Comedy For Peace - The Comedians


An Evening of Jewish & Muslim Stand-Up

Thank you to everyone who attended the show on April 29th, 2021. Thank you to also to the Comedy for Peace company of comedians. Laughter is important, and it has a cunning way of breaking down barriers and to learn about other cultures that are both different and very similar to our own.



DOTAN MALACH (ERIK ANGEL) - An Israeli comedian and the founder/producer of the Comedy for Peace Show. Born and raised in Israel, he is now based on the Upper West Side, and as a new transplant to New York, he is now dealing for the first time with the fact that he is a Jew, an immigrant, and that no one around him understands Hebrew. The last few years He performed in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Israel.


REEM EDAN is an Iraqi-American comedian, writer, actress and digital content creator known for her unique brand of Muslim-Ennial” humor. She has performed at venues and colleges across the US, Europe, Japan, and the Middle East, opened for Arsenio Hall, and is an alumni of the 2020 NBC Late Night Writing Workshop. She was recently named on Bustle’s list of “5 Muslim women comedians to get you through social distancing”.


MICHELLE SLONIM is  a New York based comedian, producer, writer, and a mother. She’s been on web-shows for Comedy Central and HBO, did sketch on Late Night with Seth Myers, and when the world is healthy and open, she performs comedy most nights in New York City. See her performance videos at the Comedy Cellar here and here.


MAHER MATTA - A Washington DC based comedian who has performed at various comedy clubs and festivals around the country. He's a regular at the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and recently released his first comedy special with Dry Bar Comedy.


STEVE MARSHALL - New York based Jewish American comedian, actor and a writer. A wild, unique, energetic and smart performer, with 25 years’ experience in the biggest clubs in the city and tours regularly throughout the United States.