Jewish Humor Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish humor?

Jews 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 of 10
Where was Lenny Bruce's "Jewish and Goyish" routine first published?
Question 2 of 10
"Hanukkah Harry," "Jewess Jeans," and "Jew, Not a Jew," are sketches from what TV show?
Question 3 of 10
What was the Borscht Belt?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these comedians is NOT Jewish?
Question 5 of 10
A comedy trend of the '90s called "sick humor" owes its inspiration to whom?
Question 6 of 10
True or false: Fanny Brice, an early star of the Ziegfield Follies, only performed in Yiddish.
Question 7 of 10
Which of these TV characters is Jewish?
Question 8 of 10
Which of these early entertainers performed in blackface as a vital part of his or her act?
Question 9 of 10
Will & Grace was the first TV show that
Question 10 of 10
True or false: Humor is one of the hallmarks of Yiddish literature.

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