With the ten days of repentance upon us, let’s work on our pessimism. Not that it’s going to help anything.
My husband just had a devastating stroke and the power of Jewish humor is helping me get through it.
Catholics are Catholics, never Catholic-ish, and Protestants are Protestants, never Protestant-ish. So why are we hedging our bets?
Millennial-Speak: Totally awesome ways to butcher an already totally awesome language.
This year’s fall TV lineup has some interesting Jewish characters.
Israel is showing the world how it’s done once again. This time, it’s how to protest.
We beg them to let us pay them to come to our houses, sit on our couch, do almost no work and raid our refrigerator. The teenagers have officially won.
What would it look like if Will and Kate came to my house for dinner…
Improve your Shmooze IQ with my Shmooze Dos and Don’ts.
I have a message for my Korean exchange student, 20 years in the making.
I write for a living. In other words, I ain’t rich.
Students around the world who will be graduating shortly, gather around and listen to my pearls of wisdom.
An elite team of Jewish celebrities may have helped bring down Bin Laden.
All I really need to know in life, I learned from my Bar Mitzvah.
Five questions you should never ask your spouse.
Priscilla writes to her friend Vivian about experiencing her first ever Purim.
Sholem Alechim’s short story has been revamped for 2011. And you will love it. Or not.
On my first trip to Britain, even though I spoke the same language, I felt very different.
Amy Chua unleashed a firestorm of debate about “wimpy” western child rearing. Is she right?
If you’ve ever gotten a rotten present don’t blame your man. He’s GSC -- Genetically Shopping-Challenged.
New parents need our help. But what we’re doing right now could use some work.
January is national “Get Organized Month” and I just may get around to organizing… by next January.
My pockets are weighing me down. Time to change all of that change.
Questions you should never ask a potential Jewish mate.
The best of the Goyish vs Jewish 2011 Mini Day-to-Day Calendar.
I used to write for the soap opera As the World Turns. Here's the Jewish version.
Stumped as to what you should get your toddlers for Chanukah? Here’s some unhelpful advice.
It’s not too late to get your beloved one of these outstanding new Jewish video games.
In today’s digital world, how exactly do professional photo studios stay in business?
Chileans weren’t the first miners trapped underground for days. We Jews have been there too.
Who are you voting for this election day? I am voting for sleep.
Being unemployed isn’t fun. There’s no one to talk to, so I end up talking to myself. A lot.
My boy got an agent and oddly enough learned what it meant to be a Jew.