Sarah Silverman and the Great Schlep is a comedic short film sketch starring comedian Sarah Silverman. In the short, she encourages young Jews to take the time to visit their Floridian grandparents so that they can speak to them about Barack Obama. Silverman released this short in 2008. It was funded by the Jewish Council for Education and Research. While the video seriously discusses how important the election is as well as the many issues at stake, it also features a great deal of humorous content. Silverman humorously compares young black men with elderly Jews and pokes fun at the names of both Obama and John McCain. She is the only actress to appear on-screen for most of the short. After the 2008 election, The New York Times credited Silverman and this short for that year's unusually high turnout of Jewish voters. The short is four minutes and twenty-two seconds in length, and contains explicit language.
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