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You Never Call

You Never Call

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I never call my parents. At least that’s what my parents believe.

Balance of Power

Balance of Power

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One man’s take on his experience during Hurricane Sandy and the following blackout.

The Gift of Kvetch

The Gift of Kvetch

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Kvetching is a necessary part of life! Here’s why…

Jewish James Bond

Jewish James Bond

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The name is Bondstein. Shlomo Bondstein.

No, I Don’t Work Here

No, I Don’t Work Here

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Ever since I was a teenager, people have been coming up to me in stores and assuming that I worked there.

Driving Me Crazy

Driving Me Crazy

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When my kids drive me, they drive me crazy.

Committed

Committed

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In every Jewish committee, there’s always one of these…

Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House

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I’ve been feeling kind of lousy lately, and I’ll tell you why: I went to the doctor.

Boomerangs

Boomerangs

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My grown son moved back in with me, and sure I love him, but seriously – enough already!

The Jewish Vote

The Jewish Vote

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How the Presidential candidates could win the Jewish vote.

I’m a Mitzvah Clown!

I’m a Mitzvah Clown!

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I am happy to call myself a Mitzvah Clown – someone who brings happiness to senior homes and children’s hospitals.

Buzz Off

Buzz Off

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Sukkot is coming and you know what that means – bee season!

Baby Steps

Baby Steps

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My youngest child, Gedalyah, is about to start crawling. But he doesn’t know it yet.

Yom Kippur: Celebrity Edition

Yom Kippur: Celebrity Edition

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Yes, even famous people must atone.

My Yom Kippur Confession

My Yom Kippur Confession

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My tip for a more meaningful Yom Kippur – lighten up.

Guilt Trip Shopping Trip

Guilt Trip Shopping Trip

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I long for the days when grocery shopping was simpler.

Back to School Basics

Back to School Basics

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Kids gather around and listen to these pearls of wisdom from a master educator.

The Funniest Jewish Jokes, Part 3

The Funniest Jewish Jokes, Part 3

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My favorite jokes including one that explains the secret to Jewish survival.

The Second Time Around

The Second Time Around

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With the death of my husband, I’ve suddenly found myself part of a terrifying new demographic: Jewish Boomer Single.

Go for the Gold(berg)!

Go for the Gold(berg)!

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How to improve the Olympics by making them more Jewish.

Flying High

Flying High

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Statistically, it’s a lot safer to fly than to drive. I think I’ll take my chances.

The Funniest Jewish Jokes. Part 2

The Funniest Jewish Jokes. Part 2

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These classic jokes are quintessentially Jewish and put me into hysterics.

And the Oscar Goes to?

And the Oscar Goes to?

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The most intriguing rejectees from the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.

Facebook Faceoff

Facebook Faceoff

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”Like” this article or we are no longer “friends.”

Have you Heard the One About…

Have you Heard the One About…

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The funniest Jewish Jokes I’ve heard – and why.

Home Economics

Home Economics

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Men are far more economical. Wait. Let me explain.

Crash Course in Texting for Parents

Crash Course in Texting for Parents

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Did your parents ever speak another language so you wouldn’t understand? Well it’s happening again, but this time, your kids are the culprits.

Talking Small

Talking Small

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Don’t talk to me about the weather, the food at the wedding you went to or how bad the traffic was – I hate small talk.

My 15 Minutes

My 15 Minutes

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Several years ago I had a brush with celebrity – I starred in my own TV pilot.

Don’t Call Me Dad

Don’t Call Me Dad

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A young man came over to ask for permission to marry my daughter and I wanted to injure him. Badly.

Obama Woos the Jews

Obama Woos the Jews

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President Obama’s top-secret, 10-step plan for wooing the Jews.

Chinese Auction Action

Chinese Auction Action

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How to make your next Chinese Auction a fun-raising experience.

That’s So Annoying!

That’s So Annoying!

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Modern technology’s most annoying inventions.

Jewish Paraprosdokians

Jewish Paraprosdokians

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50 paraprosdokians for the articulate Jew.

Having a Ball

Having a Ball

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For his Afikoman present my son asked for a football. But I can’t play for the life of me. Help!

Cirque du Oy Vey

Cirque du Oy Vey

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An advance preview of Las Vegas’ first Jewish-themed circus show.

Don’t Ask Your JYA’S This

Don’t Ask Your JYA’S This

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Questions Jewish parents should never ask their Jewish Young Adult (JYA) children.

Judy for President

Judy for President

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Today I announce my candidacy for president of the United States. My motto: "Opinion over Experience”.

The Obama/Netanyahu Transcripts

The Obama/Netanyahu Transcripts

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Private moments of Netanyahu-Obama White House visit caught on tape!

Priscilla’s Visit from her Mother in Law

Priscilla’s Visit from her Mother in Law

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Priscilla’s mother in law came to visit and she tried her very best to resolve things without violence.

A Celebration of Seltzer

A Celebration of Seltzer

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Who remembers the days when we drank seltzer? It’s time to return to the good old days!

Purim: You Are Who You Eat

Purim: You Are Who You Eat

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In honor of Purim, I would like to broaden this whole Eating our Enemy custom.

A Jewlarious Hamantashen Recipe

A Jewlarious Hamantashen Recipe

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Both the recipe and the jokes here are real.

The Jewish Oscars

The Jewish Oscars

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Sneak Previews of Upcoming Jewish Versions of Oscar-Nominated Films.

The Brainy Bunch

The Brainy Bunch

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Does being Jewish make us smarter?

The Jewish Disorder Manual II

The Jewish Disorder Manual II

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My diagnostic manual for Jewish disorders is back!

Carpool Craziness

Carpool Craziness

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I miss the school bus. Not that I’m chasing after it yelling “Wait!” but I yearn for it.

Broken!

Broken!

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Already broken Jewish celebrity New Year’s resolutions.

The Jewish Disorder Manual

The Jewish Disorder Manual

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My very own Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders for my very own people.

An Arab League Observer Speaks

An Arab League Observer Speaks

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An anonymous Arab League observer risks his life to Tweet from within Syria.