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PRESS

The Black Jew Dialogues CNN interview (View)

A "humorous take on the weighty issues of racial and ethnic stereotyping." (Full Review)

"Designed to build inter-racial bridges and shatter cultural stereotypes." (Full Review)

"The Black Jew Dialogues made me laugh and squirm as [the performers] broke down the complex relationship the two groups have shared." (Full Review)

"We try to bring humor and wit and light to topics that are often rife with heat and tension and awkwardness." (Full Review)

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"We're not just talking about Blacks and Jews. It's about everybody." (Full Review)

"billed as a comical examination of the American Black Jew experience" (Full Review)

"U.S. comedy duo...share their puppet-based approach to dealing with issues of racial stereotypes." (View)

"The  Black-Jew Dialogues...is about human dignity and anything which compromises that dignity." (Full Review)

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MORE PRESS

Daily Collegian          Canton Rep.com          Indie Online.com          KentWired.com       

The Jewish Advocate          Fostoria Times Review          Springfield College          Gustavus Adolphus College         

KC Community College          First Forum Church          Kansas City Kansan                   

Cal State San Bernadino Public Affairs Blog

Ohio University Lancaste          WOUB Public Media - Athens, OH          

AWARDS

Best Cultural Speaker Award 2013-2014
Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities
Best Diversity Artist 2014
Campus Activities Magazine
Best Cultural Speaker Award 2016-2017:
Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities

PRAISE

Stephen Bingham

Director of Educational and Multicultural Events, Radford University

"I only get to book so many educational/multicultural events a semester and to have a quality program such as yours was phenomenal and humbling.”

Isaiah Collier

Director of Multicultural Student Services, Bradley University

“The show was informative, exciting, and our students and administrators were really engaged...The dialogue definitely hit the mark."

Ruth Kerman

Program Director at San Diego State University

“It was easily the best program we have done all year! They made it easy to connect with other campus groups and have a discussion that we have needed to have.”

Bobbie Karp

Director Student Activities, North Country Community College, Saranac Lake, New York

“Thank you again for sharing your talents and important messages with our students. You made a difference.""

John Shook

Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa

“I thoroughly enjoyed the way you mixed humor with education to [create] an enlightening program.”

John H. Houchin

Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts

“Brave theatre that opens people up to the possibility of change.”

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John Young

Fanshawe College, Ontario, Canada

“A wonderfully inventive act that deals with race in honest, practical and an entertaining format."

Reverend Fred A. Brown

Abithar Temple of God Inc., Washington D.C.

“It hit all the nerves that needed to be hit. They had the audience on the edge of their seats!”

Rabbi Sarah Meytin

Assistant Director, The Jewish Community Relations Counsel of Greater Washington

"co-hosted with the local NAACP...[their] performance was funny, engaging, and thought-provoking. They were very easy to work with, adapted their show to meet our unique needs, and did a great job.”

Darlana Swenson

Programmer of Comedy and Concerts, Spokane Community College

"The Q&A was even more beneficial to the audience because it gave them the opportunity to speak one on one about issues that they had."

Nancy Park

Temple Israel Center, White Plains, New York

"Through drama and narrative, the characters address subjects that are all too often ignored or tolerated in our schools and neighborhoods."

Jodie Cha

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

“I think we all loved what we learned from you guys.”

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Letters of Recommendation

COLLEGES

Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

 

Aurora University

Aurora, IL

 

Beloit College

Beloit, WI

 

Boston College/AHANA Student Programs

Chestnut Hill, MA

 

Bryn Athyn College

Bryn Athyn, PA

 

California State University San Marcos

(Hillel of San Diego)

San Marcos, CA

 

Catholic University

Washington, DC

 

Chemeketa Community College

Salem, OR

 

Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA

 

Dickinson State University

Dickinson, ND

George Washington University

Washington, D.C.

 

Indiana State University

Terra Haute, IN

 

Johnson & Wales Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, KS

 

Kansas State

Manhattan, KS

 

Lesley University

Cambridge, MA

 

Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

 

Linn-Benton Community College

Albany, OR

 

Mid-State Technical College

Marshfield, Wisconsin

 

Mt. Hood Community College

Gresham, OR

North Dakota College of Science

Wahpeton, ND

 

Northeast Iowa Community College

Calmar, IA

 

Owens Community College

Perrysburg, OH

 

Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA

 

SUNY Maritime College

Throggs Neck, NY

 

Tennessee Wesleyan

Athens, TN

Touro University Nevada  

Henderson, NV

 

Trinity University

San Antonio, TX

 

University of Louisiana – Monroe

Monroe, LA

 

University of New England

Biddeford, ME

 

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

 

Valley City State University

Valley City, ND

 

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

 

Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, PA

 

Wichita State University

Wichita, KS

 

Wright State University

Dayton, OH

HIGH SCHOOLS

American Hebrew Academy

Greensboro, NC

 

Bosse High School

Evansville, IN

 

Elisabeth Irwin High School

New York, NY

 

Longmeadow High School

Longmeadow, MA

 

Mt. Ararat High School

Topsham, ME

 

Marist School

Atlanta, GA

 

Old Town High School

Old Town, ME

JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS

Temple Shalom
Newton, MA
University of Iowa Louis Shulman Hillel Foundation 
Iowa City, IA 
Temple Isaiah
Lexington, MA
Congregation Beth El
Sudbury, MA
St Cloud State University
St Cloud, MN
West End Synagogue
Nashville, TN
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