Israel 201 with Joel Chasnoff: Stories, Reflections, & Conversations


Thursday, November 30


6-8 PM  I  FREE  I Shaw JCC of Akron 


Drink and Small Bites Provided I Reservations Required


Join us for an evening of stories, reflections, and conversation about our magical relationship with Israel, with comedian and Israel 201 author Joel Chasnoff.


Joel is a former IDF Lone Soldier and author of multiple best-selling books about Israel, including the memoir The 188th Crybaby Brigade about his experience as a tank gunner in the Israeli army, the cookbook Balaboosta which he co-wrote with Israeli chef Einat Admony, and the aforementioned and recently released Israel 201.


A Chicago native, Joel attended the Solomon Schechter Day School in Skokie, Illinois, and Jewish summer camps in the American Midwest.


Audiences across the spectrum of Jewish and Israel knowledge find Joel’s take on Judaism and Israeli life uplifting, positive, and hilarious.


Joel currently lives in Ra’anana, Israel, with his Israeli wife and their four kids. More on Joel, including comedy clips and testimonials, at and on Instagram @joelchasnoff.

Joel Chasnoff Intro