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Saturday, February 13 • 10:00am - 11:15am
What Makes Jews So Funny?

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Over the past century, the majority of comedians in America have been Jews--and this over-representation of Jews in the humor industry has long raised the question, 'what makes Jews so funny?' Come share some of your favorite Jewish jokes and find the answer to the comedy conundrum with a historian of the subject.

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David E. Kaufman

David E. Kaufman is a scholar of American Jewish History, and has taught for 20+ years at Hebrew Union College/LA and Hofstra University. He has published Shul with a Pool and Jewhooing the Sixties. The latter book is an in-depth examination of Jews and Jewish identity in American... Read More →


Saturday February 13, 2016 10:00am - 11:15am EST
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