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Sarah Silverman Talks Judaism on “Bill Maher”

"I have no religion, and yet I have been… the Jews love me. I’m good for the Jews. There’s nothing I can do that makes me not good for the Jews, especially after that Great Shlep thing. I could, honestly… … Read More

By / March 29, 2009

"I have no religion, and yet I have been… the Jews love me. I’m good for the Jews. There’s nothing I can do that makes me not good for the Jews, especially after that Great Shlep thing. I could, honestly… I could deny the existence of the Holocaust, I could accept Jesus as my savior, and they would still be like ‘You know that Jew for Jesus who said the Holocaust didn’t happen? Jewish.’"

-Sarah Silverman, during an appearance on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher

Full clip (wherein Maher calls Silverman "the bravest girl I know") below: