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New comedy showcase asks what’s still funny about being a New York Jew

Trying to usher in a new generation of Jewish comedians with their new monthly stand-up show in New York City

By Julia Gergely/JTA
03/03/2022

Iranian official mocked after denouncing Israel in incorrect Hebrew

The official was mocked on social media on Wednesday after tweeting in Hebrew that Israel will be "laid off" from the West Bank, an incorrect translation that led to amusing replies.

A medical detection dog – a sort of sniffer dog for illnesses – at its training centre in England

WATCH: Dog tries to climb up slide, but keeps slipping

Video of dog dressed in pink trying to climb a slippery slide.

By REUTERS
23/04/2021
"I'm confused. Who is on the line?"

Purim Shpiel: Sour grapesvine

Purim shpiel: Some holiday humor to brighten up your weekend

By GREYER FATE CASHEW
24/02/2021

This week in Jerusalem – A r̶o̶u̶n̶d̶ ̶u̶p shpiel of city affairs

Purim shpiel: What on earth has been going on in Israel's capital this week?

24/02/2021
Yair Bernstein has been posted jokes for his Chicago neighbors throughout the pandemic quarantine.

This Israeli’s daily ‘dad jokes’ are making his Chicago neighbors laugh

“I would like to be a millionaire just like my dad. He also wanted to be a millionaire"

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
04/06/2020
Llama lying down

Jewish bride surprised by brother with llama at her wedding

Mendl Weinstock said the $400 wedding guest was worth every penny.

Girl Scout cookies

Police warn of dangerous substance: Girl scout cookies

Officers at the Ravenna Police Dept in Ohio has selflessly offered to stand in the line of fire on this one.

Photo illustration of cat

Pakistani gov't conference streamed with cat filter on

The video was removed from Facebook, but became an instant hit among users.

Beating his own drum: Eden Bahar makes it to a World Record

The Israeli musician made world history by spinning his drumstick 149 times in one minute.

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