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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear one about the exceptionally old men and an Insurance agent?

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear one about the exceptionally old men and an Insurance agent?

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished August 3, 2022

I must say, some Jewish jokes just are funnier when told in Yiddish. Here is Hyman Batalion, Yiddish speaker and Montreal native, who tells a joke that involves a health insurance agent, a wedding, and a family who are all over 100 years old. See if you...

Jewish Joke: Did you hear the one about Jordans dream?

Jewish Joke: Did you hear the one about Jordan’s dream?

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished March 9, 2022

Today’s Jewish joke comes from Marc Wind. Marc will receive coupons for six free cookies from Hot Box Cookies. If you would like a cookie too, send me your joke.  [email protected]  

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about the ribeyes?

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about the ribeyes?

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished February 16, 2022

Today's Jewish joke comes from illustrator Erin Gillespie. You can find more of Erin's work here. Got a joke? Email me at [email protected]

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about Mr. Schwartz?

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about Mr. Schwartz?

Published December 1, 2021

From Groucho Marx to the Borscht Belt to Sarah Silverman, many of America’s best-known comedians have been Jewish. And so important is humor to Jewish culture that a landmark study on American Jewish identity in 2013 found that 42 percent of American...

Mel Brooks on Mel Brooks Unwrapped: “It is kind of a walk through my life, a memoir. Some of it is funny and some of it is moving and touching. (HBO) 

Mel Brooks’ 500 pages on himself

PJ Grisar, ForwardPublished November 30, 2021

This story 'Mel Brooks' 500 pages on himself' was originally published on Nov. 30 by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning.” All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business By...

No, David Zucker, you couldn’t make ‘Airplane!’ today — but why would you want to?

No, David Zucker, you couldn’t make ‘Airplane!’ today — but why would you want to?

PJ Grisar, ForwardPublished October 18, 2021

In a lengthy essay published in the New York Post, we learn that filmmaker David Zucker was recently asked an inane question at an anniversary screening of his 1980 film “Airplane!” “Could you make ‘Airplane!’ today?” an audience member...

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about the Jewish mothers answering machine?

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about the Jewish mother’s answering machine?

Published September 22, 2021

We are serious about our Jewish Joke of the Week. So much so, that we’re offering a free cookie coupon from Hot Box Cookies, and all you have to do is be funny. Well, you have send us a joke that is funny, and funny clean. No funny, not clean jokes. ...

Why I cant wait for Mel Brooks new memoir

Why I can’t wait for Mel Brooks’ new memoir

Jordan PalmerPublished August 13, 2021

“I hope fans of comedy will get a kick out of the stories behind my work, and really enjoy taking this remarkable ride with me.”—Mel Brooks I'm a fan, and I can't wait to take this ride with you Mel. I believe the reason it took Brooks 95-years...

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

Published August 11, 2021

From Groucho Marx and the Borscht Belt to Sarah Silverman, many of America’s best-known comedians have been Jewish. And so important is humor to Jewish culture that a landmark study on American Jewish identity in 2013 found that 42 percent of American...

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A ‘Seinfeld’ Lego set is here — Not that there’s anything wrong with that

Lisa Keys, KVELLERPublished July 9, 2021

Finally, a “sponge-worthy” Lego set! Here at Kveller, we absolutely LOVE Lego. And, of course, we love “Seinfeld.” So, imagine our extreme delight when we learned that, in honor of the sitcom’s 32nd anniversary of its first episode (July...

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

Published July 8, 2021

From Groucho Marx and the Borscht Belt to Sarah Silverman, many of America’s best-known comedians have been Jewish. And so important is humor to Jewish culture that a landmark study on American Jewish identity in 2013 found that 42 percent of American...

Heres your Jewish joke of the week

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

Published July 2, 2021

From Groucho Marx to the Borscht Belt to Sarah Silverman, many of America’s best-known comedians have been Jewish. And so important is humor to Jewish culture that a landmark study on American Jewish identity in 2013 found that 42 percent of American...

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