The bad news is that you have to wait until the end of the video to find out. The good news is that, in the meantime, you get to learn about famed New York ess-ery Barney Greengrass — “the Sturgeon King” — which is celebrating its 100th birthday.
In the past decade, Birthright Israel has established itself as the Jewish community’s unquestioned leader in providing free Israel trips to young Jews. More recently, it has also become, quite possibly, the Jewish community’s No. 1 patron of the art of YouTube video-making.
Michelle Citrin and William Levin, the Jewish YouTube impresarios who last year brought us “I Gotta Love You [Rosh Hashana](https://forward.com/schmooze/320610/rosh-hashana/ “Rosh Hashana”)h” (a Taglit-Birthright Israel –sponsored parody of a parody) are back with “20 Things To Do With Matzah” (sponsored by Streit’s matzo factory).
Elsewhere in the Forward-sphere, our bilingual bard, Stanley Siegelman, notes that Passover also has something to offer lovers, children, communists, drunks and Eliot Spitzer.
Staffers from the British pro-Israel advocacy group Bicom took to the streets to find out what ordinary Britons know about Israel. They compiled some of the sillier responses into a YouTube highlight reel:
What is it with young Israeli singer-songwriters making great music in Europe?
The Nahariya way:
This is a great report from Israel’s Channel 10 on intermarriage in America. The report offers an incisive outsider’s perspective on this sensitive issue that manages to be simultaneously funny and serious and offers a thoroughly human look at an American Jewish dilemma without proffering easy answers.