comedy

Monty Python's 'silly walks' an easy way to be active, healthy - study

The study, led by researchers from the US, sheds light on a possible solution for stagnant global inactivity levels, all with a fun Monty Python twist.

22/12/2022

3 Jewish comedians to temporarily replace Trevor Noah on ‘Daily Show’

Al Franken, Sarah Silverman and Chelsea Handler are among the extensive list of guest hosts Comedy Central has lined up to hold down the fort in 2023 following the Dec. 8 departure of Noah.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
21/12/2022

Adam Sandler to receive Mark Twain Prize for American humor

Sandler, his wife Jackie and their two teenage daughters are set to star in a bat mitzvah-themed movie for Netflix.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
14/12/2022

Chanshi’ plays with American-Israeli stereotypes - review

If the series, which premiered on December 8 on Hot 3 (and which is already available on Hot VOD), were another one of Chanowitz’s short films, it could have ended there, but a plot develops.

Jew jokes: What's funny and what's antisemitic? - explainer

Jokes about Jews have been found throughout history, many made by Jews themselves, who are no strangers to self-deprecating humor. However, antisemitism in comedy is alive and well.

05/12/2022

Transformative Jewish cartoonist Aline Kominsky-Crumb dies at 74

Aline Kominsky-Crumb, who died Wednesday at 74 in France of pancreatic cancer, was Jewish cartoonist Robert Crumb's longtime partner.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
02/12/2022

Deeply Jewish comedy having a moment despite antisemitism in pop culture

The current uptick in public displays of antisemitism is complicating the moment for comedians who get into Jewish topics.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
01/12/2022

Audience tells Muslim comedian to stop making 'Jew jokes'

The Muslim comedian, posted a clip on November 12 from the routine on TikTok with the caption "Posting on the sabbath so they dont see."

Mark Schiff: The Jewish comedian who turns chaos into comedy

Schiff shows his love for the Jewish community by doing stand-up for Jewish charities

By EVE GLOVER
19/11/2022
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