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The Genius of the Jewish Joke focuses on what is distinctive and unusual about Jewish jokes and Jewish humor. Jewish humor is humor by Jews and about Jews, in whatever medium this humor is found. Jokes are defined as short stories, meant to amuse, with a punch line, though Jewish humor exists in many other forms???riddles, comic definitions, parodies???as well. The book makes a "radical" suggestion about the origin of Jewish humor???namely, that Sarah and Abraham's relation to God, and the name of their son Isaac (which, in ...

The Genius of the Jewish Joke 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138535893

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The Genius of the Jewish Joke 2006, Routledge, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781412805537

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Genius of the Jewish Joke 1977, Jason Aronson

ISBN-13: 9781568219776

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