For Your Viewing Pleasure: McShwarma Commercial


You may recollect how I mentioned the McShwarma advertisement a few days ago, which I thought was a classic. Well, since my post, other Israeli bloggers have also expressed their admiration for it. Shai has gone one step further, providing the following links for your viewing pleasure:

Here to watch it

Here to download

Notice how spot-on the actors are, as well as how far off I was with the dialogue.

Update: For those not familar with Israel, the reason that the punchline in this commercial is so funny is that Israelis are not known for their “politeness” (although Israelis have hearts of gold). The commercial is thus a clever commentary on Israeli society.

Update (4/8/2007): Seems the above links no longer work. Not to worry:



David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media