Get latest articles and videos with Jewish
inspiration and insights
My thoughts and feelings after attending the heart-rending funeral of the baby brutally killed by an Arab terrorist.
As the sun dips below the horizon on October 24, an estimated one million people worldwide will be participating in this extraordinary initiative.
A contemporary lesson from the Torah’s application of quarantine.
The death of Leon Klinghoffer cannot be explained away.
We have become enslaved to the very technology designed to liberate us.
Judaism's timely guidelines on preventing illicit sexual relationships.
My wife of two months just told me she wants a divorce.
Attacks and hateful rhetoric against Jews are on the rise – and it’s not just Jews who should worry.
Is an apology enough?
The stranger-than-fiction true story of Swami Vijayananda.
Life is full of disappointments and frustrations. Now what?
Ingrained bias caused Einstein to make what he called the biggest blunder of his career.
And why that is big news.
The real truth about love.
Don’t live in the past. The best is yet to come!
As someone who hated the dating scene and did something about it, Casey Shevel knows a thing or two about effective dating.
On setting up previous dates, moving to small town for a great job but few dates, and taking a break from dating.
Breaking someone’s heart for the right reason.
In Judaism, every day is Mother's Day and Father's Day.
The Torah manner of giving charity, respecting others' property, and dealing honestly in business.
Independent sources confirm many of the major and minor characters of the Bible.
Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
Nissim Black’s search for light amidst the darkness.
The Hanukkah Story in 8 hit songs.A short medley of pop music parodies through the ages.
Everything you need to know about Hanukkah. Share with your family and friends.
Miracles do sometimes happen. Based on a true story. A timely Hanukkah message.
Klinghoffer protestors stopped by Zabar’s for rugelach 8 times in 3 hours.
When I go to sleep I’m out like a light. My wife though takes a bit longer and then blames me for it, like there’s a certain amount of sleep to go around, and I’m using all of it up.
We Jews love to laugh at ourselves. So let’s do that with some “Jewpers” – or Bloopers involving Jews.
What is the essence of friendship?
Are you on the path to attain true success?
And they’re not what you think!
November 27, 2010
January 4, 2011 7:46 PM
It speaks to both sides
I (a man) definitely found this video funny. But, as commenter 9 Chana touched on, this says something about women at the same time as it does about men. Yes, any gift that is given should have the benefit of the receiver in mind, more so than the giver. But I will tell you this. I once gave my wife a vacuum for her birthday and I lived to tell the tale. It was simple. The vacuum we had was no good. She really, really wanted a new one and made that clear to me. She was very happy to receive it because it was something she needed and wanted. On the other side of things, I've completely struck out with jewelery that has sometimes never even been worn. It's really a matter of how you perceive things.
In short, we all have work to do.
December 4, 2010 2:33 PM
That's a good one
That's a good one to play to ALL men. I can see the funny side to this clip, and as I am a man, Husband & father of three and I can relate to the theme of this articale very well as I had done this act with my wife very early in our marrige. I must say that after much heated debate and also my wife not letting me to forget it for quite some time, I changed my ways in how I treated her with gifts and on other occasions. We must treat everyone with fairness and equility in all we do and say.
December 1, 2010 7:00 AM
Needed to watch that!
That was really hilarious!! I told my husband that it might be offensive to him but when he watched it, he got a good laugh too! It's okay to laugh at ourselves....
Oh, and about the "onesidedness", it seems to portray women as lacking practicality but rather needing jewelry and the such. So it's not just pointing fingers at men....but hey, who cares.
December 1, 2010 4:39 AM
Are men really that dumb?
Actually, many are. It is a shame that their mothers, the women who raised them, did not think to teach them how to be good husbands and fathers. This video is a joke, but it is also a sad reality as stated in some sincere comments that women think they just have to put up with whatever they get because men are incompetent. My sons know how to buy their wives gifts that make them feel special. They cook, they clean, and they are great with kids. Needless to say, I get along well with my daughters in law.
November 30, 2010 8:03 PM
Why the dog house?
If women can--and do--send men to the dog house, is it alright for a man to send his wife to the cat house?
November 30, 2010 6:21 PM
thanx for the laugh
Both my husband (of 22 yrs) and I watched this video and had a great laugh together.
It reminded us of some silly gifts received in the past and how and I laughed then because they were things you could never imagine being presented as a gift.
November 29, 2010 10:05 PM
Where do you buy a dog house?
I guess after G-D made man and saw all the mistakes, he had to make us! I should have sent my hubby to the dog house a long time ago but I keep hoping he'll finally wise up. He does have other qualities so we make the best of it, right girls?!
November 29, 2010 5:19 PM
The correct spelling is misandrony, and I disagree. This film is not misadronous.
November 29, 2010 4:04 PM
How is it that after so many years of studied opposite sex psychology we are still unable to understand that men actually think different to women.
My girlfriend hosted a party the other night and told me the extensive effort and ideas that she put into it. Decor, games, themes and chat topics... Honestly I don't know any men that could throw a party like that. It would be more of a BBQ and beer type get-together. Inconsiderate? Lazy? Or is it that perhaps ever since the existence of men - they have different likes to women. When women ask men to watch a girly movie, go shopping for clothes, join her at a tea party, and they refuse, why is it that they are upset, annoyed and feel mistreated but yet, when a man asks a girl to come with him to a bar, watch a war movie or go out to look for tools at the hardware store it just considered not feasible and unheard of at all.
What do you think?
November 29, 2010 9:38 AM
I met my friend outside a jewellery shop and he was holding a little box. He said to me: "I asked my wife what she would like for her birthday and she said anything with diamonds in it." "So what's in the box?" He replied: "A pack of playing cards."
November 29, 2010 5:07 AM
This is disgusting. The misandry* in this video is disgusting. Would they get away with a 'kitchen duty' commercial where women are stuck in the kitchen? No! The men are treated like animals in this video, and we're supposed to laugh. I'm not laughing.
*According to this comment box, the word 'misandry' doesn't exist. How convenient.
Display my name?
Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.