The Shmooze

'My Roommate Is Jewish' Joke

By Anne Cohen

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Time Out New York has revealed the winners of its 2013 Joke of the Year contest. Hidden among the quips about MILF porn, weight loss and ghetto baby showers, was this:

“I’m Palestinian and my roommate is Jewish, so we’re always fighting over where his room starts and mine ends. He pays more rent, but I’ve lived there longer.”

Sammy Obeid’s joke is fifth on the list, with 13.4% approval. As per his Twitter bio, he is a “#Comedian & Writer, as seen on CONAN on TBS & America’s Got Talent – The guy who performed 1,001 consecutive days of comedy #1000daysofcomedy”

Check out the rest of the jokes here.


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