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.

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).

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

Marty Mittleman was coming back from his nephew’s bar mitzvah party where he may have had a few too many l’chaims and he rear-ended the car in front of him. Being that he was a lawyer, Marty got out of his car, walked over to the driver of the other car and said, "Boy, are you in trouble! I'm a lawyer!"

The driver looked out his window and said, "I’m not so sure about that. I'm a judge."



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