sitcoms 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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Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Jerry Seinfeld Seinfeld

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Kyle Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Kyle Broflovski South Park

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Fran Fine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Fran Fine The Nanny

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Larry David is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Larry David Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show

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Monica Geller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Monica Geller Friends

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Howard Wolowitz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Howard Wolowitz The Big Bang Theory

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Estelle Costanza is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
C_Moorehead added Estelle Costanza

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Krusty the Clown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Krusty the Clown The Simpsons

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Grace Adler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Grace Adler Will & Grace

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Lilith Sternin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

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Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Ross Geller Friends

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Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
ChrissyBaker added Schmidt New Girl

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Ari Gold is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Ari Gold Entourage

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Morty Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Morty Seinfeld Seinfeld

The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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John Munch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
John Munch Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

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Rhoda Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Rhoda Morgenstern The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda

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Rhoda Morganstern is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
BethSchneider added Rhoda Morganstern Mary Tyler Moore Show

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Mort Goldman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

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Tommy Pickles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Tommy Pickles Rugrats

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Yetta Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Yetta Rosenberg The Nanny

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Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Willow Rosenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever

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Ike Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Ike Broflovski South Park

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Buddy Sorrell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Buddy Sorrell The Dick Van Dyke Show

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Professor Frink is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Professor Frink The Simpsons

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Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
slaft added Moe Howard

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Zoidberg is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
john-morgan added Zoidberg Futurama

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Felicity Smoak is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Rachel Zblewski added Felicity Smoak Arrow

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Detective Jake Peralta is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
VeryCloseTalking added Detective Jake Peralta Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History

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Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
MaiaraNahimana added Ted Mosby How I Met Your Mother

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Hanukkah Harry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Hanukkah Harry Saturday Night Live

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Seth Cohen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Seth Cohen The O.C.

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George Bluth Sr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
George Bluth Sr. Arrested Development

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Rachel Berry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

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Barry Kripke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Republican Jew added Barry Kripke

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Yetta Fine is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Republican Jew added Yetta Fine

8 TV Actors Who Turned Out Just Like Their Characters

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Annie Edison is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Annie Edison Community

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Larry Sanders is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Larry Sanders The Larry Sanders Show

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Sylivia Fine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Republican Jew added Sylivia Fine

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Noel Shempsky is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

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Dharma Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Dharma Montgomery Dharma & Greg

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Hank Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Hank Kingsley

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Ruxin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
RichardBeecher added Ruxin The League - The Leauge.

The Most Important TV Sitcoms

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Noah Puckerman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

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Filburt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
xandermartin98 added Filburt

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Bethany Horowitz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Bethany Horowitz

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Isabella Garcia-Shapiro is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Isabella Garcia-Shapiro Phineas and Ferb, Take Two with Phineas and Ferb

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Andy Botwin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Andy Botwin Weeds

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Susie Greene is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Susie Greene Curb Your Enthusiasm

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Charlotte York is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Charlotte York-Goldenblatt Sex and the City

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Bethany Horowitz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Republican Jew added Bethany Horowitz Boston Legal