Tragic: This Man Forgot to Count Omer Last Night

STAMFORD, CT — In an unfortunate lapse of memory, Stamford native Elie Sharansky forgot to count the Omer last night, missing what would have been the 47th and penultimate night before Shavuot.  Sharansky, who until last night had maintained a seven year perfect streak, was reminded of his error at a Shacharit minyan this morning.Continue reading “Tragic: This Man Forgot to Count Omer Last Night”

Local Father Waterboarded but Still Won’t Reveal Afikoman Hiding Spot

ANY OF THE FIVE TOWNS, NY — Tensions were high this past Sunday night when the children of the Bloom household employed advanced interrogation techniques on their father Shloimie Bloom as part of an ongoing investigation regarding the location of the afikoman. Shloimie, who usually just hides it behind a picture frame, took his responsibilitiesContinue reading “Local Father Waterboarded but Still Won’t Reveal Afikoman Hiding Spot”

Sephardic COVID Patient Relieved to Lose Sense of Taste Right Before Visiting Ashkenaz In-Laws for Passover

SEATTLE, WA — After a long battle with the COVID-19 virus, local graduate student Aaron Abarbanel was relieved to find his lost sense of taste and smell have not yet returned, just in time to visit his in-laws of Polish descent.  “When I go over there I already have to shovel cold pressure-cooker brisket andContinue reading “Sephardic COVID Patient Relieved to Lose Sense of Taste Right Before Visiting Ashkenaz In-Laws for Passover”

I Promise There isn’t Chametz in my Internet History so you Definitely don’t have to Look There

As you start to search high and low for chametz in your houses, I understand that you’ll need to check under every couch cushion and between every fold in every sweater, but I promise you that there is no chametz in my browser history, so it’s honestly just not even worth looking there. I knowContinue reading “I Promise There isn’t Chametz in my Internet History so you Definitely don’t have to Look There”

I’m in My 20’s and Still Doing the Four Questions. What the Fuck.

I’m the youngest child in my immediate family – including my 17 first cousins – so it makes sense that I did the four questions when I was a kid. Maybe I even did them a little longer than the average person did, right? I mean, no younger siblings or cousins to take over forContinue reading “I’m in My 20’s and Still Doing the Four Questions. What the Fuck.”

Bad News: Passover is Basically Tomorrow

Yes, it’s technically still February, but if you aren’t already getting prepped for Passover, you’re in a whole mess of trouble. Obviously I hope you had a nice Purim and Shabbat, but let’s be real—Purim was a million years ago, before we started Pesach-cleaning… oh, you haven’t started yet? Oh, honey. Oh no. Please don’tContinue reading “Bad News: Passover is Basically Tomorrow”

How to Get Your Club Penguin Igloo Ready for Passover

Take that table full of treats and change it back to a plain table. You can use this to seat your seder guests if you host the first or second night at your igloo! If you don’t eat kitniyot, make sure your garden is changed from corn to another crop. Grow some tomatoes to makeContinue reading “How to Get Your Club Penguin Igloo Ready for Passover”