American Jewish Comedian Sarah Silverman Set to Visit Israel

The comedian and actress will participate in this year's Presidential Conference and will do one night of stand-up comedy in Tel Aviv.

Jewish comedian and actress Sarah Silverman will visit Israel next month for the Israeli Presidential Conference, and plans to perform one night of stand-up comedy in Tel Aviv on June 25.

Silverman's comedy has become increasingly popular in the U.S., where she wrote the 2005 film Jesus is Magic.

Laura, Sarah, Susan and Jodyne Silverman - Beth Ann O'hara
Beth Ann O'hara

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.