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.

Non-vitations

We’re not schlepping to Israel for the bar mitzvah of our neighbor’s son, so why are they sending us a fancy schmancy invitation?

The Jewish Boomer Driver’s Test

As a Jew, how would you answer the following questions?

Jewish Hackers? Their Mothers Would Plotz!

My email was hacked. If my hackers were Jewish, this is what probably went down.

Lag B’Omer in Israel

Join me on a tour of my neighborhood in Israel as I witness the local children light the local park on fire.

Aliyah and Kosher Food

The reason I moved to Israel is for kosher food.

Bad Reasons for Not Moving to Israel

There may be some good reasons not to move to Israel. In honor of Yom Ha’atzmaut, here are some bad ones.

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.

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