"Funny, you don"t look Jewish"

a guide to Jews and Jewish life
  • 188 Pages
  • 4.31 MB
  • English
Pilkington , Northampton [England]
Jewish way of life, Judaism -- 20th century, Jews -- Social condi
Other titlesJewish life, Jewish humor
StatementSidney Brichto ; with illustrations by David Myers.
ContributionsMyers, David.
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23039960M
ISBN 101929074018, 1566490200

“That’s why you don’t look too Jewish.” (I’ve been told this by Jewish people more often than by those of other identities, by the way.) Incidentally, my blond-haired, blue-eyed, Jewish-on-both-sides-of-the-family cousins have been told the same thing. It’s meant as a compliment, but it’s worse than a backhanded one.

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You don’t look Jewish. This notion of “looking Jewish” perpetuates so many Jewish stereotypes and yet also seems harmless enough when asked by sincerely uninformed and curious people. My friends waited for my answer, and I playfully responded that I actually do look pretty darn Jewish (as long as we are talking about stereotypes).

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Read 46 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this landmark book, esteemed Buddhist teac /5(46). It’s weird when people look at me and say, ‘You don’t look Jewish. You have blue eyes and blonde hair.’ I’m like yeah, my [Jewish] grandma and papa have blue eyes as well.

Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic by Michael McCready is on Overdrive as a Big Library Read until April 13 and I highly recommend checking it out. Michael’s writing was conversational, funny, serious, and very easy to relate to. If I had to point a book to a non-autistic person to read, this would be one of them!/5(K).

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Funny, You Don't *Look* Jewish by Jordan Namerow Last week’s New York Times article “Journey from a Chinese Orphanage to a Jewish Rite of Passage” got me thinking more about the complexities of reconciling an adoptive Jewish identity with a non-Jewish biological heritage.

1. Other Jews, sometimes adult members of the congregation, have described what it means to "look Jewish," i.e. the stereotypical American Jewish aesthetic of curly brown hair, olive or golden skin, dark eyes, prominent nose.

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You sit, looking around at the group, feeling self-conscious that you don't look right. Contra Costa Jewish Book & ARTS Festival, Walnut Creek CA “You’re Funny You Don’t Look Jewish” was an awesome way to pack our social hall for an evening of laughter.

This unique show addressed topics that aren’t always easy to talk about with ease and humor. Each comedian was distinct and our crowd loved the show. I think the specific line “Funny, you don’t look Jewish” may have been popularized by a joke, mocking similar statements stemming from a very real racist obsession with looks and Jewishness.

I can find examples of variations on that statement and questions about “looking Jewish” at least as far back as with direct connection to.

That's Funny You Don't Look Anti-Semitic did create ripples. It managed to split the JSG whose then dominant leadership thought it might offend the Socialist Workers Party. It resulted in some pretty dreadful correspondence over many weeks in journals like Searchlight and Peace News.

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That’s Funny 2; Introduction That’s Funny You Don’t Look Anti-Semitic An anti-racist analysis of left anti-semitism by Steve Cohen. Edition edited and produced by Libby Lawson and Erica Bunnan. The book is dedicated to Abram Leon, Jew and revolutionary, who was murdered in.

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Product Details; About the Author; Product Details. ISBN Publisher.That’s Funny, You Don’t Look Jewish: Who’s a Jew and Why In This Chapter The difference between Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews Exploring the wide spectrum from Orthodox to Reform (and beyond) Play the “Who’s a Jew” game W e used to think we could tell if someone was Jewish just by looking at them.