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What Jewish History Forgot: Three Fascinating Jewish Fathers

What Jewish History Forgot: Three Fascinating Jewish Fathers

Ever heard of Sol Floersheim? Would Jew believe he helped put away Billy the Kid?

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Jewish Mothers Who Helped Build America

Jewish Mothers Who Helped Build America

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May is a month for Mothers, so in their honor, let’s look at a few Jewish mothers who helped build America.

What Jewish History Forgot: Passover Edition

What Jewish History Forgot: Passover Edition

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Do you know who made the first American Haggadah? If you think it was Manischewitz, think again!

What Jewish History Forgot

What Jewish History Forgot

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Wyatt Earp, Elvis Presley and Alexander Hamilton all had Jewish connections.

Praising the Land of Israel

Praising the Land of Israel

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In honor of Tu B’Shevat, singing the praises of the Holy Land.

18 Reasons for Making Aliyah

18 Reasons for Making Aliyah

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Reason number 7: Kosher Burger King!

Two Jews Walk Out of Israel

Two Jews Walk Out of Israel

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Mark Schiff on performing with Jerry Seinfeld in Israel.

We Jews: A Hanukkah Round-Up

We Jews: A Hanukkah Round-Up

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Who set the world record with a one and a half hour dreidel spin?

Jerry Seinfeld and I in Israel

Jerry Seinfeld and I in Israel

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In December, Jerry Seinfeld and I are doing stand-up comedy in Israel. Not even terrorism can stop the laughter.

We Jews and Sukkot

We Jews and Sukkot

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Do the Yuchi Indians of Oklahoma celebrate Sukkot?

Would Jew Believe #41

Would Jew Believe #41

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Words from the Talmud are being sung in Zulu by an African choir?!

Would Jew Believe: High Holiday Edition

Would Jew Believe: High Holiday Edition

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Some fascinating facts about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Comedy without Compromise

Comedy without Compromise

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Meet the UK’s only religiously observant stand-up comedian Ashley Blaker, the only person in TV who doesn’t own a TV.

Jews and July 4th

Jews and July 4th

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There were over 2000 Jews in colonial America and many took part in the Revolutionary War. Here’s their story.

Fascinating Jewish Fathers and Sons

Fascinating Jewish Fathers and Sons

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With Father’s Day around the corner, here’s our salute to some extraordinary Jewish fathers.

Deeper Look At Jewish Humor

Deeper Look At Jewish Humor

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When we lose sight of the big picture, humor helps us refocus.

Jewish Celebrities who Served in World War II

Jewish Celebrities who Served in World War II

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In honor of Memorial Day, we acknowledge Jewish celebrities who served in World War II.

The Four Corners of the Earth

The Four Corners of the Earth

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The story of the Jewish communities of Bahrain and Tahiti.

Would Jew Believe #40

Would Jew Believe #40

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DidJew know a Jew invented those soy sauce take out packets we all know and love? Who nu?

Seven Things You Didn’t Know about Matzah

Seven Things You Didn’t Know about Matzah

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Did you know, the TSA has special regulations for security checks on passengers carrying handmade matzah?

Jackie Mason & Me

Jackie Mason & Me

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I interviewed Jackie Mason 25 years ago. Here, for the first time, I tell the story.

Je Suis Charlie?

Je Suis Charlie?

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Jewlarious cartoonist Keren Keet shares her thoughts on Charlie Hebdo and how her profession that has suddenly been thrust into the spotlight.

The 2014 Chelm Awards

The 2014 Chelm Awards

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The news stories of 2014 that never made the headlines but speak volumes about the true flavor of Israeli society.

8 Reasons Why Israelis are Amongst the Happiest People in the World

8 Reasons Why Israelis are Amongst the Happiest People in the World

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The new Pew study demonstrates that Israelis are amongst the happiest people in the world. Here are 8 reasons why.

Jewish Trivia Review

Jewish Trivia Review

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Cleanse your intellectual palate with a little Jewish trivia along with my attempt at humor.

15 Things About Israel that Make Me Smile

15 Things About Israel that Make Me Smile

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On my recent trip to Israel I came across some things that made me smile. Come look at my pictures!

The Jewish Father

The Jewish Father

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

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?!

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.

Jewish Firsts

Jewish Firsts

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Jewish firsts or ground-breaking Jews.

The Great Jewlarious Joke Competition

The Great Jewlarious Joke Competition

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Jewlarious is holding a competition to find the best Jewish joke and we want you to tell it.

Would Jew Believe #39

Would Jew Believe #39

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Would Jew Believe that…Bugs Bunny was Jewish?!

The Sights and Sounds of Kosherfest

The Sights and Sounds of Kosherfest

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A picture perfect tour of the recent kosher food trade show at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.

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.

All Hail the (Baby) King!

All Hail the (Baby) King!

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Having children makes me one of today's radicals. At least I can count among my fellow “radicals” a future king and queen.

WouldJew Believe #37

WouldJew Believe #37

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

Ernest Simpson’s Son

Ernest Simpson’s Son

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The story of a scuba diving Brit with Jewish roots and a connection to the British Royal family.

Kosher Comedy: The Rise of the Orthodox Comic

Kosher Comedy: The Rise of the Orthodox Comic

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A small-but-growing number of people involved in the highest levels of professional comedy are observant Jews.

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.

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.

Funny, You Don’t Look Jewish

Funny, You Don’t Look Jewish

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Five celebrities you may not have known were Jewish.

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.

A Salute to Chicken Soup

A Salute to Chicken Soup

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Our relationship with chicken soup runs deep.

WouldJew Believe 34: Hanukkah Edition

WouldJew Believe 34: Hanukkah Edition

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In the year 3031, there won’t be a Hanukkah?!

WouldJew Believe #33

WouldJew Believe #33

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A leading American Jew attending the first Thanksgiving, a holiday possibly derived from Sukkot?!

Abraham Lincoln and the Jews

Abraham Lincoln and the Jews

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Honest Abe loved the Jewish people. But could he have been one of us?

WouldJew Believe: High Holiday Edition

WouldJew Believe: High Holiday Edition

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No eating pickles on Rosh Hashanah?