Jewstalgia

Join me as I take a trip down memory lane…at the buffet.

Jewlarious's Top 11 Features of 2008

Why 11? Why not?

A Chanukah Call to Action

Our national pastime is under attack. Take up arms to save it!

Funny Business

Nothing says "funny" like a Harvard MBA.

Is the Joker Jewish?

How this summer's blockbuster character migrated from the Catskills to Gotham City.

A Good Friend

Ari Teman: web guru, social activist and comedian.

Schlock Rock Rocks

Making a livelihood in Jewish music hasn't been easy, but Lenny Solomon has loved every minute of it.

Next Year in Jerusalem?

So, your kid's visiting Israel? Don't worry! (Yeah, right.)

House Alter Ego

An interview with David Shore, the creator, writer and executive producer of the award winning medical drama House.

Six Degrees of Eddie Brill

According to the warm up comedian for David Letterman, comedians are the truth tellers of the world.

The Band's Visit

A movie about Israelis and Arabs finding peace with one another.

Sideways

Looking at life straight on is so boring. That's why I see it sideways.

Top Jewlarious Hits of 2007

Our best jokes, articles and videos as determined by you, the Jewlarious community. Enjoy!

Yiddishe Mammas

An excerpt from a book about Jewish mothers, and the jokes we tell about them.

An L.A. Latke Lament

Too many of us are losing our Jewish roots. Even the Latke is assimilating.

The Mensch from Manhattan

Comedian Robert Klein is a nice guy in a tough business.

IRV Day ar the WGA

93-year-old Jewish comedian and writer Irving Brecher holds court at the Writer's Guild of America's "Living Legends" event.

Confessions of a Laugh Addict

It's true -- I am addicted to laughs. But to the old fashioned kind.

I Was a Soupy Groupie

My lunch with comedian Soupy Sales is one I'll always remember.

The Power of Laughter

The sadness of dealing with my son's illness was eased by the power of laughter.

Trading Lives with Larry David

Taking on Larry's life for a summer -- along with his neighbor Kenny "Kramer" -- made me appreciate my own.

My Life as a Jewish Cartoon

Playing a Jewish cartoon character on "Rugrats" taught me about who I am in real life.

The Matzohrella Fella

My dad could put a twist on just about every Jewish food. It was great for his soul, but not for his heart.

You're Really Fired!

Be careful what you wish for...

An Andy Kaufman Story

What really happened on that infamous episode of "Fridays"? An insider finally reveals the truth.

The Sadness behind the Laughter

Comedian Shecky Green's life hasn't been all laughs.

Blanket of Laughter

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.

A Letter to My Soul Mate

Since I haven't been able to find you, Soul Mate, I have decided to write you a letter.

Judd Apatow: Knocking It Out of the Park

An exclusive Jewlarious interview with Hollywood's hottest director.

Laughing for Peace

The Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour isn't trying to solve the crisis in the Middle East, although it would be funny if they did.

Grandma Rose's Song

Award winning musician Peter Himmelman finds the hidden power of his grandma's Yiddish song.

British, Jewish and Proud

British comedian Josh Howie talks about being Jewish in his act, even in a country that is becoming increasingly anti-Semitic.

The First Jewish Grammy

David McLees has accomplished many things in the music industry, but he is most proud of his "Jewish Grammy."

Lost in Translation

A business trip to French speaking Montreal taught me a lesson in Jewish unity.

Funny Business

Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada is serious about changing the world, one laugh at a time.

Was Elvis Presley Jewish?

Orthodox Elvis impersonator Dan Hartal a.k.a. "Schmelvis" thinks so.

Six Simple Strategies for Achieving Misery

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 Great Cholent Divide

The only important difference amongst world Jewry is between those who love Cholent and those who hate it.

The Office Exodus

First there was Charlton Heston, and now there's Jim Halpert.

The Matisyahu of Stand Up Comedy

For Yisrael Campbell, the journey from Catholicism to Judaism is a real laugh.

The Office: The Lost Purim Episode

The script of NBC's hit comedy that the Network doesn't want you to see.

Marc the Explorer

A stand-up comedian's brush with tragedy teaches him that laughter helps keep you connected to spirituality.

This Rabbi Can Rock

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.

Jackie Mason: King of Jewish Comedy

An exclusive Jewlarious interview with a comedian who is truly Jewlarious.

The Humor of Hope

One woman show "Dai (Enough)" reflects the spectrum of Israeli society.

He Knows if You've Been Naughty or Nice

Mind reader Marc Salem knows what you're thinking. Be very careful.

The Daily Show with Rob Kutner

An interview with the four-time Emmy Award winning comedy writer.

Anne Frank and the Freedom Writers

The message of hope lives on in a most unlikely place.

The Haunted Smile

From vaudeville to the movies to television, how Jewish comedians transformed American entertainment.

Why Are Jews Funny?

An insider's look at the world of Jewish comedy.

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