Book Review: The Year of Living Biblically
January 26, 2011
Author: Matt Sieger

A few years back, A.J. Jacobs, editor at large for Esquire magazine and a secular Jew, decided to live one year attempting to keep every commandment in the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament. Then he wrote about it in the New York Times bestseller, The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible

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Is the Jewish Religion a Laughing Matter?
Author: Matt Sieger

Jewish comedians have gently poked fun at their own religion— or their own doubts about the existence of God—for a long time. In Woody Allen’s movie, Broadway Danny Rose, Danny has the following conversation with his love interest, Tina: Tina: Who’s got...

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The Softening of a Cynic
Author: Jews for Jesus

Penn Jillette, the large, ponytailed half of the comedy/illusionist team, Penn & Teller, is another staunch cynic and an avowed atheist. The vanity plates on his car read ATHEIST. He frequently lambasts the Scriptures and those who believe in God on the...

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Jewish Humor… in the Bible?
Topics: bible, jewish humor
Author: Jews for Jesus

God writes a lot of good comedy. It’s just that he has so many bad actors.”      —Garrison Keillor The purpose of the Bible is not to entertain, but to instruct and so its subtle humor serves a purpose—to show people what ought to be in comparison to what...

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That’s Hot! Jews For Jesus In Popular Culture
Author: Matt Sieger

Why are there so many references to Jews for Jesus in Pop Culture?

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Jewish Humor in Not-so-Funny Times
Author: Susan Perlman

A look at the significance of Jewish laughter.

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Jewish Humor… In the Bible?
Topics: jewish humor
Author: Jews for Jesus

  God writes a lot of good comedy, it’s just that he has so many bad actors.” Garrison Keillor The purpose of the Bible is not to entertain, but to instruct and so its subtle humor serves a purpose-to show people what ought to be in comparison to what...

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