Nissim Ourfali - Bar Mitzvah Video

Nissim Ourfali - Bar Mitzvah Video

Updated Sep 25, 2012 at 10:43PM EDT by opspe.  

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Nissim Ourfali’s Bar Mitzvah Video is a video montage of short clips of Nissim Ourfali, a brazilian Jewish boy just turned 13, lip-sincing to a version of One Direction’s song “What Makes You Beautiful”. The video was made by a brazilian video company and its purpose was being shown at Nissim’s Bar Mitzvah Party.



Origin

On his Bar Mitzvah – jewish party celebrated when boys turn 13, to simbolize their maturity – Nissim’s family hired a producer to make a video-homage. It was originally intended to be shown only at the party, but on August 17th, 2012 Nissim’s father uploaded it to Youtube, as he wanted to share the video with some of his friends.

Spread

Since the upload, the video quickly hit the 3 million views mark and spawned several remakes and remixes, the most famous being “Carlton Ourfali” (video montage of “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” character Carlton dancing to the song) and “Bart Simpson’s Bar Mitzvah”.



Bothered by the repercussion, the Ourfali family took down the original video. The family avoids giving interviews to prevent further exposure of the child.

The video also caught the attention of Tumblr[1] and Facebook[2], where various pictures and captions are shared mocking the video and lyrics, often followed by pictures of whales, a referecence to the part of the lyrics that says "Mas o melhor é quando vamos pra Baleia / But the best is when we go to the Baleia (with Baleia being a probable reference to the Baleia Beach[3], on the coast of São Paulo state)

Lyrics

The producer Noemy Lobel, of vemvervideos.com, hired a band to record a version of “What Makes You Beautiful” (song chosen by birthday boy himself) with lyrics about Nissim. According to Lobel, they asked him to fill out a survey with answers to questions such as his favorite activities, TV shows and places to travel to. Based on Nissim’s answers, they made the lyrics and gave them to the band.

Nasci aqui 13 anos atrás /I was born here 13 years ago
E minha história agora eu vou contar / and my story I will tell you now
Eu sou Nissim, Nissim Ourfali / I am Nissim, Nissim Ourfali
Sou um menino que estuda e vai no Netzah / I am a boy who studies and goes to the Netzah
Duas irmãs e um irmãozinho / Two sisters and a little brother
Minha família é um show! / My familiy is show!

E os meus pais são demais / And my parents are awesome
Como eles não tem / there are none like them
Quando a gente viaja é irado, é 10! / when we travel is cool, it’s freakin’ A!
Mas o melhor é quando vamos pra Baleia / But the best is when we go to the Baleia
Eu sou o Nissim Ourfali / I am Nissim Ourfali
Jogo basquete e vou pra Vila Boim / I play basketball and go to Vila Boim
Em casa é só videogame, PC e TV / At home only videogames, PC and TV
Mas não bagunço não e sou bom aluno / But I don’t mess up and I’m a good student
Eu sou Nissim Ourfali / I am Nissim Ourfali
E esse é o meu Bar Mitzvah! / And this is my Bar Mitzvah!

Gosto de Friends, de Big Bang / I like Friends, and Big Bang
E pra escutar, pop e um sertanejo / And listen to Pop and Sertanejo
Dizem que sou bem-humorado, inteligente e também desligado / they say I’m got a good mood, intelligent and also distracted

Fui pra Israel e curti demais / I went to Israel and enjoyed it so much
Tomei um Sefer Torá / I drank a Sefer Torah

E os meus pais são demais / And my parents are awesome
Como eles não tem / There are none like them
Quando a gente viaja é irado, é 10! / When we travel is cool, it’s freakin’ A!
Mas o melhor é quando vamos pra Baleia / But the best is when we go to the Baleia
Eu sou o Nissim Ourfali / I am Nissim Ourfali

Em Israel fomos lá pro norte / In Israel we went North
Teve caiaque, kinneret e tirolesa / We had kayaking, kinneret and zip-lining
A motolância e também teve a colheita / the moto-lance and there was also the sow
Eu sou Nissim Ourfali / I am Nissim Ourfali
E esse é o meu Bar mitzvah! / And this is my Bar Mitzvah!

Ni ninini ninini nini ni / (nee nee nee…)
Ni ninini nini nini ninini Nissim

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External References

[1]Tumblr – Nissim Ourfali

[2]Facebook – Vamos Pra Baleia

[3]Wikipedia – Praia da Baleia

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