Survival Skills

The skills every Jewish parent should teach their children to survive in the Jewish world.

Climbing the Walls

Comedian Andy Cowan who wrote for Cheers and Seinfeld talks about how he got started.

Jtube: Cobra Kai

Why is it so hard to change?

Kiddush Tips for Dummies

How to take control of the shul chulent.

JMAs: Jewish Mother Agents

If Jewish mothers were in charge of counter terrorism.

Jtube: Tech Trends

Why do we chase the latest tech innovations?

Hilarity for Charity: An Interview with Seth and Lauren Rogen

The Hollywood couple is the driving force behind a movement dedicated to raising awareness, inspiring change and accelerating progress in Alzheimer’s care and research.

Three Little Words

My teenaged boy has an appetite like an animal. And when he says “what’s for dinner” I am the zookeeper.

Jtube: Mom's Night Out

What are the biggest challenges of being a mom?

I Feel Pretty: Can Confidence Make a Woman Beautiful?

Amy Schumer’s mediocre film raises important issues about self-esteem and beauty.

Jewish Haircuts & Styles for Lag B’Omer

In Israel the “Number 2” is very popular. A barber takes clippers and runs them over your head and charges twenty dollars.

Seize the Day

From Albert Einstein’s hair gel, to Levi Strauss’s pants – famous items seized from Jews throughout history.

Jtube: Orny Adams Takes the Third

Can you name all of the Ten Commandments?

Straitjacket

Let's talk about the craziest and most dangerous aspect of going to synagogue: the coatroom.

Jtube: David Letterman: Jews and Golf

Why aren’t there more famous Jewish golfers?

Ready Player One

How do we know which world is real and which is fake?

Jtube: Grey's Anatomy: When Bad Things Happen

How did the rabbi address why bad things happen to good people?

Yom HaAtzmaut Traditions

This Israel Independence Day, shpritz people with white foam. In Israel, that’s just what we do.

Famous Jews and Their Pen Pals

From Anne Frank’s Iowa pen pal to Groucho Marx’s correspondence with T. S. Elliot.

Confessions of a Jewish Smother

I have a problem: I’m a smothering mother.

Jtube: Drunk History: Mr. Rogers' Beautiful Life

Would a Mr. Rogers Neighborhood show work today?

Passover Food You Need to Buy

Buy lots of eggs. Because other than brisket, everything should taste like scrambled eggs.

New Plagues for Passover

Some new plagues to relive the Exodus experience.

Jtube: Wonder

How can we teach our children what true beauty is?

A Bag of Marbles: A New Holocaust Film Worth Seeing

The true story of French Jewish brothers fighting for survival during WWII.

How to Maximize the All You Can Eat Buffet

Bring dessert for your “entire table.” This is a misdirection technique I learned from my aunt.

Other American Things Moving to Jerusalem

After moving their Embassy to Jerusalem, these American things will also be moving – or have moved already.

Jtube: Full Belly: Full Heart

What message would you like to give to the owner of this very special kosher restaurant?

New Emojis: I Second that Emotion

Here are a bunch of new emojis you’ll use every day.

25 Funniest Jewish Comedians in History

Celebrating the rich variety of Jewish humor.

Flying the Kosher Skies

How to make your flying experience more “kosher.”

Jtube: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Michael Richards

If we do teshuvah (repent), is it okay to let go of our mistake and move on?

Humorous Guide to Making Mishloach Manot

When repurposing, make sure to leave the note with the name of the people who gave it to you originally.

Jtube: The Mask

Why do we wear masks on Purim?

Let it Rain!

We pray for rain in Israel where nobody owns a coat.

The Shadchan Stories

Shadchan stories, facts, foibles, and of course … jokes.

Jtube: Marty Allen Stand Up: The Palestinian and the Israeli

Should Israel treat wounded Palestinians terrorists?

How to Help Jewish Singles

I am single, and no I am not looking for a “shidduch”.

Jtube: Toyota 2018 Big Game Ad: One Team

What do you think of this ad that aired during the Super Bowl?

Fundraising Fun

A how-not-to guide to raise money for your shul.

Jewish Flu Remedies

With flu season upon us, check out these tried (and some not true) Jewish flu remedies.

Oy-Vey Olympics

How to make the Olympics more Jewish.

JTube: The Five Year Engagement

Does marriage mean finding someone you are 100% perfect for?

Jewkbox: Jewish Musicians who Changed Rock Music

Six members of the tribe, from Bob Dylan to Joey Ramone.

Jtube: This is Us

What is the most meaningful advice you ever got when you were grieving?

Vilde Chaya

When your precious child turns out to be a “vilda chaya” – Yiddish for a “wild animal.”

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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