“Take These Jokes, Please!” the rise, demise and rebirth of “Borscht Belt” humor

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

January 18, 2015 at 2:00 PM until 3:30 PM

Location: Congregation B'Nai Jacob, 7227 Bittersweet Moors Drive, Fort Wayne, IN

Phone: (260) 672-8459

Email: office@bnaijacobfw.com

Link: http://www.bnaijacobfw.org

Event Description

November 26, 2014 Updated Nov 26, 2014 at 11:51 AM EDT

Award-winning Chicago journalist, producer, sportscaster and storyteller, MIKE LEIDERMAN presents a history of Jewish humor with emphasis on the Borscht Belt, the breeding ground of the great Jewish stand-up comics. Oh yes – lots of classic jokes well told. Free and open to the community thanks to the generosity of the Harry W. Salon Foundation.

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