Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: November 5th, 2013Media → Video Picks
This is absolutely the most emotional baby you’ve ever seen – reacting to each nuance in her Mommy’s singing with so much depth of feelings, makes you want to cry and laugh yourself. Watching her, it occurred to me that this is why God went into all the trouble of making a world and then […]
Posted on: November 4th, 2013Media → Video Picks
Tom Lehrer – because someone had to. (I’m Spending) Hanukkah In Santa Monica I’m spending Hanukkah in Santa Monica, Wearing sandals lighting candles by the sea. I spent Shavuos, in East St. Louis, A charming spot but clearly not the spot for me. Those eastern winters, I can’t endure ‘em, So every year I pack […]
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013Media → Video Picks
I’ve discovered long ago the vegetarians and kosher folks run up against very similar questions in certain situations, which makes you wonder why there aren’t more kosher folks who are vegetarian and vegetarians who keep kosher (even though, technically, vegetarians are keeping kosher, but you know what I mean). This has been my clever observation […]
Posted on: November 1st, 2013Media → Video Picks
Hilly Gross describes what happens when he invites participants of Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald’s Beginners Service to his home for a Shabbat meal. Recorded in 1986, the original posting reached an estimated 100,000 views. It was posted again last week and should become a hit again – among BTs who are now hosting their own […]
Posted on: October 30th, 2013Media → Video Picks
Eli Kwartler, Jewish Community of Amherst co-president, recalls his father reading Yiddish newspapers and discussing politics in Brooklyn delis.
Posted on: October 29th, 2013Media → Video Picks
When I visited Disneyland in the 1970s, they still showed their Circle-Vision 360° — the 360-degrees movie using 9 cameras to record an entire sphere of a landscape. They used it for things like riding in the middle of a herd of sheep, so that the film booth screen all around you was filled with […]
Posted on: October 28th, 2013Media → Video Picks
There are two questions you can ask another human being: “What are you?” and “Who are you?” If you ask “What are you” – you destroy the world. If you ask “Who are you?” you build the world…” (Shlomo Carlebach). Rabbi, folksinger and composer, Shlomo Carlebach is considered to be the foremost Jewish religious songwriter […]
Posted on: October 27th, 2013Media → Video Picks
Last night, Tom Jones gave a concert in Tel Aviv, despite pressure from something called the Cardiff branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, which has launched an online petition demanding that Jones drop the Tel Aviv performance from his tour. Jones, 73, will perform again in Tel Aviv’s Nokia Arena Monday night. Here’s the smartphone […]
Posted on: October 25th, 2013Media → Video Picks
We got this video from the Technion, with following inyroduction: How can we take advantage of solar and wind power on days when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing? The answer is with safe energy storage. Using elements found in abundance in nature, Alon Dana, a doctoral student at the Ed Satell […]
Posted on: October 24th, 2013Media → Video Picks
At the WSJ CEO Council, Washington bureau chief Jery Seib talks with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on the U.S.’s relationship with Iran. “There has emerged in the region, the current and most urgent issue of nuclear proliferation. For 15 years, the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council have declared that a […]
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013Media → Video Picks
Political prankster Mark Dice asks San Diego beach-goers if they’ll sign a petition supporting “the Police State” which includes “Orwellian” and “Nazi-Style” tactics to “keep Americans safe” in this “Brave New World.”
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013Media → Video Picks
“Progressive” used to mean socially enlightened and forward looking. Now it’s just another word for a creepy liberal racist.
Posted on: October 21st, 2013Media → Video Picks
On Monday. October 14, thirteen Jews were arrested on Temple Mount for prayer. They were released later the same day by a judge who found them in violation of no known law. And when they try to pray again, they will be arrested again by the same cops. This will go on until the rest […]
Posted on: October 20th, 2013Media → Video Picks
Everything the PLO says needs to be taken with a few grains of salt…especially, when this video was provided today by the Shomron Settlement Council, taken today – of Palestinians and a Leftwing activist actively cutting down a Palestinian Olive Grove (what better way to demand international observers). Too bad for them we caught it […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013Media → Video Picks
Neil deGrasse Tyson, America’s most noted astrophysicist, discusses how the shape of the universe allows us to bypass questions about the “original source of energy that begat the universe” because the universe was made from nothing.
Posted on: October 16th, 2013Media → Video Picks
Jack Kugelmass discusses the boundaries of American Judaism through the creation of an us and them dynamic. He references the Jewishness of American television, and Curb Your Enthusiasm in particular, as highlighting these boundaries.
Posted on: October 15th, 2013Media → Video Picks
This is news to me. Oprah Winfrey says she ran into Swiss racism when a clerk at Trois Pommes, a pricey Zurich boutique, refused to show her a $38,000 handbag, telling one of the world’s richest women that she wouldn’t be able to afford it. Winfrey earned $77 million in the year ending in June, […]
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