43 posts categorized "Humor"

November 9, 2015: Bill Maher: New Rule – Haredim Get Out Of The Way
Comments: 53 | Categories: Haredim , Humor
Haredim meet the New York City Marathon with nearly disastrous consequences.

November 3, 2015: Scarlett Johansson Reads "Sexy Bible" Verses
Comments: 23 | Categories: Humor
Saturday Night Live alum Mike O'Brien has Scarlett Johansson – twice voted the sexiest woman alive (and she's also Jewish) – on his radio show to record her reading Torah verses about misogyny and patriarchy as part of his satirical...

January 12, 2015: Jerusalem Light Rail Commuters Go Pantless As Part Of International Prank, Shocking Some Locals, Including Haredim
Comments: 26 | Categories: Humor , Israel
…When an incredulous teenager heard one member of the improv group ask the others on the platform if they all had tickets, he excitedly exclaimed, “Never mind train tickets—you people don’t even have pants!” It was only a few meager...

November 6, 2014: Video: How's Your Yichus, Teitelbaum?
Comments: 10 | Categories: Haredim , Humor
A comedian pimping his own comedy show in Times Square says he's a cousin of both Satmar Rebbes (pictured at right) and the great-nephew of the Novominsker Rebbe. [Via: Heeb.]

November 1, 2014: Video: Spiritual Flight Safety Video For Haredim Who Fly El Al
Comments: 17 | Categories: Haredim , Humor , Israel , PARODY & SATIRE , Religion, Religion & State , Women & Judaism
A special spiritual flight safety video from the Levinson Brothers and Tablet Magazine for haredim who fly El Al. [Creators: The Levinson Brothers; Via: Tablet Magazine.]

October 5, 2014: Video: Sarah Silverman Pokes Fun At Hasidic Dress On SNL, Angering Hasidim
Comments: 40 | Categories: Haredim , Humor
“Tonight is the end of the holiday of Yom Kippur, and I just want to take this opportunity to say to all the hasidic Jews out there: I promise you God will not mind if you wear a nice cotton...

September 24, 2014: Video: Yiddish, Dick Cavett , Al Jaffee And Mad Magazine
Comments: 0 | Categories: Humor
Legendary talk show host and comedian Dick Cavett and Mad Magazine's legendary cartoonist Abraham "Al" Jaffee talk about Yiddish during a limo ride earlier this month – a limo that would also pick up legedary comedian and social activist Dick...

December 19, 2013: Video: Happy Holidays From Chabad
Comments: 24 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
The rebbes of Chabad-Lubavitch wish you happy holidays in a new parody video. [Hat Tip: Reuven Fischer.]

November 20, 2013: Video: Billy Crystal And Jimmy Fallon In "Schmuck Dynasty
Comments: 10 | Categories: Haredim , Humor , PARODY & SATIRE , Television
Billy Crystal and Jimmy Fallon parody the wildly popular A&E reality show Duck Dynasty. [Hat Tip: Rebitzman.]

June 2, 2013: Synagogues' Parsha Sheet Punked – Obscenely
Comments: 9 | Categories: Humor , Israel , Skepticism , Skepticism & Former Haredim
On the surface, it looked like a pious poem titled "Talks of Holiness," and Olam Katan, a weekly parsha sheet handed out in synagogues across Israel, published it. But when read together, the first letter of each line forms an...

February 22, 2013: Video: Black History Month Presents: The Purim Story
Comments: 8 | Categories: Humor
A group of black stand-up comedians explain the Purim story. The video runs 1 minute 39 seconds: [Hat Tip: HeathenHassid.]

November 7, 2012: Video: Hipster Or Hasid? Jimmy Kimmel Looks At Brooklyn Facial Hair
Comments: 6 | Categories: Haredim , Humor
Jimmy Kimmel explores the unique facial hair of some Brooklyn males. [Hat Tip: It's a bird, it's a plane.]

September 21, 2012: Boteach Sex Book Number One Crown Heights Summer Read
Comments: 35 | Categories: Books , Chabad , Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s book “Kosher Sex: A Recipe for Passion and Intimacy" was the most checked-out nonfiction title in the Crown Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library this summer. But what books made up the rest of the top...

August 23, 2012: Yiddish Curses For Republican Jews
Comments: 97 | Categories: Humor
"May the state of Arizona expand their definition of 'suspected illegal immigrants' to "anyone who doesn't hunt.'…May you be reunited in the world to come with your ancestors, who were all socialist garment workers.…May you make a fortune, and lose...

July 23, 2012: Video: Rabbi Burger
Comments: 16 | Categories: Film , Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
It's offensive. It's funny. It's not my fault. Watch it anyway. Credits: Starring Jason and Randy Sklar bit.ly/KqjyVb, Jennie Pierson, Lainie Kazan, Judy Tenuta. Directors: Ethan S. Smith and Ron Yavnieli. Writer: Smith, James Carrey. Producers: Corey Moss, Tiffany Moore,...

May 23, 2012: Best D.A., Kol Tzedek, Agudah Joke So Far
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Humor , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
What happens when a yid calls the D.A.'s Kol Tzedek hotline to report child sexual abuse? According to an anonymous haredi jokester, this: Brooklyn's D.A., Charles Hynes An anonymous haredi jokes: You have reached 911. If this is an emergency...

May 18, 2012: Video: A Retired Pornographer And A Retired Rabbi Join Forces To Make 'Kosher' Porn
Comments: 42 | Categories: Film , Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
That's the premise of a new independent film, Your Good Friend. The film is a mockumentary and the trailer, posted below, is brilliantly funny. The film's website. [Hat Tip: Dr. Dildo.]

May 6, 2012: Free Tickets
Comments: 60 | Categories: Humor
I've got two free tickets to Old Jews Telling Jokes to give away. Here's how you can win. Originally published at 7:57 pm CDT FRiday 5-4-2012 Post what you consider to be the funniest clean joke that has something Jewish...

July 21, 2011: Kol Isha Alert
Comments: 15 | Categories: Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
'Bridesmaids' Kali Hawk & 'Vampire Diaries' Katerina Graham shout out Drake, Lenny Kravitz, Lauren London and Rashida Jones as they pay homage to Black & Jewish celebs in a new video. Black and Jewish (Black and Yellow Parody) from Kat...

May 10, 2011: Stephen Colbert On The Hasidic Newspaper Hillary Clinton Photoshop Scandal
Comments: 113 | Categories: Haredim , Humor , Media & Media Criticism , Women & Judaism
Di Tzitung's photoshopping of the iconic photograph of the White House Situation Room during the Bin Laden hit is the lead story on last night's Colbert Report. The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Hasidic Newspaper Removes Hillary...

August 8, 2010: Up In Smoke: Imagining The Day They Come To Take Your Judaism Away
Comments: 27 | Categories: Haredim , Humor , Israel , PARODY & SATIRE
Suddenly there came a furious knocking at my front door. Outside stood an ultra-Orthodox rabbi, with a big black hat, a long black beard, and a red canister of gasoline in his hand. Two young yeshiva students were at his...

May 15, 2010: Reducto Ad Hitlerum
Comments: 9 | Categories: Humor , Media & Media Criticism , PARODY & SATIRE
That's what happens when Fox News' Glenn Beck talks Hitler. The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cBack in Black - Glenn Beck's Nazi Tourette'swww.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorTea Party [Hat Tips: WoolSilkCotton, Andrew Silow-Carroll •...

March 29, 2010: A Haredi Dayenu For Our Times
Comments: 38 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
If haredim had only supported the convicted head of Agriprocessors, but did not also operate an underground organ trafficking operation, dayenu! It would have been enough! Daas Hedyot has it all, here. Print it out and sing it at your...

March 17, 2010: Simpsons Israel Episode Set To Air Next Week
Comments: 26 | Categories: Humor , Israel , Television
The first images from the upcoming episode of The Simpsons, in which the animated family visits Israel, were released this week after six months of buzz over the special show to be aired March 28. A first look at The...

January 5, 2010: Artscroll – The Laws Of Incarceration
Comments: 42 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
Do you have to keep halav yisrael in prison? How do the halakhot of yihud apply in a prison context? Someone sends up Artscroll very, very well:

December 16, 2009: Sumerians Look On In Confusion As God Creates World
Comments: 8 | Categories: Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
Members of the earth's earliest known civilization looked on in shock and confusion some 6,000 years ago as God created Heaven and Earth. Sumerians Look On In Confusion As Christian God Creates World The Onion Members of the earth's earliest...

August 20, 2009: Flying Kabbalist Rabbis On The Colbert Report
Comments: 8 | Categories: Haredim , Humor , Israel , PARODY & SATIRE
Rabbi David Batzri and his colleagues get a wag of the finger from Stephen Colbert. Starts about 4 minutes in: The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cTip/Wag- German Campaign, Russian Dogs & Flying Rabbiswww.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical HumorHealth...

July 28, 2009: Top Ten Signs Your Rabbi Was Recently Indicted
Comments: 16 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Humor , Sefardim
Caught on film doing the perp walk is number 11. Top Ten Signs Your Rabbi was Recently Indicted by The Weekly Bang Staff • BangItOut.com 10 Suddenly takes on minhag to wear hat on face 9 Synagogue Charity Auction now...

April 21, 2009: Bust A Cap In Ahmadinejad's Ass
Comments: 30 | Categories: Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
The proper response to Iran. Wear it proudly. Buy it here. Men's, women's and children's styles in a wide range of sizes. Prices start at only $19.99 for an adult men's, women's or children's T-Shirt. Modest and, ahem, less modest...

March 27, 2009: Czech Airport Worst in World
Comments: 24 | Categories: Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
VIDEO: Horrific delays, incredible coldness. Airport named after assimilated Jew, grandson of shochet. Please click the image to start the video. [Hat Tip: The ever alert Dr. Rofe-Filosof.]

January 8, 2009: In The Beginning God Created…
Comments: 15 | Categories: Humor
T Shirts, Sweatshirts, Note Cards, Prints.

October 16, 2008: Top 13 Yochanan Lavie Parodies
Comments: 33 | Categories: Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
Picked by the master himself… Top 13 Yochanan Lavie Parodies (in no particular order) 1. “The Rubashkin Hillbillies"
(Sung to the tune of the Beverly Hillbillies) Now listen to the story 
'bout a man named Moishe
The poor kollel bochur
Barely kept his...

July 13, 2008: ROTFLMAO!
Comments: 46 | Categories: Bad Spin , Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Humor , Kosher Business? , Kosher Scandal , Media & Media Criticism , Rubashkin Safety , Rubashkin Workers
Who looks more like the sockpuppet? 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian or 5WPR Senior Vice President Juda Engelmayer? I'm not sure, but Gawker just cracks me up. Whoever wrote headline #3 deserves a humongous raise. Previous 5W Scandal Posts: 1, 2,...

July 12, 2008: Top Ten Slogan's for the New and Improved Rubashkin's
Comments: 11 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Humor , Kosher Business? , Kosher Scandal , Rubashkin Safety , Rubashkin Workers
From BangItOut.com: Top Ten Slogan's for the New and Improved Rubashkin's by Weekly Bang Staff Posted: 07-11-2008 10. We answer to a Higher Authority: The U.S. Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement 9. Glatt'n for Punishment 8. The Strictest Rabbinical...

March 21, 2008: Rabbis Ban Marriage, report claims
Comments: 14 | Categories: Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
What will these crazed men do next? Read it all, in the extended post below: Rabbis Ban Marriage: Cite Promiscuity as Reason By David Gertler A group of 178 of Ultra Orthodox rabbis came together to sign a ban on...

March 4, 2008: Lipa – The T Shirt!
Comments: 7 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Haredim , Humor
Buy it here.

December 5, 2007: An Underground Comic for the Hanukka Season
Comments: 5 | Categories: Hanukkah , Humor
And David Kelsey is partially responsible. Read (and see) it all on Jewcy.

December 4, 2007: The Toeyvah Is Here
Comments: 5 | Categories: Haredim , Humor , Israel
[Hat Tip: I. B. Singer Is #2.] UPDATE: You can see another version of the commercial here, complete with a closeup of the faux "pashkvil" (wall poster) against HD TV. [Hat Tip: DovBear.]

November 14, 2007: Child Marriage In Ancient Judaism
Comments: 26 | Categories: Humor , Rabbis & Sex , Religion, Religion & State , Skepticism & Former Haredim , Women & Judaism
The Monsey Tzaddik writes in response to a comment from Renee: "The reason that our Rabbis stress the importance of the Oral Law...and Rivka exemplified exceptional modesty as she veiled herself upon seeing Yitzcack (Observance of family laws)." You stupid...

September 29, 2007: The Revenge of the Chickens
Comments: 26 | Categories: Humor
Okay, so this has been around for a few years – it's still funny*. Give it a try. *For those of you who see this as a bigoted poke at haredim, remember this – if kapparot were done with compassion,...

April 5, 2007: Matzah As An Anti-Diarrheal
Comments: 13 | Categories: Humor

January 29, 2007: Steve Martin: 72 Virgins
Comments: 0 | Categories: Humor
Steve Martin writes about Islam's 72 virgins in this week's New Yorker: Virgin No. 1: Yuck. Virgin No. 2: Ick. Virgin No. 3: Ew. Virgin No. 4: Ow.… Virgin No. 7: Here, I’ll just pull down your zipper. Oh, sorry!…...

November 12, 2006: Borat and the Stupidity of Aish.com
Comments: 4 | Categories: Haredim , Humor
Aish.com's sister site, the largely pathetic Jewlarious.com, has reached a new low. In a serious review of the new Borat movie, Brenda Yablon writes: … Satire is a powerful comedic tool that exposes the bigots by holding up their behavior...



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