Six Simple Strategies for Achieving Misery

The sobering fact is that serenity and joy are natural states for us all. Fear not. Practiced regularly, these strategies vastly improve our odds of attaining despair.

The Office Exodus

First there was Charlton Heston, and now there's Jim Halpert.

The Matisyahu of Stand Up Comedy

For Yisrael Campbell, the journey from Catholicism to Judaism is a real laugh.

The Office: The Lost Purim Episode

The script of NBC's hit comedy that the Network doesn't want you to see.

Marc the Explorer

A stand-up comedian's brush with tragedy teaches him that laughter helps keep you connected to spirituality.

This Rabbi Can Rock

Shmuel Skaist drinks beer and thinks of himself as a rock star. He also has six kids and is a rabbi. He sees no contradiction between the two.

The Humor of Hope

One woman show "Dai (Enough)" reflects the spectrum of Israeli society.

He Knows if You've Been Naughty or Nice

Mind reader Marc Salem knows what you're thinking. Be very careful.

Anne Frank and the Freedom Writers

The message of hope lives on in a most unlikely place.

The Daily Show with Rob Kutner

An interview with the four-time Emmy Award winning comedy writer.

Why Are Jews Funny?

An insider's look at the world of Jewish comedy.

The Haunted Smile

From vaudeville to the movies to television, how Jewish comedians transformed American entertainment.

The Hip-Hop Hebrew

Jewish comedian Eric Schwartz thinks that rap music is strictly Kosher.

2006 Jewlarious Awards

The Jewlarious Academy has voted, and the results are in…

Old Jewish Jokes

Did you hear the one about the rabbi from Chelm?

The Jewish Dis-Organization

A stand-up comedian struggles to find his way through the maze of the Jewish Dis-Organization.

Four-Letter Words

My stand up performance at Pepsi headquarters taught me a surprising lesson about corporate morality.

David Mamet's Question

David Mamet's new book asks some tough questions about being Jewish in an age of anti-Semitism.

The Outsider

Ophira Eisenberg is a little bit of an outsider. But that's what makes her funny.

Borat: Good Satire or Cheap Laughs?

The newly released film has been hailed as a satiric masterpiece. Does it live up to its hype?

Something I Said?

Jerry Seinfeld meets a heckler with an eye for talent.

Depressingly Funny

David Granirer was diagnosed with clinical depression. And he thinks that's hilarious.

A Stand Up Jew

Comedian Steve Mittleman has performed for just about everyone. But his favorite thing to do is to make Jewish people laugh.

Sorry, Danny

After 20 years of story telling, the realization hits that it was at someone else's expense.

Me, Dave Chappelle and My Yarmulke

Comedian Dave Chappelle taught me an important lesson about being Jewish.

Come on Down!

My lifelong dream was to become a contestant on The Price is Right. Along the way, I acquired another.

Laughter and Tears

A stand up comedian grapples with laughter during trying times.

A Time to Laugh

Why now is the best time to launch -- a new site dedicated to Jewish humor.

God's Comedian

Mark Schiff thinks that G-d is funny. G-d probably thinks Mark Schiff is funny too -- most people do.

Dreams of My Grandfathers

My grandfathers were complete opposites. But they ended up teaching me the same thing.

Jewstalgia: Part 3

My final trip down memory lane.

Jewstalgia: Part 2

Join me on another trip down memory lane.


Join me as I take a trip down memory lane…at the buffet.

A Chanukah Call to Action

Our national pastime is under attack. Take up arms to save it!

Funny Business

Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada is serious about changing the world, one laugh at a time.

Funny Business

Nothing says "funny" like a Harvard MBA.

Is the Joker Jewish?

How this summer's blockbuster character migrated from the Catskills to Gotham City.

A Good Friend

Ari Teman: web guru, social activist and comedian.

Jewish American Idol

An exclusive, advanced look at the new TV reality show.

Schlock Rock Rocks

Making a livelihood in Jewish music hasn't been easy, but Lenny Solomon has loved every minute of it.

Next Year in Jerusalem?

So, your kid's visiting Israel? Don't worry! (Yeah, right.)

House Alter Ego

An interview with David Shore, the creator, writer and executive producer of the award winning medical drama House.

Six Degrees of Eddie Brill

According to the warm up comedian for David Letterman, comedians are the truth tellers of the world.

The Band's Visit

A movie about Israelis and Arabs finding peace with one another.

Jackie Mason: King of Jewish Comedy

An exclusive Jewlarious interview with a comedian who is truly Jewlarious.

Traveling with My Father

Mark Schiff's parents loved his act. In his father's final days, it brought them all closer together.

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