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About the Author

Marnie Winston-Macauley

Marnie Winston-Macauley, whose work has garnered her Emmy and Writer's Guild Best Writing nominations, is the author of the acclaimed “Yiddishe Mamas: The Truth About the Jewish Mother” and the award-winning "A Little Joy, A Little Oy” calendar. Her new The Funniest Jewish Jokes Ever,2014 Day-to-Day Calendar is available on pre-order and can be found on Amazon.com, other online calendar/book sites, as well as fine booksellers. Marnie is also a counselor on Liveperson.com and invites you to connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and http://singularcity.com/relationships/singular-solutions – or come visit.

Marnie Winston-Macauley is listed in The Full Wiki’s Top Jewish American Writers, living or dead. (She’s busy deciding which.)

Marnie’s Guide to Unique Jewish Diseases

Marnie’s Guide to Unique Jewish Diseases

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The abbreviated dictionary of Jewish diseases.


A Nice Jewish Boy

A Nice Jewish Boy

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Five stereotypes of Nice Jewish Boys. Is there any truth to them?


The Jewish Father

The Jewish Father

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In honor of Father’s Day, let’s learn about these fascinating Jewish fathers.


The Abbreviated Dictionary of “Nu”

The Abbreviated Dictionary of “Nu”

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Exploring the many meanings of “Nu.”


English Words that Sound Yiddish II

English Words that Sound Yiddish II

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The birth of a new language: Yingloshen.


English Words that Sound Yiddish

English Words that Sound Yiddish

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When the hard truth must be told nothing says it like Yiddish.


Zachor: We Will Never Forget

Zachor: We Will Never Forget

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Ben Lesser a Holocaust survivor, on living a life that matters.


Would Jew Believe: Passover Edition, 2014

Would Jew Believe: Passover Edition, 2014

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Odd and outrageous Passover tidbits…like Cher’s Seder with Gene Simmons?!


Gotcha!

Gotcha!

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Passover cleaning has on our doorstep, so here are some silly jokes to get you laughing…before you get cleaning.


The New Yiddish Dictionary, Part 3

The New Yiddish Dictionary, Part 3

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New Jewish words for Jewish young adults like…the “Tsourisphere.”


The Shtetl Olympics

The Shtetl Olympics

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With the Sochi Olympics now over, let’s go back 100 years and imagine what a Russian “Olympics” in these shtetls would have really looked like.


Sean Penn & Other Heroes

Sean Penn & Other Heroes

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Sean Penn helped rescue businessman Jacob Ostreicher from Bolivia. Let’s thanks Penn and these other lesser known heroes.


Jewish Firsts 2

Jewish Firsts 2

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Jewish firsts and ground breaking Jews.


Hail the Mighty Caesar

Hail the Mighty Caesar

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Sid Caesar passed away at the age of 91, but the laughter he created lives on.


Jewish Firsts

Jewish Firsts

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Jewish firsts or ground-breaking Jews.


Would Jew Believe #39

Would Jew Believe #39

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Would Jew Believe that…Bugs Bunny was Jewish?!


25 Things for Jews to do on December 25th

25 Things for Jews to do on December 25th

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Plan a treasure hunt to find a grocery store that’s open and ask them for the gefilte fish section.


Marnie’s Guide to Hypochondria

Marnie’s Guide to Hypochondria

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Think you’re a hypochondriac? Come and learn from the master.


The New Yiddish Dictionary II

The New Yiddish Dictionary II

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New Jewish words for Jewish young adults like… “gefiltering.”


The Funniest-Jewish-Jokes-Ever Calendar 2014

The Funniest-Jewish-Jokes-Ever Calendar 2014

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A few of my favorite Jewish jokes for 2014.


The Lost Art of Letter Writing

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

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A study shows that 9 out of 10 children have never written a proper letter.


Uri Geller, CIA Masterspy?

Uri Geller, CIA Masterspy?

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy: An interview with Israeli mentalist Uri Geller.


It's the Little Things

It's the Little Things

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What me, worry?


Stars of David: Stanley Kramer

Stars of David: Stanley Kramer

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Producer Stanley Kramer was the conscience of a generation.


Don’t Ask Non-Jews This, Part 2

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This, Part 2

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Like: “When you got that 82 in physics your mom was actually happy?”


Don’t Ask Non-Jews This: Part I

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This: Part I

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Like: So your last name’s Cooper. Tell me what was it before?


Would Jew Believe #38: Yom Kippur Edition

Would Jew Believe #38: Yom Kippur Edition

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Interesting Yom Kippur facts, like…the name used by Palestinians for Yom Kippur.


Father Labor

Father Labor

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The story of Samuel Gompers: father of the American labor and trade union movement.


Jew-Perstitions

Jew-Perstitions

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My favorite (OK weird) Jewperstitions.


A Writer’s Life

A Writer’s Life

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What’s it like to be a writer of Jewish humor? Marnie Macauley tells all.


Jewish Feng Shui

Jewish Feng Shui

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Lotus Touts vs. Jewish Touts.


The New Yiddish Dictionary

The New Yiddish Dictionary

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New Yiddish words for Jewish young adults – like…blogshert!


WouldJew Believe #37

WouldJew Believe #37

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Weird wild and wacky Jewish facts like…getting out the Jewish vote in Pakistan.


We Jews: Memorial Day Edition

We Jews: Memorial Day Edition

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Fascinating facts about Jews who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.


Don’t Ask the In-Laws This

Don’t Ask the In-Laws This

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Five questions you should never ask your child’s prospective in-laws.


Celebrities on their Jewish Mothers

Celebrities on their Jewish Mothers

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Jason Alexander’s mother wept when he told her he wanted to become an actor…


We Jews: Pioneer American Jewish Mothers

We Jews: Pioneer American Jewish Mothers

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As Mother’s Day approaches we salute three great pioneer American Jewish mothers.


My “Farflucket” List

My “Farflucket” List

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Some people have a “bucket list; I have a “farflucket list.”


Holocaust FAQs

Holocaust FAQs

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Everything you need to know from the beginning to the end.


Jewish Paraprosdokians 2

Jewish Paraprosdokians 2

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40 more paraprosdokians for the articulate Jew.


The Gift of Kvetch III

The Gift of Kvetch III

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Confessions from a creative kvetcher…


Jumping the Gefilte

Jumping the Gefilte

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Ever heard the expression “Jumping the Shark”? Now introducing…”Jumping the Gefilte!”


Confessions of a Jewish Food Hoarder

Confessions of a Jewish Food Hoarder

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I hope living a life trying to do mitzvahs whites out hoarding a few soy sauce packets.


WouldJew Believe: The Purim Edition

WouldJew Believe: The Purim Edition

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Outrageous, odd and interesting Jewish facts to get you into the Purim spirit.


Jewish Royalty: The “Middlesteins?”

Jewish Royalty: The “Middlesteins?”

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Will the next prince or princess of England actually be Jewish?


A Salute to Chicken Soup

A Salute to Chicken Soup

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Our relationship with chicken soup runs deep.


Stars of David: David Mamet

Stars of David: David Mamet

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Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet stands up for Israel.


The Jewish Infomercial

The Jewish Infomercial

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Infomercials are so unJewish. Here are my pitches for some Jewish infomercial products.


Jew Year’s Resolutions

Jew Year’s Resolutions

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I won’t call the FBI if a loved one is 10 minutes late. 15 minutes, maybe.


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