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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1
219 143
Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Seinfeld

2
209 132
Kyle Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
South Park

3
147 109
Fran Fine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Nanny

4
170 126
Monica Geller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Friends

5
116 75
Howard Wolowitz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Big Bang Theory

6
181 118
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show

7
170 113
Krusty the Clown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Simpsons

8
81 52
Estelle Costanza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
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9
110 105
Grace Adler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Will & Grace

10
149 130
Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Friends

11
75 54
Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
ChrissyBaker added New Girl

12
98 93
Lilith Sternin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

13
93 90
John Munch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

14
110 91
Morty Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Seinfeld

15
34 21
Yetta Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Nanny

16
102 94
Rhoda Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda

17
121 108
Ari Gold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Entourage

18
90 88
Tommy Pickles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Rugrats

19
73 85
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

20
38 9
Detective Jake Peralta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
VeryCloseTalking added Brooklyn Nine-Nine

21
47 47
Rhoda Morganstern is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
BethSchneider added Rhoda Morganstern Mary Tyler Moore Show

22
90 94
Mort Goldman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

23
89 85
Ike Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
South Park

24
67 84
Buddy Sorrell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
The Dick Van Dyke Show

25
35 27
Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish TV Characters
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