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Posts Tagged ‘ comedy ’

When Borscht Belt Comedy Went to School

July 31, 2013
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“The birth of modern stand-up comedy begins in the Catskills Mountains,” so says When Comedy Went To School, a new film that traces the evolution of comedy as we know it. Narrated by Robert Klein, it’s peppered with reflections from comedy greats like Larry King, as well as footage of a younger Jerry…

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Jewish Singles Dances

August 6, 2012
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“Jewish singles dances in the eighties were my guarantee of a lot of free dinners…

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Flirting, Israeli Style

June 14, 2012
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Like your craziest high-school friend, the TV show Coupling will try anything once. This British sitcom is…

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The Holocaust, with Punchlines

April 19, 2012
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Edge City is a daily comic strip published in many national…

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Hard to Hear

March 22, 2012
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“Being the hearing child of deaf parents,” says…

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Third Time’s the Charm

January 18, 2012
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There’s a man at a comedy club wearing…

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Hebrew for Fun and Profit

August 23, 2011
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Do Jews speak a different language than other…

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The Yiddish Godfather

July 5, 2011
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Sholem Aleichem was one of the first authors to…

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Funny, You Don’t Look Jewish

November 24, 2010
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Samson Koletkar is a funny guy with a…

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