Posts Tagged ‘ jewish humor ’

Getting Back Home Tonight, The Yiddish Way

December 31, 2014
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Getting Back Home Tonight, The Yiddish Way

It’s New Years Eve, and after all those rounds of champagne, the last place you’ll want to be tonight is behind the steering wheel, right? Of course, there are apps like Uber, which have revived urban nightlife in some locales and saved many a late-night reveler from a run-in with…

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Bubbe Doubtfire Tells the Weather

June 6, 2014
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Bubbe Doubtfire Tells the Weather

This past winter was so toxic it gave us high-grade cabin fever. Because laughter is the…

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Jews: Not Funny Anymore

May 12, 2014
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You want we should make you laugh? “Too late!” says When Jews Were Funny, a new…

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David Rakoff: Half Full, in Our Book

November 29, 2012
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Long and proud is the Jewish tradition of using…

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Open with a Joke

September 7, 2012
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It’s a common rule of public speaking: Tell a…

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How dirty can you get (in Hebrew)?

August 22, 2012
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There’s something about the comedy hip-hop group The Lonely…

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When the Comic Stops Laughing

July 18, 2012
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Israel Zangwill (1864-1929) was a British humorist, a writer,…

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Best Bathroom Reading

May 18, 2012
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According to Jewish law, it’s inadvisable to read holy…

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Great Jewish Bloggers of the 1920s

February 9, 2012
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Anzia Yezierska, the Jewish immigrant writer from Poland,…

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A Pair of Rabbis & a Pair of Nuns

November 23, 2011
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Jewish jokes aren’t like regular jokes. Granted, there’s the…

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How to Play Jewball

October 26, 2011
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How to Play Jewball

Do Jews care about sports? The popular stereotype says…

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The Only Synagogue in New York

June 29, 2011
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You’ve likely heard the old Jewish joke: A man…

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