‘The next Jackie Mason’, stand-up comic MODI to perform for Paperweight
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‘The next Jackie Mason’, stand-up comic MODI to perform for Paperweight

50-year-old Israeli-American entertainer called Mordechai Rosenfeld will help raise funds for the community's citizens' advice bureau

Hailed as “the next Jackie Mason”, stand-up comedian MODI is guaranteed to raise a smile with a virtual performance in aid of Paperweight this weekend.

The 50-year-old Israeli-American entertainer – whose full name is Mordechai Rosenfeld – was born in Tel Aviv and moved to New York with his family aged seven.

Previously a Wall Street banker, MODI is also a cantor and was voted one of the top 10 comedians in New York by Hollywood Reporter.

His performance is part of Paperweight’s 36-hour Lightening the Load Campaign, which starts on Sunday and aims to raise funds for the free advice service, which helps people with legal, financial
and welfare issues.

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