JENNIFER CAPLAN, FUNNY, YOU DON’T LOOK FUNNY

Jennifer Caplan, PhD (University of Cincinnati) is on hand to discuss her brand-new book, Funny, You Don’t LOOK Funny: Judaism and Humor from the Silent Generation to Millennials (Wayne State University Press).

In this comprehensive approach focused on the relationship between Jewish humor and American Jewish practice, Caplan calls us to adopt a more expansive view of what it means to “do Jewish.”

Caplan is assistant professor and the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Chair of Judaic Studies at the University of Cincinnati.

Want to learn more? Check out the link below for an article from the Jewish Telegraphic Agency from Feb. 19, 2023.

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