An encounter with a nasty cockroach had me preparing for Rosh Hashanah.
I am one of those Jews who knows nothing about home improvement projects, other than how to write the checks for them.
As the mascot at my kids’ summer camp, I realized that we all want to know who is pulling the strings in life.
What’s it like to be a writer of Jewish humor? Marnie Macauley tells all.
My son leaves for college in about a month and I’m not sure how two klutzes like us are going to handle it.
Google has invented the self driving car. Wait, so whose picture is on the license?
New Yiddish words for Jewish young adults – like…blogshert!
Why the best asylum offer for Edward Snowden is the one from my Bubbie Yetta.
Food and beverage companies are scrambling to go kosher to capture the lucrative kosher market.
Actual results of a recent poll of hotel managers as to the strangest objects people have ever requested from the concierge.
Has anyone who’s against the NSA’s policy of phone and email tapping come up with a better way to find terrorists?
My wife and I are trying come up with ideas to save energy. But all of this thinking requires a lot of, well, energy.
Least-popular incentives offered to attract new members to Jewish communities.
In the 1960’s they used to say “Don’t trust anyone over 30”; Now, they say “Don’t trust anyone who looks older than 30!”
Five questions you should never ask your child’s prospective in-laws.
A teenager is a formerly sweet and obedient child who turns into an extra-terrestrial, overnight.
Remembering to count the days between Passover and Shavuot can be tricky. But I’ve got a plan!
Some people have a “bucket list; I have a “farflucket list.”
Ever heard the expression “Jumping the Shark”? Now introducing…”Jumping the Gefilte!”
I hope living a life trying to do mitzvahs whites out hoarding a few soy sauce packets.
While my body would love to go away for Passover, my soul enjoys making Seders at home.
Time for my favorite errand – a trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles!
My son’s decision to move from Playmobil to Lego is a metaphor for our society. Really.
Purim is here, and it’s about time you gave some serious thought to the subject of costumes.
Will the next prince or princess of England actually be Jewish?
The Jewlarious guide to the 2013 Israeli election and Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition options.
My 8 surefire tips to finding whatever you’ve lost. Guaranteed!
Fewer Americans are dieting now than in recent years. If you ask me, that’s very healthy.
Sure Israeli scientists have invented some amazing technologies, but how much better off would we be with these?
Could you survive an entire week without your cell phone? One man survives to tell the tale.
Infomercials are so unJewish. Here are my pitches for some Jewish infomercial products.
I won’t call the FBI if a loved one is 10 minutes late. 15 minutes, maybe.
First time grandmother Judy Gruen finds out that looking after a newborn is harder than she remembers.
As a public service, I’ve researched and selected the top Jewish stories of 2012 so you won’t have to. You’re welcome.
Given the longevity of his predecessors, Shahabi opens up about his fears and plans for the future.