Jack Black Puts on a Hebrew Show

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Jack Black Puts on a Hebrew ShowLike so many parents these days, comedic actor and musician Jack Black is having a lot of stress about getting his kids into a good school. Last week, he told Conan O’Brien that he recently resorted to some desperate measures — well, at least desperate Jewish word dropping — to impress the admissions people at a local Jewish day school (he said “Hebrew school,” but from the context, it sounded like he was not talking about an afternoon school).

Asserting his right to “take my kids there,” even though he’s an atheist (“I’m technically a Jew, you know. And my wife is too.”), Black admitted to the talk show host that he was feeling pressure. So, Jack Black being Jack Black, he “put on a bit of a show.”

Said show included mention of the High Holidays and the throwing around of some Passover-related words. A little overly zealous with the guttural sounds in his Hebrew pronunciation, he called the Haggadah the “chaggadah.”

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