A Deep Fake Fooled My Mother

Screen grab from YouTube — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kD7eTmj1us

A few days after Rosh Hashanah, I met up with my mother at a restaurant. Ironically, or not, it was at a place called Gan Ha’em, Or “Garden of the Mother”. I wasn’t expecting the conversation to cover Elvis.

“Did you know that Elvis sang a Jewish song about Rosh Hashanah?” she mentioned to me. She said she heard from a friend a story about how a famous Israeli singer, Naomi Shemer, had met with Elvis back in the…