About Joel

“Without question the greatest Jewish comedian touring today!”

Jacksonville Jewish Center

Joel Chasnoff is America’s premiere Jewish comedian.

He’s a former IDF combat soldier and author of the comedic memoir The 188th Crybaby Brigade, about his service in the Israeli Army.

A Chicago native, Joel has performed on stage and screen in nine countries, including two off-Broadway shows, a USO comedy tour of Japan and Korea, more than 1,000 Jewish events in North America and Europe, and Israeli late-night TV.

A graduate of I.O. (formerly Improv Olympic) in Chicago and UCB and The PIT in New York, Joel performs improv and teaches his Improv Comedy 101 Workshop to adults and teens.

A portion of proceeds from Joel’s comedy and book sales is donated to his foundation, Project Elijah.

Comedy. Life in Israel. Improv workshops. Check out Joel’s offerings and what he can do for your community.

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