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Funny guy speaking at a Sheva Brachos

23.01.2014

Jews Celebrating Purim in Boro Park

20.03.2011

Purim is celebrated annually on the 14th day of Adar the day following the victory of the Jews over their enemies.
Purim is characterized by public recitation of the Scroll of Esther (keriat ha-megillah), additions to the prayers and the grace after meals (al hannisim), giving mutual gifts of food and drink (mishloach manot), giving charity to the poor (mattanot la-evyonim),[4] and a celebratory meal (se’udat Purim);[5] other customs include drinking wine, wearing of masks and costumes, and public celebration.

Funniest Jewish Purim Video Ever!!!

02.03.2011

Funny skit using music videos to tell the story of Purim. Starring David Sussman and David Fine. Edited by Brian Friedman.

“Hello” – from “The Book of Purim” – Official Jewish Parody of “The Book of Mormon”

01.03.2012

The students from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Year-in-Israel class 2011-2012 present, “The Book of Purim!”

A Purim Parody of “The Book of Mormon”
By Robert Lopez, Trey Parker, & Matt Stone

Purim Williamsburg 2011

 21.10.2011

Purim in brooklyn, ny.

music:
VaYevaser Lanu by lipa schmeltzer

The Maccabeats – Purim Song

08.03.2011

Buy this song on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-…

Based on “Raise Your Glass” by P!nk

Filmed, Directed and Edited by Uri Westrich
Uri@UriFilms.com
Produced by Immanuel Shalev
Production assistant – Rivie Shalev

http://www.maccabeats.com/
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The music in this and all Maccabeats songs are made entirely from their voices and mouths

Jewish spiritual song – Jerusalem if I forget you (Hebrew Israeli music sacred songs)

28.01.2014

Hebrew song ‘Jerusalem, if I forget you’ (in Israeli film lemale et ha’ḥalal starring actress Hadas Yaron). From the Torah (Bible) Psalms 137

If I forget thee, O Jerusalem​​, let my right hand forget her cunning.
Let my tongue stay in the roof of my mouth if I do not remember you,
if I do not remember you Jerusalem​​ above my happiness.
(Jewish spiritual music, yerushalayim, jewish, spirituality, nasheed, nasheeds, chants, acapella, religious music, sacred music, beautiful songs)

Banyas- Albi Ensemble – Jewish spiritual and traditional music.

 14.02.2012

Albi Ensemble are a group of musicians from Jerusalem that gathered together to create music for the soul, the music is inspired by the ethnical traditions around the mid-east and north africa, as well as eastern Europe and the Mediterranean, most of the tunes are composed by Nadav Lev An Oud player and singer who gathered the ensemble together. the texts are usually inspired by or taken from the Jewish biblical sources, Psalms and Song of songs.
Banias is the name of one of the three springs coming down from mount Hermon all the way to the Jordan River. for performances and events plese contacr Nadav +972 546929925 or visit http://www.tslilim.com

Joe Lhota Recives Warm Welcome At Chabad Sukkot Festival In Crown Heights, MVMK

30.01.2014

Events on tap for Jewish Disability Awareness Month
Jweekly.com
Four free events in the Bay Area in February are being held in conjunction with the sixth annual Jewish Disability Awareness Month. They are sponsored by INCLUDE (a partnership of Jewish LearningWorks and the S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation) 
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Events recall Holocaust, warn of threats
Rocky Mount Telegram
An European Jewish leader condemned anti-Semitism as a crime at one event and Auschwitz survivors marked 69 years since the liberation of the Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, at another. The ceremony at the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial took 
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 Slammin’ The Sermon
The Jewish Week
SermonSlam is the first public event of Open Quorum, an online platform that is the sole project of Jewish Public Media, a nonprofit founded by Kalman last month. There are, however, other Open Quorum events simmering — all of which aim to include the 
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Making Jewish Life Affordable
Jvhri
When it comes to developing a positive Jewish identity, many experiences have high returns. According to various studies, overnight Jewish camping, Jewish day school education, and travel to Israel in one’s teens or twenties stand out among other rites 
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Jewish Film Festival sparks culture dialogue
The Brown Daily Herald
“We hope (the festival) will raise different questions on campus regarding Judaism andJewish life,” said Laura Katz ’14, one of the three student coordinators. The films are not connected thematically past a common Jewish cultural narrative. This was 
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February honors Jewish Disabilities Awareness
Jewish United Fund
Jewish Disability Awareness Month (JDAM) is a national movement held each February to raise awareness and promote meaningful inclusion of people with disabilities and their families in all aspects of Jewish life. The need for education about 
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Jewish Film Festival to spark cultural dialogue
The Brown Daily Herald
“We hope (the festival) will raise different questions on campus regarding Judaism andJewish life,” said Laura Katz ’14, one of the three student coordinators. The films are not connected thematically past a common Jewish cultural narrative. This was 
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Rabbi Steven Denker
Cleveland Jewish News
Akiva Nof’s prize-winning song “Sisu et Yerushalem” (“Rejoice with Jerusalem”) came to public attention in 1971 and today is on the websites of every stream in Jewish life, not to mention the playlists of bat/bar mitzvah DJs. Inspired by our haftarah 
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Celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness Month
Jvhri
The initiative, led by Jewish organizations worldwide, promotes inclusion of people with disabilities in the Jewish life through common programs that raise awareness. Shelly Christensen, Consultant and Co-Founder of JDAM, shares her thoughts on the 
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Does Rick Jacobs Think Intermarriage Is Good?
Jewish Daily Forward (blog)
The first time I asked Jacobs the endogamy question, he said: “I think it’s important to be encouraging Jewish commitment, Jewish learning and Jewish life, and what we do is instead of talking about it, we think, ‘How do you bring more Jewish people, 
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Poll: Disabled Jews unlikely to affiliate
San Diego Jewish World
Given that most camps don’t yet serve children with significant disabilities in the first place, even more Jewish people with disabilities (JPwDs) have been denied access toJewish life. “Over the past several years the Foundation for Jewish Camp has 
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seniors | It’s our duty to keep elderly connected to communal life
Jweekly.com
Jewish life is inordinately focused on children, teenagers and young adults. They are presented as our future and our continuity. People observe children in a Jewish preschool or young adults on a Birthright trip and believe that we will succeed in 
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Students explore Jewish roots on Birthright
The Bowdoin Orient
Spiritual life for many Jewish students at Bowdoin is limited to Hillel-sponsored Passover events and Yom Kippur services in Daggett Lounge. However, over breaks, many students go on Birthright trips, which are organized by Taglit Birthright Israel, 
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