Defining Jewish Humor

Psychoanalyzing Jewish Humor

What Freud & his disciples said about Jewish comedy.

The Targets of Jewish Humor

The recurring characters and subjects of Jewish humor leave no part of the Jewish world unscathed.

Wit, Wisdom, Humor

Talmudic reasoning & love of learning pervade Jewish humor.

The Shlemiel of Chelm and Other Yiddish Characters

Where the lovable fools of Jewish humor came from--and what they mean.

The Jew in Western Wit and Humor

What humor says about the Jews' place in society

What’s Jewish About “The Simpsons”?

Jews & Judaism pervade this classic animated sitcom and its fictional town of Springfield.