The Unreported Benefits of Matzah

Why matzah is a detective's dream.

Passed Over

My struggles in Hollywood feel like my own personal wandering through the desert.

Sinai Selfie

What would the Exodus from Egypt look like to Jews living in the smartphone generation?

My Surefire Passover Cleaning Tips

Tip #1: Eat everything in sight.

Pulpit Fiction

Why would any rationale human being choose to become a pulpit rabbi?

Jewish Food Support Group

Look who’s talking . . . our favorite Jewish foods!

Jewish Fairy Tales

For centuries fairy tales haven’t been Jewish. Until now.

The Benefits of Wearing a Kippah

I could easily envision an insurance company running an advertisement on a kippah with the slogan, "We've Got You Covered"

Dear Husband

This is what I did today. When you read this I will be fast asleep.

Purim Carnival Booth Ideas

Here are the best Purim carnival booth ideas I remember from my childhood.

New Purim Vocabulary Quiz

Discover new words you never knew you needed.

Tips for Shopping in Israel

Leave your cart at the checkout while you continue shopping.

A Brief History of Bagels and Lox

I’m spreading the truth. Call it a “schmear campaign.”

Rabbi Gives Advice to Congregants through Twitter

Rabbi Shlomo Mendel Zipowitz finds world leaders’ Tweeting contagious.

Shul Culture for Beginners

Not everything that happens in shul is in the siddur. Here are my tips on the other stuff.

How to Plan Super Bowl and Oscar Parties with Jewish Flair!

What’s a Jewish host supposed to do with two such important shindigs?

Mastering Parent Teacher Night

Find out who the best child in the class is, arrive early and simply tell the teacher you are that child’s parents.

Kosher Kreatures?

Think about how incredibly insulting it must be to pigs when they see kosher Jews eating "Facon."

Shul Etiquette for Beginners

My tips on how to fit in in shul.

Kronk’s List: The Jewish Craigslist

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

Don’t resort to Fiddlerization or Yentl-ication.

Sweet Bread

When exactly did challah turn into dessert?

How to Start a Diet

“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

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

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

Gifts Not to Give on Chanukah

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

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

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

Chanukah: Why We Fry

A brief history of the sufganiya – the Chanukah donut.

13 Reasons Why I Love Israel

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

The Laws of Cholent

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

I Hacked into my Daughter’s Jdate Profile

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

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

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

18 People You’ll Meet at the Thanksgiving Buffet

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

JEWPOWERS

Who needs a polygraph when you have the Emmesonator!

Musings of a Male Shopper

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

Get Out the Vote

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

Jewish Issues for the American Elections

How about mandatory kosher delis in every major city?

Discovered: Fiddler On The Roof Classified Ads!

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

Super Sukkahs

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

You’re Invited!

A retired event planner dishes on invitation etiquette.

More Jewish Traffic Signs

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

High Holiday Seat Tips

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?

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

Jewish Mom and Millennial Son Share Communication Tips

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

Something Is Rotten in Fettig

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

Back to School Pop Quiz

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

Where to Meet Jewish Singles

It’s time to meet my bashert already!

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