Saturday, January 11, 2014

Jewish Humor


Did you know that comedy has always played an important part of Jewish culture?

In this great clip  from Religion and Ethics Weekly,  we learn from  comedian Tim Kazurinsky  that it's a defensive armor.  He says that tragedy plus time equals comedy. And Ruth Wise says that it's comedy of fear or tears, all because of being God's anointed and having to suffer so much.

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