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StandWithUs Canada and Hillel Ryerson Strongly Condemn Ryerson University’s Social Work Students’ Union for Endorsing BDS

December 2nd, 2018 Toronto, ON, — StandWithUs Canada and Hillel Ryerson, supported by Hillel Ontario, strongly condemn Ryerson University’s Social Work Students’ Union (SWSU) for endorsing Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and the discriminatory Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. Though cloaked in deceptive wording about human rights, the ultimate goal of…

Channukah Gift Ideas

Channukah is fast approaching! With the early start to the holiday this year, it’s no surprise we’re behind on our gift buying. Whether it be for Mystery Maccabee or a family gift exchange, check out our list of gift ideas that aren’t just a dreidel or gelt.   1. Out of Sync tickets! Only during Channukah…

Best Musical Songs of All Time

What do lip syncing and musicals have in common? Show tunes! We’ve been talking a lot about our lip sync battle lately, but lip sync performances are really just musicals without the live singing. Some of our Out of Sync performers might be repurposing these musical numbers for their performance, so get familiar with our…

3 Important Messages in Netta’s Toy

The winner of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest “Toy”,  by Netta Barzilai, is a powerful song that will make anyone stop what they are doing and pay attention. Netta conquered the world with a song that is sticky, fun, interesting, and totally different. But the song is not just you average top 40 hit. The…

5 Most Iconic Lip Sync Songs

We’ve been obsessing over the lip sync trend because we’re having our own lip sync battle! It seems only fitting that we pick out our top 5 most iconic lip sync songs of all time. Whether you want to brush up on your lyrics or get excited for Out of Sync, check out these iconic…

Who is Netta?

If you’ve had an eye on our social media lately, you’ll know we’ve been talking about chickens and toys and music and might have been wondering what it all means. They all have one thing in common: Netta! Now that we’ve announced the Israeli singer as our celebrity guest for Out of Sync, it’s time…

5 Delicious Israeli Chicken Recipes

We’re all familiar with the most classic, Jewish comfort food served at Shabbat dinners around the world, also known as Jewish penicillin- chicken. My mother tends to rotate between the same two kinds of chicken every week, and I have to admit, as much as I love my mom and her amazing cooking skills, sometimes…

Toys Worth Menschioning

Kids may have become more tech-savvy and appear uninterested in toys these days, but most of us remember playing with toys – especially during the Jewish holidays! But just because we’re all grown up doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce or spin the dreidel once in a while! Ranging from Jewish editions of classic toys and…

Scary Movies Made by Jews

October is here, which means it’s time for a night (or several nights) of classic Halloween movie marathons. We’ve rounded up this list of our top five films by Jewish filmmakers that are perfect for the countdown to Halloween.   Source Paranormal Activity – Oren Peli Although the Israeli film director is known for his…

4 Steps to Forgiveness

Just like the art of apologizing, figuring out how to forgive can be hard work. With Yom Kippur, we not only are offering apologies for our past mistakes, but are also getting and, ideally, accepting apologies from others. For better or worse, Jewish tradition generally requires a person to accept an apology and offer forgiveness…