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Breaking: Kid throws a bacon and lobster-themed bar mitzvah

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In like a lion, out like a lamb, welcome to April!
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On April 3 actress Amanda Bynes turns 27.
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Paul Rudd, who will turn 44 on April 6, used to be a bar mitzvah DJ.
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On April 8 actress Patricia Arquette turns 45.
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Before Max Weinberg drummed for Bruce Springsteen and Conan O’Brien, he played in a bar mitzvah band at the age of seven as a novelty act. During his first public performance he played "When the Saints Go Marching In.” On April 13 he will turn 62.
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On April 14 actress Sarah Michelle Gellar turns 36.
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On April 14 actor Brad Garrett turns 52.
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Seth Rogen’s parents met on an Israeli kibbutz. He began doing stand up at the age of 12, evoking his bar mitzvah as the source of many of his jokes. He will turn 31 on April 15.
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On April 19 actress Kate Hudson 34.
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Jewish icon, Barbra Streisand, will turn 71 on April 24. She was born in Brooklyn and is happy she came from such a down-to-earth borough.
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On April 25 actor Hank Azaria turns 49.
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Jerry Seinfeld, who turns 59 on April 29, starred in and created one of the most popular sitcoms in American history. It is responsible for the terms “man hands,” “no soup for you,” and “the puffy shirt.” He and the show also helped launch the careers of Larry David and Julia Louis Dreyfus.
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Kids celebrate at a bar mitzvah, where the food — hopefully — was kosher.

April fools!

We hope that made you chuckle a little — or at least crack a smile — because coincidentally, many Jewish jokesters have April birthdays. Who? Click through our above slide show and find out which hilarious Hebrews were bar and bat mitzvahed in the first full month of spring. While doing so, try to figure out the answers to out below April celebrity birthday quiz (answers are in the slides).

Enjoy the pictures, the new season, and this handy coupon (not a joke, we swear!) we found for anyone who gets the springtime sniffles.

1) Which Jewish actor began his entertainment career as a bar mitzvah DJ? 2) Which Jewish musician began his career drumming in a bar mitzvah band? 3) The parents of this Jewish comedian, who’s earliest stand up routines revolved around his bar mitzvah, met on an Israeli kibbutz. Who is it? 4) Which Semitic diva with a voice like “buttah” famously said: “I’m so glad I came from Brooklyn — it’s down to earth?” 5) This funny Jew has bestowed upon pop culture the terms “man hands,” “no soup for you,” and “the puffy shirt.” Who is it?

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