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  • 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 ▸

  • Jewish celebrities react to Hurricane Sandy

    As one of the worst storms in U.S. history took its toll on the Northeast, celebrities who live in New York City (and elsewhere) took to Twitter with their thoughts and updates.
    Thanks for all the concerned tweets… Thank goodness we are all okay… Thinking of those who aren’t #sandy
    — Debra Messing (@DebraMessing)
    October 30, 2012
    I know it’s tough now, New York, but picture yourself next summer, lying on a warm, calm beach, with nothing to remind you of Sandy
    — B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) October 30, 2012
    Sending love to all in Long Beach L.I. My home town. bc
    — Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) October 30, 2012 More ▸

  • ‘Jew Girl’ is the new ‘New Girl’ (VIDEO)

    Comedy website “Funny or Die” came out with this Jewish parody for FOX’s hit show “New Girl” starring Zooey Deschanel. The name, is of course, “Jew Girl” and it may be the Jewiest thing you’ll see all week, and it’s only Monday, people! Enjoy. The Jew Girl from Brandon Johnson         More ▸

  • Watch NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport “catch” a ball to the face

    A sideline reporter’s job can be extremely fun, but also extremely dangerous, especially in football. NFL Network’s Jewish reporter Ian Rapoport was on camera for the Sunday night football match between the Green Bay Packers and the Houston Texans, when a football accidentally hit him, causing to make a ridiculous face. Since Rapoport is okay,… More ▸

  • Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape and you can help her (VIDEO)

    Not really, it’s a joke, but a funny one. Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli and the comedy website “Funny or Die” came out with a fake campaign video for the social fundraising website Kickstarter, (a crowd-funding site where people pitch ideas for random projects and get funding in exchange for different benefits), where she is urging… More ▸

  • Bibi draws a bomb at the UNGA, the internet explodes

    Say what you want about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but the man is a self-made Internet sensation.
    Whether it’s comments about ducks, holiday greetings with cats and parrots, dark Time Magazine covers or epic photobombing, Bibi can generate serious Internet buzz. Today the world was looking to see what Netanyahu would present at his speech at the annual United Nations General Assembly, and boy, he did not disappoint.
    When talking about Iran and the famous “red line,” or point of no return, Bibi took a sketch of an ACME bomb and actually drew a red line. That was enough to make the Israeli meme nation very happy and very busy.
    Here are the results, starting with some Looney Tunes and Wile E. Coyote references: More ▸

  • So yeah, there’s a Yom Kippur cover song now too

    The “take a popular song and change its lyrics to be more Jewish” YouTUbe trend used to be valid for Rosh Hashanah/Passover/Sukkot/Purim. For some reason, the holiest of Jewish days, Yom Kippur, day of atonement if you may, was untouched. You know, it’s a really serious day. Until this happened: Breaking Down Mechitzas – “Glad You Prayed”… More ▸