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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.)

We Jews 13

We Jews 13

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Fascinating Jewish record holders.


We Jews: Israel Edition

We Jews: Israel Edition

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In honor of Israel’s birthday, fun facts about the Jewish homeland that will make you “kvell.”


Little-known facts about The Third Reich

Little-known facts about The Third Reich

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Some lesser-known facts, odd alliances, and daring rescues during the Third Reich.


Clipping Internet Coupons

Clipping Internet Coupons

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I never thought I'd miss green stamps.


WouldJew Believe #26: Passover Edition

WouldJew Believe #26: Passover Edition

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What’s the story behind the famous Maxwell House Haggadah?


The Ultimate Yiddishkeit Quiz #3

The Ultimate Yiddishkeit Quiz #3

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Are you a Jewish maven? Take the quiz and find out.


When Debra's Heart Stopped

When Debra's Heart Stopped

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Sometimes love can create miracles.


Don't Ask Your Spouse This

Don't Ask Your Spouse This

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Five questions you should never ask your spouse.


WouldJew Believe #25: The Purim Edition

WouldJew Believe #25: The Purim Edition

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Outrageous, odd and interesting facts like…the Jewish holiday of Nicanor Day?!


Jews Love Questions

Jews Love Questions

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To be or not to be? You call that a good question?


British vs. Yiddish

British vs. Yiddish

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On my first trip to Britain, even though I spoke the same language, I felt very different.


How to Praise Your Children

How to Praise Your Children

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Five principles of healthy, esteem-building praise.


Advising Guys on Buying Gifts

Advising Guys on Buying Gifts

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If you’ve ever gotten a rotten present don’t blame your man. He’s GSC -- Genetically Shopping-Challenged.


Why Kids Need to Fail

Why Kids Need to Fail

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Seven important lessons failure teaches our children.


WouldJew Believe #24

WouldJew Believe #24

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Outrageous, odd and interesting Jewish facts like…Harry Potter’s grave in Israel?!


Anger Management in Marriage

Anger Management in Marriage

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The smart way to have a fight.


Don't Ask Your Date This

Don't Ask Your Date This

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Questions you should never ask a potential Jewish mate.


The 2010 Jewish Guinness World Records

The 2010 Jewish Guinness World Records

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Raise your glass of Guiness, and make a L’chaim to this year’s Jewish record holders.


Goyish vs. Jewish is Back

Goyish vs. Jewish is Back

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The best of the Goyish vs Jewish 2011 Mini Day-to-Day Calendar.


Perfection vs. Good Enough

Perfection vs. Good Enough

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How to stop berating yourself and persevere in trying your best.


As The Tsouris Turns

As The Tsouris Turns

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I used to write for the soap opera As the World Turns. Here's the Jewish version.


WouldJew Believe #23

WouldJew Believe #23

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Outrageous, odd and interesting Jewish facts, like… a 14 year old rabbi?!


Coming to Terms with Your Parents

Coming to Terms with Your Parents

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Why should a perfectly competent adult suddenly revert to the fetal position in the presence of her parents?


Stars of David: Ben Hecht

Stars of David: Ben Hecht

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Ben Hecht, controversial and imperfect, did what he could to help rescue Jews and publicize the atrocities in Europe.


We Jews XI

We Jews XI

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Where would we be without our Jewish mothers?


Stage Mom

Stage Mom

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My boy got an agent and oddly enough learned what it meant to be a Jew.


We Jews X

We Jews X

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Jewish athletes from sports that are just a bissel “exotic.”


We Jews IX

We Jews IX

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Think the world’s thinnest book is Greatest Jewish Athletes? Think again!


Stars of David: Dennis Miller

Stars of David: Dennis Miller

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Comedian Dennis Miller rants in support of Israel. Sadly, he’s one of the only ones.


WouldJew Believe #22: Holiday Edition

WouldJew Believe #22: Holiday Edition

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Outrageous, odd and interesting Jewish facts for the New Year.


Movin' On Up?

Movin' On Up?

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I’m not downsizing. I’m upgrading. Or at least that’s what I tell myself.


WouldJew Believe #21

WouldJew Believe #21

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A Giant discovery in Goliath’s home town. Sorry we couldn’t resist…


Stars of David: Jerry Weintraub

Stars of David: Jerry Weintraub

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From Presley to Presidents, this Star of David has seen it all.


WE JEWS: PART 8

WE JEWS: PART 8

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Jews in America post Civil War


Stars of David: Gertrude Berg

Stars of David: Gertrude Berg

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Gertrude Berg created the American sit-com. And she did it by portraying a proudly Jewish family.


We Jews: Part 7

We Jews: Part 7

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From This land is Our Land through to the Civil War, We Jews served with distinction.


Stars of David: Sandy Koufax

Stars of David: Sandy Koufax

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During a time when many Jews found it difficult to be different, Sandy Koufax was proud of it.


WOULDJEW BELIEVE #20

WOULDJEW BELIEVE #20

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Outrageous, odd and interesting facts…the Nazis hated the “Jewish” Superman??


I Am Issur

I Am Issur

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Kirk Douglas stood up for Israel and the Jewish people. That's what makes him a “Star of David.”


We Jews 6

We Jews 6

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You may know some of the headlines, but now you can get the rest of the story…


We Jews: Part 5

We Jews: Part 5

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Firsts that never quite made it into Jewish history…until now.


The Jewbees

The Jewbees

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I’ve been bitten by the award season bug so I’ve decided to give out my own Jewish awards -- the Jewbees.


WouldJew Believe #19

WouldJew Believe #19

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Odd, outrageous and interesting Jewish facts – Marlon Brando at a Passover Seder?


We Jews, Part 4

We Jews, Part 4

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Tales of Jews who are both fascinating and unsung.


We Jews, Part 3

We Jews, Part 3

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Unsung, unusual and odd members of the tribe.


WouldJew Believe #18: New Years

WouldJew Believe #18: New Years

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Interesting facts about calendars: “Theirs” and “Ours.”


WOULDJEW BELIEVE #16: Thanksgiving Edition

WOULDJEW BELIEVE #16: Thanksgiving Edition

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Thanksgiving is red, white, bluish -- and a little bit Jewish.


The Abbreviated Dictionary of Oy

The Abbreviated Dictionary of Oy

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Only two letters, but countless usages.


We Jews: Part 2

We Jews: Part 2

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Tales of Jews who are both unsung and fascinating


We Jews: Part 1

We Jews: Part 1

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A new series that will make you kvell.


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