Jtube: Michael Palascak Standup: Parenting

Why is being a parent the best job in the world?

Shul Kiddush Best Practices

Focus on wolfing down as much and as fast as you can without looking alarmingly gluttonous.

Jewcrastination

How Jews can procrastinate productively.

Jtube: 92nd Street Y: What Makes Jewish Jokes Funny

Are loss and suffering the key drivers behind Jewish humor?

25 Signs Camp Second Session Wasn’t as Good as Its First

Including "Reverse Visiting Day" on which campers are sent home to visit their parents.

Hasidic Women Breaking Barriers

A new documentary reveals Judge Ruchi Freier’s trailblazing work to establish the first all-women’s emergency medical response team Brooklyn.

Jtube: Big Think: Abe Foxman on Power of Words

As Jews, should we laugh or be worried about Sacha Baron Cohen's new show?

How Jews Do Summer Vacations

Jews don’t pack clothes. We just pack food.

Jtube: All in the Family: Rich Jews

Where does the "all Jews are rich" stereotype come from?

How to Enjoy a Summer Vacation in Israel

Going on a hike, or “Tiyul”, is a great way to experience what’s called in the Middle East “dehydration.”

Top 10 Jewlarious Jokes about Bubbies

“Next year in Jerusalem. The year after that, how about a nice cruise?”

Jtube: G.I. Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII

Do you think there is still anti-Semitism in the US army?

Tips for Your Online Jewish Dating Profile

Tip #1: Do whatever you can to make sure your profile picture doesn’t look like you.

Don’t Ask Your Elderly Parent This!

Questions an adult child should never ask their Jewish boomer parent.

Fast Day Survival Tips

My techniques to make it through the Tisha B’Av fast.

Summer Camp Inspired Budding Jewish Celebrities

Bob Dylan attended Zionist-oriented Herzl Camp in Wisconsin where it is said he first learned to play guitar, piano and harmonica.

Jtube: The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Jews Taking Over the World

How do we educate children against anti-Semitism?

A Brief History of Rugelach

“Rugelach” is a Yiddish word that literally means “little twists.”

Jtube: Scrubs

Does being a leader sometimes mean being the bad guy?

Jewish Summer Camp: Memories of a Pre-Military Academy

The way my parents made Jewish summer camp sound, I thought I was joining the US Armed Forces.

Elvis Presley’s Jewish Roots

I was all shook up in Mississippi.

Jtube: Carpool Karaoke: James Corden & Paul McCartney

What’s one of the most powerful songs that inspires you?

Vacationing as a Jew

Your goal is to get into your hotel room but the anti-Semites have decided to make hotel keys electronic.

Top 10 Jewish Animal Jokes

With a few dog jokes slipped in for good measure.

Jtube: Mr. Rogers on Late Night with David Letterman

Has children's television lost its innocence?

The Worst Bar Mitzvah Speech Ever Given

“I’m honored to be a Jewish adult. I will never pay retail again.”

Incredibles 2: Three Jewish Ideas

Some Jewish wisdom from the blockbuster film.

Chris Pratt’s MTV Sermon

I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. The rowdy audience of millennials burst into applause when he stated, "God is real. God loves you. Believe that, I do."

Jtube: Anthony Bourdain in Jerusalem

How can we make sure all Jews feel welcome in the Jewish community?

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Mr. Rogers, 50 Years Later

The unlikely media star taught the importance of civility, compassion, and the hard work of being a good human being.

Top 9 Jewish Jokes about Fathers

In honor of Father’s Day, enjoy some jokes about our beloved Jewish fathers!

Jtube: Living Biblically: Modern False Idols

What are our modern "false idols"?

Fauxpologies: When Anti-Semites Apologize

When anti-Semites get caught, they are often forced to apologize, or what I call “fauxpologize.”

Top Ten Jewish Dog Jokes

Do all Jews love dogs? Debatable. Do all Jews love dog jokes? No question.

Jtube: The House I Live In: On Racism

How can we raise our children to respect differences?

The Kippah Makes the Man

A list of some of the most popular kippahs, the styles, and what they mean.

Wazenstein: The Jewish GPS App

An advanced look at the world’s first Jewish GPS app for cars.

Jtube: Roman J Israel, Esq.

Would you have done what Roman did? Why or why not?

Jtube: Cobra Kai

Why is it so hard to change?

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: Tech Trends

Why do we chase the latest tech innovations?

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: Mom's Night Out

What are the biggest challenges of being a mom?

Three Little Words

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

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.

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

Shira Fried was in charge of the kids Shabbat program at Congregation Beth Israel. She was teaching the kids about decorum in shul and why it was so important. So she took them up to the main sanctuary at the very back to give her lesson up close.

“Why is it necessary to be quiet in shul, especially now during Rabbi Eisen’s sermon?" Shira asked.

Little Rivka Deutch whispered, "Because people are sleeping."



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