Entertainment The Funniest Jewish TV Characters  

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List Rules Television characters who are Jewish, convert to Judaism, or are practicing Jews

List of the funniest Jewish TV characters. The greatest television series characters, who happen to be of the Hebraic descent, have guaranteed us laughs since they first appeared in their respective shows. We have compiled a list of the cream of the crop when it comes to Jewish sitcom stars.

The rankings include Jewish characters who had their own shows -- and their own names, like Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David. Rhoda Morgenstern from The Mary Tyler Moore Show is here on the list because not only is she funny and Jewish, but she went from the Jewish best friend to starring in her very own spin-off show, which was no easy feat at the time. After her, we have reaped the hilarious benefits of strong female Jewish comedy characters like Monica Geller on Friends and Grace Adler on Will and Grace, which are both as mainstream as they come!

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1
221 138
Kyle Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
South Park
2
224 149
Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Seinfeld
3
152 117
Fran Fine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Nanny
4
123 80
Howard Wolowitz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Big Bang Theory
5
178 133
Monica Geller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Friends
6
186 122
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show
7
178 117
Krusty the Clown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Simpsons
8
86 55
Estelle Costanza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
C_Moorehead added
9
114 106
Grace Adler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Will & Grace
10
153 133
Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Friends
11
79 58
Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
ChrissyBaker added New Girl
12
100 97
Lilith Sternin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
13
97 93
John Munch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
14
114 94
Morty Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Seinfeld
15
46 11
Detective Jake Peralta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
VeryCloseTalking added Brooklyn Nine-Nine
16
106 97
Rhoda Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda
17
126 110
Ari Gold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Entourage
18
37 25
Yetta Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Nanny
19
96 90
Tommy Pickles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Rugrats
20
75 87
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series
21
91 99
Mort Goldman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
22
92 89
Ike Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
South Park
23
39 28
Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
slaft added
24
71 86
Buddy Sorrell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Dick Van Dyke Show
25
29 24
Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
MaiaraNahimana added How I Met Your Mother