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Sitting Shiva for the Polish Tea Room

Broadway’s iconic, unassuming Jewish café to close at the end of the year

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Iconic New York City Jewish Café Closing

Theater district staple Cafe Edison was a hangout for writers and performers

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‘The Simpsons’ Says Goodbye to a Rabbi

Krusty the Clown’s father, Hyman Krustofski, died on this season’s premiere

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Comedy Isn’t Kosher, but It Can Be Funny

How observant Jewish funnymen (and -women) navigate the line between irreverence and devotion

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Comedian Jackie Mason—Who Turns 82 Sunday—Is Still Really, Really Funny

But in an in-depth interview with Tablet Magazine, he also gets serious about Israel, anti-Semitism, and why Italians love him

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Sundown: The Model Is a Spy

Plus Eisner slapped on wrist, the lawyer behind the lawsuits, and more

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Maddening

A show about intermarriage, Mad About You never once mentioned religion. It’s a monument to the comedic dangers of ethnic cleansing.

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