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City Lights: Sixth & I Covers Judaism’s “Laughing Matters”

Often when people talk about “Jewish comedy,” they just make a list list of comedians who are Jewish. However, Shira Stutman, senior rabbi at the Sixth & I Synagogue, thinks its roots are deep in tradition. Stutman will be co-teaching a two-part online class, “Laughing Matters: Judaism, Comedy, and Identity;” she’ll focus on Jewish comedy’s historical roots while fellow rabbi Aaron Potek will concentrate on more recent work, like Seinfeld or Amy Schumer. […]