A scene from 'A Night at the Opera,' starring the Marx brothers. Wikimedia Commons

What Makes Jews So Funny

A scholar of everything funny explains where Holocaust humor comes from, why Jews are at the forefront of American comedy and why Israeli humor just isn't as smart.

Talking to: Prof. Arie Sover, 64, lives in Shoham; professor of communications and humor studies at Ashkelon Academic College, founder of the Israeli Society for Humor Research. Where: A Tel Aviv caf . When:...

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