9 Jewish moments you forgot from ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

Andrew Tobin

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In a scene from “Wet Hot American Summer,” Camp Firewood staff and campers reacting to stand-up comedy at the talent show. (Screenshot)

Netflix is taking viewers back to camp this summer. The highly anticipated “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” TV series will start streaming online July 31.

The eight-episode miniseries is a prequel to the 2001 cult classic “Wet Hot American Summer” film. Whereas the film follows the impossibly eventful last day at Camp Firewood in 1981, the series starts from day one.

The same star-studded staff will be there to greet the campers, including Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Rudd. Jason Schwartzman and Kristen Wiig are new hires.

Camp Firewood doesn’t appear to be religious, but it’s chalk-full of Jew — and Jewish humor. Here are the best Jewish moments from the film.

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