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Meet Jill Hausman, the real rabbi who grimaced through jokes about Jews on SNL's 'Weekend Update'

(JTA) - For Rabbi Jill Hausman, spiritual leader of the Actors' Temple in Manhattan's Theater District, working with celebrities comes with the job description.

So when she saw an email on Thursday from "Saturday Night Live," asking her to be on that week's show, she knew she had to accept.

"If opportunities come along, it's such great fun for me to be in something with other people," she told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. "If people come to me with an opportunity, as long as I can, I'll try to say yes. It's kind of like saying yes to life."

In this case, the gig involved a surprise appearanc...

 

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