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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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Kyle Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
South Park
2
Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Seinfeld
3
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show
4
Krusty the Clown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Simpsons
5
Howard Wolowitz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Big Bang Theory
6
Monica Geller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Friends
7
Fran Fine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Nanny
8
Estelle Costanza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
C_Moorehead added
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Detective Jake Peralta ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
VeryCloseTalking added Brooklyn Nine-Nine
10
Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
ChrissyBaker added New Girl
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Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Friends
12
Morty Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Seinfeld
13
Grace Adler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Grace Adler Will & Grace
14
Rhoda Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda
15
Tommy Pickles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Rugrats
16
Lilith Sternin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
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Ari Gold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Entourage
18
John Munch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
19
Yetta Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Nanny
20
Ike Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
South Park
21
Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
slaft added Moe Howard
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Mort Goldman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
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Zoidberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
john-morgan added Futurama
24
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series
25
Felicity Smoak is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Rachel Zblewski added Arrow