We learned that you can't tell a comedian by his or her looks. Dr. Susskind is a case in point. A quick look at him and you expect to hear a d'var Torah - a Biblical lesson, not a succession of old, tried and true jokes.
But Dr. Susskind, a clinical psychologist, marital therapist and wannabe comedian, was following through on an invitation by Rabbi Pesach Burston of Chabad of Orange County, New York to do an evening of standup comedy.
The jokes in this 19-minute set deal with aspects of being Jewish, Jewish culture, the Jewish mindset, and Jewish religious life.
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