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    Rabbis, Rogues and Schlemiels: Jewish Humor and its Roots

    Presented by at Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    April 15, 2010


    Rabbis, Rogues and Schlemiels: Jewish Humor and its Roots

    Is Groucho's humor Jewish? Indeed, what IS Jewish humor, what are its roots and what can it tell us about ourselves? Join Dartmouth professor Lewis Glinert at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton for an in-depth look at Jewish humor through the ages. An informative evening that is sure to tickle your funny bone! Lewis Glinert is Professor of Hebraic Studies at Dartmouth College, former Chair of the London University Centre for Jewish Studies, and an ordained Orthodox rabbi. He is the author of the best-selling The Joys of Hebrew (Oxford University Press) and in 2009 was voted Best Professor by the Dartmouth College Student Assembly. The lecture will begin at 7 pm. Tickets for the talk are $8 ($5 for JCC members) and can be purchased at jccgb.org/magicark or by calling 617-965-5226.

    Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    333 Nahanton Street
    Newton Centre, MA 02459

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    Admission Info:
    $8 ($5 for JCC members)

    General Day and Time Info:
    7:00 pm

    Phone: 617-965-5226

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