Jewish comedian and actress Sarah Silverman will visit Israel next month to take part in thethe Israeli Presidential Conference, and plans to perform one night of stand-up comedy in Tel Aviv on June 25.
ilverman will host a performance of fellow comedian Todd Glass as part of the conference, the theme of which is “Facing Tomorrow”.
Silverman’s comedy has become increasingly popular in the U.S., where she wrote the 2005 film Jesus is Magic.
Her successful television show, The Sarah Silverman Show, ran for three seasons and received consistently high ratings.
Silverman has three sisters, one of whom is a Reform rabbi living in Jerusalem.