Below is an article from Public Radio International:
Around 600 people have left Germany in the last year to go fight with extremist groups like the self-declared Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, according to German security officials. And law enforcement authorities are taking various steps to stem the flow.
Five year “Serenity Study” will Examine Mindfulness
Comedian and Rabbi Bob Alper and Lawyer and Community Activist Azhar Usman are a comedy duo known as “Comedy’s Odd Couple” performing together in an act entitled: “One Muslim, One Jew, One Stage.” Their comedy routine aims to entertain and heal through humor and social commentary.
Both on and off stage the comics demonstrate friendship, respect and understanding. As noted by the Boston Globe, “It could be the opening line of a joke from a Dean Martin roast: ‘There’s this Muslim comedian and this Jewish comedian’ but it’s actually a thoroughly modern comedy tour featuring two hip standup comics who draw on their similarities, rather than their differences, for laughs.”