More Advice from a Meshuggah Jewish Mom

You should get one of those Medic Alert thingies so you don’t lie on the floor screaming.

Meeting New People

I was never really good at meeting new people. After all, what’s the point?

Jtube: BDS'ing in Ireland

Irish shops are boycotting Israel but welcoming goods from Iran, Sudan and North Korea. Anti-semitism? You be the judge.

Super Power Poker - Live from Iran

World powers are playing the ultimate poker game. Whose going all in?

Fascinating Jewish Fathers and Sons

With Father’s Day around the corner, here’s our salute to some extraordinary Jewish fathers.

Jtube: America's Got Talent

Can comedy help heal?

Deeper Look At Jewish Humor

When we lose sight of the big picture, humor helps us refocus.

Jtube: The Late Show with James Corden

Why do you think kosher food has become so well known in the non Jewish world?

Gentile Guilt Vs. Jewish Guilt II

Jews feel guilty if we don’t complain; Gentiles feel guilty for making a fuss.

Gentile Guilt Vs. Jewish Guilt

Believe it or not, Jews don’t have a monopoly on guilt.

Basket Case

I’m terrible at sports, but my team always wins. They play their best to compensate for me.

Jtube: Mort Sahl on the Merv Griffin Show

Do the Jewish people have a direct line to God?

Jewish Celebrities who Served in World War II

In honor of Memorial Day, we acknowledge Jewish celebrities who served in World War II.

It’s All Jew You Know

Famous historical figures’ relationships with the Jews.

Jtube: Sensational Run

What impact do you think this amazing young man had on his classmates?

Top Ten Reasons People Mistake David Letterman for a Jew

His last name ends with “man.” That's also why we think Superman is Jewish.

Paul Shaffer: The Mensch

You may know him as David Letterman’s sidekick, but Paul Shaffer is also a guy who leads a pretty mean “maariv” service.

Jtube: What the Bleep Do We Know?: Other Dimensions

How can we perceive an Infinite Being if we are stuck in a finite world?

Jtube: Silicon Valley

What is your best suggestion for hiring a new employee?

Avengers: Age of Ultron

If we don’t pass our traditions down to our children, then all the intelligence is just artificial.

The Four Corners of the Earth

The story of the Jewish communities of Bahrain and Tahiti.

Dating Advice from a Meshuggah Jewish Mom

Why won’t my son introduce me to his girlfriend? I’m sure she’ll love me unless I hate her first.

Selfies: Take a Look at Yourself

Who needs 80 million pictures of themselves?

Jtube: Elon Gold: Found on Ellis Island

Does your family have an immigrant story?

Would Jew Believe #40

DidJew know a Jew invented those soy sauce take out packets we all know and love? Who nu?

How to Host the Perfect Jewish Family Gathering

Aunt Esther is coming. First step: freak out. Next step: get to work!

Jtube: Daredevil

Can you describe a “limitation” that can be viewed as a gift?

Jtube: A Lovely Sunny Day

Is technology adversely affecting your life? How?

The Time My Family Got a Gerbil

My son, Daniel, came home with a gerbil the other day. These kids pick up the weirdest things in school.

10 Reasons Why the Nuclear Deal with Iran is a Bad Idea

#2 – It will mean more airtime for CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.

One on One with Barbie

A sit down interview with the world famous doll who turned 56, and who, it may come as a surprise to many, is Jewish.

Chinese Decide to Eat Jewish Food on Their Holidays

After all of these years of Jews eating Chinese, Chinese decide to return the favor.

Jtube: Blacklist

Do you think data from immoral experimentation should be used after the fact?

Jtube: Paper Airplane

This Passover, how are you going to break free from your own status quo?

Seven Things You Didn’t Know about Matzah

Did you know, the TSA has special regulations for security checks on passengers carrying handmade matzah?

Mordechai’s Mailbag: Answers to your Passover Questions

Q: I’m cleaning out my kitchen, and I found two slices of frozen pizza. Should I split up the two slices among my 8 kids, or go to the store and buy MORE pizza so no one will feel left out?

The Real Reasons World Leaders Are Upset about Netanyahu’s Victory

What do Angela Merkel, Ayatollah Khamenei, Vladamir Putin, Kim Jong-Un and Stephen Harper really think of Benjamin Netanyahu?

Jtube: Fresh off the Boat

Do Jewish and Chinese cultures have anything in common?

Advice from a Meshuggah Mom, Part 2

My advice and witticisms on apparel and appearance.

Jtube: The Last Man on Earth

Why, as the Torah says, is it not good for man to be alone?

Advice from a Meshuggah Mom

From what I told my son about his new apartment to my cousin who wants to maximize an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet.

Speak Up

I am afraid of public speaking, which doesn’t help my career as a part-time standup comedian.

Jackie Mason & Me

I interviewed Jackie Mason 25 years ago. Here, for the first time, I tell the story.

The Delicious Deli Man

Are Jews really the worst customers in the world?

Jtube: The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon: Who's On First

What makes a classic comedy sketch so timeless?

Purim Candy Field Guide

Purim is the holy holiday of candy – allow me to prepare you.

Top 10 Reasons Why I Should Replace Jon Stewart as the New Host of The Daily Show

Jon Stewart has won 19 Emmy Awards. I am ready to win 19 Emmy Awards, given the chance.

Jtube: Back to the Future Part II

What would have been the harm if Marty had used the almanac to win a few bets?

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Mathew Vaughn’s new film has at its core the message that “Manners maketh man”. Or, to put it into Jewish terms, “Manners maketh mensch.” A surprisingly fitting Purim message.

Jtube: Jackie Mason on the Dean Martin Show

What responsibility do you as a citizen feel that you have to support your government?

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

Marty Mittleman was coming back from his nephew’s bar mitzvah party where he may have had a few too many l’chaims and he rear-ended the car in front of him. Being that he was a lawyer, Marty got out of his car, walked over to the driver of the other car and said, "Boy, are you in trouble! I'm a lawyer!"

The driver looked out his window and said, "I’m not so sure about that. I'm a judge."



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