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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Gilda Radner

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Gilda Radner

JORDAN PALMER June 10, 2021

In the 1982 film, “My Favorite Year,” the lead character, Bengie Stone, a Jewish comedy writer who worked on a fictional version of Sid Caesar’s “Your Show of Show’s” is on a date, and trying to explain to his non-Jewish date, that “Jews...

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Groucho Marx and Phyliss Diller

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Groucho Marx and Phyliss Diller

June 3, 2021

In the 1982 film, “My Favorite Year,” the lead character, Bengie Stone, a Jewish comedy writer who worked on a fictional version of Sid Caesar’s “Your Show of Show’s” is on a date, and trying to explain to his non-Jewish date, that “Jews...

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca

JORDAN PALMER May 13, 2021

In the 1982 film, “My Favorite Year,” the lead character, Bengie Stone, a Jewish comedy writer who worked on a fictional version of Sid Caesar’s “Your Show of Show’s” is on a date, and trying to explain to his non-Jewish date, that “Jews...

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Don Rickles

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Don Rickles

Jordan Palmer April 15, 2021

In the 1982 film, "My Favorite Year," the lead character, Bengie Stone, a Jewish comedy writer who worked on a fictional version of Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Show's" is on a date, and trying to explain to his non-Jewish date, that "Jews know three things,...

A photo of Mel Brooks taken for Mademoiselle Magazine while Brooks was filming “History of the World: Part I” in 1980-81.

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Mel Brooks as a waiter at the Last Supper

BY JORDAN PALMER March 18, 2021

In the 1982 film, "My Favorite Year," the lead character, Bengie Stone, a Jewish comedy writer who worked on a fictional version of Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Show's" is on a date, and trying to explain to his non-Jewish date, that "Jews know three...

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Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Groucho and Chico Marx

BY JORDAN PALMER March 11, 2021

In the 1982 film, "My Favorite Year," the lead character, Bengie Stone, a Jewish comedy writer who worked on a fictional version of Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Show's" is on a date, and trying to explain to his non-Jewish date, that "Jews know three...

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Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Sid Caesar

BY JORDAN PALMER March 4, 2021

In the 1982 film, "My Favorite Year," the lead character, Bengie Stone, a Jewish comedy writer who worked on a fictional version of Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Show's" is on a date, and trying to explain to his non-Jewish date, that "Jews know three...

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