Posts Tagged “comedy”

Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview

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Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview

Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview The Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour was co-founded by Palestinian Ray Hanania and Israeli Charley Warady. It included Jewish American comedian Aaron Freeman and Israeli comedian Yisrael Campbell. The group performed comedy shows before live audiences throughout Israel in 2007 including in West Jerusalem, East Jerusalem, Jaffa, Hebron, Tel Aviv, and…

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New TV Sitcom “The Mayor” gives politics a funny edge

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New TV Sitcom “The Mayor” gives politics a funny edge

New TV Sitcom “The Mayor” gives politics a funny edge Bernard David Jones brings his comedic acting chops – perfected during his time spent at CollegeHumor – to primetime TV in one of Fall TV’s new comedy series The Mayor (TUESDAYs (9:30|8:30c) on ABC). The new ABC comedy revolves around young rapper ‘Courtney Rose’ (Brandon Michael…

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Hanania standup Comedy reviews

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Hanania standup Comedy reviews

Hanania standup Comedy reviews The Baba Ghanoush Belt (the Arab American “Borscht Belt”) Read References & Comedy Reviews? Arab American PAC Dinner OCT 29, 2009 Winnipeg Free Press April 2008 First ever New York Comedy Festival in 2002 Comedian Carl Kozlowski on Ray Hanania Chicago Sun-Times on “Chicago Jokes” 1-14-08 JERUSALEM POST: Comedy in Jerusalem,…

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Hanania standup comedy: Reviews and comments

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Hanania standup comedy: Reviews and comments

Hanania standup comedy: Reviews and comments (from published remarks, news reports, comments & letters) (Ray’s show avoids foul or bad language, focusing on his experiences growing up Arab in America and his unusual Palestinian-Jewish marriage. Hanania also discusses his column in the Jerusalem Post, PalestineNote.com and his career covering Chicago City Hall and politics. His standup…

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Palestinian & Israeli Comedians battle on Tel Aviv stage

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Palestinian and Israeli Comedians scuffle on Tel Aviv comedy stage, 2007 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbvNQd8kHXM&w=420&h=315] Ray Hanania, Yisrael Campbell, Aaron Freeman and Charley Warady with the former Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour.

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إسرائيل في سنّ 65 ولم تحقق السلام بعد

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إسرائيل في سنّ 65 ولم تحقق السلام بعد Israels 65th Anniversary بقلم راي حنانيه يتوجه إليّ بعض الناس بالسؤال:” هل يُغضبك احتفال إسرائيل بعيد ميلادها الـ 65 هذا العام؟” وأجيبهم دائما بالقول :” كلا، هذا لا يزعجني على الاطلاق.” فيفاجئهم جوابي. لأنهم يعتقدون أنني كفلسطيني، يجب أن يغضبني هذا الأمر. لكني أقول لهم أنني لست…

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Israel is 65 and still doesn’t have peace

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Israel is 65 and still doesn’t have peace Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette Newspaper Sunday May 4, 2013 People come up to me and ask: “Are you angry Israel is celebrating it’s 65th anniversary as a country this year?” I always respond the same way, and say: “No, it doesn’t bother me at all.” That always…

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Yalla Peace: No one knows nose jobs better

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No one knows nose jobs better By Ray Hanania Creators Syndicate/Jerusalem Post — You can judge a man by his character. But in the rising sinew of the Arab Spring, Egyptian men are judged by the noses. If Arabs and Jews share anything, it is that they are often stereotyped as having large noses. Some…

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Yalla Peace: Traveling with an unusual hobby

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Yalla Peace: Traveling with an unusual hobby By Ray Hanania – Jerusalem Post 11/09/11– I collect flight safety cards from airplanes. It’s a felony, I think, depending on which country you’re in, but they come in handy in my (phenomenal and internationally acclaimed) comedy show. I’ve always wondered what the purpose of a flight safety card…

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06-18-09 Arab Labor: Using humor in Israeli sitcom to change perceptions of Arab citizens

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Arab Labor: A humorous sitcom that turns tragedy into understanding By Ray Hanania — The life of an Arab citizen is anything but funny. Just ask my relatives who live in several Israeli cities. Non-Jews in a Jewish world caught on the edge of the wall that separates Palestinians from Israelis. Yet, that’s exactly the premise…

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