Menu JTA Search


  • Be a Shabbat star with ‘Call Me Maybe,’ Jewish version

    Here’s yet another version of Carly Rae Jepsen’s catchy song “Call Me Maybe” — this time Jewish style featuring “Lecha Dodi,” the prayer of Shabbat acceptance. Yes, making versions of “Call Me Maybe” is so two months ago (eternity in Internet time), but this video was posted a while back but didn’t get much love, so… More ▸

  • Jewish kid sings with Springsteen

    James Oppenheim, who moved to Israel with his wife and eight(!) children, took four of them back to the States for an East Coast trip. Oppenheim discovered that Bruce Springsteen was performing in Boston, decided to take his clan from New York to Beantown, and won a lottery for front-row seats to the concert. His… More ▸

  • Lollapalooza is coming to Israel next summer

    The popular touring festival will make its way to the Holy Land — on August 20-22, 2013 at Tel Aviv’s HaYarkon Park. In a video posted to the festival’s official website, festival creator and  “Jane’s Addiction” singer Perry Farrell explained his decision to bring the festival to Tel Aviv, saying that in a recent visit… More ▸

  • The Adventures of Moishe Batmann And Tzabar Szpeiderman (SONG)

    Batman and Superman are the hottest tickets in Hollywood right now, so a dude named Sauce Magnusson(?) wrote this song about the Jewish superheroes Moishe Batmann And Tzabar Szpeiderman – protectors of Tel Aviv.  It’s also available on iTunes. Listen to it below (lyrics in available here). Song highlights: My name is Moishe Batmann and I… More ▸

  • Matisyahu releases Israel-made music video

    Matisyahu has released the music video for the title track of his new album “Sunshine.” The video was filmed over a 3-day shoot in Israel. Conveniently, “Sunshine” also describes the color of the soul-searching musician’s new bleach-blonde hairdo. More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf gets naked in a new video by Israeli director (NSFW)

    If any of you has ever wonder how Shia LaBeouf looks naked, thanks to Alma Har’el, Israeli filmmaker who won the Best Documentary at the TriBeCa Film Festival for her 2011 doc “Bombay Beach,” you can see LaBeouf like you’ve never seen before. LaBeouf gets naked for the music video of the Icelandic indie band Sigur… More ▸