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This Song from ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Bar Mitzvah Episode Is Epic

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It’s been said before that “Crazy Ex-Girlfiend” is one of the best, Jewiest shows on TV right now–and the CW musical sitcom just upped the ante with an epic bar mitzvah episode titled “Will Scarsdale Like Josh’s Shayna Punim?” (which, come on, is already pretty great).

With guest appearances from (Jewish) Broadway stars Patti LuPone (who plays a rabbi!) and Tovah Feldshuh, the episode was destined to be a hit. But one particular song really took the cake. A joyful Hava Nagila-esque melody is paired with words that Jews know only all too well, as they’re pretty much the basis of every Jewish holiday: Remember that we suffered. Because when was the last time you were at a Jewish simcha, eating and dancing away, and someone didn’t mention the Holocaust?

Watch for yourself below. You don’t even have to be familiar with the show to enjoy this one:


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