A Jewish Psychic’s Predictions for 2018

Barbra Streisand will finally share her own traumatic alien abduction story.

Jewish New Year vs. Secular New Year

Instead of the ball drop in Time’s Square, we let the matzah balls drop into our soup.

Turning Christmas Movies into Chanukah Movies

From “It’s a Wonderful Life” to It’s a Verklempt Life.

How to Light Your Menorah

Here are my tips for how to light your menorah in ways that your neighbors will never forget.

8 People in Every Shul

In honor of the 8 days of Chanukah, here are 8 people in every shul. Even yours.

Chanukabulary

Spellukah, noun. A democratic way to settle any dispute over how you should write the word ‘Chanukah.’

Synagogue Stadium Seating

Would the synagogue experience be enhanced by stadium seating?

My Jewish Holiday Cookie Exchange Experiment

I tried to organize a holiday cookie exchange at my shul. This is what happened.

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest: The Legend of a Jewish Athlete

When I heard about Nathan’s contest, I knew I had found my sport.

Bad Shul Awards

Should synagogues hand out awards like the "Better Late Than Never" Award to curb bad behavior?

Rabbi Words I Don’t Understand

”The synagogue needs you for a quorum.” What’s a quorum? I thought I was being punished.

Pelting the Bar Mitzvah Boy

Why do we celebrate a Bar Mitzvah by slinging sweets at a defenseless child?

How to Tell if Your Dog is Jewish

Do you have a Shlomo or a Fido?

How to Save Money in Israel

Eat in the supermarket because apparently eating there is free.

Absurd Shul Announcements

Let’s face it, shul announcements need some work.

Do Jews Have Godparents?

How do two individuals mutually settle on who should supersede them as parents upon their death?

Jewish Lords of the Dance

The ways religious Jews like to dance.

NORDISH VS. JEWISH

Two polar opposite cultures: They keep better in ice. We keep better in Miami.

New Jewish Robots

Are you certain that your rabbi, cantor, or deli owner is not a robot? After reading this, you may have a few doubts.

Thou Shalt Give Thy Children Candy

For me the holiday of Sukkot brings up memories of candy.

New Sukkot Vocabulary

Key words you never knew you needed.

Apology APPccepted

Introducing the pre-Yom Kippur APP!

New Symbolic Foods for Rosh Hashanah

Creative blessings and curses using fruits and vegetables.

Blessed Blasts

A shofar blower, in more ways than one, must be willing to take the bull by the horns.

Game of Moans

An advance preview of the Jewish version of “Game of Thrones.”

What’s Expected of Parents by Jewish Day Schools

It’s homework time and as a parent of kids in Jewish schools that means one thing: start studying.

My Car’s Crazy Month

In Israel where miracles happen daily, there’s no such thing as a non-believer.

Stroller Derby

If your child can scale Masada, needs a shave or has a driver’s license, then it’s time to get rid of the stroller!

A Jewish Twilight Zone

A Jewish event planner hankers for Chanukah to last an entire year so she can throw lots of festive parties. And it does…

Fighting Fair: Jews vs. Non-Jews

Non-Jews wait for the right time to argue. Jews must get everything off their chests immediately!

Where to Take Your Jewish Date this Summer

For those committed to the Jewish faith, mini golf is the perfect date. We are good at it!

Remembering the Borscht Belt

An affectionate look back at Borscht Belt Jewish humor in the Catskills.

Cornucopia

As a British Podiatrist in Israel, every day that I get to deal with Israeli corns is an adventure.

Who Wants To Be a Meshuganah?

And other Jewish TV game/reality shows…

Out of Towners

To New Yorkers, anyone from outside the Tri-State area is an “Out of Towner.” And we find your manners adorably considerate.

Jewish Summer Camp: Stuff No Parent Wants to Hear

”Sorry sport, but mom and dad are sick of having you at home.”

Shul Superheroes

Beware of Yichus Man whose superpowers belong to his great-grandfather who he talks about all of the time.

10 Reasons Why Israelis Love India

Suddenly a kippah becomes barely noticeable when standing next to a Turban-wearing Sikh.

Thankless Jewish Jobs

Let’s hear it for those who shield bar mitzvah boys from celebratory candy throwing.

Jewish Legal Dictionary: Jewish Vs. Not Jewish

It’s time for We Jews to create our own legal system.

New Jewish Superheroes

Move over Wonder Woman, there are some new Jewish Superheroes in town.

The Jewish Alexa for the Jewish Smart House

Introducing Aviva, the know-it-all maven more intelligent than all other digital personal assistants.

Bad Buffet Behavior

The all-you-can-eat buffet is the only thing on this planet that serves more food than the average Jewish mother.

Jewish Wedding Seating for Dummies

You will recognize the Bride’s Girlfriend Table from the quantity of hi-pitched ‘wooohs’.

Next Year in Disneyland?

Instead of Grand Master Yoda, you’ll see my nosy Grandmother Yente.

Shavuot Tips for Staying Up All Night

Eating cheese blintzes, I can do. But staying up all night, past sunrise?

Good Mourning

Join me while I highlight the things you should absolutely not utter or attempt when making a shiva call.

Jewish Health Care Plans

All HMOs serving Jewish patients will have the following slogan: ‘You should only have your health.”

UNESCO: No U.S. Connection to Washington, D.C. (& Other Resolutions)

Any travel to or from Washington, D.C., will require passports and vaccination records.

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