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Tag: Jackie Mason
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News about The Great Schlep—an effort to mobilize young Jews to visit older relatives in Florida to convince to them to vote for Barack Obama—has been all over the Web for weeks. CBS News just found out about it, and wrongly attributes the idea to Sarah Silverman.
October 8, 2008 | 5:52 am
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Remember that video for The Great Schlep in which Sarah Silverman says Jews should stop being scared of Barack Obama and vote for the Democratic nominee for president, who is, as she informs us, “circum-supersized?” Well, Jackie Mason, a Jewish comedian from a much different era,...
October 4, 2008 | 4:12 pm
First came Sarah Silverman with a video for The Great Schlep, an organized effort to get young Jews across America to visit older relatives in Florida to convince them to back Obama [WARNING ADULT LANGUAGE]:
And here’s Jackie Mason’s response, gleefully e-mailed all over cyberspace yesterday (Silverman’s video was released Sept. 25) by the Republican Jewish Coalition:
March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pm
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The Yiddish Culture Club's going on summer vacation. Before they do, catch their end of the season concert. Actor and singer Hale Porter discusses and performs Yiddish folk songs tonight -- your last chance for a dose till fall. 7:30 p.m. $5 (members), $10 (nonmembers)....
June 11, 1998 | 8:00 pm
I don't know why they love me so much [in England]. Over there, I played the London Palladium for a month. It was just announced that I was going to play there, and the show has practically sold out. Here, I'm told I'm too Jewish; over there, they...
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