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  • WATCH: Jewish jokes dominate New York magazine’s top 100 list

    2 days ago

    New York Magazine’s culture section, Vulture, this week published a mega-listicle, “The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy.” With the help of comedians and historians of comedy, the magazine’s editors picked the most important jokes ever uttered — from Charlie Chaplin making...

  • Obama brings the Jewish banter on Seinfeld web series

    December 31, 2015 | 1:40 pm

    Apparently, President Obama thinks Jerry Seinfeld could have been a Jewish Orson Welles.

    The commander-in-chief went on Seinfeld’s web series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” (a title that tells you everything you need to know) for the show’s seventh season premiere Wednesday....

  • Two Jews walk out of Israel: With Seinfeld in Israel

    December 30, 2015 | 4:14 pm

    Literally minutes after Jerry Seinfeld and I finished four great shows at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, where we played to a total of 32,000 people in two days, we stood at the stairs of the plane. 

    We were getting ready to board and leave Israel to head back home to...

  • SNEAK PEEK: Seinfeld’s apartment gets an open house in West Hollywood

    December 15, 2015 | 1:53 pm

    It’s a Festivus miracle: a West Hollywood storefront on Melrose Avenue has been transformed into an exact replica of Jerry Seinfeld’s New York apartment from the sitcom “Seinfeld,” opening to the public Dec. 16.

    “Seinfeld: The Apartment” is hard to miss – look for the mural of...

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  • Two Jews walk into Israel

    November 19, 2015 | 2:02 pm

    On Dec. 19 and 20, Jerry Seinfeld and I will be performing stand-up comedy at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv. I have not been this excited about doing a gig in years. Jerry and I had talked about going to Israel to perform and, God willing, it’s now happening.

    Jerry and I...

  • Moving and shaking: AFMDA Humanitarian Award, Tour de Summer Camps and more

    By Ryan Torok

    October 29, 2015 | 1:07 pm

    The Beverly Hilton was filled with laughter and emotion on the evening of Oct. 22 as Jerry Seinfeld emceed the American Friends of Magen David Adom’s (AFMDA) Los Angeles Red Star Ball, which drew 1,100 guests and raised $12 million. 

    Those funds will go toward ambulances, medical...

  • Your guide to Jews and the Emmys

    August 25, 2014 | 2:11 pm

    Mayim Bialik--Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy (The Big Bang Theory)

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    Jenji Kohan--Showrunner for best comedy series nominee, (Orange is the New Black)

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    Julianna Margulies--Outstanding leading actress in a drama...

  • Before Sarah Silverman, Carol Leifer had to break into the boys club

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 11, 2014 | 5:25 pm

    Showbiz pioneer Carol Leifer is one of Hollywood’s best-kept secrets, even though her resume boasts stints on some of the most popular and memorable television shows of the last half-century --- “Seinfeld,” “Saturday Night Live” and “The Late Show with David Letterman,” among them....

  • Calendar May 10-16

    By Laura Donney

    May 7, 2014 | 9:58 am

    SAT | MAY 10

    MARK LEIBOVICH

    You’ve seen “Scandal,” “The West Wing” and “House of Cards,” but what is Washington, D.C., politics actually about? In his new book, “This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral,” the chief national correspondent for The New York Times gives us the skinny,...

  • Jerry Seinfeld reveals new collaboration with Larry David

    January 7, 2014 | 11:00 am

    Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David have teamed up for a new project, and it’s big. And…well, that’s it.

    Other than the fact that the thing is about “intentional mumbling” and that we will see it “eventually,” Seinfeld revealed little else about the script while answering audience...

  • Jerry Seinfeld teams up with Wale

    June 25, 2013 | 10:34 am

    What happens when an up-and-coming rapper from Washington D.C. hangs out with with a Jewish comic from the Upper West Side? No awkward-yet-hilarious rapping, we’re sad to say.

    There might just be a seed of a sitcom, though. Check out Wale’s visit with unlikely hero Jerry Seinfeld.

  • A man’s equipment…

    By Julia Bendis

    November 4, 2011 | 10:00 pm

    It has been years since I’ve watched old episodes of ‘Seinfeld’. I usually come across it, watch for a few minutes then move on.  Today’s show, however made me pause and think.  It was the one where Elaine tries to change a homosexual man into a heterosexual unsuccessfully. ...

  • Paul Reiser on Playing Himself on (What Else) “The Paul Reiser Show”

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 8, 2011 | 6:39 pm

    Paul Reiser eyes his agent warily in an upcoming episode of “The Paul Reiser Show,” the writer-actor-comedian’s new half-hour comedy on NBC, which closely resembles his real life.  In the scene, it’s been some years since Reiser’s megahit “Mad About You” went off the...

  • Jerry Seinfeld, Bette Midler to headline Philly museum’s opening bash

    September 21, 2010 | 3:05 pm

    Two of the country’s most famous Jewish performers will highlight the opening of one of the most ambitious Jewish museum projects in years.

    Jerry Seinfeld will emcee and Bette Midler will headline a Nov. 13 gala to celebrate the official unveiling of the renovated National Museum...

  • Emmy Awards: Top Ten Jewish Moments

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 29, 2010 | 11:06 pm

    It’s fitting that the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards on Aug. 29 showed a clip of this year’s Oscar ceremony—the one where Steve Martin decreed that in “Inglourious Basterds,” Christophe Waltz played a Nazi “obsessed with finding Jews.  “Well, Christophe,“ Martin added,...

  • Seinfeld Does Reality TV

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 9, 2009 | 6:37 pm

    Not long ago on “Charlie Rose,” the talk show host kept asking Jerry Seinfeld if he wanted to do more TV.  Jerry was adamant:  After his wildly-successful NBC series “Seinfeld,” he had been there, done that.  Sorry.  Now it seems the king of 1990s observational comedy—who is perhaps...

  • The artist Elimelech, the comic David Steinberg

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday the 17th
    Kinda like that Magic Eye poster you had on your wall when you were 14, the images created by artists Moshe Elimelech and Michael Maas reveal depth behind their geometry. Their latest works are on view at L2kontemporary, in an exhibition titled "Space...
  • Mr. Schiff Tries for Washington

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    I am a comedian and I have been lucky enough to have worked in my business for 20 years. This is a huge thing because most people in comedy never even work 20 days in 20 years. I have also been blessed to be part of a great group of comedians who have emerged in that time. Three of...
  • Payback Time

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    May 14, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    You'll never find "The Cadillac," on any critic'slist of top 10 "Seinfeld" episodes, but I don't care. "The Cadillac,"episode 124 in the Seinfeld oeuvre, IMHO (in my humble opinion, forthose who don't use Internet shorthand), is the real thing, among theshow's most authentically...

  • Owing It All to Jerry

    May 14, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Elon Gold is an Orthodox Jewish comedian whoplayed an offbeat Jewish guy from Long Island on the recent WBsitcom, "You're the One." Though the short-lived series wascancelled, Gold has plenty of Jewish-themed TV and even movieprojects in the works. During a recent conversation with...

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