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Sarah Silverman applauds sister’s arrest for religious protest in Israel

Sarah Silverman applauds sister’s arrest for religious protest in Israel

By | February 11, 2013 at 9:05 pm | No comments

Sarah Silverman isn’t the only rule-breaking badass in her family. It turns out her older sister Susan, a rabbi in Jerusalem, loves to stir the pot as well— if only for a good cause. Silverman’s sister – as well as Susan’s teenage daughter -- was arrested today in...

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No joke: Jason Alexander summoned to Jerusalem for peace advice

No joke: Jason Alexander summoned to Jerusalem for peace advice

By | October 25, 2011 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments

When an international conflict – like, say, the Israel-Palestinian conflict – is extremely politically and religiously charged, what’s a leader to do? How does a leader even begin going about trying to solve a conflict like that? Here’s the answer. Two words: George...

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Sarah Silverman live in Tel Aviv, Israel (Review)

By | June 27, 2011 at 10:15 am | No comments

TEL AVIV -- Last week Sarah Silverman was invited to participate in Israel’s third annual Presidential Conference, after which she performed two shows in Tel Aviv. The first of her two shows took place on Saturday night at Yarkon Park’s Wohl Amphitheatre, where the crowd...

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Sarah Silverman will perform in Israel

By | May 31, 2011 at 11:19 am | One comment

Sarah Silverman will perform at Tel Aviv, Israel's Wahl Amphitheater on June 25th. The Jewish-American comedian will be there starting on June 21st for the third annual Israeli Presidential Conference at the Jerusalem International Convention Center. Last April, Jim Gaffigan...

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Comedy Central hits Israel in 2011

By | July 29, 2010 at 1:12 pm | No comments

At the start of next year, Comedy Central will debut its network in Israel, making it available to more than 1.3 million households. According to the Hollywood Reporter: “The channel will broadcast a mix of international and local comedy programming; from timeless classics to...

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Jim Gaffigan plays Israel; we analyze the hell out of it

By | April 6, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments

It's common wisdom that some of the best comedians are outsiders, standing at the fringe of society lobbing critiques inward. But it's also common wisdom that white, tall, blond, Catholics are not outsiders, at least not in America, at least for another year or two. In fact...

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