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Sarah Silverman Weighs in on Israeli Election

Comedian tweets message urging Israelis to vote for leftist Meretz party

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Saying Goodbye to a Bright, Young Comedic Voice

Harris Wittels, a rising star in television and comedy, dies at 30

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Could Handler or Stewart Replace Letterman?

Maybe it’s time for a Jewish comedian on late night television

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Sarah Silverman Chats With Jesus About Reproductive Rights in New Video

The comedian’s activist streak continues, for a good cause

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Four-Letter Words: Why Jews Have Led the Making and Defense of Obscenity in America

Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.

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Potty-Mouthed Queen of the Jews, Sarah Silverman Does Something Special on HBO

The intimate, obscene, lovable, fearless stand-up of ‘We Are Miracles’ shows the comedian at her sweet, shameless best

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The Love Affair Between American Presidents and Jewish Artists, and Why It May Be Over

The historical relationship—and the proximity to power it afforded—enabled wider acceptance of Jews in America

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Jerry Lewis Respects Women So Much…

…that he doesn’t want them to do comedy

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Sundown: The End of Small Parties?

Plus effort by Jewish lawyer to ban Jews from jury fails

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Sarah Silverman’s Better Half

The comedian’s sister’s protest of gender inequality at the Western Wall makes a case for holiness, not against

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Sundown: Iranian Commander Killed in Lebanon

Plus, the Silverman sisters are still the bomb

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Daybreak: Russia Says Syria’s Losing Control

Riots continue after death of Palestinian teen

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Going Viral for Obama

Are videos featuring Sarah Silverman and Samuel L. Jackson, put out by a Jewish Super PAC, swaying voters?

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Obama’s Sarah Silverman Problem

The comic’s political videos are actually the worst representation of the president’s subtlety and values

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Sundown: Not So Fast, Mr. Olmert?

Plus Arlen Specter eulogized

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Daybreak: Barak Proposes West Bank Pull Out

Plus ‘Homeland’ scores huge at the Emmys

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‘Ignore Hitler,’ Indeed

Internet parodies of the Fuhrer, including a new blog, weaken our memory of the Holocaust—and that’s good

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A Pretty Girl Doing Dirty Jokes

The Rebutter takes on Sarah Silverman

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Obscenity Charges

Sarah Silverman seemed poised to usher in a new generation of secure, sexual, and powerful female comics. Instead, she went for empty shocks and cheap laughs.

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Top 10 Jewish Twitterers

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s got the most followers of them all?

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A Sort of, Maybe Jewish Movie

‘Peep World,’ out next week, is sort of maybe worth your time

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Dutch Treat

On the eve of his New York debut, an Amsterdam comedian reflects on Jewish funniness, the liberalism of the Netherlands, and Sarah Silverman. Plus a video preview.

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Today on Tablet

Sarah Silverman pees like a Jew, and more

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Converted

How Sarah Silverman finally won me over

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On the Bookshelf

Infidelities, legacies, comedies, and child prodigies

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Sundown: Have You Hugged a Jew Today?

Plus elections deferred, spilling the beans, and more

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Catholics Not Amused By Sarah Silverman’s Message to Pope

Of course, she’s just as mean to Jews

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Bubbe and Zayde Turning On Obama?

Health-care tsuris in Florida

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Brian, Resurrected

And other comedy news from the U.K.

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Flying Their Freak Flags

Musicians doing what feels right

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