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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  • Germans don skullcaps to protest anti-Semitism
    BERLIN (AP) — Germans of various faiths donned Jewish skullcaps and took to the streets Wednesday in several cities to protest an anti-Semitic attack in Berlin and express fears about growing hatred of Jews in the country. The kippa protest was triggered ...
    04/25/2018 - 4:42 am | View Link
  • Cranford's Kurt Steiner, a Holocaust Survivor, tells Life Story as 106th Birthday Draws Near
    “Vienna had more Jews than any other city in Europe. Nobody believed that it could be possible. It was our country, our language, and you don’t just pick up and run.” Steiner, his father and his wife, Nora, were forced to give up their jobs, their ...
    04/24/2018 - 12:28 am | View Link
  • Martin Luther and Me
    A few years earlier, however, Irving Howe’s World of Our Fathers had come out, and, reading it in my dreary apartment, I became captivated by the story of the migration of Jews from Poland and Ukraine to New York and their wrenching but stirring ...
    04/23/2018 - 6:17 am | View Link
  • A Pandora Box Was Opened with Poland’s Holocaust law
    It is a lie. Three million Polish Jews died in these bloody camps, and the Poles were deeply involved in helping the Nazi-German occupying force to build them and pack them up, mainly with Jews. The Polish people’s collaboration guilt The Polish people ...
    04/23/2018 - 3:33 am | View Link
  • He trained a pug to do a Nazi salute for a YouTube video. Now, he’s been fined for a hate crime.
    Then Meechan asked the dog the same question, again and again: “Buddha, do you want to gas the Jews?” For two years, the video, which includes a scene of a pug staring obediently at a speech by Adolf Hitler, has raised questions about the murky line ...
    04/23/2018 - 2:22 am | View Link
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  • Orthodox Jews in Fiction
    We have relied for too long on people disaffected with the Orthodox world to produce an "Orthodox literature" that verges on caricature.
    04/22/2018 - 10:44 pm | View Website
  • National Book Critics Circle: awards
    Fiction: E.L. Doctorow, Ragtime General Nonfiction: R.W.B. Lewis, Edith Wharton: A Biography (Harper & Row) Poetry: John Ashbery, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (Viking) ...
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    Prizewinners and finalists in General Nonfiction category, including bios, photos, jurors and work by winners and finalists
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    Imperceptibly, the white pine has grown so tall no one can see what’s happening up there. Dirt has mounded at its base, the underside asserting itself: a bulge of the invisible.
    04/21/2018 - 3:54 am | View Website
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    Imperceptibly, the white pine has grown so tall no one can see what’s happening up there. Dirt has mounded at its base, the underside asserting itself: a bulge of the invisible.
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