We Jews IX

Think the world’s thinnest book is Greatest Jewish Athletes? Think again!


Jews in America post Civil War

We Jews: Part 7

From This land is Our Land through to the Civil War, We Jews served with distinction.

Stand Up and Sit Down

My first brush with stand up comedy was no laughing matter.

Q & A with Mel Brooks

At 83, Comedian Mel Brooks isn’t slowing down -- compared to his famous “2000 Year Old Man” he’s a spring chicken.


Jacob Medjuck’s new film has won 7 out of the 9 film festivals it has entered. PIXAR is a fan. But you won’t be able to see it if the big movie studios get their way.

Jay Leno's Orthodox Joke Writer

Marvin Silbermintz is FFB: Funny From Birth

We Jews: Part 2

Tales of Jews who are both unsung and fascinating

We Jews: Part 1

A new series that will make you kvell.

Is Jewish Humor Dying?

The last of the great kvetches.

Not Your Typical Nice Jewish Boy

Robert Cait went from Professional Wrestling to Standup Comedy. Not your typical nice Jewish boy.

Dreams of My Grandfathers

My grandfathers were complete opposites. But they ended up teaching me the same thing.

Jewstalgia: Part 3

My final trip down memory lane.

Jewstalgia: Part 2

Join me on another trip down memory lane.


Join me as I take a trip down memory lane…at the buffet.

Jewlarious's Top 11 Features of 2008

Why 11? Why not?

A Chanukah Call to Action

Our national pastime is under attack. Take up arms to save it!

Funny Business

Nothing says "funny" like a Harvard MBA.

Is the Joker Jewish?

How this summer's blockbuster character migrated from the Catskills to Gotham City.

A Good Friend

Ari Teman: web guru, social activist and comedian.

Schlock Rock Rocks

Making a livelihood in Jewish music hasn't been easy, but Lenny Solomon has loved every minute of it.

Next Year in Jerusalem?

So, your kid's visiting Israel? Don't worry! (Yeah, right.)

House Alter Ego

An interview with David Shore, the creator, writer and executive producer of the award winning medical drama House.

Six Degrees of Eddie Brill

According to the warm up comedian for David Letterman, comedians are the truth tellers of the world.

The Band's Visit

A movie about Israelis and Arabs finding peace with one another.


Looking at life straight on is so boring. That's why I see it sideways.

Top Jewlarious Hits of 2007

Our best jokes, articles and videos as determined by you, the Jewlarious community. Enjoy!

Yiddishe Mammas

An excerpt from a book about Jewish mothers, and the jokes we tell about them.

An L.A. Latke Lament

Too many of us are losing our Jewish roots. Even the Latke is assimilating.

The Mensch from Manhattan

Comedian Robert Klein is a nice guy in a tough business.

IRV Day ar the WGA

93-year-old Jewish comedian and writer Irving Brecher holds court at the Writer's Guild of America's "Living Legends" event.

Confessions of a Laugh Addict

It's true -- I am addicted to laughs. But to the old fashioned kind.

I Was a Soupy Groupie

My lunch with comedian Soupy Sales is one I'll always remember.

The Power of Laughter

The sadness of dealing with my son's illness was eased by the power of laughter.

Trading Lives with Larry David

Taking on Larry's life for a summer -- along with his neighbor Kenny "Kramer" -- made me appreciate my own.

My Life as a Jewish Cartoon

Playing a Jewish cartoon character on "Rugrats" taught me about who I am in real life.

The Matzohrella Fella

My dad could put a twist on just about every Jewish food. It was great for his soul, but not for his heart.

You're Really Fired!

Be careful what you wish for...

An Andy Kaufman Story

What really happened on that infamous episode of "Fridays"? An insider finally reveals the truth.

The Sadness behind the Laughter

Comedian Shecky Green's life hasn't been all laughs.

Blanket of Laughter

I was using humor as a defense from feeling vulnerable, but when I realized it was coming at the expense of others, I decided to change my ways.

A Letter to My Soul Mate

Since I haven't been able to find you, Soul Mate, I have decided to write you a letter.

Judd Apatow: Knocking It Out of the Park

An exclusive Jewlarious interview with Hollywood's hottest director.

Laughing for Peace

The Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour isn't trying to solve the crisis in the Middle East, although it would be funny if they did.

Grandma Rose's Song

Award winning musician Peter Himmelman finds the hidden power of his grandma's Yiddish song.

British, Jewish and Proud

British comedian Josh Howie talks about being Jewish in his act, even in a country that is becoming increasingly anti-Semitic.

The First Jewish Grammy

David McLees has accomplished many things in the music industry, but he is most proud of his "Jewish Grammy."

Lost in Translation

A business trip to French speaking Montreal taught me a lesson in Jewish unity.

Funny Business

Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada is serious about changing the world, one laugh at a time.

Was Elvis Presley Jewish?

Orthodox Elvis impersonator Dan Hartal a.k.a. "Schmelvis" thinks so.

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