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International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Rallies Israel's Supporters to Restore Dilapidated Bomb Shelters Along 'Confrontation Line'
At the request of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and as the threat of war with Israel's enemies looms, The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has stepped up efforts to restore and provide supplies for 2,523 private bomb shelters along the "Confrontation Line" in northern Israel and in Sderot, where two civilians were killed in recent rocket attacks.

Sporting Woman Magazine and Indianapolis Host Ultimate Indy Getaway Contest
Indianapolis and Sporting Woman magazine will be offering one of their lucky national readers (and guest) the chance to experience Indianapolis and the largest single-day sporting event in the world, Indy 500, up-close and personal Memorial Day weekend. Via a police escort, the winner will zoom into the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a custom Indy racecar with two tickets to the Indy 500 and a private tour of the pits and garage area. In 50 words or less, contestants must tell why they would like to head to the "Racing Capital of the World" to see Sarah Fisher and Danica Patrick compete. Entry form online at

Military Novel Set During Iranian Hostage Crisis Explores Demands and Honors of Patriotism
Gonzo Station, a new book by Fernando Ochoa, rings true to the sacrifices made by military service people and their families throughout America's present and history of war

Working In Iraq: Is It For You?
The US Army Corp of Engineers and numerous private companies are still looking for people to help rebuild Iraq's infrastructure. In fact, one Web site reports that there are currently 60,000 jobs available in Iraq for US citizens.

'Soul Currency' Author Ernest Chu, Israel Composer and Peace Activist Eliana Gilad to Explore Common Ground in Ancient Hebrew, Chinese Spiri
A Chinese-American Religious Science minister from Fort Lauderdale and an American-Israeli musician in Galilee will teach peace in a free one-hour teleconference and webcast beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern (8 p.m. in Israel) on Tuesday, June 26.

Iranian, Muslim, Arab-American Comedians Join Forces for One Night of Politically Charged Stand-up Comedy on Sunday, March 4 in New York City

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 20, 2007 -- Join some of top Arab, Muslim and Iranian-American comedians from Comedy Central's critically acclaimed Internet show "The Watch List" for a night of edgy comedy on Sunday, March 4 in New York City. If you want to laugh and find out what's really going on in the Middle East, then check out this unique stand up comedy show.

This live comedy show features some of the country's top Middle Eastern-American comics including Maysoon Zayid (MTV), Dean Obeidallah (Comedy Central), Seena Jon (CNN's "Inside the Middle East"), Ronnie Khalil (MTV), Negin Farsad (Wall Street Journal), Maria Shehata (Sirius radio), Joe Derosa (NBC's "Last Call"), Nasry Malak (ABC's "20/20) and more.

"The show is not only funny, but it will help our fellow Americans understand a little about more about who Middle Easterners really are and what's going on the Middle East," notes comedian Dean Obeidallah who is also the co-producer of "The Watch List."

"The show will definitely dispel the misconception that Arabs, Iranians and Muslims can not be funny," added comedian Maysoon Zayid.

"The Watch List," which is available exclusively on Comedy Central's Internet channel Motherload, was co-created by comedian Dean Obeidallah and Emmy award winning comedy writer, Max Brooks. The Watch List is the first show ever released by a major American entertainment company starring all Middle Eastern-American comedians and is available now at See what the critics have been saying about this groundbreaking new show:

"Their routines are politically charged enough to make people uncomfortable, but they're true enough to be understood -- and for both reasons, they're hilarious."††††
Associated Press

"The show's mix of stand-up and sketch comedy, which debuted this week, has a raw YouTube appeal, yet the humor here is anything but amateur."

"And unlike similar endeavors (like, say, the movie "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World"), this one is actually funny."
The Forward

Date: Sunday, March 4, 2007
Showtime: 7:30 PM.
Venue: Broadway Comedy Club, 318 W. 53rd Street, (bet 8th and 9th Aves), NY, NY (
Tickets $12 plus 2 beverage minimum. For reservations, please call 212- 757-2323.



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