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A club of their own: : Jewish humorists and the contemporary world, edited by Eli Lederhendler ; guest symposium editor Gabriel N. Finder

Label
A club of their own: : Jewish humorists and the contemporary world
Title
A club of their own:
Title remainder
Jewish humorists and the contemporary world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Eli Lederhendler ; guest symposium editor Gabriel N. Finder
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Volume XXIX of Studies in Contemporary Jewry provides a nuanced account of the history and development of Jewish humor, while also making a case for the importance of humor in studying any culture
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
809.7/98924
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Lederhendler, Eli,
  • Finder, Gabriel N.,
  • Makhon le-Yahadut zemanenu ʻa. sh. Avraham Harman
Series statement
Studies in contemporary Jewry, an annual,
Series volume
29
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish wit and humor
  • Jews
Label
A club of their own: : Jewish humorists and the contemporary world, edited by Eli Lederhendler ; guest symposium editor Gabriel N. Finder
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Cover ; A Club of their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World: Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XXIX ; Copyright ; Preface; Notes; Contents; Symposium A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World ; "The Right Mélange": Viennese Operetta as a Stage for Jewish Humor ; Better than Its Reputation?; A Jewish Script; Jews on Stage; The Showboat Stratagem; How a Yellow Jacket Became a Land of Smiles; The South Pacific Syndrome; From the Buchenwaldlied to The Sound of Music: The Jewish Legacy of Viennese Operetta ; Notes
  • Purim on Pesach: The Invented Tradition of Passover Yontef-bletlekh in the Warsaw Yiddish Press Examples of Interwar Hagadah Parodies; The Peysekh-blat (Lublin); The Gensha Street Hagadah; The "Miss Judea" Hagadahs; Conclusion; Notes; Jackie Mason: The Comedian as Ethnographer ; Notes; Decoding Seinfeld's Jewishness; Notes; "Humour Wholesalers"? Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran's Anglo-Jewish Television Comedy ; Notes; Funny-Looking: Thoughts on Jewish Visual Humor ; Notes; Humor and Russian Jewish Identity; Jokes of the 1920s and 1930s; 1937-1953: Stories about Jokes
  • Jokes of the 1950s through the 1980sConclusion; Notes; "Laughter through Tears": Jewish Humor in the Aftermath of the Holocaust ; Jewish Humor before and during the Holocaust; Jewish Humor and Entertainment in the DP Camps; Conclusion; Notes; And Hannah Laughed: The Role of Irony in Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem ; Notes; An Irony of History: Ephraim Kishon's German Triumph; Notes; The "Tsadik from Plonsk" and "Goldenyu": Political Satire in Dzigan and Shumacher's Israeli Comic Repertoire ; Dzigan and Shumacher's Early Careers; "The New Dybbuk"; Ben-Gurion as Hasidic Tsadik
  • Reb Dovidl's Mysticism: Between Kabbalah and SecurityPortrait of the State; Between Mimicry and Criticism; The Alien and Discordant Voice; "In the Plonsker Rebbe's Yeshiva"; "Goldenyu" and "Golda Visits the Pope"; Conclusion: The Diaspora Body; Notes; Humor and Ethnicity on Israeli Television: A Historical Perspective ; Humor, Society, and Ethnicity; Ethnic Relations in Israel: Milestones; Analytical Scope; The Mizrahi as "Comic Victim" ("The New Immigrants," 1973); Hegemony's Losing Battle ("The Sabbath Trip," 1984)
  • The Mizrahi as Court Jester in the Age of Commercial Television ("Jojo Halastra," 1994) "Some of My Best Friends are Ashkenazi" (Only in Israel, 1998-2003); Concluding Thoughts; Notes; From Monsters to Pop Icons: The Use of Humor in Films on Nazis and Hitler since Der Untergang ; The "Truest Truth" about Hitler; The Nazi-Killing Business; Nazis in a "Space Oddity"; Selfies with Hitler; Conclusion; Notes; Making Out in Anne Frank's Attic: Humor and the Holocaust in Australia ; Australian Jewry and the Holocaust; Jewish Holocaust Humor; John Safran: Race Relations
Control code
ocn958963212
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190646158
Lccn
2016043523
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958963212
Label
A club of their own: : Jewish humorists and the contemporary world, edited by Eli Lederhendler ; guest symposium editor Gabriel N. Finder
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Cover ; A Club of their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World: Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XXIX ; Copyright ; Preface; Notes; Contents; Symposium A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World ; "The Right Mélange": Viennese Operetta as a Stage for Jewish Humor ; Better than Its Reputation?; A Jewish Script; Jews on Stage; The Showboat Stratagem; How a Yellow Jacket Became a Land of Smiles; The South Pacific Syndrome; From the Buchenwaldlied to The Sound of Music: The Jewish Legacy of Viennese Operetta ; Notes
  • Purim on Pesach: The Invented Tradition of Passover Yontef-bletlekh in the Warsaw Yiddish Press Examples of Interwar Hagadah Parodies; The Peysekh-blat (Lublin); The Gensha Street Hagadah; The "Miss Judea" Hagadahs; Conclusion; Notes; Jackie Mason: The Comedian as Ethnographer ; Notes; Decoding Seinfeld's Jewishness; Notes; "Humour Wholesalers"? Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran's Anglo-Jewish Television Comedy ; Notes; Funny-Looking: Thoughts on Jewish Visual Humor ; Notes; Humor and Russian Jewish Identity; Jokes of the 1920s and 1930s; 1937-1953: Stories about Jokes
  • Jokes of the 1950s through the 1980sConclusion; Notes; "Laughter through Tears": Jewish Humor in the Aftermath of the Holocaust ; Jewish Humor before and during the Holocaust; Jewish Humor and Entertainment in the DP Camps; Conclusion; Notes; And Hannah Laughed: The Role of Irony in Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem ; Notes; An Irony of History: Ephraim Kishon's German Triumph; Notes; The "Tsadik from Plonsk" and "Goldenyu": Political Satire in Dzigan and Shumacher's Israeli Comic Repertoire ; Dzigan and Shumacher's Early Careers; "The New Dybbuk"; Ben-Gurion as Hasidic Tsadik
  • Reb Dovidl's Mysticism: Between Kabbalah and SecurityPortrait of the State; Between Mimicry and Criticism; The Alien and Discordant Voice; "In the Plonsker Rebbe's Yeshiva"; "Goldenyu" and "Golda Visits the Pope"; Conclusion: The Diaspora Body; Notes; Humor and Ethnicity on Israeli Television: A Historical Perspective ; Humor, Society, and Ethnicity; Ethnic Relations in Israel: Milestones; Analytical Scope; The Mizrahi as "Comic Victim" ("The New Immigrants," 1973); Hegemony's Losing Battle ("The Sabbath Trip," 1984)
  • The Mizrahi as Court Jester in the Age of Commercial Television ("Jojo Halastra," 1994) "Some of My Best Friends are Ashkenazi" (Only in Israel, 1998-2003); Concluding Thoughts; Notes; From Monsters to Pop Icons: The Use of Humor in Films on Nazis and Hitler since Der Untergang ; The "Truest Truth" about Hitler; The Nazi-Killing Business; Nazis in a "Space Oddity"; Selfies with Hitler; Conclusion; Notes; Making Out in Anne Frank's Attic: Humor and the Holocaust in Australia ; Australian Jewry and the Holocaust; Jewish Holocaust Humor; John Safran: Race Relations
Control code
ocn958963212
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190646158
Lccn
2016043523
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958963212

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