The Hummus Fight


In the long-awaited sequel to ‘I’m Palestinian, My Roommate is Jewish’, roommates Sammy Obeid and Toby Muresianu have a hummus battle to decided to decide whose hummus is the best: Israel’s or Palestine’s. Who will emerge victorious, and who do you think invented hummus?




Sammy Obeid
Lebanese-Palestnian-Syrian-Italian American born in Oakland California Sammy Obeid is best known for setting a world record of performing stand up comedy 1,001 nights in a row. The nearly 3 year long streak, which ended with an appearance on TBS’s Conan, was chronicled by both The New York Times and Time Magazine

Toby Muresianu
Jewish American comedian who started comedy while an engineering student in Providence, RI. Since then he has performed in 17 countries, appeared on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle II, and written jokes for shows form Real Time with Bill Maher to CMT’s Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops. He currently writes for We the Internet TV and co-hosts Unsafe Space, a live show and podcast where people do standup on controversial topics, followed by a response by experts and a discussion with the audience.

Uri Ish-Shalom
Israeli American writer, podcaster and Intern at KO Comedy, Sammy Obied’s official comedy group. Has performed stand up in Tel Aviv, Chicago, and Madison, WI. Also happens to hold a World Record for ‘The Largest Plastic Cup Pyramid Built in 30 Minutes’.


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