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Thursday, September 22 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
PANEL: Interfaith Comedy Night

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Is it any wonder that some of the best comedians come from religious groups living with their backs to the wall? With so much depressing, even horrifying news on the religion beat, we hear from comedians of different faiths. They provide a sample of their routines and follow up with a question-and-answer session on this complex interplay of faith, humor, tragedy and resilience.

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Dina Zingaro

Broadcast Associate and Assistant to Scott Pelley, CBS Evening News & 60 Minutes

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Mo Amer

Comedian
323-244-3955  //  Mo@moamer.com | | Mohammed "Mo" Amer is an established stand-up comedian from Houston, Texas, who tours comedy clubs and theaters worldwide. He has performed in more than 27 countries on five continents, as the first and only Arab-American refugee comic to perform for U.S. and coalition troops overseas. He has performed with comedy legends recently, touring extensively with Dave Chappelle, and he has appeared at the... Read More →
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Jenna Kim Jones

Comedian
801-358-6463  //  @jennakimjones | | Jenna Kim Jones has appeared on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and performed stand up alongside some of the best comedians including Jim Gaffigan, John Oliver, Wyatt Cenac and Aasif Mandvi. Her podcast, "#SorryNotSorry with Jenna Kim Jones," is one of the top 200 comedy podcasts on iTunes. Meanwhile, Jenna released her first stand up comedy special — also "#SorryNotSorry with Jenna Kim... Read More →
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Matty Litwack

Comedian
301-542-7093  //  @matty_litwack | | Matty is a rising star in the comedy world with a unique origin story. He was raised in an Orthodox Jewish family as the youngest of 5 brothers, spending most of his education home-schooled. Matty earned his GED and entered community college at the age of 15, and by the age of 21 he was a Ph.D. student in nuclear physics at George Washington University. After completing 30 percent of his Ph.D... Read More →


Thursday September 22, 2016 7:30pm - 9:00pm
DoubleTree by Hilton 8727 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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