comedian

Comedy for Koby celebrates 25th tour

The highly popular stand-up comedy revue, led by American comic Avi Liberman, benefits the Koby Mandell Foundation, which works on behalf of bereaved families and victims of terrorism.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
08/12/2019
A woman poses next to a banana attached with duct-tape that replaces the artwork 'Comedian'
Banana taped to wall sells for $120k, promptly eaten by comedian

"I love Maurizio Cattelan [the banana artist] artwork and I really love this installation. It’s very delicious."

08/12/2019
Actress Tiffany Haddish celebrates her Judaism in lavish ‘Black Mitzvah’

The daughter of an Eritrean Jew, Haddish found out relatively late in life that she was Jewish but has embraced these Jewish roots in recent years.

Tiffany Haddish in the film, "Girls Trip."
Tiffany Haddish opens up about Jewish identity and upcoming bat mitzvah

Unsurprisingly, “Black Mitzvah” is pretty Jewish: It opens with the comedian being carried on a chair singing “Hava Nagila.”

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
27/11/2019
Louis C. K. in Tel Aviv, Nov. 2019
Louis C. K. has Israeli audiences rolling in the aisles

The controversial comedian was not greeted without protest. Beside the entrance stood a small group of women, holding signs such as "I do not want to see your d*ck."

24/11/2019
Seth Meyers arrives at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards.
Seth Meyers on new Netflix special, claims to be 'Jewish Enough'

"To be named Seth Meyers and not be Jewish is false advertising," he joked.

10/11/2019
Adolf Hitler will be a prominent character in Jojo Rabbit, a satirical movie by Taika Waititi
‘Jojo Rabbit’ doesn’t glorify Nazis — it’s a lesson in how hate is taught

The film is written and directed by Taika Waititi, a Maori Jew most recognized for writing and directing the recent “Thor: Ragnarok” movie — he also stars as Hitler.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
18/10/2019
Louis C.K. 2019
Embattled Louis C.K. returns to the stage – and Tel Aviv

Many people are looking forward to enjoying the controversial comedian's humor again.

Youtube screenshot of new Saturday Night Live comedian Chloe Fineman.
‘Saturday Night Live’ adds Jewish comedian Chloe Fineman

Fineman joins a long line of Jewish comedians on the famed sketch show.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
13/09/2019
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