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Attack of the Poutine Separatists

A fresh Quebec comedy duo is channeling the very best of Jewish humour ... literally…

CBC News The National - YidLife Crisis: A Serious Gamechanger?


Jewish comedy duo Eli Bataion and Jamie Elman present their comedy series 'YidLife Crisis' to a crowd in Jerusalem…

Yidlife Crisis takes on Year Two

A CTV news feature on Yidlife Crisis’ second season.

YidLife Crisis team takes on seasonal holiday classics – irreverently

Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman have a go at the holidays: …

Lancement de «YidLife Crisis»: culture, humour et bonne bouffe... en yiddish

C'est jeudi soir au Centre Segal dès 19h15 qu'aura lieu YidLive!, le lancement de la websérie montréalaise YidLide Crisis….

What’s a Yidlife Crisis?

Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion talk about their new comedy webseries Yidlife Crisis.

‘Yidlife Crisis’ Takes Off — With Assist From Mayim Bialik

Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman, the co-creators and stars of the online Yiddish-language sitcom “YidLife Crisis” have been on a roll in the past few months…

Eric Cohen reviews Yidlife Crisis


Eric Cohen drops by the Morning News to review the Montreal-based web series Yidlife Crisis…

Yidlife Crisis: Poutine Yiddish


Eli Batalion et Jamie Elman, auteurs et acteurs de la websérie de fiction Yidlife Crisis, qui met en vedette des Juifs de différents horizons…

What Exactly Is a 'YidLife Crisis?'

A comedic Jewish duo discusses the age-old issues of religious practice versus cultural identity with some 'friendly' disagreements…

‘YidLife Crisis’ Launches Edmonton United Jewish Appeal Campaign…

The Jewish Federation of Edmonton launched the 2015 United Jewish Appeal campaign with an enjoyable evening event…

YidLife Crisis, savoureux humour juif de Montréal… en yiddish !

De quoi plaire à ceux qui voient des Juifs partout, à ceux qui en sont et à ceux qui n’en sont pas… peu importe…

Yidlife Crisis: Can Yiddish Comedy Be The New Rapprochement?

Of all the things that have the potential to create diplomatic ties, solve conflicts and bring harmony amongst cultures…

YidLife Crisis on CJAD News

Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman discuss their creative process on the Tommy Schnurmacher Show…

Interview with ‘YidLife Crisis'

The creators of YidLife Crisis sit down with Yael Lavie at i24news in Tel Aviv…

Kulturfest, will highlight importance and vitality of Yiddish culture

Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion (flanked by unidentified rebbes) will bring their Yiddish language comedy to the Kulturfest next week. It's huge in Montreal….

Mayim Bialik Does Mammeloshen in Yiddish Valentine

Actress plays no-nonsense neurosurgeon ‘pre-screeing’ her schmendrick suitors in less-than-romantic ‘YidLife Crisis’ episode…

Season Premiere Of ‘Yidlife Crisis

YidLife Crisis is a web series that follows two Montreal-born Jews as they journey on an adventure of sex, drugs, milk and meat…

Talking tachlis with ‘YidLife Crisis

Two 30-something Jews sit in a restaurant, eating and bantering in sharp comedic bites…

Sexe, poutine et yiddish : une nouvelle web série qui surprend

Les auteurs montréalais Eli Batalion et Jamie Elman n'ont pas la langue yiddish dans leur poche…

Bad Jews Making Good TV: An Interview with Yidlife Crisis

Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion are actors, writers, and high school friends from Montreal…

Spotlight On ‘YidLife Crisis’

YidLife Crisis is a new web series that grapples with some of the great quandaries of contemporary Jewish life…

Jamie Elman & Eli Batalion’s YidLife Crisis

YidLife Crisis is a new web series that begins with the warning that “The following contains references to adult situations and coarse language. In Yiddish…”

Jewish On Christmas? Sing Along To ‘Yingl Belz.’

As if 2016 hasn’t been surreal enough, Christmas and Hanukkah coincide this year…