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How to Celebrate Jerusalem Day This Year

Try Israeli dancing while socially distancing. It’s actually safer – I’ve been injured during many a hora.

Comedy is Calling

Modi is a comedian who is proud to be Jewish. He wants you to be proud about it too.

Jtube: Curb Your Enthusiasm: Making New Friends

Is friendship less or more valuable when you get older?

The Jewish Food Personality Test

What do your Jewish food preferences say about you?

JTube: Kenny vs Spenny

Can we really determine who is a "better" Jew?

How to Visit Parents & Grandparents During Coronavirus

Apparently, absence makes the heart grow guiltier.

Jtube: Some Good News with John Krasinksi

What good news can you share during this difficult time?

Celebrating Israeli Independence Day at Home

In Israel Yom HaAtzmaut is celebrated in the streets. Here’s how to do it at home.

Top 10 Jewlarious Jokes about Bubbies

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

Year 1

Has God ever answered your prayer?

An Ode to Omar Barghouti

BDS Founder Omar Barghouti says it’s okay to take an Israeli developed coronavirus vaccine. Not so fast.

How We Survived Passover in Quarantine

I certainly cleaned a lot more for Pesach this year. I know this because I found a garlic powder that expired in 2003.

Jtube: Saturday Night Seder

What was your favorite seder memory from this year?

Why is This Passover More Anxiety-Ridden Than All Other Passovers?

It’s just your immediate family for the Seder this year. God help us.

The Ten Plagues: Redux

Our modern take on the ancient plagues.

Jtube: Conan's Band Celebrates Passover

What is your favorite part of the Seder?

Jewish Communal Traditions Under Quarantine

Make a shul at home. Give the sermon. Congratulations, you are now the rabbi!

Passover Punchlines

What was Aaron's official title? Chief of Staff.

Jtube: Sebastian Maniscalco on Social Distancing

Do you have tips to best make it through COVID-19?

Coronavirus and the Power of Humor

One way to get through challenging times is through the power of humor.

Jewish Advice for Being at Home

The gyms are closed. You are at home. This is a holiday. Eat.

Jtube: Shark Tank: Swimply

What did you do with your Bar/Bat mitzvah money?

How Israel Looks Without Tourists

We thought the lack of tourists was due to a war, but then we saw CNN and BBC weren’t blaming us.

Six Jewish Life Lessons They Never Taught Us in Public School

For example, the Talmud teaches us not to shy away from conflict.

Jtube: Embracing Joy Instead of Hate

Is there a connection between comedy and spirituality?

Jtube: Curb Your Enthusiasm: How Not to Comfort a Mourner

Why do some people say the most inappropriate things to mourners?

Great Purim Spiel Ideas

For centuries, shuls have been trying to make their Purim Spiels funny, but to no avail. I’m here to help.

Purim Around the World

Here are some inventive ways Jews from around the world do away with Haman.

Why We Vote So Much in Israel

We are voting again in Israel. Here’s why Israelis love it.

Hunters: Should Killing Nazis be Entertaining?

The controversial Amazon series means well but misses the mark.

Jtube: Hunters

Is this murder or mitzvah? Is revenge a Jewish ideal?

Jews on Planes

When you see Jews praying on a plane, they’re praying somebody ordered kosher food and doesn’t want it anymore.

Why I Love Telling Jokes at Orthodox Synagogues

I have unexpectedly become the darling of the Orthodox synagogue stand-up comedy circuit.

Jtube: Grey's Anatomy: Preparing a Jewish Body for Burial

Why does Jewish law have such reverence for the deceased?

Jewish Tips for Your Doctor Visit

It’s important to know your family medical history, which is why your mother wants you to call a few times a week.

Jtube: Hair Love

What is the primary message of this Academy Award- winning short film?

Take the Jewish Love Quiz

On a first date, how do you tell if someone has a good sense of humor?

My Tu B'Shvat Seder Questions

Why are we eating so many dried fruits? Is this even safe?

Jtube: The Other Guys

What is the most important ingredient to giving effective criticism?

My Jewish Women’s Support Group

I worry a lot so I was thinking of calling it WOW (Women Overcoming Worry!)

Why Israelis Love the New American Peace Plan

Israelis loves the new Middle East Peace Plan. Here’s why.

Jtube: Dear Basketball By Kobe Bryant

What value do sports bring to the world?

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

September came and thankfully the kids at King David High school were back in class. A few days in, the principal, Rabbi Epstein, was walking through the lunch room and noticed a few students hard at work on their calculators. Surprised that they had received such a difficult math problem so early in the school year, Rabbi Epstein approached them and asked what their assignment was.

One of the students, a girl named Shira looked up at Rabbi Epstein and replied, "We're figuring out how many days until spring break."



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