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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 Kaufman

David E. Kaufman was most recently the Jewish Studies Chair at Hofstra University, and was previously on the faculty of Hebrew Union College/LA, concurrently teaching at the University of Southern California. He has a BA from Columbia, an MA in Jewish Education from JTS, and a PhD in American Jewish History from Brandeis. He is the author of Shul with a Pool: The "Synagogue-Center" in American Jewish History, and Jewhooing the... Read More →

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

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