Actor Richard Gere is set to star in a new film by award-winning Israeli director Joseph Cedar. More ▸
The Festival of Lights is upon us, and what better way to spend it than with your favorite friends — cats and dogs (they are more fun to celebrate with than humans anyway).
So have a happy Meownukkah and don’t forget to light the Menowuff!
That’s my cat! More ▸
Yeah, there is bad situation going on in Gaza, Southern Israel and even Tel Aviv and its suburbs. Luckily, we came across this adorable photo of kittens in Jerusalem via Marta’s Tumblr, and who can really worry about a possibility of yet another round of fighting in the Middle East when you have such adorable… More ▸
Four months ago, we showed you 10 photos of animals common to Israel doing awesome things, and we could just not get over how adorable the rare Sand Cat is. Well someone in the Ramat Gan Safari and zoo near Tel Aviv must have heard us, because four rare sand kittens (kittens!!!), which are considered extinct… More ▸
Cats are not really connected to Judaism. In fact, looking back to biblical times, it was the ancient Egyptians who worshiped cats due to their outstanding abilities to kill pests and snakes and their general awesomeness, being all cute and fluffy and stuff.
Since we learned in the Bible that Ancient Egypt = bad for the Jews, I think it would be safe to assume that the Israelites were probably dog people. However, one thing the Egyptians have over us is the fact that they were total Kitty Hipsters, they liked cats before it was cool. And because cats totally got their groove back since the invention of the internet (and mostly YouTube) I believe it is time to make the cat Jewish.
So yes, 18 photos of cats wearing a yarmulke and celebrating the holidays is a great idea, and if the cats below don’t think it is, then they should look at their own photos because… they are so freaking adorable every synagogue should have one.
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Mayim Bialik celebrates her 8-year-old peterbald cat’s birthday in a highly unusual way — with a family trip to 7 Eleven for slurpees. It just so happens that Esau (someone should alert Feline Protective Services about that name) was born on July 11, which is when the convenience store chain that I frequented for late… More ▸