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Animal Rights Protest in Israel – 269 Direct Action

Hey Maniacs!
Yesterday there was a demonstration for animal rights at Tel Aviv. It was organized in order to support the 269 campaign, as they did a direct action for animal liberation in tel aviv last week. 
The action was awesome!
They put farm animals heads on fountains all over Tel Aviv and colored the water with red!
It was a very strong installation and it got publicized by all the media channels and sites.
And it also got A LOT of criticism, even from vegans!
So here is my message. 
I totally support the direct action. I don’t consider it violent at all, and it proved efficient by exposing the veganism idea to a whole lot of people through all the media coverage.
Offcourse people would see it and be horrified, but I believe that the more we put animal suffering and veganism into people’s faces, it will permeate to their subconscious and sit there.
As you may find shocking, I’m a huge fan of Sigmund Freud, and I think greatly of his theory, the dynamic subconscious. in short it means that we have thing in our subconscious but they don’t just sit there idle. they influence us in many different ways we can’t even begin to understand. 
I think that the more people will confront vegans and veganism, the idea will permeate to their subconscious and are more likely to become vegans as they face more triggers related.
That’s what happened with me 8 years ago when I went vegan.

So the demo was great, I came with Gali and Eyal. loads of vegans came and also the media was there. 
It was said that a few people would come to the protest wearing bathing suit, so I immediately jumped on this opportunity to show my abs, but I was the only one there with a bikini so I skipped that thought.
After the demo, me, Gali and Eyal went for a fruit shake and headed home, as it was friday and we had to catch the last bus to Jerusalem. 

That’s it for this time!
What do you think about the Installation? Good? Bad? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
BTD, did you like my new blog design? I worked on it the whole weekend!
Peace out,
Hen โ™ฅ
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Henya Mania in “At” Magazine!!!

Heyyy
Maniacs!!!
So
here are the exciting news I’d been waiting to tell you!
I
was interviewed by a big woman’s magazine named โ€œAtโ€, about me,
my channel and veganism.
They
also took some professional pics of me! With lighting and photoshop
and everything!
Well
anyway, the article came out in the last issue in the 28.2 and I AM
THRILLED!
It
came out soooo good!
It’s
in Hebrew so probably most of you can’t read it, sorry! ๐Ÿ™‚
The
only problem I have with it is that the writer wrote that Michael
does all of the filming and editing which he only did twice…But who
cares?! It’s a great article and I’m glad the things I said hadn’t
been taken out of context. So I wanna send a huge thanks to the
writer Liat Levi [Levy?]!
Here
is the pics from the photoshoot and the pic I took from the
paper…I’m hoping I won’t have any copyrights issues with it ๐Ÿ˜›
I
owe a HUGE Thanks to the amazing photographer Inbal Marmari! You can
watch her other works on her website – www.inbalmarmari.com

That’s
it for now, in the following days I’m gonna upload the video from the
anime convention I’d been to on purim, so make sure you follow me on
Twitter, facebook, G+, here on my blog to get more updates, and don’t
forget to subscribe to my channel!
Manic
love <3
Hen
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Zombie Walk In Israel – Purim 2013!

Heyyyyy maniacs!

It’s Purim craze in my blog and vlog so brace yourselves for some vlogs on Purim events here in Israel and for some AWESOME pics!

Today I’m gonna talk about The annual Purim ZOMBIE WALK!!!
First of all, check out the video I made from the walk ๐Ÿ™‚

It’s the first video I did with my new awesome camera ๐Ÿ™‚
So, me, Eyal, Alina and Gali went to the zombie walk together, Alina did Gali’s and Eyal’s makeup.
They looked so fucking gross ๐Ÿ™‚
I kinda lost them at the beginning trying to shoot interesting people and then we split up, I chatted with some cool people. It was great to see the people that did put a lot off effort and it showed! some of them really looked authentic and zombie-ish, but I saw a lot of crappy costumes as well. Which is also fine, but since it was my first time Zombie walking I expected something else ๐Ÿ™‚

After we zombie-walked for a while we went to a vegan restaurant for a late dinner and we took some pics with the tripod…

Photo credit goes to Alina Imas โ™ฅ
And since we’re on the zombie vibe, check out one of my favorite videos directed by mike diva!

In the next post I’m gonna talk about the Anime Convention I’d been to also on Purim ๐Ÿ™‚
Here’s a Preview!

YES! It’s KHAL DROGO!!!! From Game Of Thrones!!!!
And I’m cosplaying as Yoruichi from Bleach ๐Ÿ™‚

So I’ll see you next time!
XoXo
Hen

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Purim! Camera! Vday! Oh the excitement…

Wadup Maniacs ๐Ÿ™‚

BIG NEWS!
I bought a new camera!!!!!
Canon 650D rebel t4i ๐Ÿ™‚
It’s about fucking time…Now that I have a legit mic and an awesome camera, wait for a lot more pro videos on my channel ๐Ÿ™‚

So, how was Valentine’s day?
Mine was great!
Me and my boyfriend Michael went out for dinner at a restaurant. it was packed! After that we decided to go play some billiard, which was very not typical for us, but you have to spice up your lives once in a while..
I totally kicked his ass, but that’s not his fault. when I was a kid our family used to have a pool table at home and me and my brothers [mostly me and myself] used to play it. so I had some advantage…

Michael also made me some vegan chocolates that were absolutely amazing and delicious…

Anyway, for those of you who are not Israeli, you can’t imagine the craze that’s going on all over the country.
Why you ask?
Well, it’s PURIM TIME!

Purim is a Jewish holiday we celebrate every year at around this time, where we wear costumes and party till we drop, just like Halloween – but Jewish. we celebrate this holiday to remember that the Jews were saved from a massacre in Persia, and we drink wine and eat crappy sweets, wear costumes and party our asses off.

This is my favorite holiday of all, I mean, who doesn’t love to dress up and be someone else for a while?

BTW, also here, as well as in the US, a lot of the girls take this opportunity to dress like sluts, and yours truly is no different ๐Ÿ™‚

I have so many plans for this year! I’m going to a ton of parties, Zombie Walk and an Anime Convention!
I’m not gonna say what’s my costume for this Purim…Your’e going to have to wait for my next post..
But for now, here are some pics from previous Purim costumes ๐Ÿ™‚

PURIM 2012

PURIM 2011

See ya next post ^^
LOVE <3
Hen

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Harlem Shake Baby!

Sup little maniacs? ๐Ÿ™‚

I have a new video up on my channel!
Even I was swept away by the Harlem Shake craze! 
This video was sooooo much fun to make!
All we did was just go shit crazy and dance our asses off!
My neck is still sour from all that activity..I have to go back to shape..
I wanted to show that us girls don’t wanna be locked in the kitchen and cook and clean – GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN!
And so we did ๐Ÿ™‚
I had the help of my awesome girls – Gali Cohen, Rachel Drori, Tova Geiger and Liad Vital!
Thank you girls! โ™ฅโ™ฅโ™ฅ
Here’s some behind the scenes 
henya mania and the harlem shake israeli sexy girls!

behind the scenes of the harlem shake

harlem shaking

harlem shake israeli sexy edition
harlem shake israeli girls

my favorite pic harlem shaking!

After all that chaos me and Gali made a late night vegan dinner ๐Ÿ™‚
Vegan Shakshuka [Israeli food usually made with eggs] made from chickpeas [hummus] flour and tomato base, green salad and tahini. it was absolutely DELICIOUS!

hen and gali ๐Ÿ™‚
vegan shakshuka
vegan shakshuka

 That’s all I wanted to say, hopefully tomorrow I may have some big news ๐Ÿ™‚
So stay tuned and follow me on FB, Twitter, G+, Tumblr and Instagram!

Have a happy Valentines Day!
โ™ฅ
Henya Mania

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Winning, Dancing and Partying – Living The Good Life :)

Wasssssap maniacs?!
Finally I have some spare time to write here, after two tests and a crazy two weeks!
So the first thing I wanna tell you guys is that I entered a filmmaking contest with my Vegan Twilight Parody…
And I FUCKING WON!
I won a scholarship for filmmaking studies in BUDAPEST!
Isn’t that crazy?!
I’m still shocked..But I still haven’t decided whether I’m gonna use is it and move to Budapest or not…
I still have to consider what to do about my last year in my university studies and my life in general.. besides, Budapest is a cold place! but it could be such a great opportunity for me and I would be so happy to take a break from my ordinary life and move to a new country, new language, new people, new academy, to learn new things and be outside of Israel for a bit. 
and another thing – The Twilight Saga Vegan Parody has reached more that 12,000 views and it got some really good reviews on Israeli sites and also in twilight fansite!
check them out!
If you still haven’t watched the parody, what are you waiting for?!
On a different note, I don’t know if you know this, but 1 of my 2 eternal hobbies is dancing [along with tanning in the sun] and I went clubbing last week with a new friend I met who just moved to Israel from the Czech Republic, and my friend Gali, who acted in the parody.
It was sooooo gooood to finally get out of the house after studying my ass off for those two exams.

This Thursday we all went to Tel Aviv to celebrate Eyal Degabli’s birthday!
Eyal is one of my best friends and he also acted in Vegan Style and as Jasper in the Vegan Twilight.
Eyal!
I wanna wish you many many more happy years to come, and whatever you do, I hope you’re happy! ๐Ÿ™‚
Eyal Degabli in The Twilight Vegan Parody with Leigh Lahav
We ate vegan pizza at a vegan restaurant [at kobi’s restaurant, bella’s dad in the parody], and ate some vegan cakes at another vegan reastaurant, then we went for a drink in a metal pub.
henya mania eating the heavenly vegan pizza!
vegan cake!

 Oh, and I also took a pic next to a 2ne1 huge poster in tel aviv! 2ne1 is one of my favorite kpop girl bands ๐Ÿ™‚

henya mania collaboration with 2ne1

Remember the Kanji kokuji shodo workshop? 
Well, here are the pics of my final carving.
Pics in the courtesy of Alina Imas.
in the process
my fire kanji

 laughing with Usuda Sensei ๐Ÿ™‚
So that’s it for this time…
Next week I’ll have something very exciting to share with you guys so stay tuned and follow me on FB, Twitter, Tumblr, G+, and now I finally have an Instagram account so you can also follow me there ๐Ÿ™‚
Search for henyamania or just click here http://instagram.com/henyamania 
See ya next time!
Love <3
Henya Mania
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The Twilight Saga Parody is FINALLY HERE!

OMG Maniacs!!!

I’m the most excited that I EVER was!
It’s finally here!!

THE TWILIGHT SAGA PARODY BY HENYA MANIA! 
Watch it here NOW!!!

I’m so proud of my first major production ๐Ÿ™‚
I’m a HUGE vampire fan since I was a little girl, and I just LOVE the Twilight books!
[they’re so much better than the movies, even though I have to admit that New Moon was excellent :)] So making a Twilight parody was only a matter of time.

It was so much fun directing it and acting Bella Swag, even though I don’t really enjoy producing and all those other technical stuff… But the editing was pretty dope too, I have to say.
Everyone on set was just so awesome!
Off course Michael Levy, my boyfriend did all the filming and visual effects.. he’s a genius!
Eyal Degabli did the motion graphics and helped with the PR…

And all of my actors!
I wanna use this platform to thank you guys for your AMAZING cooperation, you all did so great and well beyond my expectations, so thank you thank you THANK YOU! 
[Totally turned out to be an Oscar winning speech]
I love you all! 


I can’t wait till I finish the Behind The Scenes…oh, and If you like the music in the video, you can check out the soundtrack here!

AAAAnd I have another surprise for you guys!

I have another video coming up…
I somehow got all [well, most of] my Twilight Saga Parody cast to dance Vegan Style!
Here’s a Snick pick ๐Ÿ™‚

And on a slightly different note, last post I promised some sexy pics from my makeup trial photoshoots…
Well, here they are!

So That’s it for this time ๐Ÿ™‚
Make sure you watch my new video and subscribe to my channel!
See ya in the next post!
XoXo
Henya Mania

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Makeup Photoshoots And Japanese Calligraphy!


Sup maniacs? ๐Ÿ™‚ 

As you all know [caz you obviously read my hard worked ‘about’ tab above], I’m a university student, and im pleased to announce that….

*DRUM ROLL*

This is the last week of the first semester in my second year in the university, and in 4 more exams, I cant say I finished half a degree!

I’m so eager to finish my studies! I’m just so tired from it and I seriously lack the energy to go through with it.
But anyway, this week we’re having a Japanese calligraphy workshop [I’m majoring in Asian studies], and it’s my second time participating in it.
In the workshop we carve the calligraphy in wood [kokuji shodou], it’s a very unique calligraphy technique, and this year I’m carving the character for “fire”.
Today we just wrote it on paper and in the next days we’ll carve it on wood. In the next post I’ll show you my progress ๐Ÿ™‚

 

                                                     

Last year’s workshop, I carved a much more complicated character, “consideration”, in order to convey the need for consideration towards animals. What’s funny is that my boyfriend [not at that time] Michael carved an “animal” character, which is kinda complementary ๐Ÿ™‚

So yesterday I made a vegan lunch for me and my Michael. i made Quinoa, Asian green beans with sesame seeds and Korean style tofu [dubu jorim]…it was delicious! OMNOMNOM!

Oh and another thing, a vegan friend of mine who studies makeup, wants me to model for her! So this week we made some trial photoshoots… And I got her to curl my hair!
LOVE IT!
I’ll upload more pics on the next post!

Things are getting more solid with The Twilight Saga Parody and it’ll be on my channel in the following days…
I’m sooooo excited!
I can’t wait for when my hard work will be out there on YouTube ๐Ÿ™‚
And apparently I’m not the only one! Here are some Twilight fans who are excited about my upcoming parody!
http://thetwilightofficial.blogspot.co.il/2013/01/this-is-amazing.html
YAY!

Stay tuned for the next post…there’s gonna be some sexy photos ๐Ÿ™‚
And don’t forget to subscribe to my channel to be the first ones to watch The Twilight Saga Parody!

XoXo
Henya Mania

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Twilight Saga Parody Trailer!!!

Hey Maniacs!

Just finished editing with my boyfriend Michael Levy the trailer for The Twilight Saga Parody!

I AM THRILLED!

It came out soooooo GOOOOD!
You just have to watch it!

COMING SOON

Don’t forget to subscribe to my channel and follow me to be the first ones to watch it!

XoXo
Henya Mania

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Snow In Israel – Winter 2013!

Sup Maniacs ๐Ÿ™‚
Guess what?
It snowed in Israel! 
Well, there are places in Israel that snow every winter, but in my city – Jerusalem, it doesn’t snow every year and that why its such a HUGE event for all of us!
It’s funny, because it doesn’t snow frequently we don’t really know how to handle our normal lives when it snows, so the public transportation stops, schools are off, all the stores are closed, and a snowy day becomes a holiday in no time ๐Ÿ™‚
So in my snowy holiday yesterday, I stayed home cause the university was closed.
Alina imas [check her channel here! http://www.youtube.com/user/alinyanart], my best friend and flatmate, made us vegan breakfast with a vegan Shakshuka [Israeli food that usually uses eggs] and I made us vegan tomato soup and Moroccan porridge named Lchshu, which is a traditional dish in my family to cook when it snows [I’m half Moroccan half Bulgarian, which means my ancestors came to Israel from these countries], cause it has so much garlic and Coriander, that it makes it the perfect natural antibiotic medicine for the cold and snowy days.
But off course we didn’t stay eating all day at home when it’s snowing! 
We went outside to play like little kids ๐Ÿ™‚
We took some pics and we made a snow cat!

Me [Henya Mania] and Alina imas in the snowy dorm yard ๐Ÿ™‚
Alina Imas and Henya Mania V for Vegan!
Lchshu – Moroccan porridge [Photo credit – Alina Imas]
Vegan tomato soup!
Henya Mania And snowy hello kitty!

Snow cat!
Alina’s Awesome vegan Shakshuka!
Henya Mania in the snow  [Photo credit – Alina Imas]
Henya Mania’s view from the dorm room – snow!

Henya Mania on a car ๐Ÿ™‚

Henya Mania in the snow  [Photo credit – Alina Imas]

Snowy view from Henya Mania’s window

It was so much fun!!!
I hope it will snow again this year…

Aaaaand another thing!
My Vegan Style video reached HALF A MILLION VIEWS!!!!
I’m so excited!
If you haven’t seen it yet [in what hell hole are you living at?], you can watch it here!

Make sure you follow me on twitter, FB and G+, And don’t forget to subscribe to my YT channel!
C ya in the Next post!
XoXo,
Henya Mania

Henya Mania  [Photo credit – Alina Imas]