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  • Two Jews walk into Israel

    2 weeks ago

    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...

  • 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....

  • My sister Sarah

    By Rabbi Susan Silverman

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    I live in Israel, seven hours ahead of New York. Last week, when my sister Sarah Silverman performed in Manhattan at Carnegie Hall, I opened my eyes every hour or two, and counted backwards. The last time I woke it was 2 a.m. Hmmm... 7 p.m. in New York. She must be doing a sound...