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Holocaust Humor

Sacred And Not-So-Sacred Cows: Humor And The Golden Calf

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 05.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

Someone I know used to have a mug that said "Sacred cows make the best hamburgers." This pithy statement captures part of what is at stake when we declare certain things to be off limits, taboo or untouchable.

When Is Holocaust Humor Acceptable?

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

While we are several generations removed from the Holocaust, there is still new information coming to light about this dark period in European Jewish history. This makes it even more difficult to find humor from such tragedy.