Top Jewish Stories of 2018

This year American Jews almost experienced a tragedy: It was rumored that Entenmann’s was going to lose its kosher certification.

The Jewish-Christmas Connection

The two best-selling Christian holiday songs were written by the son of a cantor named Israel Baline, better known as Irving Berlin.

Jews & Chinese Food: A Match Made in Heaven

Rejected Jewish activities for Christmas Day before eating Chinese food won.

Jewish Singles Events

Unfortunately, if there’s a choice between a conversation with a woman or latkes with sour cream, I’m with the latkes.

Top 10 Jokes About Zadies

To remind us how much we love them.

Chanukah Gifts for Dictators

What do you get for the dictator who has everything?

How to Make Chanukah Religious Again

In order to make Chanukah more religious, I’m using fat from shmaltz flanken meat that stays in the stomach for eight days.

Jews and Sushi

At the average wedding, the sushi bar often has better attendance than the chuppah ceremony.

Reasons I Wasn’t Accepted into the Israeli Army

I wanted to serve the army, but they knew better.

Snopes Schmopes!

Introducing the Jewish fact-checking site, Schmopes.

Foods Jews Love to Eat: Sephardic Jews Edition

I know nothing about Yemenite history. All I know is that they know how to make bread taste amazing.

Losing My 50 Pounds

I’ve been blessed to have kept off 50 pounds for about eight years. It is the single hardest thing I’ve ever done.

Food Jews Love To Eat: Ashkenazi Edition

There is one thing that connects all Jews. Food.

Leftovers Exchange Program

“I love my wife, but I’m so sick of leftovers. What should I do?”

New Laws for Jerusalem

No third graders directing traffic.

Jewish Dinosaurs

Meet the Schleposaurus

Uncovered: Fiddler on the Roof's Butcher's Diary

Finding Lazar Wolf’s diary changes everything!

An Ode to Jewish Delis

Nothing says American Jewish tradition like the deli.

Jewish Ways to Lose Weight After the Holidays

The Anti-Simcha Diet is where you don’t go to any family functions. That’s 5 pounds right there.

Meet the New Jewish James Bond

My name is Baum. Jacob Baum.

Top Sukkot Decorations

From the paper chain to the ushpizin poster to the Christmas lights, I’ve got your Sukkah covered.

So Sorry

You know that your apology is downright awful if you then have to apologize for your apology.

The (Jewish) Show Must Go On!

Miriam Poppins is about an Israeli nanny who floats down from the sky holding oversized Shabbos candlesticks.

Rosh Hashanah Resolutions

God, please help me to stop eating chocolate.

What’s Cool about Shul

When someone tells you religion does more harm than good, take him to shul.

Jewish Back to School Shopping Explained

No I cannot explain why your tuition doesn’t include pencils.

Shul Kiddush Best Practices

Focus on wolfing down as much and as fast as you can without looking alarmingly gluttonous.

Jewcrastination

How Jews can procrastinate productively.

25 Signs Camp Second Session Wasn’t as Good as Its First

Including "Reverse Visiting Day" on which campers are sent home to visit their parents.

How Jews Do Summer Vacations

Jews don’t pack clothes. We just pack food.

How to Enjoy a Summer Vacation in Israel

Going on a hike, or “Tiyul”, is a great way to experience what’s called in the Middle East “dehydration.”

Top 10 Jewlarious Jokes about Bubbies

“Next year in Jerusalem. The year after that, how about a nice cruise?”

Tips for Your Online Jewish Dating Profile

Tip #1: Do whatever you can to make sure your profile picture doesn’t look like you.

Don’t Ask Your Elderly Parent This!

Questions an adult child should never ask their Jewish boomer parent.

Fast Day Survival Tips

My techniques to make it through the Tisha B’Av fast.

Jewish Summer Camp: Memories of a Pre-Military Academy

The way my parents made Jewish summer camp sound, I thought I was joining the US Armed Forces.

Vacationing as a Jew

Your goal is to get into your hotel room but the anti-Semites have decided to make hotel keys electronic.

Top 10 Jewish Animal Jokes

With a few dog jokes slipped in for good measure.

The Worst Bar Mitzvah Speech Ever Given

“I’m honored to be a Jewish adult. I will never pay retail again.”

Top 9 Jewish Jokes about Fathers

In honor of Father’s Day, enjoy some jokes about our beloved Jewish fathers!