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The Ten Plagues: Redux

The Ten Plagues: Redux

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Our modern take on the ancient plagues.

My Passover Miracle

My Passover Miracle

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On a recent seder night, I experienced a redemption of sorts and a reminder that God knows what we need and sends it when we need it.

Passover Q and A

Passover Q and A

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Yes, Cheerios were invented by anti-Semites who totally don’t care about Pesach.

Parenting Plagues

Parenting Plagues

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My experience with two of the ten plagues and what they taught me about parenting.

Gotcha!

Gotcha!

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Passover cleaning has on our doorstep, so here are some silly jokes to get you laughing…before you get cleaning.

The Land of Microprocessors and High Tech

The Land of Microprocessors and High Tech

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Even if you don’t visit the Promised Land, the Promised Land’s technology is coming to you.

The Perfect Woman

The Perfect Woman

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Meet Tamara. She’s my friend. And I hate her.

The New Yiddish Dictionary, Part 3

The New Yiddish Dictionary, Part 3

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New Jewish words for Jewish young adults like…the “Tsourisphere.”

Sounds Strange

Sounds Strange

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Some of the expressions we use sound like they were coined by someone who doesn’t actually speak English.

The Golden Hamentaschen

The Golden Hamentaschen

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You voted for the three best jokes of the year and here they are!

The Shtetl Olympics

The Shtetl Olympics

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With the Sochi Olympics now over, let’s go back 100 years and imagine what a Russian “Olympics” in these shtetls would have really looked like.

If Jews Controlled the Internet

If Jews Controlled the Internet

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An anti-Israel group is advancing a conspiracy theory that Jews control the Internet. If true, the Internet would look something like this…

Pomelos and Ketchup

Pomelos and Ketchup

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The perfect gifts are those that say, "I really thought about what to give you."

Suck It Up

Suck It Up

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As a husband, I’m pretty helpful around the house. But vacuuming…”hate” is not a strong enough word.

Jewish Celebrity Secrets Uncovered by the NSA

Jewish Celebrity Secrets Uncovered by the NSA

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Barbra Streisand is working on a top secret follow up to “Yentl,” in which Yentl becomes a militant vegan. It’s called “Lentil.”

Chocoholics Unite!

Chocoholics Unite!

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If chocolate wasn’t heaven-sent, why else would the first three letters of Godiva spell G-O-D?

Why Prime Minister Stephen Harper Loves Israel

Why Prime Minister Stephen Harper Loves Israel

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Curious why Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is so supportive of the Jewish State? Here are some answers.

Snow Problem!

Snow Problem!

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My kids get a snow day; I get a headache.

Go Ahead, Make My Boycott

Go Ahead, Make My Boycott

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Advice to those advocating a boycott of Israel: be consistent and boycott everything that comes from the tiny Jewish state. This will make your life much more…interesting.

7 Things Jews can do in the Freakishly Cold Weather

7 Things Jews can do in the Freakishly Cold Weather

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Cold weather got you down? Here are seven activities you can do to lift your spirits.

A Perfect Match

A Perfect Match

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If I would have known what a pain it would be to find clothes to wear to my wife’s brother’s wedding, I never would have sent in the reply card.

The 2014 Jewlarious Calendar

The 2014 Jewlarious Calendar

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See which notable Jews make the 2014 Jewlarious calendar.

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

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Scoring a professional goal can take a long time. A really long time. But it’s worth it.

Medical Myths

Medical Myths

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I think it’s time we dispelled all these old wives’ tales about medicine that we’ve been hearing and repeating since our childhood.

2013 Chelm Awards

2013 Chelm Awards

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2013’s bizarre and interesting stories from Israel.

25 Things for Jews to do on December 25th

25 Things for Jews to do on December 25th

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Plan a treasure hunt to find a grocery store that’s open and ask them for the gefilte fish section.

Marnie’s Guide to Hypochondria

Marnie’s Guide to Hypochondria

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Think you’re a hypochondriac? Come and learn from the master.

One Small Step

One Small Step

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Having a 15-month-old baby in your house that can walk but not talk is kind of like having a really short, slightly-insane foreigner living with you.

What Really Killed Yasser Arafat

What Really Killed Yasser Arafat

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10 Things Yasser Arafat May Actually have Died From.

The New Yiddish Dictionary II

The New Yiddish Dictionary II

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New Jewish words for Jewish young adults like… “gefiltering.”

The Funniest-Jewish-Jokes-Ever Calendar 2014

The Funniest-Jewish-Jokes-Ever Calendar 2014

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A few of my favorite Jewish jokes for 2014.

Wikileaks in Geneva

Wikileaks in Geneva

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7 top secret conversations overheard at the recent nuclear negotiations in Geneva.

Buyer Beware

Buyer Beware

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I think I speak on behalf of everyone when I say it is not easy to figure out what to buy people for Chanukah.

The Detroit Mensches

The Detroit Mensches

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The Chosen People’s latest miracle: Detroit Tigers name their first Jewish manager.

Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream

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What to do at 3 a.m. when everyone else can sleep except you.

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

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A study shows that 9 out of 10 children have never written a proper letter.

Driver Beware

Driver Beware

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God has given me a gift: The world’s worst sense of direction.

The New Parent Test

The New Parent Test

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Take this hilarious 'test' designed to find out if you're ready to have kids.

My First Tough Mudder Competition

My First Tough Mudder Competition

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The grueling physical challenge was everything my DNA says I should avoid.

Look Who’s a Zadie

Look Who’s a Zadie

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If Dustin Hoffman, Richard Dreyfuss and Henry Winkler are now playing Zadies what does that make me?

The Scent of Pew

The Scent of Pew

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The new Pew study of American Jews is out. And Mark Miller has something to say about it.

It's the Little Things

It's the Little Things

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What me, worry?

His and Hers Closet

His and Hers Closet

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If I hate shopping for myself, what makes my wife think I am going to enjoy shopping for her?

The Obama/Putin Transcript

The Obama/Putin Transcript

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Obama and Putin sit down to discuss Syria, Israel, and Macadamia Mango Mahi-Mahi.

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This, Part 2

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This, Part 2

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Like: “When you got that 82 in physics your mom was actually happy?”

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This: Part I

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This: Part I

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Like: So your last name’s Cooper. Tell me what was it before?

There Ain’t No Flies On Us

There Ain’t No Flies On Us

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Have the past 21 generations of one family of flies dedicated themselves to mercilessly harassing me?

Tips for the New Year

Tips for the New Year

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My common sense tips to make this year a winner.

New Fruits for the New Year

New Fruits for the New Year

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There’s apples and honey and then there’s this.

Rosh Hashanah Resolutions for the Entire World

Rosh Hashanah Resolutions for the Entire World

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I am The World. Here are my resolutions.