New Wise Men of Chelm Stories

Tales from the shul board.

Take the Mensch Quiz

Are you a mensch? Take this quiz to find out now!

How to Visit a Jewish Retirement Home

I’ve been closely watching families who visit Jewish retirement homes and I think we can do better.

There’s No Place Like Purim: A Halloween Dream

On October 31st instead of Mr. Goodbars I’ll be offering Mr. Menschbars.

Ask Yente

Jewish readers get advice from the new maven in town.

Sukkot Around the World

In Canada, Jews use heaters, in Florida, air conditioners, but at the core, it’s all the same.

6 Things I’m Sorry for This Year

I’m sorry that our nation’s problems will never end…

People You See in Shul on The High Holidays

Every shul has the guy who times the tekiya gedola shofar blast.

How Should You Break the Fast?

Don’t stress when you fress, and don’t cheat when you eat.

Top 10 Jokes about Seniors

Are we still funny? Funnier! Then again it could be a “senior moment.”

Israel Election Results Explained

Who is going to be Israel’s next Prime Minister? We break down all of the options.

I’m Sorry for My Selichot

As part of my repentance process, I hope it’s okay that I open up my heart to you. Don’t judge.

Preparing Your Child for Success at Jewish School

Beware, it all starts in kindergarten…

Top 10 Jewlarious Jokes about Doctors

"Hey Doc, want to take a look at this?"

How to Spot a Jewish Family on Vacation

They have enough luggage for a family making Aliyah…

Questions People Ask Rabbis

As a rabbi, I’ve heard my fair share of interesting questions…

How Jews Show Children They Really Care

For example, show them what they’ll get when you die. Also tell them who will get bupkis.

What is Going on at Camp?

Since our kids don’t write home, here are my guesses as to what’s happening at camp.

Reasons for Jewish Singles to Get Married

Tu B’Av is here – the Jewish holiday of love, and that means it’s time for all of us singles to get married.

My Outside the Box Ideas to Help Bring Redemption

Tell people others aren’t feeling well. Sick people bring out the best in us.

Exclusive Interview with Iran’s Top Naval Commander

I ask Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi all the tough questions.

Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand Star as Tevye & Golde!

If I directed the Fiddler remake, this is what it would look like…

Jewish Summer Camp Lingo

From the ropes course to the room with the air conditioning, this is what you need to know about Jewish summer camp.

How Jews Get Their Kids into College

Bring a mattress to the admissions office and say, “My son’s on your wait list. So I’m waiting.”

The Jewish Camp Newsletter

Here’s what we did in camp this week, in case your kid insists he did “nothing.”

New Jewish Emojis

Here’s my list of Jewish emojis I submitted to the Unicode Consortium.

Necessity is the (Jewish) Mother of Invention

My Jewish inventions that will make us all millions!

Jewish Summer Camp Characters

The cook, the nature guy, the canteen guy, the local who mows the lawn – who remembers these people from Jewish summer camp?

Confessions of a Jewish Bargain Hunter

Five things you should never get because it’s a bargain.

Jewish Summer Camp Activities

Here’s a list of things you or your child will be doing at camp this summer.

How Jews Visit the Sick

When people are sick, we bring food. That’s just what Jews do.

Making a Tsimmes

Cooking a carrot dish or making a scene? You decide.

Funniest Jokes about Jewish Fathers

In honor of Father’s Day, here are the funniest Jewish jokes about our beloved dads.

Making Jewish Food Dairy

How many good dairy foods do we really have?

Jewish Objects Created on 3D Printers

Can a 3D printer make a matzah ball?

Jewish Wedding Gift Etiquette

What to gift and what not to gift.

Top Ten Jewlarious Jokes about Israel

Because laughter is one of the best ways to deal with challenge.

Things That Make Israel Special

In Israel we don’t like uniforms. This is why it looks like the mailman is stealing your mail.

Jewish Workouts

Passover is behind us, so let’s get in shape!

David’s Pesach Seder Guide

It’s amazing how talking about slavery can bring a Jewish family together.

World’s Greatest Passover Jokes

What army base is off limits on Passover? Fort Leavenworth.

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