The Detroit Mensches

The Chosen People’s latest miracle: Detroit Tigers name their first Jewish manager.

Dare to Dream

What to do at 3 a.m. when everyone else can sleep except you.

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

A study shows that 9 out of 10 children have never written a proper letter.

Driver Beware

God has given me a gift: The world’s worst sense of direction.

The New Parent Test

Take this hilarious 'test' designed to find out if you're ready to have kids.

My First Tough Mudder Competition

The grueling physical challenge was everything my DNA says I should avoid.

Look Who’s a Zadie

If Dustin Hoffman, Richard Dreyfuss and Henry Winkler are now playing Zadies what does that make me?

The Scent of Pew

The new Pew study of American Jews is out. And Mark Miller has something to say about it.

His and Hers Closet

If I hate shopping for myself, what makes my wife think I am going to enjoy shopping for her?

The Obama/Putin Transcript

Obama and Putin sit down to discuss Syria, Israel, and Macadamia Mango Mahi-Mahi.

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This, Part 2

Like: “When you got that 82 in physics your mom was actually happy?”

There Ain’t No Flies On Us

Have the past 21 generations of one family of flies dedicated themselves to mercilessly harassing me?

Don’t Ask Non-Jews This: Part I

Like: So your last name’s Cooper. Tell me what was it before?

Tips for the New Year

My common sense tips to make this year a winner.

New Fruits for the New Year

There’s apples and honey and then there’s this.

Charlie Roach

An encounter with a nasty cockroach had me preparing for Rosh Hashanah.


My favorite (OK weird) Jewperstitions.

NSA Oy Vey

Most embarrassing Jewish phone and email records gathered by the NSA.

Home, Sweet, Expensive Home

I am one of those Jews who knows nothing about home improvement projects, other than how to write the checks for them.

BBQ 101

My sure fire tips for a successful barbecuing experience.

Mascot Man

As the mascot at my kids’ summer camp, I realized that we all want to know who is pulling the strings in life.

A Writer’s Life

What’s it like to be a writer of Jewish humor? Marnie Macauley tells all.

Moving Day, Oy Vey!

My son leaves for college in about a month and I’m not sure how two klutzes like us are going to handle it.

Jewish Feng Shui

Lotus Touts vs. Jewish Touts.

Look, Ma! No Hands!

Google has invented the self driving car. Wait, so whose picture is on the license?

The New Yiddish Dictionary

New Yiddish words for Jewish young adults – like…blogshert!

Edward Snowden and my Bubbie Yetta

Why the best asylum offer for Edward Snowden is the one from my Bubbie Yetta.

Keeping it Kosher

Food and beverage companies are scrambling to go kosher to capture the lucrative kosher market.

Oh, Concierge!

Actual results of a recent poll of hotel managers as to the strangest objects people have ever requested from the concierge.

Are They Listening?

Has anyone who’s against the NSA’s policy of phone and email tapping come up with a better way to find terrorists?

Saving Energy

My wife and I are trying come up with ideas to save energy. But all of this thinking requires a lot of, well, energy.

Camp Mom

What if there was a summer camp for moms?

Inconceivable Incentives

Least-popular incentives offered to attract new members to Jewish communities.

Aging Ungracefully

In the 1960’s they used to say “Don’t trust anyone over 30”; Now, they say “Don’t trust anyone who looks older than 30!”

Don’t Ask the In-Laws This

Five questions you should never ask your child’s prospective in-laws.

Teens in Space

A teenager is a formerly sweet and obedient child who turns into an extra-terrestrial, overnight.

Forget Me Not

Remembering to count the days between Passover and Shavuot can be tricky. But I’ve got a plan!

My “Farflucket” List

Some people have a “bucket list; I have a “farflucket list.”

Jew in a Box

The least popular Jewish performance art pieces of all time.

Not So Smart-Tech

Next-generation technology is watching you. Behave, or else!

Jewish Paraprosdokians 2

40 more paraprosdokians for the articulate Jew.

Fast and Furious

Enhancing your productivity by doing things faster.

The Gift of Kvetch III

Confessions from a creative kvetcher…

Jumping the Gefilte

Ever heard the expression “Jumping the Shark”? Now introducing…”Jumping the Gefilte!”

Trimming the Fat

Passover is coming, so eat everything you can!

Confessions of a Jewish Food Hoarder

I hope living a life trying to do mitzvahs whites out hoarding a few soy sauce packets.

Why Is This Luxury Resort Different From All Others?

While my body would love to go away for Passover, my soul enjoys making Seders at home.

License to Smile

Time for my favorite errand – a trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles!

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