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From The Book Of Esther To Larry David: The History Of Jewish Comedy (Rebroadcast)

In his new book, “Jewish Comedy: A Serious History,” Professor Jeremy Dauber looks at how religion, persecution and assimilation affected the pioneers and practitioners of American comedy, and how comedians shaped Jewish identity in the United States.

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