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  • Comedy for Koby brings American comics to Israel

    By Esther D. Kustanowitz

    6 days ago

    Like many Jewish comedians in Los Angeles, Avi Liberman books club gigs, occasionally auditions for TV work and does “Jewish gigs” at synagogues and elsewhere.

    But in recent years, Liberman also has been spending a lot of his time planning trips to Israel.

    What makes his tours...

  • Turning loss into laughter

    December 26, 2011 | 12:25 pm

    Like many 13-year-old boys, Koby Mandell appreciated a good joke.

    It’s fitting, then, that the foundation started in his memory has become well known for its biannual comedy show—now in its 7th year—that tours Israel and raises roughly $70,000 for the foundation’s work.

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  • Funny business in Israel

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 9, 2011 | 12:58 pm

    Top American comedians, including Maryellen Hooper, John Mulrooney and Saleem, travel to Israel to fundraise for the Koby Mandell Foundation.  The foundation is headed by Avi Liberman and provides “support to family members of victims of terror,” reports the Jerusalem Post

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