Let there be Laughter: Jewish Humor in America!
It was Mel Brooks who said: A Jewish joke is one that no goy will ever understand and every Jew has heard before!
From Fiddler on the Roof and the humorous stories of Sholom Aleichem to Seinfield producer Larry David and Curb Your Enthusiasm, Jewish humor is entertaining, inspired and outright funny! Joey Novick gives a crisp and amusing history of Jewish Humor in America -- and gets lots of laughs in the process!
Joey talks about all the great Jewish humorists, and sources of humor -- Woody Allen, Jerry Seinfield, Lenny Bruce, Jules Feiffer, The Talmud, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, The Marx Brothers, the Borscht Belt -- just to name a few!
The highlight is "Stories Alive: The Way We Laughed!" -- the audience shares their humorous life stories! War stories, marriage stories, growing up in America. All designed to make us laugh and make new friends. All with Jewish humor. Better than any TV show!
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