Jewish Humor QuizJews have long used humor as a tool for self-ridicule, fighting anti-Semitism, and even passing down traditions. And in the past few decades Jewish humor has become significant in mainstream popular culture. How much do you know about Jewish humor?
Question 1. What 80's TV show with a Jewish director broke new ground by portraying an interfaith couple raising a Jewish child?
All in the Family
Question 2. Who was the Jewish cast member on All in the Family?
Question 3. Will & Grace was the first TV show that
Was a comedy series featuring a gay male lead
Featured an interfaith marriage
Had a Jewish female lead predominantly free of negative stereotyping
Both A & B
Both A & C
Question 4. Which of these early entertainers performed in blackface as a vital part of his or her act?
Question 5. Which Jewish writer produced classics of bittersweet humor?
Mendele Mokher Seforim
All of these
Question 6. Who loosely portrayed Fanny Brice in the film Funny Girl?
Question 7. Fanny Brice rose to stardom despite being unable to
Question 8. Who played the interviewer in the sketch "The Two Thousand Year Old Man?"
Question 9. Which of these people was not a Marx Brother?
Question 10. What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"