Stand-up Comedian and Author
Travels from New Rochelle, NY
Topics:Middle Eastern and Foreign Affairs, Academic Perspectives on Israel and Jewish History, Anti-Terrorism and Security, Positively Israel
Joel Chasnoff is a stand-up comedian and author who has performed at more than 1,000 colleges, clubs, and Jewish organizations around the world. Drawing his material largely from his Jewish background, Mr. Chasnoff has earned international stage and screen credits in more than nine countries. Motivated by his love for Israel, he joined the IDF following his college graduation and served in South Lebanon, where he participated in missions in the fight against Hezbollah. In 2010, Mr. Chasnoff published a comedic memoir, The 188th Crybaby Brigade, which hilariously and poignantly recounts his experience as an Oleh serving in the IDF.
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