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Quote: Liel Leibovitz

"There's shared DNA between faith and humor. Both are attempts to deal with fundamental human anxiety and things you can't control. That's why so many rabbis and priests walk into a bar at the beginning of jokes. Laughing gets you past the anxiety."

Liel Leibovitz, writer of the "Blessed Week Ever" column in the Jewish magazine Tablet, quoted in USA Today about the intersection of religion and laughter.


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