All posts by Lisa Klug

Wordie. Foodie. Jewie. Nerdie. Ashkefardic keyboard addict. Visit me at lisaklug.com, on my travels and in the pages of my books, "Hot Mamalah: The Ultimate Guide for Every Woman of the Tribe," and "Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe."
  • In Pursuit of Light, Liberty & Latkes

    You’ve heard of the 10 Days of Xmas? How about the 21 Days of Thanksgivukkah? In honor of the five-year anniversary of my first book,...

  • In the Land of Show Biz

    If you’ve always wanted to pitch your own reality show, or learn about the documentary film industry, two nice Jewish boys Have. Your. Back. Industry...

  • A New Year’s Giveaway!

    Seltzer: Addicted. Since childhood. And I’ve been halishing over a SodaStream since I first discovered one at my dear friends, the Hollanders z’l, in Jerusalem...

  • Shalom, Asher!

    If you haven’t yet seen the fabulousness that is the play, “My Name is Asher Lev,” one word comes to mind… go! “My Name is...

  • Mother’s Day: Redefined

    There are tons of stereotypes about women… the overbearing matriarch, the do-it-all maven, the neurotic meshugennah, the your-business-is-my-business yenta. You might embody an aspect of...

  • Not Feeling the Candy Hearts? Turn Around Your Fifty Shades of Abysmal Gray

    It’s that time of year…chocolates, flowers, jewelry. Sappy advertisements and red and pink displays. There are reminders everywhere. It’s Valentine’s Day. Sure, it’s a bit...

  • Last Call!

    Happy Chanukah! It’s the last call for eight awesome prizes plus bonus bling in the HOT MAMALAH HOT CHANUKAH GIVEAWAY: PRIZE No.1: the new Amazon-bestselling...

  • ‘Sha-Mash’ It Up With Another Fab Chanukah Giveaway!

    Happy Chanukah! Time for eight awesome prizes for eight awesome days! It’s all part of the HOT MAMALAH HOT CHANUKAH GIVEAWAY. Each day of Chanukah,...

  • Last Chance at $300 Worth of Goodies

    There’s a big giant giveaway going on over at Modern Tribe with your name on it. And Soulfarm, Mama Doni, Centipede Designs, No Limit Texas...

  • Blue Light Special

    Hey, bloggers. We gotta perk for you. Or at least all you bloggers who still like to read books. You know those archaic devices made...

  • A Spoon Full of Shlomo

    All you fans of “Fiddler,” get ready to plotz. “Soul Doctor: The Journey of a Rock Star Rabbi,” the new Broadway-bound show that details the...

  • Jews. Incans. Machu Picchu.

    What do Jews and Incans have in common? Mystical routes beneath the snowy peaks of the Andes. Lush jungles draped with orchids and ferns. Meditation,...

  • Such a Deal!

    Have you always wanted to check out Limmud NY? Well, if you sign up by Friday, December 24, you’ll get $50 off your registration fee...

  • You & IndieGoGo Got It Going On!

    As Shabbat approaches, we’re heading into the final hours of FOL! The Friends of Lisa Latte Campaign. There are only another 61 hours to go!...

  • Bring Cool Jewie-ness From the West to Budapest

    You might have already heard about the “Friends of Lisa” campaign to bring Cool Jew to Limmud Hungary. It’s the first time a survey of...

  • A Film Unfinished

    Today marks the official U.S. opening of the shocking, award-winning documentary, “A Film Unfinished.” In the definitely “stranger than fiction” category, the film reveals… A...

  • Rabbi Yonah, the Forward 50′s Game Changer

    We knew it and now the rest of the world does, too. Well, almost. As ck already noted, our own Rabbi Yonah takes the title...

  • Rabbi Yonah Represents!

    Mazal tov, Rabbi Yonah. It’s official. You’re in the Top Five of the Jewish Community Heroes contest! Rabbi Yonah is among the five finalists heading...

  • (Super) Circumcise Me!

    The first time Christopher Campbell converted to Judaism, he changed his name to Yisrael and got circumcised. He became a Reform Jew. The second time...

  • Welcoming Jews of Color

    If you’re a Jew of Color and are looking for a shul to call home, your worries are now hopefully over! The Welcoming Synagogues List...

  • Chag Sameach!

    Each week, I’ve been posting mini profiles about all kinds of Cool Jews. This week, get a listen of Israeli Lior Kaminetsky an internationally renowned...

  • ¡Felíz Año Neuvo y Felíz Sukkot!

    The upcoming Esencia de Judaismo/Essence of Judaism Sukkot Celebration embodies the essence of the biblical phrase, “Sukkat Shalom/Tabernacle of Peace.” A project of the American...

  • Days of Awe

    On the first day of Rosh HaShanah, the community known as Beit Midrash Ohr HaChaim in the Bay Area was treated to the following words...

  • Rock Your Shana

    It’s not everyday you can pick up a bisseleh Torah from a Hollywood screenwriter. But you actually can every week. David Sacks, who won an...

  • Jewish Diversity Rocks

    What do a rapper, a dancer, a comedian and a handful of Sefardic, Ashkenazi and Hasidic performers have in common? They’re all sharing the stage...

  • Rebuilding and Being Built

    A few years ago, at a Yom Kippur service in New York, I met Neshama Carlebach through a mutual friend. It was a few more...