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JWeekly Faces 2014

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Comedy for scholarships

After opening for Jerry Seinfeld in Atlantic City on April 5, comedian Mark Schiff flew to the Bay Area where, the next day, he entertained at a fundraising event for Chabad Jewish Center of Novato’s youth program. “I told him that we’re pretty new, and that we are raising money to start a scholarship fund and he was inspired,” said Rabbi Menachem Landa. Some 90 people turned out to hear the comic and a klezmer band, as well as bid at a live auction. “That we got so much support was most humbling,” said Landa, who co-directs the 2-year old center with his wife, Adina.

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