Browsing Tag

adam sandler


How Dirty Can You Get (in Hebrew)?

By On August 22, 2012

There’s something about the comedy hip-hop group The Lonely Island that screams Jewish. The group is an assemblage of three comedians who’ve made videos together since junior high school, and eventually became regular features on Saturday Night… Read More


Best Bathroom Reading

By On May 18, 2012

According to Jewish law, it’s inadvisable to read holy materials, or even mention God’s name, in a bathroom. On the other hand, there’s a classic rabbinical admonition never to waste a second. According to one apocryphal… Read More


Hanukkah Music

By On December 20, 2011

Lighting the family menorah can be a two-second affair. How much time does it take to strike a match and light a fire, anyway? But you can also make it last longer. Singing is one time-honored thing… Read More


Radio Free Catskills

By On March 16, 2011

An album full of Borsht Belt humor and classic Jewish songs shouldn’t actually be funny. After all, these are the jokes that your bubbe laughed at 50 years ago…aren’t they? Yet the 2008 collection The Jewish Songbook:… Read More