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Name  Yisrael Campbell
Role  Comedian

Spouse  Avital Campbell
Movies  Circumcise Me
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Yisrael Campbell (born Christopher Campbell) is a Philadelphia-born Israeli comedian.

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Campbell, who is of Irish and Italian descent, grew up Catholic in a Philadelphia suburb. One of his aunts is a Catholic nun. A typical Campbell joke is that his aunt is a nun, "which of course makes Jesus my uncle, allowing for easier parking in Jerusalem." Campbell converted to Judaism with a Reform rabbi, and says that a "spiritual hunger" led him to have a second conversion with a Conservative rabbi. On a four-month visit to Israel in 2000 he decided to have a third conversion and live as an Orthodox Jew.

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Campbell and his wife Avital, a Talmud teacher, have four children, including twins, and live in Jerusalem.

The Guardian wrote that "As far as we know, Lenny Bruce never had sex with an Orthodox Jew, but if he had – he would have produced Yisrael Campbell."

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In 2006 Campbell appeared with the Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour.

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Campbell is the subject of a 2008 documentary film, Circumcise Me.

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Yisrael Campbell Wikipedia


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