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25th November 2007
Smooth-E aka Eric Schwartz
Celebrate Chanukah
A few years back Smooth-E aka Eric Schwartz gave us a Chanukah version of the Outkast class Hey Ya! and called it Hanukkah Hey Ya! which featured the very Jewtastic line of Oy is Yo Backwards.
 
18th November 2007
Radio Jcom
Jewish radio for Leeds
The UK’s first full-time Jewish community radio station licence has been awarded to Radio Jcom in Leeds. According to a spokesman, the station will be “inclusive” to all parts of the 10,000 strong Leeds community.
 
11th November 2007
Malcolm McLaren
I'm A Celebrity Jew!
Malcolm McLaren, the former manager of punk legends The Sex Pistols and PR guru Lynne Franks, are this year's Jewish contestants taking part in ITV's I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here!
 
4th November 2007
MC Rebbe
MC Rebbe up for award
Jewish entertainer, MC Rebbe has been named as a finalist in the world’s largest blog competition, the 2007 Weblog Awards. Known as "The Rapping Rabbi" MC Rebbe’s three-year-old blog was chosen from a shortlist of several thousand.
 
28th October 2007
Baron Cohen And Fisher Name Baby
Actress Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen have named their new baby daughter Olive. The Wedding Crashers star, 31, and her funnyman fiance welcomed their first child last week in Los Angeles.
 
21st October 2007
Kiss toothbrush
Kiss on your teeth
Veteran rockers Kiss have released a pioneering new toothbrush which transmits the group’s Rock & Roll All Night hit via vibrations in the bristles to the inner ear, while brushing.
 
14th October 2007
Amy Winehouse
Prince Wants Winehouse
Superstar Prince is hoping to persuade British jazz songstress Amy Winehouse to collaborate with him on a track - by inviting her to Christmas dinner. “I’m honoured. I’m a massive fan. I would love to work with him,” she says.
 
7th October 2007
Jonathan Shalit
Shalit goes for Global TV
Music manager Jonathan Shalit is to further expand his Shalit Global agency into managing additional TV stars.
 
30th September 2007
Beastie Boys
Beastie Boys And Cohen Up For Hall Of Fame
The Beatie Boys and Leonard Cohen are among the acts on the ballot for next year’s Rock + Roll Hall Of Fame induction. To be eligible for induction, nominees must have released their first single no later than 1982.
 
23rd September 2007
Tel Aviv
Duran Duran Tel Aviv theme
Israeli tourist chiefs are hoping to gain permission from pop group Duran Duran to use an obscure song recorded by them to use as the background music for an advertising campaign to promote Tel Aviv.
 
16th September 2007
Kol Nidre Live Online
Kol Nidre Live Online
Jewish entertainment and information website, JewishTVNetwork.com is to broadcast online a Kol Nidre service from Los Angeles’ oldest synagogue. The service will be streamed from Wilshire Boulevard Temple on Friday September 21.
 
9th September 2007
Steffan Halperin
Mercury Prize Jewish winner
Drummer Steffan Halperin is celebrating after his band The Klaxons scooped the prestigious Nationwide Mercury Prize for their album Myths Of The Near Future.
 
2nd September 2007
Vladimir Sloutsker
Jewish TV plans
A Jewish Russian millionaire banker turned politician is behind plans to launch a global English language Jewish TV station that aims to start broadcasting during 2008. Vladimir Sloutsker believes Jews need their own channel.
 
26th August 2007
Amy Winehouse
Winehouse up for award
Troubled singer Amy Winehouse is leading the nominations for this year’s Mobo Awards. The Rehab hitmaker is up for Best UK Female, alongside Beverley Knight, Corinne Bailey Rae, Jamelia and Joss Stone.
 
19th August 2007
Yamit Mamo
Sing a song
Following last year’s inaugural X-factor style contest to find the Jewish community’s best vocal talent, The Big Voice is back again with the top prize of a recording session at rock star Bryan Ferry’s studio.
 
12th August 2007
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Schwarzenegger Becomes Barmitzvah Hit
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in demand at barmitzvahs after agreeing to send a videotaped message to the nephew of Terminator 3 co-star Clare Danes’ ex Ben Lee.
 
5th August 2007
Sarah Jessica Parker
Parker gets fashion-able
Sarah Jessica Parker chose to launch her clothing line with US discount store Steve & Barry’s - because she wanted to make her fashion affordable. Parker is promoting the Bitten range with a t-shirt that states “Fashion Is Not A Luxury”.
 
29th July 2007
Rachel Stevens
Stevens No Specs Appeal
Former S Club 7 star Rachel Stevens’ pop career may have nosedived but she’s still got the X-factor when it comes to being the face of something. And this time round, she’s not so much the face but the eyes of disposable contact lens brand Focus Dailies.
 
22nd July 2007
Barbra Streisand
An evening with Streisand
Matthew d'Ancona spends an evening with Barbra Streisand at the O2 arena in London. He says: "This was about the soundtrack not only to lives, but to generations". Find out more.
 
15th July 2007
Susie Essman
Susie Essman interview
Best known for being the loud and foul-mouthed Susie Greene in Curb Your Enthusiasm, Susie Essman is much more than just a supporting actress on Larry David's hit show. SJ talks to Essman about her UK tour, working with David and swearing at strangers.
 
8th July 2007
Sir Philip Green
Green's £5m donation
Retail tycoon Sir Philip Green is to give £1m a year over the next five years to Jewish Care. The owner of high street stores Top Shop, Bhs and Burton previously gave a £4.5m donation to the charity in 2005.
 
1st July 2007
Caprice
Scent of Caprice
Model Caprice Bourret will release her own brand of perfume early next year. Hot on the trail of Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears and Paris Hilton - who have all released their own fragrances - the star is hoping to cash in on the celebrity scent trend.
 
24th June 2007
Fran Drescher
Drescher enlists Jolie
Angelina Jolie is set to honour her late mother’s cancer battle by appearing in a new public service announcement with comedienne Fran Drescher. Drescher, a cancer survivor, has founded the Cancer Schmancer movement.
 
17th June 2007
David Schwimmer and Georgia Slowe
Most fanciable Jews revealed
Former Friends star David Schwimmer and Emmerdale actress Georgia Slowe have emerged as the most fanciable Jewish celebrities. Coming second in the male category was Adam Levine while for females it was Rachel Stevens.
 
10th June 2007
Simon Cowell
Cowell's Jew Factor
Looks like showbiz mogul Simon Cowell can trace his roots back as a member of the tribe. The American Idol to Britain’s Got Talent judge has paternal grandparents who were married at an East London synagogue.
 
3rd June 2007
Samantha Freedman
Miss Jewish World?
Samantha Freedman, an 18-year-old Jewish student studying for her A Levels has taken another step closer for the chance to become the next Miss England and represent her country at the annual Miss World competition by winning Miss Hertfordshire
 
27th May 2007
Ken livingstone
New Jewish London guide
The latest edition of the Jewish London Guide which covers arts and cultural events in the capital is now out. Supported by London Mayor Ken Livingstone, the guide offers 30 pages of events happening in the spring and summer.
 
20th May 2007
Scarlett Johansson
Johansson to become Scots Mary
Sexy actress Scarlett Johansson will star as tragic monarch, Mary, Queen of Scots in a new movie. The Lost In Translation star, 22, will take the lead in director James Curran’s Mary, Queen of Scots.
 
13th May 2007
Amy Winehouse
Winehouse fit for a Prince
Jazz songstress Amy Winehouse has vowed to “drop everything” to secure a duet with her musical idol Prince. The superstar has already invited Winehouse to join him on the London stage this summer.
 
6th May 2007
Arlene Phillips
Dancers wanted!
Choreographer Arlene Phillips is looking to find the best dancers in Britain for a new BBC1 TV show to be shown in the summer. The founder of the raunchy 1970s and 1980s dance troupe Hot Gossip will be fronting Dance X.
 
29th April 2007
Golden Haggadah
Sacred exhibition
At a time when great religions are in conflict, both with each other and among themselves, it is an act of faith - in more than one sense - for the British Library to highlight what unites three of them in Sacred, a summer exhbition. Find out more.
 
22nd April 2007
Bon Dylan
Dylan gets second series
Bob Dylan’s stint as a radio DJ has earned the rocker another season as the host of a themed XM Satellite Radio series. The first season of Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour recently concluded with a show dedicated to spring cleaning but a second series will begin in September.
 
15th April 2007
Samantha Freedman
Miss Jewish World?
A Jewish student studying for her A Levels could become the next Miss England and represent her country at the annual Miss World competition. Radlett and Bushey Reform Synagogue member Samantha Freedman will compete next month in a local heat.
 
8th April 2007
Scarlett Johansson
Brits love Johansson
Sexy Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has topped a poll of women who most men want to marry according to British Esquire magazine. The Lost In Translation actress was number one for going under a chupah with.
 
1st April 2007
Sign Four Questions
Passover signing
As we prepare for Passover, one question stands out which everyone wants to know the answer to. Why is this night different from all other nights? Well, if you want to really make it different, then sign it.
 
25th March 2007
Tamar Yellin
Yorkshire writer wins $100k
A British woman from Yorkshire has scooped $100,000 by becoming the first winner of an international Jewish book award. Tamar Yellin won the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish literature for her book The Genizah at the House of Shepher.
 
18th March 2007
Sir Philip Green
Sir Philip's mega party
Retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has hosted a lavish party to mark his 55th birthday in the Maldives. According to media reports, it cost the Top Shop and BHs owner anything from £6m to £20m to host and saw upwards of 200 of his pals jetting in to the Indian ocean island.
 
11th March 2007
Jonathan Shalit
Shalit set for X-Factor
The former manager of Charlotte Church is one name being linked to a vacant judging position on music talent show X-Factor. Jonathan Shalit has been suggested as a replacement for previous judge Louis Walsh.
 
4th March 2007
Gene Simmons
Get flesh to flesh with Simmons
Kiss rocker Gene Simmons and longtime girlfriend Shannon Tweed are kicking off the second season of their reality show by having their face lifts filmed. The half-hour reality series, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, features the couple, along with their two teenagers.
 
25th February 2007
Rachel Stevens
Stevens for Eurovision?
Former S Club 7 singer Rachel Stevens is emerging as one of the favourites to represent the UK at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki.
 
18th February 2007
Rabbi costume
Dress up like a rabbi
With just a few weeks to go before the annual festival of Purim, it's now the ideal time to sort out what you are going to wear. So how about coming to shul dressed up as a rabbi?
 
11th February 2007
Susan Winemaker
Dominating Winemaker
Having left her native Canada for London, Susan Winemaker started off as a chef but ended up becoming Mistress Anna, a dominatrix with a salary said to exceed a six figures. In a new book, Winemaker reveals what made her become a dominatrix.
 
4th February 2007
Patrick Marber
Marber eyes Oscars
Writer Patrick Marber has said he is looking forward to the forthcoming Oscars ceremony in Hollywood. Marber has received a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination for Notes On A Scandal.
 
28th January 2007
Patrick Marber
Marber Oscar Muses
Screenwriter Patrick Marber says he would have preferred having advance notice of his Oscar nomination. Marber, shortlisted for Best Adaptated Screenplay for Notes On A Scandal say he is not as spontaneous as he would like to be.
 
21st January 2007
Gene Simmons
Family guy Simmons
Rock legend Gene Simmons is following in the footsteps of The Osbournes with his own reality TV show, Family Jewels. Having already been a hit in the US, the 58-year-old Kiss frontman born Chaim Witz, is hoping the show, on satellite channel Biography, will appeal to the Brits.
 
14th January 2007
Paula Abdul
Abdul making movies
American Idol judge Paula Abdul is moving into feature films and will star in and produce a movie based on the popular Bratz line of fashion dolls. Abdul will play a major character in the live action film and will serve as executive producer.
 
7th January 2007
George Michael
Jewish George Michael
Is George Michael Jewish? Surely, it was his Wham bandmate Andrew Ridgley who was the Jewish guy? For nearly 20 years this debate has gone on in the Jewish community, but no one has ever managed to ask the question that was on everyone’s lips.
 
31st December 2006
Honours emblem
Jews get honours
A number of British Jews in arts, politics and business have been recognised for their achievements and contribution to society in this year's New Year Honours.
 
24th December 2006
Daniel Radcliffe
Harry is a Jewish Wiz
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he is a trainee Jewish wizard. The 17-year-old told Australian TV channel Nine that while he has a Jewish connection, he does not follow a religion.
 
17th December 2006
London JCC
Community centre gets HQ
Plans for a dedicated Jewish Community Centre in London have moved forward with the purchase of a site in north west London as well as announcing a shortlist of architects who are bidding to become designers of the purpose built facility.
 
10th December 2006
Smooth-E aka Eric Schwartz
Celebrate The Dreidel
A few years back Smooth-E aka Eric Schwartz gave us a Chanukah version of the Outkast class Hey Ya! and called it Hanukkah Hey Ya! which featured the very Jewtastic line of Oy is Yo Backwards. And now, he's back with Chocolate Coins.
 
3rd December 2006
Abi Finley
Abi set for fame
New Jewish acting talent Abi Finley has been getting rave reviews for her performance in Sir Time Rice’s update on his 1980s medieval rock opera Blondel and will also be seeing in the New Year as part of a UK tour of Fame the musical.
 
26th November 2006
Man-orah
Something Not Schlocky
Fed up with giving or even receiving Judaica that sat best can be described as tacky or at worst as something you wouldn't want to give to your worse enemy, Not Schlock has come to the rescue in offering a range of Judaica items.
 
19th November 2006
Mel Brooks and Alan Yentob
Brooks raises £75,000
Comic legend Mel Brooks has helped Leukaemia Research to raise £75,000 by being the guest in a one-off event at the Criterion Theatre in London’s West End.
 
12th November 2006
My Brother's Keeper
Last Jews of Kabul
A black comedy about the last two Jews of Kabul which made its debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the summer is coming to London. My Brother’s Keeper, by Michael J. Flexer looks at the bitter exchange between the two Jews.
 
5th November 2006
Alexandra Rosenfeld
Jewish queen of Europe
A Jewish beauty queen representing France has been crowned Miss Europe. Alexandra Rosenfeld, 19 who won Miss France last year scooped the additional crown at a gala ceremony in the Ukrainian capital Kiev beating 33 other contestants.
 
29th October 2006
Kenny Ellis
Swinging Chanukah
Who would have ever thought you could make Chanukah tunes with swing? Well, that's exactly what Kenny Ellis has done with his Hanukkah Swings! release. The CD offers 10 tracks including Sevivon, Sov, Sov, Sov, Ocho Kandelikas and Swingin' Dreidel.
 
22nd October 2006
Not Chosen, Just Posin'
Faking it
What do you give to someone who is not Jewish but wants to identify with being one of the members of the tribe? How about a t-shirt from new blog, Fake Jew?
 
15th October 2006
Celebrate Simchat Torah
Jewish community of the week
If you happen to be near to Andover in Massachusetts in the United States, then it may be well worth checking out the Jewish Center of Merrimack Valley run by Chabad. A rather run viral video has been doing the rounds promoting the center.
 
8th October 2006
Hebrew text
Brush up your Hebrew
If you have ever wanted to improve your Hebrew, the United Synagogue in association with the UJIA is offering its members and potential members a six-week crash course to read and speak.
 
1st October 2006
Bat Sheva
Aussie Bat Sheva
The Bat Sheva dance ensemble accepted an invitation to open an international dance festival this January in Sydney, Australia. The troupe will present a composition by Ohad Naharin called “Telophaza,” which premiered last year at a festival in Eilat.
 
24th September 2006
Golda Meir
Life of Golda
The state TV Channel of Ukraine is producing a film on the life of former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, who was born in the country's capital of Kiev.
 
17th September 2006
OyBaby
Oy, what a success!
Over 20,000 copies of Jewish learning CD and DVD, OyBaby have been sold since being launched in November 2003. Since 2003, it has been sold to 49 states in the USA as well as many countries around the world and in 2005, a sequel, OyBaby 2 came out.
 
10th September 2006
iDaven
Daven on the move
Got a Blackberry or some other internet enabled mobile device? Want to keep up with your Jewish knowledge whenever you are on the go? Well, iDaven.com is an essential resource to access through your device.
 
3rd September 2006
Jewish culture day
Jewish culture day
The annual European Day of Jewish Culture and Heritage which takes place across 30 countries in Europe has started. From France to Germany and Spain to the UK, the event's theme for 2006 is The European Routes of Jewish Heritage.
 
27th August 2006
books
Washington Lit fest
Washington DC is not just the capital of the United States, but it also happens to host a number of annual Jewish events that showcase the best in Jewish talent.
 
20th August 2006
Derek Jeter
Smells like team Jeter
Following hot on the heels of other celebrities, New York Yankees Derek Jeter is the latest celeb to get his own fragrance. The baseball player has signed a deal with Avon to offer a range of products featuring his name.
 
13th August 2006
Hebrew Online
Learn Hebrew online
If you don't fancy spending months on a ulpan in Israel to learn Hebrew, then the next best thing is to learn Hebrew from the comfort of your own computer. Hebrew Online enables you to learn Hebrew with native speakers in Israel over the internet.
 
6th August 2006
Back the Jewish State
Just Jew it
Just when you thought you've seen all possible themes for Jewish t-shirts comes yet another bright idea. Judengelb offers retro images from Israel as well as quotes of a Jewish nature which is adorned to a tee.
 
30th July 2006
Leeds Jewish Arts Festival
Leeds gets festive
One of the UK's biggest celebrations of Jewish culture outside of London is set to take place in early September. The Leeds Jewish International Performing Arts Festival, which runs from September 3-7, promises a total of 25 shows.
 
23rd July 2006
kosher
Keeping kosher, kosher
How does one fight kashrut forgeries? Use a kashrut sticker with a hologram. The Chief Rabbinate in Israel is currently looking into the option of equipping kosher products with a sticker.
 
16th July 2006
Ofra Haza
Big offer for Ofra
Ofra Haza is alive, at least on eBay. A rare single including four different versions of "Galbi," the hit that brought the Israeli singer world fame, was sold to the highest bidder at $405.
 
9th July 2006
Andy Ram
Israeli wins Wimbledon
Israeli tennis player Andy Ram and his Russian partner, Vera Zvonareva, have won this year's Mixed Doubles title at Wimbledon after defeating Americans Bob Bryan and Venus Williams.
 
2nd July 2006
New York’s Best Emerging Jewish Art
Emerging Jew York talent
New York has always been recognised as a hot bed of great Jewish talent and to further cement its position, the Museum of Jewish Heritage is hosting an evening on July 19 devoted to the next generation of performing Jews.
 
25th June 2006
Belisario art
Jewish Jamaican art
An American organisation that promotes British Art is to put on a fascinating exhibtion in 2007 that will look at the work of Isaac Mendes Belisario, a Jamaican-born Jewish artist.
 
18th June 2006
Philip Green
Jews in honours list
Billionaire retail tycoon Philip Green and Childline founder Esther Rantzen are among members of Britain’s Jewish community being recognised in the Queen’s 80th Birthday Honours.
 
11th June 2006
omg-d
Fashionable Jews
With the rather lovely slogan, "We put the racy back into conspiracy", Sarah Lefton has been a pioneer in selling t-shirts that feature a Jewish flavour - since around 2000 in fact. Her style is fun and quirky - something positive for Jews.
 
4th June 2006
Bang It Out
Banging Jews
They've been going just as long as George Bush became president, but that's where any similarities between Jewish humour (or humor for our US cousins) site Bang It Out and the pres ends.
 
28th May 2006
Hummus
Israel wins hummus test
Israeli hummus is the best according to a recent taste test conducted by The Independent newspaper for its weekend magazine. The Tsabar hummus, marketed under the brand name "Jordan Sabra" received the highest score: 4.5 stars.
 
21st May 2006
HotSport
Hebrew bikini sport
For years, Canadian-owned Naked News has been providing news presented by stripteasing men and women and now, HotSport, an Israeli website is offering sport news presented by women in their bikinis.
 
14th May 2006
Fiddler chess set
Fiddler on the Board
What do you give to a Jewish chess fan who has everything? How about a chess set where the pieces are based on the classic Fiddler on the Roof. You can now have Tevya and Golda play against Lazar Wolf and Yenta, as the kings and queens.
 
7th May 2006
Big Brother
It could be Jew?
Jewish Big Brother wannabes are set to splash out on Kit Kats in the hope that one of them will emerge as the second only Jewish housemate following Justine from Leeds in series four. And programme makers say they will accommodate frum housemates.
 
30th April 2006
Joo
Joo life in Poland
Looking to discuss all aspects of Jewish life and culture in Poland today? Want to find out more about life today as opposed to just history? Then the newly launched Joo Portal Project offers an opportunity to find out about Jewish Poland.
 
23rd April 2006
Jewesses With Attitude
Nice Jewess
Reclaiming the term Jewess, the Jewish Women’s Archive new blog Jewesses With Attitude aims to offer young Jewish women an environment where they can comment on all manner of issues and concerns.
 
16th April 2006
Moses
Big it up for Moses
Happy Mazel Tov's are in order for Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her rocker husband Chris Martin with the birth of their second child, Moses. Daily Jews takes a look at other Jewtastic people named Moses.
 
9th April 2006
Passover plate
Sell Chametz online
It's never too late to sell your chametz for Passover thanks to the internet. With the festival fast approaching on Wednesday night, don't panic about filling in form and trying to find a rabbi, use the internet instead.
 
2nd April 2006
Jerusalem
This summer in Jerusalem
ROI 120 is a free conference taking place in Jerusalem from July 3 to July 6 which aims to get 120 Jews from all over the world aged 18 to 32 to meet up, mingle and generally kibitz about what they are doing in their community.
 
26th March 2006
iDaven
Praying Jews on the go
The printed siddur is set to be overtaken by the electronic siddur to be used on an iPod as the way to pray when you are on the move. iDaven from Davka Corporation offers a full siddur of prays to keep you going throughout the day.
 
19th March 2006
Jewish Princess Challenge
Hayley wins Pricess vote
Hayley Goldenberg has been crowned Jewish Princess by winning the vote for British Emunah's Jewish Princess Challenge. The vote, which cost £1 by text has helped Emunah to raise upwards of £500,000 to help children in Israel.
 
12th March 2006
Shabot 6000
A Shabot Purim
With the festival of Purim upon us, Shabot6000 creator Ben Baruch offers another smart flash cartoon featuring his would-be orthodox Jewish robot. Shushan Shabot features Shabot in shul listening to the reading of the Megillah.
 
5th March 2006
HBO
Jewish roles on HBO
From The Sopranos to Sex and the City, HBO is home to many television shows that are well written, acted and produced and now New York-based Jewish weekly, The Forward is taking a look at the role of Jews and Judaism in many of these shows.
 
26th February 2006
Kinky Friedman action figure
Kinky for Texas
He's one of the most famous Jew boys in music and now, Kinky Friedman wants to run as an independent candidate for Governor of the State of Texas. And to support his campaign, Kinky and his team has launched a 13" action figure that supporters can buy.
 
19th February 2006
Celebrating Jewish diversity
Celebrating Jewish diversity
Jews from across the globe have gathered in San Francisco over this weekend to take part in the Be'chol Lashon International Think Tank which is sponsored by the Institute for Jewish & Community Research.
 
12th February 2006
Helping hands
Do some Jewish service
Want to help change the world and make it a bit of a better place? Well, becoming a volunteer and spending time with people who can make use of your skills and abilities is one way of doing it.
 
5th February 2006
Plenty of books at Jewish Book Week
Jewish Book Week
Stars from the stage as well as authors discussing the Middle East conflict are among the programme in this year's Jewish Book Week which is on from February 25 to March 5.
 
29th January 2006
World's largest mezuzah
Mezuzah goes big
Is that a mezuzah on your door, or are you just glad to see me? Jerusalem-based Avraham-Hersh Borshevsky has the distinction of being officially recognised by Guinness World Records as the scribe of the world's largest mezuzah.
 
22nd January 2006
Jezabel from Suicide Girls
Nice Jewish girl
Suicide Girls is one of the fastest growing online communities around. This pin-up and alternative culture site features models from across the world including the UK, USA and Israel. DailyJews.com meets Jezabel, a London-based Suicide Girl.
 
15th January 2006
Not Yo Mama’s Nice Jewish Boy
Time to stop looking so nice
If you are sick and tired about being seen as a nice Jewish boy, then the latest shirt from Rotem will allow you to express your feelings - Not Yo Mama’s Nice Jewish Boy.
 
8th January 2006
Jewlicious
Jewish life is a beach
What are you doing between February 17 and February 20? Well, if you are anywhere near to California and in particular Long Beach California, note the date and take part in Jewlicious @ the Beach.
 
1st January 2006
Arnold Wesker
Jew Year honours
A number of members of the British Jewish community in business, arts and education have been recognised in the Queen's annual New Year Honours. Both property developer John Ritblat and playwright Arnold Wesker become Sirs.
 
25th December 2005
Help others
Chanukah help
Giving to others is something that is truly Jewtastic and over the Chanukah festive season, which is associated with a time for giving, then why not give something to others? Daily Jews offers some suggestions.
 
18th December 2005
Macca Bee
Behold a Macca Bee
If it's Chanukah, then it's time for yet another toy to enter the market and grab your attention. This time, it's the Macca Bee. Sure, it sounds a bit tacky, but delve a bit deeper and you'll soon discover that it's actually quite good fun.
 
11th December 2005
Latke Larry
Get Larry for Chanukah
Yes, that's right. The picture you can see is of Ben Stiller's dad Jerry and he's holding a plate of latkes and a plush doll that goes by the name of Larry Latke. Larry will do a song and a little dance for you with all proceeds going to charity.
 
4th December 2005
Beastie Boys very Jewtastic
Jewtastic is Jewtastic
If ever there was something that truly justified appearing here in the Jewtastic section of DailyJews.com it has to be So Jewtastic. VH1 in the States has decided to single out us semites and devote an entire 60 minutes to what is great about being Jewish.
 
27th November 2005
Gelt Digger
Oy gevalt it's gelt digger
From the company that gave us Yo Semite t-shirts and Chanukah bush panties, now comes its latest creation - gelt digger. A big and bold statement. The lettering for gelt digger is done with rhinestones for that 1970s style porno star look.
 
20th November 2005
Adam Science
Taking the lead
Sometimes it is not kitsch Judiaca that makes Jewish life worth celebrating, sometimes it is not famous Jews who give other Jews something to look up to, sometimes it is Jews behind the scenes doing stuff for the benefit of others that should be celebrated and shouted from the rooftops.
 
13th November 2005
King David Bikers
Oy! Born (not) to be wild
Next time you are cruising I95 in the States or maybe the A406 in London, those men in leathers riding their bikes and looking all mean and moody, might not be some nice goyish Hell's Angels, they might be some fellow members of the tribe.
 
6th November 2005
Jewish watch
Oy! what time is it?
Is that a Jewish watch in your pocket or are you just glad to see me? Russian watch company Molnija has been producing pocket watches for nearly 60 years. Among its vast range is a Jewish watch that one side features a Star of David and the other a Menorah.
 
30th October 2005
Jewish blogs at JewishBlogging
Jews Blogging it
Daily Jews has a sister site, well actually it has a number of sister sites that make up the amazing JMT Ventures network, but anyway... Jewish Blogging is a sister site to Daily Jews and is the biggest aggregator of Jewish and Israeli blogs on the planet.
 
23rd October 2005
Sarah Silverman
There's something about Silverman
Sarah Silverman is both loved and loathed by Jews. She's got the balls to say what other Jews have always wanted to say but are too afraid and assimilated to say so, but what she has to say sometimes can be interpreted in the wrong way.
 
16th October 2005
Yarmulke Bra
Turning a yar into a bra
Inspired by the lyrics of New Jersey Jewish rapper, MC Paul Barman, a US designer has turned what he sang about about into reality - a fashion bra made of two yarmulkes.
 
9th October 2005
Bramulke
Wear a bra on your head
What do you give the man who has just about every type of yarmulke you can think of? We've had hand made, we've had crocheted and now, it's time for the yarmulke made out of a bra. Yes, the bramulke is here.
 
2nd October 2005
Shofar Idol
Celebrate New Year Online
With Rosh Hashanah just around the corner, why not celebrate it by watching one of three excellent flash cartoons now online - including the latest from Jewish cartoon character Shabot 6000 and also a American Idol parody.
 
25th September 2005
Shabot 6000
Jewish comic strip joint
Forget peanuts, Garfield and even ultra trendy Japanese manga. Jews have finally got their own comic strip and it's not cliched or dated. Shabot 6000 follows the life of a rabbi and his robot. But creator Ben Baruch is more than just a one cartoon creator. Find out more.
 
18th September 2005
KosherClock
Jewish wakeup call
From the company that gave the Jewish world the Kosher Lamp, now comes the KosherClock. Aimed at the shomer shabbat community, the clock looks like a regular alarm but has been given a Jewish makeover to make it suitable for use on shabbos.
 
11th September 2005
Kosher ChiXXX
Saucy Semitic women
They go by stage names such as Minnie Tonka, Raven Snook, Dottie Lux, Goddess Perlman, Darlinda Just Darlinda and Little Brooklyn and between them, these 20-something and 30-something women are giving burlesque a kosher flavour.
 
4th September 2005
Shalom Y'all
Deep South Jews on film
Shalom Y'All is a documentary that looks at the history and life of Jews in the Deep South of America. Now, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, it's likely that this film is the last testimony of Jewish life in New Orleans, Mississippi and other affected areas.
 
28th August 2005
Kosher Sushi Club
Lucky, Lucky Sushi
If you are Jewish, have a fondness for raw fish and happen to be in Missouri well, St Louis actually then you should join up with the Kosher Sushi Club. Find out more about the club and get the t-shirt to express your love for sushi.
 
21st August 2005
Shalom the Chosen Gum
Say hello to something chewy and very Jew-y
Looking for something different to put in your mouth? Sure you can get Wrigleys and Hubba Bubba and lots of other chewing gum, but what about something that expresses your Jewishness? Shalom, the Chosen Gum from BlueQ is exactly that.
 
14th August 2005
Rachel Stevens up for an award
Music to watch Jews go by
Britain's sexiest Jewish babe Rachel Stevens, Canada's controversial Peaches and Israeli hip-hop legend Subliminal are nominees at the first ever Jewish Music Awards. The New York event sees nine categories, celebrating Jews in music.
 
7th August 2005
Tattoo Jew
Jews making their mark
Having a tattoo is a statement for many. And while for some Jews it is a total taboo, others find it a way to express their Jewishness. A new film Tattoo Jew looks at why many Jews are putting Hebrew and Jewish symbols on their body.
 


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