To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: March 2nd, 2014Media → Video Picks
Oh, I know Lipton is not your tea of choice, not mine either. But look at this brilliant Lipton Tea commercial with the Muppets. And then watch for the moment when Animal the taxi driver switches to Yiddish. Can Danny Ayalon work out something with the Muppets?
Posted on: February 28th, 2014Media → Video Picks
I love this guy, and to this day I peel my hardboiled eggs by blowing into them, like he says. So now, take a 5 dollar bottle of wodka, like he says, and start doing useful stuff around the house. Your wife will love you, and you’ll have a plausible explanation as to why you […]
Posted on: February 27th, 2014Media → Video Picks
I think it was Benjamin D’Israeli who replied to a taunt by Irish political leader Daniel O’Connell: “Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honorable gentleman were brutal savages in an unknown island, mine were priests in the temple of Solomon.” So, Jews have been picking on the British for […]
Posted on: February 26th, 2014Media → Video Picks
British journalist, author, publisher, and prominent right-wing voice Melanie Phillips is being interviewed on Israel’s Channel 1 TV. The Hebrew intro stops at .45 seconds into the clip. This is the quintessential Melanie Phillips on Israel and its treatment by the European intelligentsia. Phillips is Jewish, her family came to Britain from Poland and Russia. […]
Posted on: February 25th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Canadian-born writer, political commentator and cultural critic Mark Steyn explains why doom has been spelled for the Western world, speaking to Hoover fellow Peter Robinson on Uncommon Knowledge. Steyn’s titles almost speak for themselves: “America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It” (2008), “Lights Out: Islam, Free Speech And The Twilight Of […]
Posted on: February 24th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Amateur photographer David Teitelbaum, born in the town of Wielopole Skrzyńskie in 1891, probably shot this footage in June or July of 1939, only weeks before the September 1 Nazi invasion. It could also have been on his previous visit to his hometown, in 1938. The film, shown on the Yad Vashem website, features members […]
Posted on: February 23rd, 2014Media → Video Picks
CBN’s Gordon Robertson looks at a few of the creative “environment-saving” ideas that Israelis have either invented or improved upon. Towards the end, one of the interviewees says, we have to start showing the world who we are and what we do, rather than engage in constant bickering. Amen to that.
Posted on: February 21st, 2014Media → Video Picks
Comedian Allan Sherman was the mystery guest on the March 15, 1964, episode of the popular panel program What’s My Line? The voice that he parodies for most of the appearance was that adopted by Frankie Fontaine, himself a noted comedian who worked in radio with Jack Benny. Here’s Sherman’s signature song. 1963, what a […]
Posted on: February 20th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Yes, we’re on a Midwestern kick this morning. The St. Paul JCC has been a part of the St. Paul community since 1930. It’s a place where individuals, families and communities come together for Jewish culture, child care, fitness, recreation and socialization in a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment. It’s like the 92nd Street Y […]
Posted on: February 19th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Aldo Sterone is a very funny man, first for his choice of pen name (aldosterone is a steroid hormone which serves as the principal regulator of the salt and water balance in the body), and second for his deadpan delivery. According to Baron Bodissey of Gates of Vienna, the subtitles offered here were produced by […]
Posted on: February 18th, 2014Media → Video Picks
I totally adore Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak because he’s such a showman, and it feels nice to have him on our side. I disagree with him on many things across the board, and I couldn’t live in his section of Torahville, but, naturally, I agree with him on the big stuff, and he’s so entertaining when […]
Posted on: February 17th, 2014Media → Video Picks
In looking for interesting videos with a Jewish angle, I clicked on this one out of curiosity (you don’t know me, but I’m a sucker for a good Disney yarn), and it occurred to me that trailers are made very differently these days. It used to be the trailer would tease you into coming to […]
Posted on: February 16th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Global humanitarian reasons for current U.S. immigration are tested in this presentation by author and journalist Roy Beck, using data from the World Bank and U.S. Census Bureau. The 1996 version of this immigration gumballs presentation has been one of the most viewed immigration policy presentations on the internet.
Posted on: February 14th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
I tied them up, I shot them, one bullet each. I told my aunt, 'Instead of one, we got two.' She cried out in joy.
Posted on: February 13th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Wherever EU Parliament President Martin Schulz goes, he seems to irritate those pesky Jews. Yesterday he stood at the Knesset podium and spread outright lies about how Israel is stealing water from thirsty Palestinian children. Back in Nov. 2010, he was attacked by UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom who called him a fascist. Bloom was ejected […]
Posted on: February 12th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Prof. David Greenblatt of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering discusses Wind Turbine Efficiency and the Grand Technion Energy Program.
Posted on: February 11th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Mark Dice argues the sale will serve two goals: pay off the national debt to China, so they can sell it for scrap metal; and prevent a nuclear war, which would surely happen should we not pay off our debt. Isn’t that why we bombed Japan? I mean, ya gotta’ pay your national debts, what’s fair […]
Posted on: February 10th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Jerusalem, a mosaic of different peoples, faiths, and nationalities. Nevertheless, despite this diversity, under the sovereignty of Israel, Jerusalem is a city that works. But has it always been this way?
Posted on: February 9th, 2014Media → Video Picks
Seborga is a small town in the region of Liguria in northwest Italy, near the French border. Administratively, it is a comune of the Italian province of Imperia. The main economic activities are horticulture and tourism. The town is notable for its claim of independence from Italy as the sovereign Principality of Seborga. You see, […]
Posted on: February 7th, 2014Media → Video Picks
You put things differently in a press conference than you do in a fund raiser. This message, from Hamas Interior Minister Fathi Hammad, is for internal consumption: We all have Arab roots and every Palestinian, in Gaza and throughout Palestine, can prove his Arab roots – whether from Saudi Arabia, from Yemen, or anywhere. We […]
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