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  • 25 cats and dogs admiring their Menorahs

    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!
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    That’s my cat! More ▸

  • Breaking News: Honey Boo Boo supports Israel

    Are the publicity problems Israel has been suffering lately finally over? Or did they just get worse? In the wake of the U.N. vote that granted the Palestinians an observer status and was considered a landslide defeat by Israeli politicians, and just days after even Sonia Manzano Sesame Street’s favorite Latina resident, Maria, called Israel “bullies,” the… More ▸

  • The Hebrew Hammer is back to kill Hitler (with your help!)

    Nine years ago, Mordechai Jefferson Carver, better known as “The Hebrew Hammer,” became a modern Jewish hero after saving Chanukah from the evil son of Santa Clause. The low-budget Jewish blaxploitation film — featuring Adam Goldberg as the Hammer, Judy Greer as his love interest Esther Bloomenbergensteinenthal, Andy Dick as evil Damian Claus and others —… More ▸

  • Make Latkes like gangstas! (VIDEO)

    Chanukah is coming — and like many other Jewish holidays, this means food, presents and… holiday videos. The video that aims to be the king of Chanukah right now is by “Bubala Please,” a new Jewish cooking show that features a VERY unorthodox duo — L.A. gangsters Jaquann and Luis. The idea is not original,… More ▸

  • 50 Israeli kids cover ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ by Taylor Swift

      Because why not, right? Students at the Artik Music School (Artik is Hebrew for popsicle!) in Yehud, Israel, released this cover version of Taylor Swift’s song “I Knew You Were Trouble.” On the YouTube page, the 50-member band is referred to as “the biggest rock group in the world.” The version actually made it… More ▸

  • Jon Stewart is 50! Let’s celebrate with his best moments

    Fifty years ago today, in the great city of New York, Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz was born.
    Later, his family moved to New Jersey and Jonathan switched the spelling of his name to Jon Stewart, and moved from studying chemistry in The College of William & Mary to pursuing a career in comedy. As we celebrate the golden jubilee of the man behind “The Daily Show,” we look at the best moments of his career, and believe it or not, there were many of them before he took over the desk in the Midtown Manhattan studios.
    One of Stewart’s first ever TV gigs was at the “Caroline’s Comedy Hour”
    The famous comedy venue “Caroline’s” had its own show on A&E, and Stewart was one of the show’s writers. You can even see him (not hear him though) in this sketch from 1990, as Colin Quinn and his mullet are trying to figure out who wrote a certain sketch (also in that sketch, a very young Louis C.K.). More ▸

  • Between rockets and sirens, Israelis find time to laugh

    Hundred of rockets are launched from Gaza and aimed at the cities of Israel from Sderot to Tel Aviv, and what do they Israelis do? Laugh about it, obviously.
    Like most Jews, humor seems to be the best medicine to the surreal situation, especially when the rocket threat has finally made it to the Tel Aviv on its bloggers and Internet geeks.
    Here are some of the best Internet reactions to operation “Pillar of Defense”
    Ahmed Jabari
    The recent round of violence took a huge turn when Israel assassinated Ahmed Jabari, the Hamas’ “Chief of Staff.”
    If he had a Facebook, this is how it would look like: More ▸

  • Watch Drake’s inspiring high school graduation speech

    This week in Drake: The newly graduated rapper took to the podium at the Jarvis Collegiate Institute in Toronto last Friday and finally received his high school diploma. In addition, Drizzy had a chance to speak to current students and encourage them to “follow through.” “It’s not necessarily about the books that you’ll read or the science… More ▸