Top Jewish Stories of 2018

This year American Jews almost experienced a tragedy: It was rumored that Entenmann’s was going to lose its kosher certification.

The Kippah on Beale Street

A positive Jewish twist to the acclaimed new film.

The Jewish-Christmas Connection

The two best-selling Christian holiday songs were written by the son of a cantor named Israel Baline, better known as Irving Berlin.

Jews & Chinese Food: A Match Made in Heaven

Rejected Jewish activities for Christmas Day before eating Chinese food won.

Jtube: Modi Day 2018

What is the secret for performing for a Jewish crowd?

Where Does Matzah Ball Soup Come From?

No two cooks serve the exact same matzah ball.

Jtube: Stephen Colbert & Itzhak Perlman

What would you tell your thirteen year old self?

Jewish Singles Events

Unfortunately, if there’s a choice between a conversation with a woman or latkes with sour cream, I’m with the latkes.

Jtube: Payless Pranks Shoppers with Palessi

What does this prank tell us about ourselves?

Top 10 Jokes About Zadies

To remind us how much we love them.

Chanukah Gifts for Dictators

What do you get for the dictator who has everything?

Jtube: The Good Doctor: Photogenic

Do attractive people get special treatment?

How to Make Chanukah Religious Again

In order to make Chanukah more religious, I’m using fat from shmaltz flanken meat that stays in the stomach for eight days.

Don't Stop Me Now: A Queen Hanukkah

After all, we are the champions.

Jews and Sushi

At the average wedding, the sushi bar often has better attendance than the chuppah ceremony.

A World Without Jews?

Imagine how much poorer the world would be in a Jew-less world.

Jtube: Give In To Giving

How do you inspire others to give?

Jtube: The Apprentice UK: In Search of Rugelach

What other common Jewish food isn’t known in the non-Jewish world?

Reasons I Wasn’t Accepted into the Israeli Army

I wanted to serve the army, but they knew better.

The Jews, Columbus and Thanksgiving

Did you know that Columbus may never have “discovered” the Americans without We Jews?

Stan Lee, Creator of Flawed Superheroes Has Died

Flawed and complex, Lee’s superheroes looked a lot like us.

Snopes Schmopes!

Introducing the Jewish fact-checking site, Schmopes.

Jtube: Conan: Germans as the "Bad Guys"

Should Germans still be portrayed as the "bad guys"?

Monty Python and the Jews

The comedy group were equally offensive to all people.

Jtube: Jim Gaffigan Has a Lot of Kids

Why does Judaism put such value on having and raising children?

Foods Jews Love to Eat: Sephardic Jews Edition

I know nothing about Yemenite history. All I know is that they know how to make bread taste amazing.

Losing My 50 Pounds

I’ve been blessed to have kept off 50 pounds for about eight years. It is the single hardest thing I’ve ever done.

Jtube: Camping: Helicopter Parent

Why are there so many helicopter parents today?

Food Jews Love To Eat: Ashkenazi Edition

There is one thing that connects all Jews. Food.

Leftovers Exchange Program

“I love my wife, but I’m so sick of leftovers. What should I do?”

New Laws for Jerusalem

No third graders directing traffic.

Jtube: Pete Holmes on the Joys of Raising Children

What is your favorite thing about raising children?

Jtube: Mr. Rogers, 9/11 and Tikkun Olam

Does speaking out against evil make a difference?

A Brief History of Kugel

When it comes to food, few things sound more Jewish than kugel.

An Ode to Jewish Delis

Nothing says American Jewish tradition like the deli.

Jtube: Chopped: Kosher Edition

What do you think about Rachel competing on Chopped?

Jewish Ways to Lose Weight After the Holidays

The Anti-Simcha Diet is where you don’t go to any family functions. That’s 5 pounds right there.

Sukkah Q & A

People need advice for Sukkot. Jewish men are building houses, keeping plants alive, and dancing in public, none of which they know how to do.

Top Sukkot Decorations

From the paper chain to the ushpizin poster to the Christmas lights, I’ve got your Sukkah covered.

Superman vs. the Nazis: How Comics Influenced American Public Opinion

According to Gerald Hartman, Jewish American artists used their comic books to urge America to join World War II to save their brethren in Europe.

The Jazz Singer, Yom Kippur & the History of Film

On October 6, 1927, the day before Yom Kippur, “The Jazz Singer” electrified the audience as the first official feature-length film in sound.

Jtube: The Carrol Burnett Show: Sorry

Why is saying "sorry" so hard?

So Sorry

You know that your apology is downright awful if you then have to apologize for your apology.

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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