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Cracked Up

Joan Rivers: a woman of chutzpadik and chilarity. We either love her, or hate her. She’s either the talk of the town, or fades into red carpet oblivion . . . only to be resurrected again. This time, with even more plastic surgery. (Is it okay to make fun of a woman who has paved […]

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Jewish Comedy

Humor is a part of every culture and religion including Judaism over the last century. In the United States and Canada, it started with Vaudeville, (Vaudeville was a theatrical genre of variety entertainment from the early 1880s until the early 1930s. Each performance was made up of a series of separate, unrelated acts grouped together […]

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Great Jews in Entertainment

by Darryl Lyman Featuring over one hundred major portraits and two hundred thumbnail sketches, Great Jews in Entertainment is a glorious celebration of Jews in the performing arts. Darryl Lyman, author of the acclaimed biographical works Great Jews in Music and Great Jewish Families, salutes outstanding actors, singers, comedians, and musicians whose contributions to the […]

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Great Jews in Entertainment

by Darryl Lyman Featuring over one hundred major portraits and two hundred thumbnail sketches, Great Jews in Entertainment is a glorious celebration of Jews in the performing arts. Darryl Lyman, author of the acclaimed biographical works Great Jews in Music and Great Jewish Families, salutes outstanding actors, singers, comedians, and musicians whose contributions to the […]

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Great Jews in Entertainment

by Darryl Lyman Featuring over one hundred major portraits and two hundred thumbnail sketches, Great Jews in Entertainment is a glorious celebration of Jews in the performing arts. Darryl Lyman, author of the acclaimed biographical works Great Jews in Music and Great Jewish Families, salutes outstanding actors, singers, comedians, and musicians whose contributions to the […]

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Great Jews in Entertainment

Darryl Lyman Publisher: Jonathan David About the Book Featuring over one hundred major portraits and two hundred thumbnail sketches, Great Jews in Entertainment is a glorious celebration of Jews in the performing arts. Darryl Lyman, author of the acclaimed biographical works Great Jews in Music and Great Jewish Families, salutes outstanding actors, singers, comedians, and […]

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