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Humor

  • Ventriloquist Sylvia Fletcher to brings her trunk to Shaara Tfille on April 28

    By jwadmin on April 17, 2019
    SARATOGA SPINGS–Congregation Shaara Tfille and The Jewish Community Center of Saratoga Springs will host an afternoon of entertainment featuring professional ventriloquist, comedian and actress Sylvia Fletcher in a program entitled “Sylvia Fletcher  and her Magic Trunk” on Sunday, April 28, from 2-4 p.m. The program at the synagogue, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs will also include a silent auction and […]
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  • Beth Emeth plans ‘Pinot and Comedy Night”

    By jwadmin on April 10, 2019
    ALBANY–Congregation Beth Emeth will host a “Pinot and Comedy Night: on Saturday, April 13, at the synagogue, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Aaron Friedman, who was named “The Funniest Jew in New York” by The Jewish Week will provide the entertainment. The evening will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a havdalah service. It will be followed by appetizers and wine while […]
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  • These 7 Jewish comedians prove moms are really, really funny

    By jwadmin on March 8, 2019
    By ARIELLE KAPLAN This article originally appeared on Kveller. When screenwriter Amy Sherman-Palladino gifted the world with “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” we here at Kveller went wild. At last there was a show (a major hit, no less!) that seemed to be aimed directly at American Jews — specifically speaking, Jewish mothers. Although the titular character Midge Maisel has been criticized […]
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  • A tribute to the late Amos Oz could be a return to the  centrality of Hebrew in Jewish life

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    By JONATHAN S. TOBIN (JNS) – For those who only know Israel as a field of political combat, Amos Oz was just a writer with a point of view about his country’s basic political and security dilemmas. Oz’s advocacy for the two-state solution and his dim view of the current Israeli government, as well as many of its predecessors, figured prominently […]
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  • Breakout opportunity? Comedy night on Beth Emeth Calendar

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    ALBANY–A Jewish Comedy Night II has been organized for Congregation Beth Emeth in on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the synagogue, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. The open mic comedy night will follow a dinner at 6:30 p.m. For the second year in a row, amateur comedians will have a chance to perform both their new and old shtick for a live […]
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  • Federation to Host Event Featuring Writer for Seinfeld

    By jwadmin on April 6, 2017
    Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York will host the season’s Headliner Series finale with special guest, Carol Leifer, comedian, comedy writer for Seinfeld and Emmy Award-winning Modern Family. The event will be held on Sunday, May 7, 7:00 PM, at Congregation Gates of Heaven in Schenectady.  Ms. Leifer will present on her bestselling book, How To Succeed in Business Without […]
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