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.

The Yiddish Dictionary of Fools

Legend has it that Eskimos (Inuit) have hundreds of words to describe snow. We Jews have hundreds of words for "pains in the neck."

UN on China and Burmese Crises: Israel's Fault

World body passes resolution blaming Israel…again.

Arab League Convenes Emergency Meeting to Make Enormous Mistake

Mistake yet to be determined, but members hope it will be one of their best yet.

Money Talks

Judy's 10 Commandments for Saving Money

Molly Man

Women are right -- men are pigs.

The Joys of Yiddish

Growing up in a family that spoke Yiddish, we kids were somewhat "punch line challenged."

The Olympics in Israel

An interview with the man spearheading an ambitious bid for the 2016 Summer Games.

The Frozen Chosen

The untold story of Israel's Olympic bobsled team.

WouldJew Believe #4

Outrageous, odd, fascinating Jewish facts and figures.

You Think Your Job Is Bad?

Mark Miller shares the worst jobs he's ever had. And they're bad. Very bad.

Jimmy Carter and Khaled Meshal Wed in Secret Damascus Ceremony

Carter: "I married the political wing of the movement, not the terrorist wing."

Prescription Water

Nothing's sacred anymore -- not even water.

Baby Boomer-angs

If Moses lived to 120, we baby boomers are just getting started.

WouldJew Believe #3

Outrageous, odd, fascinating Jewish facts and figures.

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