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Saturday, Sunday, and Monday: Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 7 W. 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024

Friday night: Romemu, 165 W. 105th Street, New York, NY 10025



Sunday, February 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
"The Middle East is Funny:” Explore Israeli History through Comedy

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It has been said that throughout our history, Jews have laughed to keep from crying. In a country which has experienced its share of ups and downs, Israel has developed its own unique brand of humor. Benji tracks the changes in Israeli society through classic movie, TV, and comedy clips.

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Benji Lovitt

Since making aliyah in 2006, comedian/educator Benji Lovitt has performed for audiences in North America, Australia, South Africa, and more. His perspectives on Israeli society, both comedic and serious, have been featured on Israeli TV and radio and in publications such as USA Today... Read More →


Sunday February 17, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 1 & 2 (5th Floor)