The Benefits of Wearing a Kippah

I could easily envision an insurance company running an advertisement on a kippah with the slogan, "We've Got You Covered"

Dear Husband

This is what I did today. When you read this I will be fast asleep.

Jtube: The Bernie Mac Show: The Jewish Neighbors

How do we show Judaism in a positive light?

Purim Carnival Booth Ideas

Here are the best Purim carnival booth ideas I remember from my childhood.

New Purim Vocabulary Quiz

Discover new words you never knew you needed.

Jtube: Archie Bunker's Place: Archie's Jewish Niece

With the rise of anti-Semitism, should we be afraid to let others know we are Jewish?

McDonald’s Disturbing Morality Tale

The Founder details Ray Kroc’s rise to unimaginable success by violating the most basic aspects of ethics and decency.

Tips for Shopping in Israel

Leave your cart at the checkout while you continue shopping.

Jtube: #EatTogether

Is Shabbat the answer to our digital fixation?

La La Land and the Limits of Romance

The award-winning film upends the typical Hollywood romance with its controversial ending.

A Brief History of Bagels and Lox

I’m spreading the truth. Call it a “schmear campaign.”

Han Solo Shot First

According to the Torah, was Han Solo justified in killing Greedo?

Mastering Parent Teacher Night

Find out who the best child in the class is, arrive early and simply tell the teacher you are that child’s parents.

Kosher Kreatures?

Think about how incredibly insulting it must be to pigs when they see kosher Jews eating "Facon."

How to Plan Super Bowl and Oscar Parties with Jewish Flair!

What’s a Jewish host supposed to do with two such important shindigs?

Mary Tyler Moore’s Jewish Characters

Mary Tyler Moore, who passed away at the age of 80, proved that Jewish characters could make it on their own.

Testing Londoners Jewish Knowledge

Abraham's son was named Mohamed?!

Jtube: Jim Gaffigan: The Bigot

Are we oversensitive to criticism about Israel?

Jtube: Everyone's Upstairs Neighbors

What is the best way to deal with passive-aggressive neighbors?

Shul Etiquette for Beginners

My tips on how to fit in in shul.

Kronk’s List: The Jewish Craigslist

Two side-by-side elite cemetery plots in the Maimonides Memorial Cemetery in Beverly Hills, not far from Rodeo!

JTube: The Goldbergs: Seize the Day

Who was your favorite teacher and why?

Londoners Try to Pronounce Jewish Words

See what happens when we asked members of the public in Camden Town, London to pronounce some long-winded Jewish words.

10 Simple Tips for Making Jews Laugh

Don’t resort to Fiddlerization or Yentl-ication.

Sweet Bread

When exactly did challah turn into dessert?

Jtube: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

How should kids in school be disciplined so they learn the right lessons?

How to Start a Diet

“The diet starts now.” This is belted out by my uncle after wolfing down a half a brisket, quiche, pie, strawberry shortcake and stuffing.

Vegetarian and Normal

My husband took me on a wild ride from omnivore, to vegetarian, and back to omnivore again.

Jtube: Up

Why do some people find it difficult to accept help from others?

My 10 Predictions for the Jewish World in 2017

Tesla will develop a car that runs on chicken noodle soup.

Ten Movies to Help Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Sing reminds us that our only limitations are the ones that we place upon ourselves.

Gifts Not to Give on Chanukah

Instead of gift cards, try currency with a stamp on it that says ‘Expired.’ Because that is what is going to happen to that gift card.

What to Tell your Kids about Santa

Let's go all traditional on this and use the time-held traditions of our people: sarcasm, inquiry, concern and knowledge (SICK).

Jtube: Jimmy Kimmel: The Chanukorn

Should we laugh or cry? Are we losing the true meaning of Chanukah?

Hanukkah in Vegas

Forget about Circus Circus, stay at the brand new hotel called Latkes Latkes.

Chanukah: Why We Fry

A brief history of the sufganiya – the Chanukah donut.

Jtube: Ideas Are Scary

How can we overcome our fears and nurture new ideas?

Am I the ‘Funniest Person in the World’?

I made it to the finals of the Funniest Person in the World competition in Finland as an Orthodox Jew. Here’s my amazing story.

13 Reasons Why I Love Israel

In Israel, taxi drivers are more religious than anyone you know outside of Israel. Anyone.

Jtube: Storks

What tips do you have for keeping a healthy work-life balance?

The Laws of Cholent

The Jews may be the "Chosen People" but we also are the "Cholent People.”

I Hacked into my Daughter’s Jdate Profile

Even if my daughter sues me, I’ll have my brilliant attorney future son-in-law representing me in court!

16 Thoughts I Had While Watching Moana

Tough experiences don’t have to stop you. In fact, they’re not meant to stop you. They’re meant to make you stronger for later.

Jtube: Finding Dory

Do you think parents over-protect their kids today?

What Jewish History Forgot: Amazing Covert Rescues

Wilfrid Israel rescued tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazis, yet few have heard of him.

8 Jewish Movies for Oscar Consideration

Close Encounters of the Hebraic Kind follows pig farmer Christian Christianson who witnesses an El Al Airline plane flying through the night sky.

Up in the Air Chair

Why do Jews lift their newlyweds up in the air in chairs?

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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