In Fourteen Hundred Ninety Two, Columbus Really Was a Jew!?


A new theory on Christopher Columbus has come along and he may have been an in-the-closet Jew.  Jews became the target of fanatical religious persecution during Columbus’s lifetime, so he would have had to keep his beliefs on the down low. Hopefully the next Columbus parade will be led by Jackie Mason.

Read more at cnn.com.

33 comments
HollyGothic
HollyGothic

He knew this wasn't really India, but he wanted to save money on the trip.

MuteFez
MuteFez

great piece, thanks for bringing attention to it

DeathProof
DeathProof

That's nothing I heard Jesus was black! :)

FanBoy1
FanBoy1

I read he converted just for the jokes.

mistawag
mistawag

He would have paid for the trip himself but he left his wallet in his other pants.

Toin Coss
Toin Coss

The crew became suspicious when they heard Columbus say...Oy Vey instead of Ahoy !?/?!

Beer
Beer

He killed Jesus

LizSetsFire
LizSetsFire

"be careful on your journey columbus. weve heard the world is as flat as matzah!"

archg2
archg2

I demand proof of this blasphemy!

LizSetsFire
LizSetsFire

he actually came over on the ema, the yente and the shikse.

 

(i dont know much hebrew)

TyWanon
TyWanon

Famous Poem: in 1492 christopher columbus sailed the ocean jew

The Real Big Ed
The Real Big Ed

This explains all the kvetching about the service on the Santa Maria.

treekiller
treekiller

Leave it to a Jew to have someone else pay for their international travel. 

 

TyWanon
TyWanon

He did travel to Africa, maybe he was a Black Jew

TyWanon
TyWanon

@LizSetsFire Matzah Balls are flat?

TyWanon
TyWanon

@LizSetsFire ....cost a whole lotta Matzah Balls

LizSetsFire
LizSetsFire

@TyWanon The balls are round, regular matzah is flat. Like a flat bread.

TyWanon
TyWanon

@treekiller @LizSetsFire quickedy lickedy split

TyWanon
TyWanon

@LizSetsFire My Alcholism kicked in so i wont remember anything i was typing

TyWanon
TyWanon

@LizSetsFire ...I don't Know either..I was just riffing off stereotypes and language...BUT Nice Chip reference, or something

TyWanon
TyWanon

@LizSetsFire ...i don't know...are they Kosher?

TyWanon
TyWanon

@LizSetsFire reasonably priced?