Posts Tagged “comedy”

Palestinian standup comic Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat discusses his career

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Palestinian standup comic Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat discusses his career

Palestinian standup comedian Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat discusses his career By Ray Hanania Chicagoland Palestinian American comedian Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat will be performing comedy at the renown Chicagoland comedy club Riddles on Jan. 10, 2019. Abu Ali was born to a Palestinian American immigrant and an American mother from Kentucky. He started doing comedy…

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Overview of the Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour

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Overview of the Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour

Overview of the Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour 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…

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US sitcom showcases American Arab character

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US sitcom showcases American Arab character

US sitcom showcases American Arab character A new comedy sitcom on CBS TV showcases an American Arab character played by well known standup comedian Maz Jobrani, and includes some major stars in the comedic entertainment circuit. The show Superior Donuts is getting some strong reviews in its first season By Ray Hanania A new comedy sitcom…

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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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Performing Arab-Jewish standup comedy, first time

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Performing Arab-Jewish standup comedy, first time

I don’t know if humor can change anyone’s minds about standing up to extremism and bringing peace to the Middle East, or if it can really bring different rival religious, ethnic or national groups together. But I do know that after performing my first standup comedy show this week, the Jewish, Christian and Muslim audience…

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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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