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Sunday, February 22 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Of Course Judaism is the Worst Religion… Except for All the Other Religions I've Tried

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Have you ever asked yourself "Why should I care about being Jewish?" or "Why would anybody want to joing this crazy people called the Jews?" Yisrael Campbell, the man that Steven Colbert called "the funniest Roman Catholic Orthodox Jewish comedian in the world," will answer those questions ... in 45 minutes. Campbell will have you on the floor laughing as he addresses why he wanted to be a Jew sooooo badly that he became Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox. Join him as he addresses questions of Jewish identity, the mission of the Jewish people, and why Jews are so funny that a nice Catholic boy from Philadelphia decided to convert not once, not twice, but three times!

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Yisrael Campbell

Comedian and Storyteller
Having converted from Catholicism to Judaism three times, (Reform, Conservative, then Orthodox) Yisrael Campbell is living an unusual and dynamic life.  While in New York, he created and starred in a one-man off Broadway show entitled Circumcise Me.   The show tells the story of his life’s journey, from alcoholism at age 16, through conversion, marriage, the 2nd Intifada, to the birth of his twins. His hope is that others... Read More →

Sunday February 22, 2015 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Left Ballroom