decided to never leave Israel. The group has become somewhat of a staple in Jewish pop culture, with its YouTube channel garnering almost 4 million views to date.

  • Happy Pesach from Technion

    by Technion's Mechanical Engineering and Architecture department

    3 days ago

    In celebration of Pesach, a team of students from the Technion's Mechanical Engineering and Architecture department have created a Rube Goldberg machine that illustrates the story -- including Baby Moses, the Burning Bush, the Plagues, and the parting of the Red Sea -- and places the Seder Plate on the table.

    The film was made in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in The Sydney & Shirley Gendel and Emanuel Friedberg Family Creative Design Student Laboratory, a Project of the American Technion Society, Cleveland Chapter.

  • Kosha Dillz new video: Been Down – Haim Re-Mix

    2 weeks ago

    Kosha Dillz takes us on a visual trip through Amsterdam rapping about the perils of loneliness and depression while trying to share moments of... More.

  • You haven’t seen a Bar Mitzvah invite video quite like this

    3 weeks ago

    This bar mitzvah invite really raises the bar.

    Brody Criz and his family parodied five Top 40 hits for an epic bar mitzvah invitation that has since gotten 800,000 hits on YouTube.

    Criz riffs on "Happy," "All of Me," "Royals," "Let It Go" and "Blurred Lines" in the four-minute clip, subbing song lyrics for jokes that reference rabbis, the Old Testament, and Manischewitz.

    Read more at Daily News.

  • Best Amos Oz quotes from INSS address

    March 2, 2015 | 9:57 am

    Israeli author Amos Oz gave a landmark address on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the recent eighth international conference of the Institute for... More.

  • Purim: ‘Shake it Off’ with Temple Ahavat Shalom

    February 28, 2015 | 10:27 am

    Temple Ahavat Shalom in Northridge invites you to shake it off ... and come to its annual Purim shpiel on March 4 and Purim Carnival on March 8. For more information, go to www.tasnorthridge.org.


  • Vic Cohen’s “American Snipper”

    February 23, 2015 | 12:25 pm

    The Oscars are over and "American Sniper" is old news...but "American Snipper"? America has a new hero. A mohel with over 160 confirmed circumcisions in... More.

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