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Humor

  • 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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