The 2014 Jewlarious Calendar

See which notable Jews make the 2014 Jewlarious calendar.

Great Expectations

Scoring a professional goal can take a long time. A really long time. But it’s worth it.

Jtube: The Twilight Zone

Is beauty really in the eye of the beholder?

Medical Myths

I think it’s time we dispelled all these old wives’ tales about medicine that we’ve been hearing and repeating since our childhood.

Jtube: Ask a Jew in Phoenix

Why are Jews so funny?

Saving Mr. Banks

The story of the makings of Mary Poppins shares something in common with the story of the Jewish People.

Jtube: In Time

How can we make sure we do not waste the time we have?

2013 Chelm Awards

2013’s bizarre and interesting stories from Israel.

25 Things for Jews to do on December 25th

Plan a treasure hunt to find a grocery store that’s open and ask them for the gefilte fish section.

Jtube: The Internship

How can you stand out in an interview?

Marnie’s Guide to Hypochondria

Think you’re a hypochondriac? Come and learn from the master.

One Small Step

Having a 15-month-old baby in your house that can walk but not talk is kind of like having a really short, slightly-insane foreigner living with you.

What Really Killed Yasser Arafat

10 Things Yasser Arafat May Actually have Died From.

The New Yiddish Dictionary II

New Jewish words for Jewish young adults like… “gefiltering.”

Jtube: Surfing Rabbi

How does nature inspire you?

Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The new installment of the Hunger Games trilogy teaches us a lesson about Hanukkah.

Wikileaks in Geneva

7 top secret conversations overheard at the recent nuclear negotiations in Geneva.

Jtube: The Best Football Play

Who do you think benefited from this more – Keith or his teammates?

Buyer Beware

I think I speak on behalf of everyone when I say it is not easy to figure out what to buy people for Chanukah.

The Detroit Mensches

The Chosen People’s latest miracle: Detroit Tigers name their first Jewish manager.

Jtube: Sleeping on Strangers on the Subway

What acts of kindness have you experienced that have changed your life?

Jtube: Encouragement: Pass It On

Who encouraged you to accomplish something you would have never done without them?

Dare to Dream

What to do at 3 a.m. when everyone else can sleep except you.

Jtube: New Girl

How do you know if you are a good person?

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

A study shows that 9 out of 10 children have never written a proper letter.

Driver Beware

God has given me a gift: The world’s worst sense of direction.

The Sights and Sounds of Kosherfest

A picture perfect tour of the recent kosher food trade show at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.

The New Parent Test

Take this hilarious 'test' designed to find out if you're ready to have kids.

My First Tough Mudder Competition

The grueling physical challenge was everything my DNA says I should avoid.

Jtube: Parental Guidance

Have parents today forgotten how to say no?

Uri Geller, CIA Masterspy?

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy: An interview with Israeli mentalist Uri Geller.

Stars of David: Henry Wallace

The former VP was a passionate supporter of Israel who turned Truman’s Mideast arms embargo into a major campaign issue in the 1948 elections.

Jtube: The Colbert Report: Hanukkah Attack

Do Hanukkah and Thanksgiving have anything in common?

Jtube: The Bronx Youth Poetry Slam 2013

Does watching this kid make you proud to be Jewish?

Look Who’s a Zadie

If Dustin Hoffman, Richard Dreyfuss and Henry Winkler are now playing Zadies what does that make me?

The Scent of Pew

The new Pew study of American Jews is out. And Mark Miller has something to say about it.

Gravity

The Torah is like gravity. It keeps us grounded.

Jtube: Kid President Talks to Teachers and Students

What are you going to do this year to be awesome?

Stars of David: Stanley Kramer

Producer Stanley Kramer was the conscience of a generation.

His and Hers Closet

If I hate shopping for myself, what makes my wife think I am going to enjoy shopping for her?

Jtube: Stark Trek Into Darkness

When should a rule be broken?

The Obama/Putin Transcript

Obama and Putin sit down to discuss Syria, Israel, and Macadamia Mango Mahi-Mahi.

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This, Part 2

Like: “When you got that 82 in physics your mom was actually happy?”

Jtube: My Shoes

How do we know if we are praying for the "right" thing?

There Ain’t No Flies On Us

Have the past 21 generations of one family of flies dedicated themselves to mercilessly harassing me?

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This: Part I

Like: So your last name’s Cooper. Tell me what was it before?

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

Herman Himmelman recently took up fishing and one Sunday he sat in the blazing sun all day without catching a single one. On his way home, Herman stopped at the supermarket and ordered four bass. Herman told the fish salesman, "Pick four large ones out and throw them at me, will you?"

"Why do you want me to throw them at you?"

"Because I want to tell my wife that I caught them."

"Okay, but I suggest that you take the trout."

"Why?"

"Because Mrs. Himmelman came in earlier today and said that if you came by, I should tell you to take the trout because that’s what she wants for supper tonight."



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