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Ari Shaffir: Jew

Stand-up comedian and podcaster Ari Shaffir explores his Jewish heritage.

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Ari Shaffir turned his last Fringe show into a Netflix special called Double Negative. This year, he returns to tackle his Orthodox Jewish upbringing. Ari questions all the things rabbis never wanted him to. Like, who were the real bad guys in Sodom and Gomorrah? Why do Hassidim dress like Johnny Cash fans? Who did Adam fuck before Eve? It’s a UK festival-style show with the laughs of an American hour. 'Ridiculously funny' (Jimmy Carr). 'One of my favourites' (Bill Burr). 'The real deal' (Dave Attell). 'One of the 100 funniest human beings alive' (Joe Rogan).

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Ari Shaffir: Jew

5 Sep 20183 stars

An educational and brash hour about leaving Jewish orthodoxy behind

While in another part of town, Ashley Blaker is amiably chatting about his curious life as an Orthodox Jew, Ari Shaffir delivers a coruscating treatise about his own religion, whose key tenets he mainly dumped from his world a while back. This hour will…

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