PBS NewsHour

This couple offers a comedic cure for Middle East conflict

Clip: 05/22/2019 | 4m 56s Video has closed captioning.

Jess Salomon and Eman El-husseini, a Jewish-Palestinian lesbian married couple who perform standup comedy together, have gained new audiences at a moment when the political debate in Washington over U.S. support for Israel has heated up. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how this couple is using humor to tackle conflict.

Aired: 05/22/19

Rating: NR

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