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August 7, 2013 4:22 PM
Not-so-Kosher comedy by Jews
It's wonderful that many of the 20th-Century famous comedians were Jews, such as those in the video.It's a chillul Hashem, however, that many of those whose "comedy" consists primarily of profanity and vulgarity were/are also Jews, ranging from Lenny Bruce to Seinfeld to Sarah Silverman.That's what happens when a Jew is raised without Torah and mitzvos (meaning "commandments," not "good deeds").
August 5, 2013 11:11 PM
August 5, 2013 7:34 PM
As a little kid from the late 50s to 69, I went to the Borscht Circuit with my parents. The last Summer I was there in 69, Woodstock was close by the resort we were staying at but my did wouldn't let me go. I was just turning 16. I always had a blast there.
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