About the Author


Stephanie D. Lewis

Stephanie D. Lewis is a regular writer for the comedy section of The Huffington Post. She pens a humor column (Mazel & Mishagoss) for L’Chaim Magazine in San Diego and her own personal blog can be found at OnceUponYourPrime.com. Follow her @missmenopause


Snopes Schmopes!

Introducing the Jewish fact-checking site, Schmopes.

Uncovered: Fiddler on the Roof's Butcher's Diary

Finding Lazar Wolf’s diary changes everything!

The (Jewish) Show Must Go On!

Miriam Poppins is about an Israeli nanny who floats down from the sky holding oversized Shabbos candlesticks.

Jewish New Year vs. Secular New Year

Instead of the ball drop in Time’s Square, we let the matzah balls drop into our soup.

Chanukabulary

Spellukah, noun. A democratic way to settle any dispute over how you should write the word ‘Chanukah.’

My Jewish Holiday Cookie Exchange Experiment

I tried to organize a holiday cookie exchange at my shul. This is what happened.

Do Jews Have Godparents?

How do two individuals mutually settle on who should supersede them as parents upon their death?

New Sukkot Vocabulary

Key words you never knew you needed.

A Jewish Twilight Zone

A Jewish event planner hankers for Chanukah to last an entire year so she can throw lots of festive parties. And it does…

Who Wants To Be a Meshuganah?

And other Jewish TV game/reality shows…

The Jewish Alexa for the Jewish Smart House

Introducing Aviva, the know-it-all maven more intelligent than all other digital personal assistants.

Next Year in Disneyland?

Instead of Grand Master Yoda, you’ll see my nosy Grandmother Yente.

Jewish Hackers? Their Mothers Would Plotz!

My email was hacked. If my hackers were Jewish, this is what probably went down.

Jewish Food Support Group

Look who’s talking . . . our favorite Jewish foods!

New Purim Vocabulary Quiz

Discover new words you never knew you needed.

How to Plan Super Bowl and Oscar Parties with Jewish Flair!

What’s a Jewish host supposed to do with two such important shindigs?

10 Simple Tips for Making Jews Laugh

Don’t resort to Fiddlerization or Yentl-ication.

I Hacked into my Daughter’s Jdate Profile

Even if my daughter sues me, I’ll have my brilliant attorney future son-in-law representing me in court!

18 People You’ll Meet at the Thanksgiving Buffet

The Buffeter Betrayer says: that “homemade pie” is from Costco!

Discovered: Fiddler On The Roof Classified Ads!

Wanted: Someone to make a proper home, a quiet home, a kosher home…

You’re Invited!

A retired event planner dishes on invitation etiquette.

Jewish Mom and Millennial Son Share Communication Tips

The dos and don’ts of communicating with your Jewish mom/son.

The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Texting

BRB no longer means “Be right back,” but “Bubbie requested bagels.”

Pokémensch!

Forget Pokémon Go… now there’s Pokémensch!

Whose Bar Mitzvah Is It Anyway?

Some theme party ideas for adults considering a belated Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

13 Quirky Tips For First Timers Travelers to Israel

At the Dead Sea, just agree that you WILL float. Don’t argue with everyone around you that you’re an exception to the rule. Relax and SURRENDER.

Don’t Be Skittish, Bring Back Yiddish!

They say that Yiddish is dying off, but I’m not ready to give this colorful language any sort of burial!

Why Is This Pesach Glossary Different From All Others?

Afikomen Omen: Noun. The unfortunate curse of never being able to locate the hidden Matzah.

Board Games With A Jewish Twist!

Parker Brothers has changed to Parker Stein. Wanna play?

Tevye & Golda See a Marriage Counselor

The music is gone. It’s just Tevye and Golda. And it’s not good.

13 New Jewish Barbies

Barb Mitzvah Barbie comes complete with yarmulkes, table assignments, DJ and cheesy movie montage.

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