Are there any examples of actual jokes in tanach? Please provide sources.
There are many Jews in America who publicly engage in comedy, whether as a career path or as a way of expressing themselves (blogs, art, etc.). Is there historical precedent to this? Are there any ...
It is not permitted to think about Torah in the bathroom regularly, but what about Purim Torah, which is certainly not real Torah study, but still often refers to actual Torah? One might think that ...
I know that one is not allowed to listen to live music during the 3 weeks. My question is if Standup comedy is not allowed as well?
Related to Are there any jokes in the torah?, what puns exist in Tanach?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1zktTCVrDs#t=108s I usually understand most of Weird Al's references, but this one baffles me. What's wrong with eating pastrami on white bread with mayonnaise? (For ...
For instance, to joke about committing suicide or something less extreme like eating non-kosher. My inclination is towards saying that it is forbidden since it might desensitize one to the idea ...
Is making a joke in the Talmud something Chazal would do? What makes me wonder is the gemara in Pesachim (9b), which, in discussing the concern that a weasel may drag chometz around the house and ...
A Satmar Chossid relayed this story to me: The previous Gerer Rebbe had a policy that he did not want a newly married chatan to attend his Shabbat tisch during his 1st year of marriage. One ...