They received national attention, as well as controversy, with their 2012 video for "Jewcan Sam", produced with plastic surgeon Dr. When Staiman moved back to New York City in 2008 after studying in yeshiva in Israel, he was introduced to the local Jewish music scene through a friend.This inspired him to write and record several satirical Jewish punk songs.The Groggers was an American Jewish pop punk band from Queens, New York. Initially gaining fame with their single and music video "Get", the band released their debut album, There's No 'I' in Cherem, on August 29, 2011. They were briefly in a classic rock cover band called Steel Eagle. Doug Staiman, they were known for their satirical, often controversial songs dealing with a variety of Jewish issues. Doug Staiman and guitarist Ari Friedman attended Yeshiva University and Queens College together and bonded over their shared music tastes.by Tamara Stokes Staff Writer Matchmaking is a mitzvah, says Ben Glatzer.To help accomplish that mitzvah, Glatzer has founded Dallas Jewish (DJS), an on-line dating service that he believes will "revolutionize the Jewish dating scene by building the largest active database of Dallas-Fort Worth area Jewish singles profiles."With the Jewish community experiencing a dramatic increase in intermarriage in recent decades, Glatzer says, "Jewish singles initiatives warrant high priority in the DFW Jewish community."His mission is to have "100 percent participation with the DFW singles community." "We hope to achieve this goal by the virtue of our personal local relationships in addition to cross-marketing plans with all DFW Jewish organizations and synagogues," says Glatzer, president and marketing executive for an investment firm.Members may display and search profiles by synagogue and local Jewish organization affiliations and display more detailed and Jewish-oriented personal information in their profiles than is currently possible on national singles services."Existing on-line Jewish dating services have not maximized the potential reach and impact of online dating services in the DFW Jewish community," Glatzer says."These services lack the local membership base and sense of community made possible by a focused, local Web site and coordinated event and marketing efforts with local organizations."The service is accessible online 24/7.
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Jdate’s legal brief against Jswipe makes the case that dating sites which brand themselves with the “J-family” of names is violating Jdate’s trademark.When he was told the songs were too niche to be successful, Staiman, as a joke, made a low-budget music video for one of the songs, "Get", hiring a pickup band to play and film school student Farrell Goldsmith to direct.