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Shul Etiquette for Beginners

Shul Etiquette for Beginners

My tips on how to fit in in shul.

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Kronk’s List: The Jewish Craigslist

Kronk’s List: The Jewish Craigslist

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Two side-by-side elite cemetery plots in the Maimonides Memorial Cemetery in Beverly Hills, not far from Rodeo!

10 Simple Tips for Making Jews Laugh

10 Simple Tips for Making Jews Laugh

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Don’t resort to Fiddlerization or Yentl-ication.

Sweet Bread

Sweet Bread

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When exactly did challah turn into dessert?

How to Start a Diet

How to Start a Diet

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“The diet starts now.” This is belted out by my uncle after wolfing down a half a brisket, quiche, pie, strawberry shortcake and stuffing.

Vegetarian and Normal

Vegetarian and Normal

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My husband took me on a wild ride from omnivore, to vegetarian, and back to omnivore again.

My 10 Predictions for the Jewish World in 2017

My 10 Predictions for the Jewish World in 2017

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Tesla will develop a car that runs on chicken noodle soup.

Gifts Not to Give on Chanukah

Gifts Not to Give on Chanukah

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Instead of gift cards, try currency with a stamp on it that says ‘Expired.’ Because that is what is going to happen to that gift card.

What to Tell your Kids about Santa

What to Tell your Kids about Santa

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Let's go all traditional on this and use the time-held traditions of our people: sarcasm, inquiry, concern and knowledge (SICK).

Hanukkah in Vegas

Hanukkah in Vegas

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Forget about Circus Circus, stay at the brand new hotel called Latkes Latkes.

Chanukah: Why We Fry

Chanukah: Why We Fry

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A brief history of the sufganiya – the Chanukah donut.

13 Reasons Why I Love Israel

13 Reasons Why I Love Israel

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In Israel, taxi drivers are more religious than anyone you know outside of Israel. Anyone.

The Laws of Cholent

The Laws of Cholent

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The Jews may be the "Chosen People" but we also are the "Cholent People.”

I Hacked into my Daughter’s Jdate Profile

I Hacked into my Daughter’s Jdate Profile

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Even if my daughter sues me, I’ll have my brilliant attorney future son-in-law representing me in court!

8 Jewish Movies for Oscar Consideration

8 Jewish Movies for Oscar Consideration

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Close Encounters of the Hebraic Kind follows pig farmer Christian Christianson who witnesses an El Al Airline plane flying through the night sky.

Up in the Air Chair

Up in the Air Chair

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Why do Jews lift their newlyweds up in the air in chairs?

18 People You’ll Meet at the Thanksgiving Buffet

18 People You’ll Meet at the Thanksgiving Buffet

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The Buffeter Betrayer says: that “homemade pie” is from Costco!

JEWPOWERS

JEWPOWERS

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Who needs a polygraph when you have the Emmesonator!

Musings of a Male Shopper

Musings of a Male Shopper

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Grocery stores are full of men – very, very bewildered looking men. Welcome to the world of men’s food shopping.

Get Out the Vote

Get Out the Vote

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There are benefits to voting that I bet you didn’t even consider.

Jewish Issues for the American Elections

Jewish Issues for the American Elections

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How about mandatory kosher delis in every major city?

Discovered: Fiddler On The Roof Classified Ads!

Discovered: Fiddler On The Roof Classified Ads!

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Wanted: Someone to make a proper home, a quiet home, a kosher home…

Super Sukkahs

Super Sukkahs

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From the canvas sukkah to the Sukkahmobile, here are some structures you might see over Sukkot.

You’re Invited!

You’re Invited!

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A retired event planner dishes on invitation etiquette.

If Winnie the Pooh were Jewish

If Winnie the Pooh were Jewish

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Meet Morty the Pooh.

More Jewish Traffic Signs

More Jewish Traffic Signs

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Some traffic signs that We Jews can understand, from my JTB (Jewish Traffic Blog).

High Holiday Seat Tips

High Holiday Seat Tips

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Get the best bang for your buck out of your High Holiday seats in shul this year.

Am I the Funniest Person in the World?

Am I the Funniest Person in the World?

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I’m representing Israel in the Funniest Person in the World competition. No joke.

Jewish Mom and Millennial Son Share Communication Tips

Jewish Mom and Millennial Son Share Communication Tips

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The dos and don’ts of communicating with your Jewish mom/son.

Something Is Rotten in Fettig

Something Is Rotten in Fettig

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Leopold Plotkin wants to rehearse his bar mitzvah speech. His crazy family has other ideas.

Back to School Pop Quiz

Back to School Pop Quiz

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Class, complete the sentence: “If I get to class and Mr. Schmutter isn’t there…”

Where to Meet Jewish Singles

Where to Meet Jewish Singles

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It’s time to meet my bashert already!

Sweet Memories of Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Memories of Sweet Potato Pie

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Why I deserve the Nobel Peace Prize.

Jewish Traffic Signs

Jewish Traffic Signs

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Let’s make traffic signs that we Jews can understand!

The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Texting

The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Texting

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BRB no longer means “Be right back,” but “Bubbie requested bagels.”

Overlooked Jewish Olympians

Overlooked Jewish Olympians

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Celebrating Jewish Olympians who stole our hearts, and those who didn’t.

Men and their Drawers

Men and their Drawers

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Storage spaces for important possessions. For men.

Jewish Olympic Summer Camp Sports

Jewish Olympic Summer Camp Sports

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Who remembers gaga?!

Cleaning House

Cleaning House

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I’m finding the courage to declutter once and for all.

New Yiddish for Millennials

New Yiddish for Millennials

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New words for today's young and fast-moving generation.

Don’t be a Hater

Don’t be a Hater

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The rabbis instructed us to eliminate baseless hatred. Here are some of my tips for even the most annoying of people.

Pokémensch!

Pokémensch!

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Forget Pokémon Go… now there’s Pokémensch!

Famous Jews’ Last Words: Revealed for First Time!

Famous Jews’ Last Words: Revealed for First Time!

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Just before his passing, Harry Houdini apparently said, “Now you see me; now you don’t!”

Advice for the Kosher Traveler

Advice for the Kosher Traveler

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Summer is upon us and that means one thing: vacation. Here are some survival secrets for the kosher traveler.

The Adventures of Big Baby

The Adventures of Big Baby

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“I can’t believe someone just left their baby like that, lying on the chair, alone! Whose baby is that?!”

Craving Community

Craving Community

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I’ve gone from having no community, to being in the standup comedy community, to being a member of the LA Jewish community. I’m a lucky man.

Brexit and the Jews

Brexit and the Jews

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A British Jew gives her take on the Brexit and how the British Jewish community is handling it.

How to Find Deals in the Shuk

How to Find Deals in the Shuk

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Want to shop in the ancient Israeli marketplace but don’t know where to start? Allow me to enlighten you.

Whose Bar Mitzvah Is It Anyway?

Whose Bar Mitzvah Is It Anyway?

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Some theme party ideas for adults considering a belated Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

Brexit: Should We Stay or Should We Go?

Brexit: Should We Stay or Should We Go?

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My country is dominated by discussions of whether Britain should leave the European Union. I can’t wait until this is over.