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My Homework Hangover

My Homework Hangover

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Everything I ever needed to know I learned in the Nordstrom shoe department.

The Jewbees

The Jewbees

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I’ve been bitten by the award season bug so I’ve decided to give out my own Jewish awards -- the Jewbees.

Jewish Tribes: Lost and Found

Jewish Tribes: Lost and Found

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Jewlarious Exclusive: The world’s lost Jewish tribes – revealed!

Afikomen: The Lost Years

Afikomen: The Lost Years

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BREAKING NEWS: AFIKOMEN FOUND AFTER 46 YEARS!

The Ten New Plagues

The Ten New Plagues

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It’s been over 3,000 years since we’ve had a good plague, so we’ve updated the list with ten new ones.

Guide to the Hungry and Perplexed

Guide to the Hungry and Perplexed

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Nervous about going to a religious person’s Seder? So is my Aunt Ellie, and this is what I advised her.

WouldJew Believe #19

WouldJew Believe #19

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Odd, outrageous and interesting Jewish facts – Marlon Brando at a Passover Seder?

Wigging Out

Wigging Out

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My decision to cover my hair with a wig has me feeling better about myself physically and spiritually!

The BDP Handbook, Vol. 2

The BDP Handbook, Vol. 2

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More advice for dealing with Beloved Difficult Persons (“BDPs”) – aka the people who drive you crazy.

Cutting Edge Costumes

Cutting Edge Costumes

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Looking for a last minute Purim costume for your kids that will be the talk of the town? Take a look at these.

We Jews, Part 4

We Jews, Part 4

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Tales of Jews who are both fascinating and unsung.

The Great Israeli Hope

The Great Israeli Hope

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Meet Shmulik Weingarten: Israel’s Winter Olympian

Kidney on Ice

Kidney on Ice

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I’m in need of a kidney transplant -- but a Mormon kidney for a nice Jewish boy?

We Jews, Part 3

We Jews, Part 3

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Unsung, unusual and odd members of the tribe.

Does This Town Make Me Look Fat?

Does This Town Make Me Look Fat?

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My trip to Beverly Hills made me realize that I like living on the “wrong” side of the tracks.

Moses and the ETablets

Moses and the ETablets

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Apple’s newly released iPad is getting a lot of hype, but I’m not convinced.

A Brief History of Bagels

A Brief History of Bagels

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More than you could possibly want to know about bagels.

My Very First Article

My Very First Article

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Ever wonder what a baby’s journal might look like? Well here’s your answer.

She's Driving Me Crazy!

She's Driving Me Crazy!

by Perel Grossman

My baby girl is driving a car – already?!

Blogowitz #6

Blogowitz #6

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Obama is fed up with Israel? Joan Rivers is a terrorist threat? What?!

Jimmy Carter Apologizes for Stealing Arbeit Macht Frei Sign

Jimmy Carter Apologizes for Stealing Arbeit Macht Frei Sign

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Former President calls theft “the single biggest mistake of my career, outside of running for a second term.”

WouldJew Believe #18: New Years

WouldJew Believe #18: New Years

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Interesting facts about calendars: “Theirs” and “Ours.”

History’s Famous Jew Year’s Resolutions

History’s Famous Jew Year’s Resolutions

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A selection of some of the most famous of our people’s New Year’s resolutions, taken from their “actual” diaries.

David Duke and Me

David Duke and Me

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What do a Jewish mother of four and a Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard have in common?

Tiger Woods Loses $100 Million Shekels in Israeli Endorsements

Tiger Woods Loses $100 Million Shekels in Israeli Endorsements

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Bamba, Bisli and Meir’s Dry-cleaning among corporate defectors.

What am I Doing for Christmas?

What am I Doing for Christmas?

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How to best answer this question.

Is the Dreidel Dead?

Is the Dreidel Dead?

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With all of our high tech toys, have we forgotten about the simple ones?

The Abbreviated Dictionary of Oy

The Abbreviated Dictionary of Oy

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Only two letters, but countless usages.

The Jewlarious Chanukah Gift Guide

The Jewlarious Chanukah Gift Guide

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Horah Hero, the Snugie Talis, and Fatwa Ruxpin, we've got all of your favourite Chanukah gifts covered.

Blogowitz #5

Blogowitz #5

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Kosher MacDonald's, a humus war, a bicycle menorah. What more could you ask for in a blog?

Jewish Celebrity Thanksgivings

Jewish Celebrity Thanksgivings

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Behind the scenes at some Jewish celebrity Thanksgiving dinners.

The BDP Handbook

The BDP Handbook

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Advice for dealing with Beloved Difficult Persons (“BDPs”) – aka the people who drive you crazy.

WOULDJEW BELIEVE #16: Thanksgiving Edition

WOULDJEW BELIEVE #16: Thanksgiving Edition

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Thanksgiving is red, white, bluish -- and a little bit Jewish.

The Meshuganeh Mensch

The Meshuganeh Mensch

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I'm a nice person. But I'm on a mission to be even nicer.

My Ma Spa

My Ma Spa

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I spent my vacation at Ma’s retirement home. And left a new woman…her and me!

Generation Gaps

Generation Gaps

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I didn't expect that my kids' knowledge about all things Jewish would outstrip mine by the time they were in the third grade.

The Jew from 1492

The Jew from 1492

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Was Christopher Columbus Jewish?!

The Mystery of the Kosher Lamp

The Mystery of the Kosher Lamp

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I brought my kosher lamp to a hotel where I was staying over Shabbat. I rubbed it and became a kosher genie.

Lowlidays

Lowlidays

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My crack research into some fake Jewish holidays made me appreciate the real ones.

Blogowitz #4

Blogowitz #4

Hanoi Jane or Hamas Jane?

WouldJew Believe #15 - Holiday Edition

WouldJew Believe #15 - Holiday Edition

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Odd, interesting and outrageous High Holiday facts.

Chuppah Safari

Chuppah Safari

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In search of my second chuppah, this time around I plan on getting it right.

Cubby Rage

Cubby Rage

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Even though I had to give up aspects of my career to work from home, my kids are still the most impressive part of my resume.

A Chutzpah Mitzvah

A Chutzpah Mitzvah

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Some people think kids have gotten lazy. But the kids I know are business mavens. Maybe some of their skills will rub off on me.

My Son, The Genius

My Son, The Genius

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I know what you're thinking, but my son really is a genius.

Mendel Jacksonstein

Mendel Jacksonstein

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Mendel sings songs like Wanna Be Davenin' Somethin' and Rivka Jean

Kvelch for a Day!

Kvelch for a Day!

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I have bupkes to brag about. And that sounds like I'm bragging.

Blogowitz #3

Blogowitz #3

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Yiddish banned in the U.S. Congress?!

WouldJew Believe #14

WouldJew Believe #14

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Outrageous, odd and interesting Jewish facts such as...Proctor and Gamble testing a new detergent called "Dreck"?!

The Name Game

The Name Game

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While some Jews are naming their kids things like “Jazz” and “Thorne,” others are kicking it old school and getting biblical.