The Big Felafel

Israel is Funny: The HaHaפuch Comedy Show Feb.11

Do you ever stand in line for the post office or bank or ministry of interior or just the bus and feel so stressed out that no one around you seems to know where the line begins and ends? And you want to scream, but instead you just elbow everyone because you’ve learned that’s how you get around in this country, or at least in these so-called lines? Then you get to the end of the line and rather than feeling relieved you feel overcome with emotion and want to cry or scream? Then later when you tell your friend the story, you are both laughing about it, because it is so ridiculous and your friend can tell you the same story?

Well, if you follow any of that, and agree, then you need to come to the HaHaפuch Comedy show on Thursday February 11th. The comedy show is a variety of improv, sketches and videos that aims at making fun of life here in Israel. We will also have a special musical guest, a cappella group Kolture Shock and even a special segment called Spotlight on Immigrant Innovation, which will feature a new immigrant who is doing something great here in Israel. For our first show we are featuring immigrant Jonathan Miller co-owner of Asif Winery in Arad. Did I mention he only made Aliyah in 2006? Awesome! Miller will do a free wine tasting before the show and will sell his delicious award-winning wine. The show starts at 8pm but doors open at 7:30pm and that is when the wine tasting will take place so I strongly suggest you come and get it! There will also be cheap beer to add to the fun.

We plan to perform once a month at our current venue at the Merkaz Hamgshimim Theater in the German Colony. Check out the cool flier they made for us! And to learn more check out our Facebook page. Oh, and here is a clip for all you Srugim lovers, Stacy wants you to come to our show too!  

Remember, Israel is funny. And if you don’t think so then you haven’t seen our show.


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  1. * Michael says:

    Speaking of Israeli lines, on Feb. 12th there will be an alternative flash-mob tribute to Israeli lines.

    Inspirational Video:

    | Reply Posted 13 years, 4 months ago
  2. * Deena says:

    OK, rumour has it I’m going to be mentioned in the show. Of course I’m very excited. 🙂 Also, btw, the flyer really is VERY cool. The only problem is that the coffee doesn’t really look like a hafuch. 🙂 I guess it’s an Americano hafuch-wanna-be.

    | Reply Posted 13 years, 4 months ago
  3. * Molly says:

    Why you got to rain on our parade! Shady- the coffee is awesome and you’re just jealous. If you want it to be upside down all you have to do is turn your computer screen upside- duh!

    Get ready for your mention in the show! Let’s just say ‘Stacy’ for now!

    | Reply Posted 13 years, 4 months ago
  4. * Molly says:

    I love flash mobs- our troop wants to make one! Who is in?

    | Reply Posted 13 years, 4 months ago
  5. * Deena says:

    I feel so stupid. of course you only have to turn it upside down! :/

    I’m SO PSYCHED to hear my mention! I feel so important!

    | Reply Posted 13 years, 4 months ago

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