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Comedian Jim Jefferies coming to Tel Aviv

Comedian Jim Jefferies coming to Tel Aviv

Australian-American comedian and creator of sitcom 'Legit' to perform in Tel Aviv Saturday night, his third show in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2019 10:25
Louis C.K. jokes in Israel: I’d rather be in Auschwitz than NY

Louis C.K. jokes in Israel: I’d rather be in Auschwitz than NY

Famous comedian gets big laughs with Israeli audience in Tel Aviv performance.Marcy Oster/JTA, 02/12/2019 18:40
Sacha Baron Cohen to receive ADL award

Sacha Baron Cohen to receive ADL award

ADL to present 'Borat' star with leadership award for combating anti-Semitism, racism through comedy.Gary Willig, 19/11/2019 19:00
Louis C.K.’s leaked stand-up set has jokes about Auschwitz

Louis C.K.’s leaked stand-up set has jokes about Auschwitz

Comedian's latest routine mocks Jews, school shooting victims, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities.JTA, 01/01/2019 02:08
Jewish comedian Don Rickles dead at 90

Jewish comedian Don Rickles dead at 90

Pioneer of insult comedy and 'Toy Story' star passes away from kidney failure.JTA, 06/04/2017 22:50
Killing all the funny people

Killing all the funny people

Something sad happened to American humor. Jack Engelhard, 14/03/2017 23:28
It's official: Top comic is coming to Jerusalem

It's official: Top comic is coming to Jerusalem

After Louis C.K. announced his plans to perform in Israel, new report confirms show has been agreed on for August.Ari Yashar, 16/05/2016 13:40
Satirical Hezbollah skit leads to riots in Lebanon

Satirical Hezbollah skit leads to riots in Lebanon

After Saudi-TV broadcasts Hassan Nasrallah parody, Hezbollah supporters go wild in Beirut.Shoshana Miskin, 28/02/2016 18:32
Seinfeld: Israelis are 'all or nothing'

Seinfeld: Israelis are 'all or nothing'

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld shares his experiences from his recent comedy tour in Israel.Elad Benari, 01/02/2016 04:12
Seinfeld makes Tel Aviv laugh

Seinfeld makes Tel Aviv laugh

Jewish comedian Jerry Seinfeld kicks off his first ever comedy tour in Israel, performing before 11,000 at a Tel Aviv basketball arena.Elad Benari, 20/12/2015 04:41
Watch: Israelis react to ISIS threats with mockery

Watch: Israelis react to ISIS threats with mockery

Viral tongue-in-cheek video pokes fun at Hebrew-speaking jihadi warning of ISIS invasion of Israel; 'You guys have knives - we have F-16s.'Ari Soffer, 28/10/2015 13:02
Comic Trevor Noah Defends Jewish Jokes

Comic Trevor Noah Defends Jewish Jokes

Jon Stewart's replacement says jokes are 'not a true reflection of my character, nor my evolution as a comedian.'Gil Ronen, 01/04/2015 13:03
The Price of Anti-Semitism in France

The Price of Anti-Semitism in France

French anti-Semitic comic Dieudonne reportedly had to pay dearly for recent legal battles against ban of his anti-Semitic show.Ari Yashar, 12/01/2014 11:39
Anti-Semitic French Comic Announces New Show

Anti-Semitic French Comic Announces New Show

Dieudonne tries to circumvent ban on show in which he mimes peeing on the Kotel with new show that includes 'tai-chi moves.'Ari Yashar, 12/01/2014 07:41
Dudu Fisher Performs For and With Senior Citizens

Dudu Fisher Performs For and With Senior Citizens

World-renowned singer gives special performance at Jerusalem retirement home, interviews with Arutz Sheva.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 31/12/2013 00:43
‘First Female Bedouin Comedian’ a Fraud

‘First Female Bedouin Comedian’ a Fraud

Israeli paper runs story on Bedouin mother-of-17 who has found a place in comedy, only to find ‘Bedouin’ is Jewish woman.Maayana Miskin, 07/07/2013 08:20
Comedy for Koby Returns for Tenth Run

Comedy for Koby Returns for Tenth Run

Comedy for Koby brings North American comedians to Israel. Proceeds go to Koby Mandell Foundation, in memory of 13-year-old terror victim.Elad Benari, 22/05/2013 03:46
Standing Up for Israel with Stand Up Comedy

Standing Up for Israel with Stand Up Comedy

Arutz Sheva met the participants of a unique tour of soldiarity. "Comedy for Koby" brings comedians to Israel for laughs and support.Yoni Kempinski, 07/12/2012 04:52
Shows by Anti-Semitic French 'Comedian' Cancelled

Shows by Anti-Semitic French 'Comedian' Cancelled

Four shows by overtly anti-Semitic French ‘comedian’ Dieudonne have been cancelled following opposition from Jewish groups.Rachel Hirshfeld, 13/05/2012 14:19
First Kosher Comedy Series Debuts on the Internet

First Kosher Comedy Series Debuts on the Internet

New web comedy series follows the exploits of four heroes on a journey to create a new religious Jewish community away from it all.Baruch Gordon, 16/02/2012 16:34
The 100% Kosher Religious Comedy Group

The 100% Kosher Religious Comedy Group

Under-Dos, the 100% kosher religious comedy group, specializes in irreverent sketches on Jewish life, but stays within acceptable limits.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 28/01/2012 19:03