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Mordechai Schmutter

Mordechai Schmutter is a freelance writer and a humor columnist for Hamodia and other magazines. He has also published seven books and does stand-up comedy. You can contact him at [email protected].

Articles by Mordechai Schmutter

What Will We Eat?

About once a year, give or take, I write an article about food trends. Yidden are not really ones to keep up with trends, but

A Mother’s Day for Fathers

I feel like Father’s Day and Mother’s Day are both in that category of “non-Jewish holidays that many of us don’t officially celebrate, but we

Minhag Yisrael Torah Hu

Ever since I started writing these articles about my personal Yom Tov minhagim, I’ve been surprised by how many people tell me they have the

Memories of Sefirah

For some reason, the hardest mitzvah to remember seems to be Sefiras HaOmer. Which is crazy for a mitzvah that we do 49 times a

It’s No One’s Fault

This week we present part two of our FAQ column about earthquakes. We started talking about this last week, but we had to stop in

We’re All Still Shaken

As people who live in the Tri-State area, we are confused by earthquakes. Our thing is blizzards. Though not recently. So the recent earthquake left

Check Your Elbows

It’s time for an airline travel update, which I run every few years or so (which is about how often I travel through the air)

So the Client Should Ask

We all know the saying, “There’s no such thing as a dumb question,” although yeridas hadoros since the saying was formulated has made us question

What’s on the Menu?!

One of the trickiest Pesach minhagim that some families have—my own family included—is that we don’t sell real chometz. I’m not sure what we sell.

Heavy Journalism

It’s that time of year—all the yeshivas and shuls are making dinners, so that everyone can get together for a night of chizuk and community

Car Sick Ad D’lo Yada

I love Purim as much as the next guy (unless the next guy is the owner of a new carpet), but I have to say