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January 2021

Jewish Humor on Television

January 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until January 28, 2021

This class presents a survey on the Jewish personalities in front of and behind the cameras on television, from the early days up to today. From the pioneers of the medium like David Sarnoff to personalities such as Gertrude Berg who won fame as “Mrs. Goldberg,” Jack Benny, Sid Caesar and his writers (which included Larry Gelbert, Neil Simon, Mel Brooks and Woody Allen), from such TV entertainers as Ed Wynn, Milton Berle, Soupy Sales to more contemporary wits like…

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