Jewish Comedy Has Earned Big Praise, But Is It Time to Stop the Joke-Telling?

Scholar Ruth Wisse likes to laugh as much anyone, but also sees peril when Jews can’t seem to quit clowning around. In ‘No Joke’ she explains why.

Apple Briefly Bans App Over Jewish Joke

A pretty funny one, too!

Elena Kagan’s Jewish Jokes

We know she has some; tell us what they are!

Converted

How Sarah Silverman finally won me over

Jones Apologizes for Controversial Humor

An old non-Jew tells a joke

Dark Humor

A collection of old world Jewish jokes feels a little funny

The Ha-Ha

What’s in a joke? Jim Holt finds out.

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