An evening marking American Independence Day at Neve Schechter
Wednesday, July 4th 2018 at 20:30
20:30 “We’ve discovered America!” – American Humor Made in Israel
Some of the most hilarious moments in Israeli comedy began with an idea that was born in the United States. How was the HaGashash HaḤiver comedy trio influenced by American culture? How did Mel Brooks’s skits turn into Yossi Banai’s work? And how did Woody Allen, the Marx brothers, and Bugs Bunny affect blue and white jokes?
A humorous and delightful lecture on the surprising connection between American humor and Israeli humor by Alon Gur Arye, director, screenwriter, and cinema lecturer
21:15 A Satirical Performance: Sing-along – Madonna’s Hits
How did the First Lebanon War affect Madonna’s second album? What is Sara Netanyahu’s favorite song? What was the original text of “Like a Virgin” and how is it related to Israel’s victory in the Six-Day War? For anyone who is fed up with the usual sing-along songs, but still wants to enjoy singing out loud with a group – an exciting evening of singing with Madonna’s hits. Under the direction of Yehiel Hermesh and Nadav Bosem, and accompanied by singer-songwriter and pianist Michael Gottlieb.
Advance purchase: 40 NIS
At the door: 50 NIS