“Long live laughter! Long laugh life!” Polish/Yiddish poster. An appearance by Yoysef Tunkel (Der Tunkeler), along with singer Anna Wysok, “the sweetheart of Warsaw,” in Kutno, Poland, 1925. Printed by J. Keltera, Warsaw. (YIVO)

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To treat genres of Jewish humor, this entry includes two articles, on oral and literary traditions, respectively. For further discussion, see Badkhonim; Cartoons; Parody; Purim-shpil; and Satire.