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From a recent JTA report: A wealthy Israeli businessman is offering a cash prize for initiatives that instill manners in his native land. Ronny Maman, who recently returned to Israel after 18 prosperous years in San Diego, announced this week that he will give $60,000 to anyone...

Well-known rabbi Joseph Telushkin, in his book on Jewish humor, attributes the classic Jewish sense of humor to the need to "laugh to keep from crying." TIME TO START LAUGHING, FOLKS! According to this article on the JTA's (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) website, there is an unaddressed problem...