A Jew, a Christian and a Muslim walk into a theater… stop me if you’ve heard this one.
Laugh in Peace Tour
Actually, Bob Alper, an intentionally funny rabbi, will return to the Twin Cities with his Laugh in Peace Tour on Thursday evening, March 15 at the Varsity Theater in Dinkytown. Alper, a rabbi of the Jewish persuasion, will be joined by Rev. Susan Sparks (Christian) and Azhar Usman (Muslim) — each bringing the funny and collectively an interfaith laugh riot.
The AJW is holding a drawing for a pair of tickets to the Laugh in Peace Tour show, which is sponsored by the Minnesota Idea Open.
If you would like to enter the drawing send an email to: editor [at] ajwnews.com; put “Laugh in Peace” in the subject line. Deadline for entries: 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 14. The winner will be notified on Wednesday evening.
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