Coronavirus and the Power of Humor

One way to get through challenging times is through the power of humor.

Jewish Advice for Being at Home

The gyms are closed. You are at home. This is a holiday. Eat.

Jtube: Shark Tank: Swimply

What did you do with your Bar/Bat mitzvah money?

How Israel Looks Without Tourists

We thought the lack of tourists was due to a war, but then we saw CNN and BBC weren’t blaming us.

Six Jewish Life Lessons They Never Taught Us in Public School

For example, the Talmud teaches us not to shy away from conflict.

Jtube: Embracing Joy Instead of Hate

Is there a connection between comedy and spirituality?

Jtube: Curb Your Enthusiasm: How Not to Comfort a Mourner

Why do some people say the most inappropriate things to mourners?

Great Purim Spiel Ideas

For centuries, shuls have been trying to make their Purim Spiels funny, but to no avail. I’m here to help.

Purim Around the World

Here are some inventive ways Jews from around the world do away with Haman.

Why We Vote So Much in Israel

We are voting again in Israel. Here’s why Israelis love it.

Hunters: Should Killing Nazis be Entertaining?

The controversial Amazon series means well but misses the mark.

Jtube: Hunters

Is this murder or mitzvah? Is revenge a Jewish ideal?

Jews on Planes

When you see Jews praying on a plane, they’re praying somebody ordered kosher food and doesn’t want it anymore.

Why I Love Telling Jokes at Orthodox Synagogues

I have unexpectedly become the darling of the Orthodox synagogue stand-up comedy circuit.

Jtube: Grey's Anatomy: Preparing a Jewish Body for Burial

Why does Jewish law have such reverence for the deceased?

Jewish Tips for Your Doctor Visit

It’s important to know your family medical history, which is why your mother wants you to call a few times a week.

Jtube: Hair Love

What is the primary message of this Academy Award- winning short film?

Take the Jewish Love Quiz

On a first date, how do you tell if someone has a good sense of humor?

My Tu B'Shvat Seder Questions

Why are we eating so many dried fruits? Is this even safe?

Jtube: The Other Guys

What is the most important ingredient to giving effective criticism?

My Jewish Women’s Support Group

I worry a lot so I was thinking of calling it WOW (Women Overcoming Worry!)

Why Israelis Love the New American Peace Plan

Israelis loves the new Middle East Peace Plan. Here’s why.

Jtube: Dear Basketball By Kobe Bryant

What value do sports bring to the world?

How the Wise Men of Chelm Dealt with Anti-Semitism

Tragically even in Chelm they struggled with anti-Semitism. This is how they dealt with it.

7 Ways Jews Can Slow the Climate Crisis

“Sorry I can’t be at Aunt Gertie’s funeral. I’ll be at home not contributing to global pollution in her honor.”

Jakob Dylan Is a Good Jewish Son

A rock prince pays respect to his elders in the moving documentary ‘Echo in the Canyon.’

Jewish Stereotypes and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Moishe and Shirley Maisel epitomize the cultural stereotype of The American Jew: obnoxious, loud, and obsessed with money.

Why Anti-Semites Are Dumb

Your convictions, Mr. Anti-Semite are pretty flimsy.

Top Ten Jewlarious Jokes about Shul

We pray there, we learn there, we eat there, and yes, we joke there.

Jtube: A Serious Man

How does God speak to us today?

Perfectly Pareve

“Pareve” is like the Switzerland of kosher food. And the concept can be applied to every aspect of Jewish life.

Jtube: Mel Brooks on CBS Sunday Morning

Do you think political correctness is hurting comedy today?

Professor Kibitzer Comes to Class

Professor Kibitzer, a renowned Jewish historian, wants to share his enthusiasm of the Jewish people with you.

Jokes about Jewish Sons and Parents

So David receives a parrot for his Bar Mitzvah…

Your Jewish Calendar for 2020

January 1st make resolutions, no more eating chocolate. January 2nd, eat chocolate.

Jtube: Blinded by the Light

Do you think Jews are generally smarter?

Jewish Books That Will Make You Plotz

From Moby Fleisha-Dick to The Bubbala in the Rye.

Sylvia: 3000-Year-Old Bubbe

Before the Star of David there was a Star of Sylvia.

Jtube: America's Got Talent: Preacher Lawson

What's more important: this world or the next?

Guess Who’s Stealing Hanukkah Now?

12 signs your family has a “ScroogeStein or “GrinchBerg”

The Wise Men of Chelm and the New Miracle of Hanukkah

The Wise Men of Chlem always lit the Hanukkah menorah but they never knew why. It was time to come up with a new miracle.

Jtube: The Ellen Show: Hanukkah Candles

What is your favorite Hanukkah memory?

World’s Greatest Chanukah Jokes

Silent Night? I should be so lucky!

Is Kichel a Cracker or a Cookie?

Yes, this is one of the most important questions in Jewish life.

Jtube: Mad TV: The Therapist

What's the worst piece of advice you've received?

Shtisel Complicated My Judaism

Exposure to the closed, marginalized culture on the small screen made me realize how important it is to build bridges to the ultra-Orthodox.

Questions All Yeshiva High Schools Should Ask

If you want to get into a Yeshiva, you should have to answer these.

An Ode to Jewish Community Theater

When the beast from Beauty in the Beast takes off his mask, you realize it’s your friend Doobie from shul!

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

Talia Rosenberg, a young mother was preparing breakfast for her two young sons Moishie and Shmueli, 5 and 3 years old respectively. They were arguing over who would get the first pancake.

Talia, trying to instill good morals in her sons, asked them to think about their saintly rabbi, Rabbi Felder and asked, “What do you think Rabbi Felder would do in this instance? I think he would say, ‘Let my brother have the first pancake.’”

Moishie quickly turned to Shmueli and said, "You be Rabbi Felder."



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