The funniest comedians on the planet...and they're Jewish!

Jews are known to have a sense of humor, but these comedians take it to the next level of laughter
Gene Wilder
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By Time Out Israel Writers |

Gene Wilder

From his iconic role as the whimsical Willy Wonka to his repeat appearances in Mel Brooks’ laugh-out-loud parodies: Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein, Gene Wilder’s subtle humor shines through in the characters he plays.

Bill Maher
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Bill Maher

William “Bill” Maher is a writer, producer, actor, political commentator and television host. He’s best known as the host for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher. He has also hosted late-night shows on Comedy Central and ABC.


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