Nonfiction: Why Are Jews Funny?

Nonfiction: Why Are Jews Funny?

Jeremy Dauber’s “Jewish Comedy” looks at laughter across more than 2,000 years.

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  • OPINION: Let’s Talk. Unless You’re Orthodox.
    The words “dialogue” and “discussion” were many times uttered by the various GA speakers and attendees, but the underlying message at the conference seemed to be this: American Jews are ...
    10/23/2018 - 10:57 am | View Link
  • Remembering Jewish Baghdad at Silicon Valley film fest
    JIMENA (Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa) was founded in 2001 by Gina Waldman, a Jew from Libya, and her Egyptian friend, the late Joseph Wahed. The S.F.-based nonprofit’s core miss...
    10/23/2018 - 9:35 am | View Link
  • Lewis Levin Wasn’t Nice
    Charleston was then home to about 700 Jews, which was enough to make it the largest community of Jews in the United States. Over the next 30 years, Levin pursued at least three careers in at least fiv...
    10/23/2018 - 2:15 am | View Link
  • Bowing to the Saudis Is a Presidential Tradition That Goes Back to FDR
    One of the major things he hoped to accomplish was to convince the Saudi monarch to agree to a compromise settlement with the Jews who sought to establish a homeland in Palestine, which had been promi...
    10/22/2018 - 12:49 am | View Link
  • The real rift: how the left is driving liberal Jews away from Israel
    Please note that the posts on The Blogs are contributed by third parties. The opinions, facts and any media content in them are presented solely by the authors, and neither The Times of Israel nor ...
    10/19/2018 - 10:46 am | View Link
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  • National Book Award for Nonfiction
    The National Book Award for Nonfiction is one of four annual National Book Awards, which are given by the National Book Foundation to recognize outstanding literary work by U.S. citizens. They are awards "by writers to writers". The panelists are five "writers who are known to be doing great work in their genre or field". The original National Book Awards recognized the "Most Distinguished ...
    10/14/2018 - 9:29 am | View Website
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag (/ ˈ s ɒ n t æ ɡ /; January 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004) was an American writer, filmmaker, philosopher, teacher, and political activist. She mostly wrote essays, but also published novels; she published her first major work, the essay "Notes on 'Camp'", in 1964.Her best-known works include On Photography, Against Interpretation, Styles of Radical Will, The Way We Live Now ...
    10/11/2018 - 2:31 am | View Website
  • The Karaite Jews of Egypt From 1882-1986, 2nd Edition ...
    The Karaite Jews of Egypt From 1882-1986, 2nd Edition [Mourad El-Kodsi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In The Karaite Jews of Egypt, Mourad el-Kodsi offers for the first time a comprehensive and scholarly study of the little-known history of the Karaite Jews. Dealing primarily with the period from 1882-1986
    09/25/2018 - 9:45 am | View Website
  • The Devil and the Jews: The Medieval Conception of the Jew ...
    The Devil and the Jews: The Medieval Conception of the Jew and Its Relation to Modern Anti-Semitism [Joshua Trachtenberg, Marc Saperstein] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A JPS bestseller, this is the definitive work of scholarship on the medieval conception of the Jew as devil—literally and figuratively. Through documents
    09/23/2018 - 12:25 pm | View Website
  • Did Jews Kill General Patton? | Real Jew News
    155 Comments. Brother Nathanael January 18, 2011 @ 9:38 pm. Dear Real Zionist News Family - Much going on. First of all, this article, “Did Jews Kill General Patton?” took 2 weeks of intensive research, then text, editing, MORE editing, more additions, photo hunts, montaging, etc. to reach the finished product above.
    01/17/2011 - 6:55 pm | View Website
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