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. In this video presentation and lecture, Benji Lovitt will track the changes in Israeli society through the lens of humor, analyzing classic movies, television shows, and comedy clips to better understand Israeli society.
The performance will be taking place at the NBN office in Jerusalem.
We have a limited number of seats, so make sure to sign up fast!
Benji Lovitt Bio:
Since making aliyah in 2006, comedian Benji Lovitt has performed for audiences around the world including Hillels, Birthright Israel, and Jewish Federations. His perspectives on life in Israel have been featured on Israeli television and radio and in publications such as USA Today, Time Magazine, Huffington Post, The Atlantic, the Times of Israel, and more. His annual Yom Ha’atzmaut list of things he loves about Israel has developed a huge following and he works regularly with Jewish organizations to promote Israel.