Comedy 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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214 136
Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Seinfeld

2
202 127
Kyle Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
South Park

3
143 105
Fran Fine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Nanny

4
179 113
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show

5
163 122
Monica Geller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Friends

6
109 73
Howard Wolowitz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Big Bang Theory

7
79 49
Estelle Costanza is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
C_Moorehead added

8
162 112
Krusty the Clown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Simpsons

9
108 102
Grace Adler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Will & Grace

10
144 124
Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Friends

11
72 50
Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
ChrissyBaker added New Girl

12
97 89
Lilith Sternin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

13
91 88
John Munch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

14
108 89
Morty Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Seinfeld

15
120 105
Ari Gold is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Entourage

16
100 92
Rhoda Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda

17
32 20
Yetta Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Nanny

18
87 87
Tommy Pickles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Rugrats

19
46 45
Rhoda Morganstern is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
BethSchneider added Rhoda Morganstern Mary Tyler Moore Show

20
70 84
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

21
33 7
Detective Jake Peralta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
VeryCloseTalking added Brooklyn Nine-Nine

22
89 92
Mort Goldman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

23
88 83
Ike Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
South Park

24
35 25
Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
slaft added

25
67 82
Buddy Sorrell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Dick Van Dyke Show

26
71 74
Professor Frink is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Simpsons

27
27 18
Zoidberg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
john-morgan added Futurama

28
23 19
Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
MaiaraNahimana added How I Met Your Mother

29
24 22
Felicity Smoak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Rachel Zblewski added Arrow

30
63 81
Hanukkah Harry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Saturday Night Live

31
58 76
George Bluth Sr. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Arrested Development

32
53 86
Seth Cohen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The O.C.

33
6 9
Noel Shempsky is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

34
44 66
Annie Edison is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Community

35
40 62
Barry Kripke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Republican Jew added

36
53 93
Rachel Berry is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

37
31 53
Yetta Fine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Republican Jew added Yetta Fine

38
33 57
Sylivia Fine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Republican Jew added Sylivia Fine

39
11 23
Ruxin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
RichardBeecher added The League - The Leauge.

40
43 86
Dharma Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Dharma & Greg

41
50 79
Larry Sanders is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Larry Sanders Show

42
3 8
Bethany Horowitz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Bethany Horowitz

43
2 6
Hank Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Hank Kingsley

44
45 83
Noah Puckerman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

45
39 75
Isabella Garcia-Shapiro is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Phineas and Ferb, Take Two with Phineas and Ferb

46
12 30
Filburt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
xandermartin98 added

47
37 72
Andy Botwin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Weeds

48
31 71
Susie Greene is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Curb Your Enthusiasm

49
14 47
Bethany Horowitz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Republican Jew added Bethany Horowitz Boston Legal

50
24 71
Harold Berman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Hey Arnold!