Comments: Funny, you don't look Jewish

Yep, and when Sammy Davis Jr married May Britt
he became an Afro-Jewish-Swede.

Posted by Anon at February 5, 2013 10:28 AM

He became a hair style, Jewish and a Swede?

Posted by Anonoh at February 5, 2013 11:20 AM

A joker in every deck!

Posted by Will at February 5, 2013 12:35 PM

Go to Israel. Many Jews have made aliyah from Ethiopia. Mr. Davis would fit right in.

Posted by Fat Man at February 5, 2013 1:01 PM

Yup, like the Jewish couple traveling in China, spot a temple. They go in and meet Ya Fong the Rabbi.

Their first comment is, "Funny, you don't look Jewish."

Posted by Vermont Woodchuck at February 6, 2013 4:05 AM

In Jerusalem, when I see a black guy hanging around downtown with a toothpick in his mouth and a machine pistol around his neck, I find it reassuring.

In the US, it would be terrifying. Just as black, but a different culture...

I testify that this is literally true.

Posted by AreaMan at February 6, 2013 5:03 AM

I can't remember his name offhand, and I'm too lazy at the moment to do a search, but I seem to remember that Charleston, SC had a black Orthodox Jewish police chief. Maybe they still do, since I also remember him being quite popular with both the citizens and the Department. In his case, he wasn't a convert, but grew up Jewish because of grandparents on one side of the family who were Russian Jews.

Posted by waltj at February 6, 2013 9:31 AM

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