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Laughing Matters: Judaism, Comedy, and Identity

Hosted By: Sixth & I

From the Borscht Belt to “Seinfeld,” humor and self-deprecation have long been embedded into Judaism’s DNA.

In this two-part series, Rabbi Shira unpacks historical examples of comedy in Jewish tradition, while Rabbi Aaron explores contemporary Jewish creators and what they reveal about being Jewish today.

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