A Chanukah Miracle...in February

The forces of Goodness have prevailed! Celebrate and spin your dreidels!

Thou Shalt Twitter

Moses could have saved himself a lot of tzuris if he'd have been able to lead the Jews via Twitter.

WouldJew Believe #10

Outrageous, odd and interesting facts like...Jews invented bananas??


An Open Letter to President Barack Obama: Appoint a Secretary of Jewish Affairs!

The Two Me's

How do I reconcile Jewish Andy with latently gentile Andy?

Junk Cheer

If unwanted mail is "Junk Mail," I've coined a phrase for unwanted holiday cards -- "Junk Cheer."

Lesser Known Jewish Miracles

Chanukah marks one of Judaism's major miracles. Today we acknowledge some of the slightly less major ones.

Oil In A Day's Work

A Transcript of the Congressional Hearing on the Inexplicable Oil Price Fluctuations

WouldJew Believe #9: Holiday Edition

Outrageous, odd and interesting Jewish facts like… the existence of a special Chanukah Beer: 8 Malts, 8 Hops, and 8% Alcohol. L'Chaim!

Murphosky's Law

Forget Murphy's Law. We Jews have "Murphosky."

Bailout Shmailout!

My solution for our ailing economy.

Coming to a Theatre Near Jews!

Jewish Film Festivals are growing in popularity. Watch local listings for the best cinema of 5769.

The First (Jewish) Thanksgiving

The Academy of Obscure Jewish History reveals that the actual first American Thanksgiving took place between Native Americans and Jews.

Conservation Conversion

In another era they would have called us miserly. Now we're environmentalists.

The Ultimate Yiddishe Quiz #2

Think you are a yiddishe "maven?" Well then take the Yiddishe quiz!

Goyish Vs. Jewish, Part 3

The final installment in our survey of the things that just "feel" Jewish, and those that don't.

Guilt Trippings

Read this article. You don't want to? Fine, your loss.

Can You Keep a Secret?

My recent success at keeping a secret exposed everyone else's utter failure.

Oil Prices So Low, Arab Nations Consider Educating Youth

Terror organizations to hold massive car wash

Election Top Tens

Jewlarious has created a top ten list in honor of this year's election.


Things Jews find far scarier than Halloween.

All Bar and No Mitzvah

In planning my son's bar mitzvah I have begun to wonder if we as a community are not putting the emphasis in the wrong place.

WouldJew Believe #8

Outrageous, odd and interesting facts including ... the power of chicken soup -- for pandas.

Remembering Manichewitz

I remember the days when there was only one kosher wine -- Manichewitz. How sweet those days were…


Allow me to clarify for you which real (and not so real) characters are Jewish with my highly developed Jewish radar or "Jewdar."

The Ultimate Yiddishe Quiz #1

Think you are a yiddishe "maven." Take the Ultimate Yiddishe Quiz!

Fall - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Summer is for kids. Fall is my kind of season.

Can't We All Just Get Along?

Different political beliefs are coming between me and my friends. But I just might have the solution.


Mazel Tov! New Jewish Planet Discovered!

WouldJew Believe #7

Outrageous, odd and fascinating Jewish facts like...a Yiddish word wins the National Scrabble Championship.

Beware of the Food Police

Some cities mandate restaurants to post calorie contents. I hope that kosher establishments are exempt.

The Ten Commandments of Jewish Worry: Part 2

Part two in our series about the "mitzvah" of worrying.

The Ten Commandments of Jewish Worry: Part 1

We Jews take our worrying so seriously it's as if it were a mitzvah

Israel Brings Home Gold from Beijing

Israeli Moishe Rosenberg returns with gold from Beijing...the Beijing Mercantile Exchange.

WouldJew Believe #6

Outrageous, odd and fascinating Jewish facts including… craters on the moon named after rabbis.

The Original Jewish Olympics

Thought the Greeks invented the Olympics? Think again.

Goyish Vs. Jewish, Part 2

Back by popular demand, our list of things that just "feel" Jewish, and some that don't.

The Text Message Mess

Text messaging is destroying the English language and I'm not going to stand for it! R U with me?

Stranger than Fiction

My "audition" to get into the Jewish Book Fair was stranger than fiction.

Survivor - Family Vacation Edition

The Jewlarious guide to a successful summer family vacation.

What, Me Worry?

My kindergarten teacher tried to teach me how to "turn my frown upside down." I wish I had listened.

Communication Breakdown

When we focus on the little picture on our cell phones, we're missing the big picture – the person right in front of us.

The Bubbie Diaries

I've recently gained a new perspective on my lovable yet eccentric grandmother "Fertel."

WouldJew Believe #5

Outrageous, odd and interesting facts, including Sidney Franklin the first American bull rider -- a Jew.

To Be or Not To Be (Kosher)

Existential angst and the Jewish dietary laws.

Confessions of a Romantic Cynic

After all these years, have I finally found the "one"?

Shoeless in Albuquerque

The airport's new security regulations have become impossible. Especially if you're Jewish.

The Yiddish Curse

Curses may be against our ethical makeup. But euphemisms are another story.

Jewish Vs. Goyish

Some things just "feel" Jewish, while others don't.

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