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Jacob Sacher


Schmendrick, Schlemiel, Schlimazel - The Role of the Loser in Jewish Comedy The loser is hard to avoid in Jewish comedy. From the schlemiel (who spills the soup) to the schlimazel (who has the soup spilled on them), they have proved to be a staple in Jewish comedy from the Bible to today. Come discuss different Jewish loser archetypes, as we trace their prevalence across page, stage and screen.


Games with a Jewish Twist - ages 8-12 Over my years spent in clown classes, and through my past life as a Jewish educator, I've packed my suitcase with a large array of games. Come play them with friends and make some new ones too!

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