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Seoul Man

Seoul Man

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I have a message for my Korean exchange student, 20 years in the making.

If I Were a Rich Woman

If I Were a Rich Woman

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I write for a living. In other words, I ain’t rich.

Hard Work

Hard Work

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Check out this survey of the worst summer jobs for Jewish students…ever.

My Commencement Address

My Commencement Address

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Students around the world who will be graduating shortly, gather around and listen to my pearls of wisdom.

Did Jews Kill Bin Laden?

Did Jews Kill Bin Laden?

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An elite team of Jewish celebrities may have helped bring down Bin Laden.

Clipping Internet Coupons

Clipping Internet Coupons

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I never thought I'd miss green stamps.

Bar Mitzvah Life Lessons

Bar Mitzvah Life Lessons

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All I really need to know in life, I learned from my Bar Mitzvah.

Passed Over

Passed Over

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My wanderings through the Hollywood desert.

The Passover Hustle

The Passover Hustle

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I love cleaning for Passover. No, I am not mentally unstable.

Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?

Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?

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The best? Come on.

Don't Ask Your Spouse This

Don't Ask Your Spouse This

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Five questions you should never ask your spouse.

Priscilla’s First Purim

Priscilla’s First Purim

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Priscilla writes to her friend Vivian about experiencing her first ever Purim.

Jews Love Questions

Jews Love Questions

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To be or not to be? You call that a good question?

Fiddler on the Roof: New and Improved?

Fiddler on the Roof: New and Improved?

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Sholem Alechim’s short story has been revamped for 2011. And you will love it. Or not.

British vs. Yiddish

British vs. Yiddish

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On my first trip to Britain, even though I spoke the same language, I felt very different.

Crouching Tiger Mother Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger Mother Hidden Dragon

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Amy Chua unleashed a firestorm of debate about “wimpy” western child rearing. Is she right?

Advising Guys on Buying Gifts

Advising Guys on Buying Gifts

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If you’ve ever gotten a rotten present don’t blame your man. He’s GSC -- Genetically Shopping-Challenged.

We’re Here to Help

We’re Here to Help

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New parents need our help. But what we’re doing right now could use some work.

Shmuelslist

Shmuelslist

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At long last, a Jewish version of Craigslist.

Blogowitz Is Back!

Blogowitz Is Back!

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Let’s get back to Blogowitzing!

I'm Not Messy; I'm a Genius

I'm Not Messy; I'm a Genius

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January is national “Get Organized Month” and I just may get around to organizing… by next January.

Weighed Down

Weighed Down

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My pockets are weighing me down. Time to change all of that change.

Don't Ask Your Date This

Don't Ask Your Date This

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Questions you should never ask a potential Jewish mate.

Goyish vs. Jewish is Back

Goyish vs. Jewish is Back

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The best of the Goyish vs Jewish 2011 Mini Day-to-Day Calendar.

As The Tsouris Turns

As The Tsouris Turns

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I used to write for the soap opera As the World Turns. Here's the Jewish version.

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots

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Stumped as to what you should get your toddlers for Chanukah? Here’s some unhelpful advice.

The Chanukah Digital Gift Guide

The Chanukah Digital Gift Guide

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It’s not too late to get your beloved one of these outstanding new Jewish video games.

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

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In today’s digital world, how exactly do professional photo studios stay in business?

How Smart Is That?

How Smart Is That?

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It’s time to outsmart our smartphones.

Japps

Japps

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It’s not what you think...

Cherenk Mining Disaster

Cherenk Mining Disaster

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Chileans weren’t the first miners trapped underground for days. We Jews have been there too.

Get out the Vote

Get out the Vote

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Who are you voting for this election day? I am voting for sleep.

Little Rabbinic Riding Hood

Little Rabbinic Riding Hood

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…and other Jewish children’s stories.

Lone Thoughts

Lone Thoughts

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Being unemployed isn’t fun. There’s no one to talk to, so I end up talking to myself. A lot.

Stage Mom

Stage Mom

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My boy got an agent and oddly enough learned what it meant to be a Jew.

Mr. Can’t Fix It

Mr. Can’t Fix It

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As a Jew, I’ve been blessed with a rich heritage. I’ve also been cursed with an inability to fix anything if my life depended on it.

Breaking the Bank

Breaking the Bank

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My tips for saving money -- budget less.

I Am a Bagelholic!

I Am a Bagelholic!

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Have you ever loved something so much you had to let it go? I will miss you sweet bagel…

WouldJew Believe #22: Holiday Edition

WouldJew Believe #22: Holiday Edition

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Outrageous, odd and interesting Jewish facts for the New Year.

Emptying Nest Syndrome

Emptying Nest Syndrome

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After 18 years of selfless love, all I get before my son leaves is: “Bye, thanks”?!

Teacher’s Pet Peeves

Teacher’s Pet Peeves

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Yes I am the teacher, and yes these are the rules!

Movin' On Up?

Movin' On Up?

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I’m not downsizing. I’m upgrading. Or at least that’s what I tell myself.

WouldJew Believe #21

WouldJew Believe #21

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A Giant discovery in Goliath’s home town. Sorry we couldn’t resist…

Multi-Tasking For Dummies

Multi-Tasking For Dummies

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Do Not Read While Operating Heavy Machinery

Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever

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After 20 years, my husband and I decided it was finally time for a vacation.

Jewish Spy Ring Uncovered?!

Jewish Spy Ring Uncovered?!

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The FBI in their overzealousness claims to have unearthed a Jewish spy ring. But I have my doubts.

Mind Your Manners

Mind Your Manners

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Rosh Hashana is around the corner and it’s time to work on our manners.

Airing Dirty Laundry

Airing Dirty Laundry

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How to do laundry for dummies. And by that, I mean husbands.

Safety First

Safety First

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Complete my safety quiz. If you don’t, the authorities may take away your children.

Jews in Space

Jews in Space

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I Just flew in from the future of Judaism and boy are my arms tired.

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