Roots and Routes of Jewish Humor:
“What He Brews” and the Healing Power of Humor
As the title indicates, this program explores the origins of Jewish humor. The audience hears a lively narrative with interesting history and jokes, and they’re also encouraged to share their own funny stories. With its emphasis on humor, this talk makes people feel engaged and happy.
What the Program Covers
In this talk, Dr. Soreff discusses humor in three ways.
History and Literature
There are more books written about Jewish humor than any other religion and ethnicity. Why? The presentation answers that by looking at the history and literature of Judaism.
Anatomy of a Joke
Next, the talk looks at the anatomy of a joke. What makes a joke funny?
How Humor Affects Health
It concludes with the role of humor in health. It shows how humor is the best medicine because it enhances your immune system, decreases heart attacks, relieves stress, and more. If you have any questions about this program, please contact us.