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4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
952 + 381 3400 https://www.sabesjcc.org/

January 2020

Twin Cities Jewish Humor Fest Presents: Teen Workshop – Satire and Social Justice

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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Local satirist and host of Minnesota Tonight Jonathan Gershberg, teaches how to write jokes on some of the most challenging issues of our time in the style of The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight and Patriot Act. Participants will practice writing jokes and outlining sketches while receiving individualized feedback. (Ages 14-18) Tickets: $12 adv / $15 door PURCHASE TICKETS

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Twin Cities Jewish Humor Fest Presents: A Night of Jewish Storytelling

January 27 @ 7:00 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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An evening of true and colorful stories told by select members of the Twin Cities Jewish community, that mixes tender with hilarity. Curated and directed by Allison Broeren of Word Sprout Storytelling. (Ages 16+) Tickets: $12 adv / $15 door PURCHASE TICKETS

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Twin Cities Jewish Humor Fest Presents: alan zweibel – a field guide to the jewish people

January 29 @ 7:00 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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Acclaimed humorist and writer on the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Alan Zweibel presents his new book A Field Guide to the Jewish People. Co-written with comedians Dave Barry and Adam Mansbach, the authors dissect every holiday, rite of passage, and tradition, unravel a long and complicated history, and tackle the tough questions that have been plaguing the long-suffering Jewish people everywhere for centuries. (Ages 16+) Tickets: $12 adv / $15 door Special Deal: $40 adv ticket & a signed copy of A…

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Twin Cities Jewish Humor Fest Presents: Rising Stars featuring Emmy Blotnick and Jon Savitt

January 30 @ 7:00 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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Catch two of the rising stars of the comedy world before they fly off into the stratosphere. (Ages 18+) Liz Treyger Liza Treyger is a Chicago-bred standup comic who now resides in NYC. She really misses alleys, her favorite bartenders, and her Russian parents. Treyger most recently filmed her Netflix half-hour standup comedy special which is part of a new series called THE DEGENERATES. In 2015, Treyger released her first half-hour comedy special in addition to her first album with…

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February 2020

Twin Cities Jewish Humor Fest Presents: Queer Night featuring The El-Salomons

February 1 @ 8:00 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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The El-Salomons take the motto ‘make love not war’ very personally. Jess Salomon, a Jewish-Canadian comedian, and Eman El-Hussieni, a Palestinian-Canadian comedian who have each performed at dozens of festivals and appeared on several television shows, take the stage together since their marriage in 2016. While never shying away from their differences, the El-Salomon’s bring a fresh perspective hilariously demonstrating how love, and a good sense of humor, can triumph over animosity. (Ages 18+) Ticket includes pre-show celebration with food and drink…

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Twin Cities Jewish Humor Fest Presents: Borscht Belt Time Machine

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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Time travel back to the Borscht Belt! Local comedians will take the stage to deliver the best, most groan-worthy one-liners, accompanied by a live drummer. Tacky refreshments and laughter will be served. Period appropriate attire encouraged. Performed in the Sabes JCC Tychman-Shapiro Gallery exhibit The Last Resort by Robin Schwartzmann. (Ages 16+) This event is part of the 11th Annual Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival. For more information, please visit tcjhumorfest.org

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Time travel back to the Borscht Belt!

Local comedians will take the stage to deliver the best, most groan-worthy one-liners, accompanied by a live drummer. Tacky refreshments and laughter will be served. Period appropriate attire encouraged. Performed in the Sabes JCC Tychman-Shapiro Gallery exhibit The Last Resort by Robin Schwartzmann.

(Ages 16+)

This event is part of the 11th Annual Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival. For more information, please visit tcjhumorfest.org