5 ‘JewTubers’ To Watch

Young Jewish YouTube creators are singing, speaking, and sharing their lives with viewers around the world.

06/17/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Last year, internet sensation Tyler Oakley sang “Sivivon Sov Sov Sov” in a collaboration with Scott Hoying and Mitch Grassi of the Grammy-winning acapella group Pentatonix. 

Andrea Grinberg of the "Wrapunzel Ladies" YouTube channel demonstrates how to tie one of her custom headscarves. Wrapunzel

The 2015 Israeli Election Video Wars

02/25/2015 - 19:00

Forget pollsters. These days, to get a sense of an Israeli politician’s popularity among the electorate, the place to go is his or her Facebook and YouTube video portals.

The “Bibi-sitter” video ad featuring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of the March 17 Israeli election. Credit: YouTube

Jewish Journalist Records 10 Hours Of Hate On Paris Streets

The footage will shock you.

02/16/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

The Jewish journalist who took to the streets of Paris wearing a small white kippah and tzizit received far worse than catcalls. 

Jewish journalist captures death threats on camera as he walks through Paris. Screenshot via

Looking For A Job, Peres Finds His Humorous Side

10/07/2014 - 20:00
Editor and Publisher

The world has long known that Shimon Peres has a talent for statesmanship, having been a national leader in public service for some seven decades. Now we find out he has a sense of humor, too.

Shimon Peres in a screen shot from his grandaughter's satiric video. YouTube

Talk Yiddish To Me

At a glance, hip hop and klezmer don't seem like a natural mix.  But you ain't seen nothing yet.

Anderson and the Postmodern Jukebox band perform "Talk Dirty"... klezmer style. Photo courtesy YouTube

Shanah Tova


How do you create a viral Jewish acapella video? Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with Mike Boxer of Six13 about their recent hit "Shana Tova (2013 Rosh Hashanah Jam)" and creating Jewish music videos.

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Circumcision Controversy

05/29/2013 - 20:00

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn seems to stands alone among Democrat mayoral candidates in supporting the city’s effort to regulate the practice of motzeitzi b’peh.

At a mayoral forum sponsored by The Jewish Press, an Orthodox weekly in Brooklyn, five other Democrats either declined to take a stand on the issue or sided with haredi Jews trying to overturn the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s requirement that parents sign a consent form before allowing oral suction by a mohel during a circumcision.

Weiner Joins A 'Live Fire' Campaign

Despite the jokes, disgraced pol’s comeback bid puts him in second place in Democratic field.
05/27/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

In his first appearance alongside rivals vying for the Democratic mayoral nomination Tuesday, Anthony Weiner didn’t have to try to stand out in the field.

After one week in the Democratic primary, Weiner finds himself in contention with frontrunner Chrtistine Quinn. Michael Datikash

The First War Played Out On Social Networks

Social media changes the zeitgeist in ways we couldn't have imagined. As we saw with the recent presidential election, opinions and attacks now travel at the speed of light. And so it should be no surprise that the ongoing Middle East conflict in Gaza between the Palestinians and Israelis has escalated into a Cyber war.

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