Jewish Journal

Conventional Wisdom

By Elliot Steingart

August 29, 2012 | 11:23 am


It’s good to hear opposing viewpoints. It’s part of the reason I’m in a relationship. My girlfriend told me the name of the Hebrew God is Yahweh. I’ve been Jewish for 27 years and I’ve... read on

  • Scratch it Up

    By Elliot Steingart

    August 22, 2012 | 11:48 am

    Addiction is a scary thing. In ninth grade I was mentally addicted to cigarettes for almost a week. I couldn’t stop thinking about cigarettes until I smoked half a Parliament Light and gave the rest to someone else. I’m lucky that I’ve never been addicted to drugs, alcohol, or... read on

  • Last Will and Testament

    By Elliot Steingart

    August 15, 2012 | 11:44 am

    I need to clarify that I wrote last week’s blog as a joke. Yes, my girlfriend and I quarrel from time to time. We both like to get our own way and that sometimes creates tension. My girlfriend isn’t trying kill me because she clenched my pinkie at Albertsons.

    Then I read some of my... read on

  • Killer Blog

    By Elliot Steingart

    August 9, 2012 | 11:38 am

    Any time you leave town you gain perspective. Since returning from my Pittsburgh trip, I’ve thought more about my relationship with my girlfriend. When you dig deeper you begin to uncover the hidden truths in any relationship.

    I first dismissed her reckless driving, and grew... read on

  • Back to the Burgh’

    By Elliot Steingart

    August 1, 2012 | 11:42 am

    Earlier in the year I asked a date about her summer vacation plans. “I’m going to Hawaii.” She said. “Where are you vacationing?”

    “The opposite of Hawaii—Pittsburgh.”

    It’s no Hawaii, but Pittsburgh is home, and there is no substitute. It’s where I lived until I turned 17 when I... read on




Elliot Steingart is a Los Angeles based comedian and writer who hosts a monthly comedy show, “Melgard Mondays” at Melgard Public House. Steingart has written jokes for...

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