Monday, October 31, 2016
During our week of Jewish humor lectures and comedy programs at the Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Adult Vacation Center, we shared the role of guest lecturer with Mark Levy, a California-based performer and teacher of Jewish music for 30 years at temples, synagogues, JCCs, elder hostels and other Jewish groups.
Mark's classes and lecture topics include Fiddlers on the Stage! - Ten Jewish Violinists, Music of the Bible, Klezmer 101, The Classics from Rossi to Bernstein, Songs of the Jewish Labor Movement, and A Century of Jewish Humor in America.
We got Mark to sit on the lawn next to Lake Copake and tell us some of his favorite jokes. We captured a few and we've been sharing them with you.
Here's the setup for today's joke: A guy goes to the doctor and gets some tests done. The doctor comes out with a chart in about 45 minutes. And then...
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