Archive For The “Humor” Category

America’s #1 Arab comedian performs in suburban Detroit

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America’s #1 Arab comedian performs in suburban Detroit

Comedian Nemr pushes the envelope on Arab cultural habits, traditions and even politics using laughter to make audiences see past the stereotypes and anger in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 world. This week, he performs in Greater Detroit and expands his already impressive professional comedy resume By Ray Hanania Not many American Arab comedians have made the cover of Rolling Stone…

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The Power of Humor in the Palestine-Israel conflict

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The Power of Humor in the Palestine-Israel conflict

Ray Hanania presents an overview of the importance of humor and the significance of strategic communications Humor is a powerful form of communications and can be used to help bring tensions down in societies, change perceptions and separate those who really hate from those who appear to hate because they can’t control heir fears, apprehensions an…

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Not easy doing humor when the world is so violent

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Not easy doing humor when the world is so violent

The Middle East is erupting into more and more violence, and hatred is increasing as racist candidates like Ben Carson and Mike Huackabee are promoting divisions and bigotry. But sometimes, humor is the only way to stay sane. And maybe it can help others By Ray Hanania I entered comedy back in 2001 right after…

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Comic Strip: IkhrAss goes after Asra Nomani

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Comic Strip: IkhrAss goes after Asra Nomani

The latest edition of the popular and hilarious comic strip IkhrAss which lampoons the anti-Arab, anti-Palestinian, anti-Semitic, anti-Jewish and anti-Christian (and poorly written) hate website Ikhras, authored by “Thabet al-Arabi” and “Qassem Lufti.” Ikhras is clearly funded by the Syrian regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad. Permission granted to republish the comic strip in its entirety…

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Aron Kader headlines Comedy show for peace in Los Angeles April 10

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Aron Kader headlines Comedy show for peace in Los Angeles April 10

Aron Kader headlines Comedy show for peace in Los Angeles April 10 By Ray Hanania Prominent Palestinian standup comedian Aron Kader will headline an evening of Middle East comedy on Thursday April 10 at the Levantine Center in Los Angeles. The show will be hosted by Sammy “KO” Obeid and will also feature performances by…

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Ray Hanania Standup Comedy 2008

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Ray Hanania performs comedy at B’nai Yehuda Beth Shalom Synagogue in Homewood, Illinois in 2008. Standup comedian and journalist Ray Hanania performs standup comedy for a suburban Chicago synagogue, B’nai Yehuda Beth Shalom in 2008. end

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