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Sideways

Sideways

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Looking at life straight on is so boring. That's why I see it sideways.

Top Jewlarious Hits of 2007

Top Jewlarious Hits of 2007

by Jewlarious.com Staff

Our best jokes, articles and videos as determined by you, the Jewlarious community. Enjoy!

Yiddishe Mammas

Yiddishe Mammas

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An excerpt from a book about Jewish mothers, and the jokes we tell about them.

An L.A. Latke Lament

An L.A. Latke Lament

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Too many of us are losing our Jewish roots. Even the Latke is assimilating.

The Mensch from Manhattan

The Mensch from Manhattan

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Comedian Robert Klein is a nice guy in a tough business.

IRV Day ar the WGA

IRV Day ar the WGA

by Hank Rosenfeld

93-year-old Jewish comedian and writer Irving Brecher holds court at the Writer's Guild of America's "Living Legends" event.

Confessions of a Laugh Addict

Confessions of a Laugh Addict

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It's true -- I am addicted to laughs. But to the old fashioned kind.

I Was a Soupy Groupie

I Was a Soupy Groupie

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My lunch with comedian Soupy Sales is one I'll always remember.

The Power of Laughter

The Power of Laughter

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The sadness of dealing with my son's illness was eased by the power of laughter.

Trading Lives with Larry David

Trading Lives with Larry David

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Taking on Larry's life for a summer -- along with his neighbor Kenny "Kramer" -- made me appreciate my own.

My Life as a Jewish Cartoon

My Life as a Jewish Cartoon

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Playing a Jewish cartoon character on "Rugrats" taught me about who I am in real life.

The Matzohrella Fella

The Matzohrella Fella

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My dad could put a twist on just about every Jewish food. It was great for his soul, but not for his heart.

You're Really Fired!

You're Really Fired!

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Be careful what you wish for...

An Andy Kaufman Story

An Andy Kaufman Story

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What really happened on that infamous episode of "Fridays"? An insider finally reveals the truth.

The Sadness behind the Laughter

The Sadness behind the Laughter

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Comedian Shecky Green's life hasn't been all laughs.

Blanket of Laughter

Blanket of Laughter

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I was using humor as a defense from feeling vulnerable, but when I realized it was coming at the expense of others, I decided to change my ways.

A Letter to My Soul Mate

A Letter to My Soul Mate

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Since I haven't been able to find you, Soul Mate, I have decided to write you a letter.

Judd Apatow: Knocking It Out of the Park

Judd Apatow: Knocking It Out of the Park

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An exclusive Jewlarious interview with Hollywood's hottest director.

Laughing for Peace

Laughing for Peace

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The Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour isn't trying to solve the crisis in the Middle East, although it would be funny if they did.

Grandma Rose's Song

Grandma Rose's Song

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Award winning musician Peter Himmelman finds the hidden power of his grandma's Yiddish song.

British, Jewish and Proud

British, Jewish and Proud

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British comedian Josh Howie talks about being Jewish in his act, even in a country that is becoming increasingly anti-Semitic.

The First Jewish Grammy

The First Jewish Grammy

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David McLees has accomplished many things in the music industry, but he is most proud of his "Jewish Grammy."

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

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A business trip to French speaking Montreal taught me a lesson in Jewish unity.

Funny Business

Funny Business

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Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada is serious about changing the world, one laugh at a time.

Was Elvis Presley Jewish?

Was Elvis Presley Jewish?

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Orthodox Elvis impersonator Dan Hartal a.k.a. "Schmelvis" thinks so.

Six Simple Strategies for Achieving Misery

Six Simple Strategies for Achieving Misery

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The sobering fact is that serenity and joy are natural states for us all. Fear not. Practiced regularly, these strategies vastly improve our odds of attaining despair.

The Great Cholent Divide

The Great Cholent Divide

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The only important difference amongst world Jewry is between those who love Cholent and those who hate it.

The Office Exodus

The Office Exodus

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First there was Charlton Heston, and now there's Jim Halpert.

The Matisyahu of Stand Up Comedy

The Matisyahu of Stand Up Comedy

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For Yisrael Campbell, the journey from Catholicism to Judaism is a real laugh.

The Office: The Lost Purim Episode

The Office: The Lost Purim Episode

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The script of NBC's hit comedy that the Network doesn't want you to see.

Marc the Explorer

Marc the Explorer

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A stand-up comedian's brush with tragedy teaches him that laughter helps keep you connected to spirituality.

This Rabbi Can Rock

This Rabbi Can Rock

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Shmuel Skaist drinks beer and thinks of himself as a rock star. He also has six kids and is a rabbi. He sees no contradiction between the two.

Jackie Mason: King of Jewish Comedy

Jackie Mason: King of Jewish Comedy

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An exclusive Jewlarious interview with a comedian who is truly Jewlarious.

The Humor of Hope

The Humor of Hope

by Dave Gordon

One woman show "Dai (Enough)" reflects the spectrum of Israeli society.

He Knows if You've Been Naughty or Nice

He Knows if You've Been Naughty or Nice

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Mind reader Marc Salem knows what you're thinking. Be very careful.

The Daily Show with Rob Kutner

The Daily Show with Rob Kutner

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An interview with the four-time Emmy Award winning comedy writer.

Anne Frank and the Freedom Writers

Anne Frank and the Freedom Writers

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The message of hope lives on in a most unlikely place.

The Haunted Smile

The Haunted Smile

by Lawrence J. Epstein

From vaudeville to the movies to television, how Jewish comedians transformed American entertainment.

Why Are Jews Funny?

Why Are Jews Funny?

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An insider's look at the world of Jewish comedy.

The Hip-Hop Hebrew

The Hip-Hop Hebrew

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Jewish comedian Eric Schwartz thinks that rap music is strictly Kosher.

2006 Jewlarious Awards

2006 Jewlarious Awards

by Jewlarious.com Staff

The Jewlarious Academy has voted, and the results are in…

Old Jewish Jokes

Old Jewish Jokes

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Did you hear the one about the rabbi from Chelm?

The Jewish Dis-Organization

The Jewish Dis-Organization

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A stand-up comedian struggles to find his way through the maze of the Jewish Dis-Organization.

Four-Letter Words

Four-Letter Words

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My stand up performance at Pepsi headquarters taught me a surprising lesson about corporate morality.

David Mamet's Question

David Mamet's Question

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David Mamet's new book asks some tough questions about being Jewish in an age of anti-Semitism.

The Outsider

The Outsider

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Ophira Eisenberg is a little bit of an outsider. But that's what makes her funny.

Borat: Good Satire or Cheap Laughs?

Borat: Good Satire or Cheap Laughs?

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The newly released film has been hailed as a satiric masterpiece. Does it live up to its hype?

Something I Said?

Something I Said?

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Jerry Seinfeld meets a heckler with an eye for talent.

Depressingly Funny

Depressingly Funny

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David Granirer was diagnosed with clinical depression. And he thinks that's hilarious.

A Stand Up Jew

A Stand Up Jew

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Comedian Steve Mittleman has performed for just about everyone. But his favorite thing to do is to make Jewish people laugh.