Get latest articles and videos with Jewish
inspiration and insights
The most daring hostage rescue in Israel’s history told like never before.
Understanding the 5 Stages of marriage can increase your commitment when times are tough.
We bring it upon ourselves through hubris, self-centeredness and insensitivity to others.
Iran repeatedly calls for the destruction of Israel. Indifference is not an option.
An Israeli home device turns trash into biogas fuel.
One possible answer to Pope Francis’s question.
The Iran deal is the worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history.
My friend always talks about money. Should I keep her as a friend?
An Israeli ex-envoy believes the Iran deal is bad for Israel, U.S. and the world.
My list according to Jewish values.
Cracks enable the light to get in.
Only 8% keep their resolutions. Three effective tips to get you on the path to achieving your goals.
Because every parent can use a quick reminder.
A user-friendly guide for men who sometimes have no idea what their wife is really saying.
How I wish everyone would learn to say this more often.
Be bold and give it a try.
If these warning signs sound familiar, distance yourself as much as possible.
Saying yes with clarity.
Understanding their relevance to the 21st century.
We often question God's ways. But given the chance, how would we do things differently?
In a seemingly suicidal move, the Jews take on the mighty Romans.
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.
Exploring the contemporary meaning of the first tragedy that occurred on the 17th of Tammuz, the breaking of the tablets at Mt Sinai.
Then and now, I am a Jew and I mourn.
In Israel, my 4-year-old son was on a mission to see the Temple being rebuilt. We were all surprised when he found it.
That day’s never been a good day for the Jews.
From an Orthodox all-girls high school to a secular British University. In two words: culture shock.
I’ve updated my author photo. Curls and all.
How does your name define you, if at all?
Tisha B'av and the secret of Jewish unity.
Building unity through kindness.
Amazing facts about Israel.
May 26, 2007
March 6, 2013 12:49 AM
ithas to be spoken about
The fact that the material is funny but at the same time might make one cringe is important. As they say 'we have to keep the conversation going'. Josh does it in a way that keeps the Holocaust current so one will never forget. My parents were Holocaust survivors and if you think it can't happen here or in England you'd better take some reality medication. Just look whats happening in London..
November 6, 2007 7:40 PM
using the holocaust as your theme for comedy. england cant have a holocaust bc its lacking the train system this guy needs to do seriouse teshuva and introspection.
June 27, 2007 8:59 PM
LAST COMIC STANDING
I JUST WATCHED LAST COMIC STANDING AND I THOUGHT YOU WERE GREAT. I WAS VERY UPSET THAT THEY DIDN'T CALL YOUR NAME!! WHAT DO THEY KNOW ANYWAY. XXOO
June 19, 2007 12:19 PM
Dr. Ronald Shultz,
June 4, 2007 11:40 AM
Great stuff!!!! Sadly, England and the US may not be holocaust proof. Crazy stuff going on in both countries!
May 30, 2007 6:18 PM
he's really funny!
good material! combines laughter with great content!
May 30, 2007 11:45 AM
Maybe if people understood that
more Israel won't be at war. Because for some reason, I am not sure why, that don't like to die all the time. Something to think about I guess.
May 29, 2007 6:06 PM
love this guy
please come and see us in dallas tx !!!!Be a friend of dallas unity live or our annual retreat . we have a lot of aish rabby that come and visit us at Data dallas . I'm from France and a lots of jews in USA do not understand European views of Jews .check it out with aish .Hope to hear from you .Lucienne Benklifa PS I'm really from Tunisia but raised in Paris France . Ido know what I'm talking about ....you sound so great !!!!I want my children and grandchildren to hear you ...
May 29, 2007 5:56 PM
would like to see more of Josh Howie
May 29, 2007 1:01 PM
Josh Howie has a lot of guts. Yes,a great way to get people to think.
alan n. New York,
May 29, 2007 10:40 AM
I think that Josh got it right. Too frequently the so-called Jewish comic grounds his humor on the classic stereotypes of Jews (so of the classic Jack Benny idea of his concern with money). Josh (to use his word) pricks the shell of the anti-semitic sterotype & frankly in his way demeans those who dwell in that place. He makes them the butt of his humor, not Jews, the Holocaust or being Jewish. It is a careful nuance which is very effective.THe Holocaust is not a subject of humor, but in a world where it is becoming increasingly fashionable or perhaps where it is becoming increaslingly accectable to dismiss or deny the Holocaust, pointing out the insanity of that position with a well placed barb may be more effective than all of our soapbox comnplaining.Britain has a sad history of Jewish stereotyping & perhaps Josh's voice can stand in contrast to the on-going assaut Jews, Israel & Zionism takes in everyday British life from comments from London's mayor, the BBC, the seemimgly natural arabist position of the establishment, to the outright Holocaust denial & anti-semitism of a very vocal British Muslim community.
Monica B. Van Campen,
May 29, 2007 10:08 AM
Absolutely beautiful! Josh is a riot.
Yes, I am a Jew. That's the problem with women and marriage. We marry non-jewish guys and our name dissapears... poof! The B. stands for Blumenthal, but we stole it. When my great grandfather got to the U.S. they ask for his last name. Being a Russian Jew he felt that he would have a better life being a German Jew instead. You know... shtettle farmers vs. scientists. So he chose a new name. Great, now he was a Russian Jew in German Jew clothing. Now I am a Russian Jew in Dutch clothing... Arooo, ahem, I mean baaah. ;-D
May 28, 2007 8:48 PM
I thought he was making fun of people who DON'T take the holocaust seriously, and want to brush it off (like his friend who told him to find something positive). What I didn't understand was why people were laughing. I hope this will help them see the Jews' point of view a bit more.
May 27, 2007 1:10 PM
The content of this comedians show is completely offensive. How can ANYBODY joke about something like the holocaust!! Millions of Jews lost their lives and dignity in this horrendous atrocity. Its good to laugh about oneself, but not to joke about suffering that is so intense. He has NO right to trivialize our grandparent's suffering. There is rampant holocaust denial in the world today and the enormity of the suffering is being forgotten. If we allow ourselves to make fun of the Holocaust, the rest of the world will surely follow suit. Aish...your site is arguable the best most informative, spiritually sensitive site on the net and I don't think that it is appropriate to run a video like this.
Display my name?
Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.