Kosher Entertainment for the Sick & Weary Teenager

This teen got sick and tired of being home sick. Here are some of her do it yourself self-entertainment tips.

What Jewish History Forgot

Wyatt Earp, Elvis Presley and Alexander Hamilton all had Jewish connections.

Israelis Get Happy for Purim

Purim is here, Israelis have no fear.

Tevye & Golda See a Marriage Counselor

The music is gone. It’s just Tevye and Golda. And it’s not good.

David’s Purim Costume Advice

Girls are a Princess, boys are a Superhero. That is all you have to know. It hasn't changed in thousands of years.

Jtube: Key and Peele Rock the Bar Mitzvah Circuit

Has Bar Mitzvah entertainment gone too far?

Marcel Marceau Saved Hundreds of Holocaust Orphans

The pantomime artist’s greatest performance: risking his life to save others.

Zootopia

It’s human nature to be fearful of those who are different. As Jews, we’ve learned that lesson all too well.

Jtube: Shaquille O'Neal’s Jewish Financial Advisor

In what ways is this a Kiddush Hashem, a sanctification of God’s Name?

Oops, Did I Just Say That?

Adults say the darndest things.

Superman: The Mensch of Steel

Superman, who defined the American comic superhero, did so using Jewish values, implicit in his creators’ psyche.

Close Quarters

Our kids keep getting bigger, but our house doesn’t.

How I Loved Jewish Holidays as a Child: A Memoir

My love for Jewish holidays – as a third grader.

Jtube: The Museum of Procrastination

What’s one thing you wish you’d complete but have yet to?

13 New Jewish Barbies

Barb Mitzvah Barbie comes complete with yarmulkes, table assignments, DJ and cheesy movie montage.

Jtube: What's Your Biggest Regret?

What is the one thing you would do if nothing stood in your way?

Presidential Candidates & the Jews: Latke Fest 2016

Presidential candidates reach out to Jewish voters. And then they have a nosh.

Israelis Respond to Terror

Halva, beer and shawarma - that's how Israelis really respond to terror.

Jtube: Tomorrowland

Do we underestimate our children and strip away their belief that anything is possible?

The New Yiddish Zodiac

If you are a “Pupika” you are an “innie” – an introvert.

Carry On Luggage

Even at the expense of my own personal well-being, I will not pay the airline’s extra baggage fee. I repeat, not!

Jtube: Home Depot's Jewish Secret to Success

What Jewish values influence your work life?

Italian Mothers Versus Jewish Mothers

Italian mothers give Jewish mothers a run for their money. I should know – I’m Italian, and Jewish.

Jtube: The Michael McIntyre Chat Show

How would your friends have reacted?

Sign Language

As an English teacher at a Jewish high-school, I am witnessing firsthand the demise of cursive. And I couldn’t be happier.

Style Ends With Aliyah

You can tell the year that someone moved to Israel by the clothes that they wear. Here’s how.

Jtube: Inside Out

Are men and women different?

Nap Time

Whether at a Broadway show, a Yankee World Series game or in shul, I just can’t help it. My name is Mark, and I’m a napaholic.

Don’t Ask Jewish Boomers This!

“Was that really you in that photo of Cousin Jacob’s Bar Mitzvah? How long ago was that taken?”

Praising the Land of Israel

In honor of Tu B’Shevat, singing the praises of the Holy Land.

Jews, Non-Jews and Weight Loss

Losing 50 pounds was exciting. Keeping it off is murder.

Jtube: Mr. Robot

Are we living in a world built on fantasy?

Hashem Melech 2.0: A Catchy New Version of the Classic Hit

An exciting performance on top of a NYC skyscraper featuring two great Jewish performers.

JTube: Judy Garland Show: Jack Carter

How are kids different now than when you were a kid?

18 Reasons for Making Aliyah

Reason number 7: Kosher Burger King!

Shabbat in Italy vs. Shabbos in the United States

Differences I’ve observed between spending Shabbat in Italy and Shabbos in America.

Being a Religious Stand-up Comedian

“You're a comedian? Prove it.” that doesn't happen with other jobs. Nobody ever goes, “Oh you're a mohel? Prove it."

Eli Lebowicz: Standup

Eli explains the ins and outs of Orthodox life.

Captain Huxley’s Gift

How a Christmas gift changed a young Jewish boy’s life forever.

Jtube: Star Wars: The Force

Do you believe in luck or is "luck" from God?

Top Predicted Jewish News Events of 2016

President Bernie Sanders declares 4 day work week because, “The Nation needs to get ready for Shabbos.”

Top Jewish News Stories from 2015

We Jews like to look back and reflect. So reflect a little with me, won’t you?!

Jtube: The Steve Harvey Show: A Kiddush Hashem

Would you have returned the money?

David Kilimnick: Stand Up Comedy From Israel

Want to know how to ride a bus in Israel? Watch David and learn.

Hilarity from the Holy City

Being a standup comedian in Jerusalem is no laughing matter.

Jtube: That Killed Him: Judging People Unfavorably

How can we prevent ourselves from judging others too quickly?

Two Jews Walk Out of Israel

Mark Schiff on performing with Jerry Seinfeld in Israel.

The Schwartz Awakens

A rabbi’s Jewish take on the latest Star Wars blockbuster.

Jew Year’s Resolutions?

Them: “Spend more time with family.” Us: “Over 3500 years, we’ve pretty much mastered this one.”

Dedicated in blessed memory of Richard Allen Julis who made us laugh and made us better Jews.
 

At the age of 85 and after the passing of his first wife, Morty Solomon found Adella Spielman, 81 and they decided to get married. They go for a stroll to discuss the wedding and on the way home they pass a drugstore. Morty suggests that they go in.

Morty addresses the man behind the counter: "Are you the owner?"

The pharmacist answers: "Yes."

Morty: "Do you sell heart medication?"

Pharmacist: "Of course we do."

Morty: "How about medicine for circulation?"

Pharmacist: "All kinds."

Morty: "Medicine for rheumatism?"

Pharmacist: "Definitely."

Morty: "Medicine for memory?"

Pharmacist: "Yes, a large variety."

Morty: "What about vitamins and sleeping pills?"

Pharmacist: "Absolutely."

Morty: "What about sugar diabetes. We both got bad cases."

Pharmacist: "Oh, but of course. You name it with that condition and we have the works."

Morty: "You have loose bladder and gas pills?"

Pharmacist: "Yes, there are lots of those with plenty of generics."

Morty: "Perfect! We'd like to register here for our wedding gifts."



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