Jewish Humor Bank

Jokes, old and new, by and about Jews


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Short Jokes
Longer Jokes


Mel Brooks
Jerry Seinfeld
Woody Allen
Sarah Silverman
Marx Brothers
Adam Sandler
Sacha Baron Cohen

Jewish Movie Scenes

Longer Jokes


Haikus for Jews
Jewish Word Play
Schlemiels and Schlemazels
Marriage Brokers
Sages of Chelm


Bang It Out
Joel Chasnoff–Jewish Stand Up Comic
 Old Jews Telling Jokes


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Jewish Humor in America

From the Borscht Belt to Broadway and beyond

The 4 Components of Jewish Humor

Defining what Jewish humor is and is not.

What is Jewish Humor?

First and foremost, Jewish humor snickers in the face of authority.

Where To See Yiddish Theater Today

A guide to Yiddish performances and festivals around the world.

7 Holocaust Films You Should See

These under-the-radar movies about the Shoah are affecting, powerful and nuanced.

10 Holocaust Books You Should Read

Though not as well known as Anne Frank's diary or Elie Wiesel's works, these texts will increase your understanding of the Shoah.

Five Yiddish Films You Can Stream Right Now for Free

A sampler of Yiddish films (with English subtitles) on the Internet.

Jewish Jokes

Great traditional Jewish jokes.