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September 13, 2013 11:32 am

The Jewish Hunger Games – Released in Time for Yom Kippur! (VIDEO)

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Screenshot from The Jewish Hunger Games.

A day bereft of food is no laughing matter, unless you’re satirizing one of the most popular Hollywood films made this decade.

The Jewish Hunger Games: Kvetching Fire, a spoof of The Hunger Games, posted to YouTube Thursday by actor Jonathan Rudnitsky, follows Katniss Everstein, Peeta Hummus/Effie Trinketson and more as they try to overcome their temptation to…eat.

On its surface this may seem a trivial challenge, but just tell that to a Jew. As the lead character—whose male companion tells her, “It’s only 24 hours of fasting, it can’t be that bad,”—says,”You don’t get it, you’re a gentile.”

Watch the hilarious video, below:

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