Top Living Jewish Comedians
“I do off-beat impressions...like Sir Isaac Newton. Hey, no one can check.”
The constantly morphing Robert Klein has always tailored his comedy to his own life. His first comedy album, “Child of the Fifties,” was about growing up in the Bronx, while his latest HBO special opened with a song about the humor in aging. He’s the professor of stand-up comedy, blending observational with improvisational material. If you’re still not convinced, pick up “The Amorous Busboy of Decatur Avenue,” in which Klein describes bringing a German gentile home to meet the parents; a joyous evening with stuffed cabbage and war-crime accusations.
An elderly Italian Jew wanted to unburden his guilty conscience by talking to his Rabbi. "Rabbi, during World War II, when the Germans entered Italy, I pretended to be a Catholic…"