The ‘I Smile Back’ actress—at once the face of Jewish comedy who can also take on serious roles—has truly come into her own
Comedian tweets message urging Israelis to vote for leftist Meretz party
Harris Wittels, a rising star in television and comedy, dies at 30
Maybe it’s time for a Jewish comedian on late night television
The comedian’s activist streak continues, for a good cause
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The intimate, obscene, lovable, fearless stand-up of ‘We Are Miracles’ shows the comedian at her sweet, shameless best
The historical relationship—and the proximity to power it afforded—enabled wider acceptance of Jews in America
…that he doesn’t want them to do comedy
Plus effort by Jewish lawyer to ban Jews from jury fails
The comedian’s sister’s protest of gender inequality at the Western Wall makes a case for holiness, not against
Plus, the Silverman sisters are still the bomb
Riots continue after death of Palestinian teen
Are videos featuring Sarah Silverman and Samuel L. Jackson, put out by a Jewish Super PAC, swaying voters?
The comic’s political videos are actually the worst representation of the president’s subtlety and values
Plus Arlen Specter eulogized
Plus ‘Homeland’ scores huge at the Emmys
Internet parodies of the Fuhrer, including a new blog, weaken our memory of the Holocaust—and that’s good
The Rebutter takes on Sarah Silverman
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.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s got the most followers of them all?
‘Peep World,’ out next week, is sort of maybe worth your time
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.
Sarah Silverman pees like a Jew, and more
How Sarah Silverman finally won me over
Infidelities, legacies, comedies, and child prodigies
Plus elections deferred, spilling the beans, and more
Of course, she’s just as mean to Jews
Health-care tsuris in Florida
And other comedy news from the U.K.