An excerpt from a book about Jewish mothers, and the jokes we tell about them.
Too many of us are losing our Jewish roots. Even the Latke is assimilating.
Comedian Robert Klein is a nice guy in a tough business.
93-year-old Jewish comedian and writer Irving Brecher holds court at the Writer's Guild of America's "Living Legends" event.
It's true -- I am addicted to laughs. But to the old fashioned kind.
My lunch with comedian Soupy Sales is one I'll always remember.
The sadness of dealing with my son's illness was eased by the power of laughter.
Taking on Larry's life for a summer -- along with his neighbor Kenny "Kramer" -- made me appreciate my own.
Playing a Jewish cartoon character on "Rugrats" taught me about who I am in real life.
My dad could put a twist on just about every Jewish food. It was great for his soul, but not for his heart.
What really happened on that infamous episode of "Fridays"? An insider finally reveals the truth.
Comedian Shecky Green's life hasn't been all laughs.
I was using humor as a defense from feeling vulnerable, but when I realized it was coming at the expense of others, I decided to change my ways.
Since I haven't been able to find you, Soul Mate, I have decided to write you a letter.
An exclusive Jewlarious interview with Hollywood's hottest director.
The Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour isn't trying to solve the crisis in the Middle East, although it would be funny if they did.
Award winning musician Peter Himmelman finds the hidden power of his grandma's Yiddish song.
British comedian Josh Howie talks about being Jewish in his act, even in a country that is becoming increasingly anti-Semitic.
David McLees has accomplished many things in the music industry, but he is most proud of his "Jewish Grammy."
A business trip to French speaking Montreal taught me a lesson in Jewish unity.
Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada is serious about changing the world, one laugh at a time.
Orthodox Elvis impersonator Dan Hartal a.k.a. "Schmelvis" thinks so.
The sobering fact is that serenity and joy are natural states for us all. Fear not. Practiced regularly, these strategies vastly improve our odds of attaining despair.
The only important difference amongst world Jewry is between those who love Cholent and those who hate it.
First there was Charlton Heston, and now there's Jim Halpert.
For Yisrael Campbell, the journey from Catholicism to Judaism is a real laugh.
The script of NBC's hit comedy that the Network doesn't want you to see.
A stand-up comedian's brush with tragedy teaches him that laughter helps keep you connected to spirituality.
Shmuel Skaist drinks beer and thinks of himself as a rock star. He also has six kids and is a rabbi. He sees no contradiction between the two.
An exclusive Jewlarious interview with a comedian who is truly Jewlarious.
One woman show "Dai (Enough)" reflects the spectrum of Israeli society.
Mind reader Marc Salem knows what you're thinking. Be very careful.
An interview with the four-time Emmy Award winning comedy writer.
The message of hope lives on in a most unlikely place.
From vaudeville to the movies to television, how Jewish comedians transformed American entertainment.
Jewish comedian Eric Schwartz thinks that rap music is strictly Kosher.
The Jewlarious Academy has voted, and the results are in…
A stand-up comedian struggles to find his way through the maze of the Jewish Dis-Organization.
My stand up performance at Pepsi headquarters taught me a surprising lesson about corporate morality.
David Mamet's new book asks some tough questions about being Jewish in an age of anti-Semitism.
Ophira Eisenberg is a little bit of an outsider. But that's what makes her funny.
The newly released film has been hailed as a satiric masterpiece. Does it live up to its hype?
David Granirer was diagnosed with clinical depression. And he thinks that's hilarious.
Comedian Steve Mittleman has performed for just about everyone. But his favorite thing to do is to make Jewish people laugh.
Mark Schiff's parents loved his act. In his father's final days, it brought them all closer together.
After 20 years of story telling, the realization hits that it was at someone else's expense.