Old Jews turn history into hilarity

Old Jews turn history into hilarity
Old Jews turn history into hilarity

Old Jews turn history into hilarity

From the time they escaped slavery in Egypt to today, it hasn’t exactly been a non-stop laugh fest for the Jewish people. But 3,000 years of exiles, inquisitions and pogroms appear to have actually sharpened the comedy gene. And it’s all come down to this: Old Jews Telling Jokes. We talk to the creator, and two of the stars of the Chicago production. Photo: Courtesy of Old Jews Telling Jokes