New Jewish Superheroes

Move over Wonder Woman, there are some new Jewish Superheroes in town.

Jtube: Tom Papa Standup: We're Winners

Why are we so obsessed with our physical appearances?

The Jewish Alexa for the Jewish Smart House

Introducing Aviva, the know-it-all maven more intelligent than all other digital personal assistants.

Bad Buffet Behavior

The all-you-can-eat buffet is the only thing on this planet that serves more food than the average Jewish mother.

Why The Transformers Movies Are Really Stories Of Jewish Resilience and Adaptability

It seems like an appropriate time to reveal that the Transformers are Jewish.

The Kosher Kritic: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 is all about family.

Jtube: Homeland

What is the root of anti-semitism?

Faye Kellerman’s Orthodox Characters Bring Judaism to the Masses

The bestselling mystery author serves up a dose of Jewish life and insight in the midst of her suspenseful who-done-its.

Jewish Wedding Seating for Dummies

You will recognize the Bride’s Girlfriend Table from the quantity of hi-pitched ‘wooohs’.

Jtube: Conan O'Brien & Mel Brooks

Is there something inherent in being Jewish that makes us funny?

Casablanca: A Surprisingly Jewish Story

At its core, the story is about American responsibility to help those suffering at the hands of the Nazis.

Wonder Woman is Miss Israel

Wonder Woman isn’t only played by Israeli actress Gal Godot; she may just be inspired by the story of the Jewish nation.

Jtube: Beauty and the Beast: Be Our Guest

Why is Hachnasat Orchim (welcoming guests) an important mitzvah?

Next Year in Disneyland?

Instead of Grand Master Yoda, you’ll see my nosy Grandmother Yente.

The Wedding Plan with No Groom

A new Israeli movie explores the limits of faith.

Jtube: Hacksaw Ridge

Are there times when our values and beliefs should be compromised?

Shavuot Tips for Staying Up All Night

Eating cheese blintzes, I can do. But staying up all night, past sunrise?

Good Mourning

Join me while I highlight the things you should absolutely not utter or attempt when making a shiva call.

Jewish Health Care Plans

All HMOs serving Jewish patients will have the following slogan: ‘You should only have your health.”

UNESCO: No U.S. Connection to Washington, D.C. (& Other Resolutions)

Any travel to or from Washington, D.C., will require passports and vaccination records.

Non-vitations

We’re not schlepping to Israel for the bar mitzvah of our neighbor’s son, so why are they sending us a fancy schmancy invitation?

Jtube: SNL: Saving Soviet Jewelry

Why are Jews responsible for one another?

The Jewish Boomer Driver’s Test

As a Jew, how would you answer the following questions?

13 Reasons Why: Teen Suicide and Judaism

The controversial series is generating healthy discussion regarding pivotal issues, but many people should not watch it, under any circumstances.

Groundhog Day Revisited

Why do I find every morning, afternoon and evening to be the same?

Jewish Hackers? Their Mothers Would Plotz!

My email was hacked. If my hackers were Jewish, this is what probably went down.

Lag B’Omer in Israel

Join me on a tour of my neighborhood in Israel as I witness the local children light the local park on fire.

Jtube: Storage Wars: The Hidden Shtreimel

Is it important for Jews to stand out in the way we dress?

Ashley Blaker on Sushi

What is it with Jews and Sushi??

Jtube: Sing

What is the most important thing you received from your mom?

Aliyah and Kosher Food

The reason I moved to Israel is for kosher food.

Bad Reasons for Not Moving to Israel

There may be some good reasons not to move to Israel. In honor of Yom Ha’atzmaut, here are some bad ones.

Jtube: The Boss Baby

Why do some people love animals more than they love humans?

The Zookeeper’s Wife: Holocaust and Personal Trauma

The Holocaust film depicts how trauma irrevocably impacts the individual.

Jtube: Conan: Mr. T: I Pity the Fool

Is forgiveness easier than seeking revenge?

Passed Over

My struggles in Hollywood feel like my own personal wandering through the desert.

Jtube: Making History: Killing Hitler

If you could go back in history and kill Hitler, would you?

Sinai Selfie

What would the Exodus from Egypt look like to Jews living in the smartphone generation?

Pulpit Fiction

Why would any rationale human being choose to become a pulpit rabbi?

Jtube: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

When do we use diplomacy and when do we use force to fight evil?

Jewish Food Support Group

Look who’s talking . . . our favorite Jewish foods!

Cryfest: This Is Us

Millions of people love this new TV series because it makes them cry. What's going on?

Jewish Fairy Tales

For centuries fairy tales haven’t been Jewish. Until now.

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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