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Posts Tagged ‘ comedians ’

Jews: Not Funny Anymore

May 12, 2014
By
when-jews

You want we should make you laugh? “Too late!” says When Jews Were Funny, a new documentary by acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Alan Zweig. Named the Best Canadian Feature Film at its 2013 Toronto International Film Festival debut, the film covers the gamut of Jewish comedy, from its Borscht Belt beginnings to the present. And it…

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Martha Stewart and the Case of the WASPy Matzah

April 18, 2014
By
martha

Poor Martha Stewart. A few years ago she wasn’t invited to a Passover seder. Never one…

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Morning Jew News & Schmooze!

April 3, 2014
By
morning-jews-1

What do you get when two Jewish comedians—one in Oakland and another in New York…

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The Funniest Jewish Broads on Television

March 12, 2014
By
broad-city

For all the schlemiels who have the chutzpah to suggest that women…

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Jewish v. Goyish: The Abbie Hoffman Edition

January 30, 2014
By
Jewish Vs. Goyish

While many Jewish comedians (and one in particular) have noted the differing foodways…

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When Borscht Belt Comedy Went to School

July 31, 2013
By
comedy-school

“The birth of modern stand-up comedy begins in…

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The Funniest Broad in Flatbush

May 7, 2013
By
chaya-suri1

A young orthodox woman smiles demurely and speaks…

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Hebrew for Fun and Profit

August 23, 2011
By
jake and amir

Do Jews speak a different language than other…

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A Zodiac for the Jewish Deli

December 17, 2010
By
A-Zodiac-for-the-jewish-deli

There’s always been a healthy, productive relationship between…

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