Groucho Marx and Sid Caesar were not the first Jews to win an Emmy Award. The first winner, back in 1951, was a guy nicknamed Mr. Television, aka Milton Berle.
Vulture’s list of top 100 jokes prove to shape modern comedy prove Jews are the real kings of comedy.
Ever wonder what Detroit Tigers’ slugger Hank Greenberg really had to say about anti-Semitism? Or how Congresswoman Bella Abzug felt about sexual discrimination? From the late 1960s to 1990, some 2,000 people were interviewed for the American Jewish Committee’s William E. Wiener Oral History Library.
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