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Pellin was born to a Hassidic family in Denver, CO. He spent most of his childhood in Crown Heights, NY, home of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. At age 7, he was already learning the tricks of the trade at a local puppet theater, but quickly moved on to baffle crowds all around the globe.
With nothing like his show in the Jewish world and over 50,000 viewers per broadcast, Mendy blends Hassidic spirituality with out-of-the-box humor. He aims to overcome stereotypes commonly attributed to ultra-Orthodox Jews.
Mendy is also co-writer for a sitcom (release date unknown). Mendy and his wife, Shulamit, married at the end of March 2007.
he is the co-founder of Jewbellish.
Mendy also acts as a comedic Master of Ceremonies at a wide variety of events around the world.
He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Mendy will be appearing in the upcoming film "Moneyball"(Columbia Pictures/Sony) starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Robin Wright and Philip Seymour Hoffman. He will also be appearing in the upcoming independent film "A Modest Suggestion (Film)".
- Talk Yiddish to Me, 2014
- I'M TAKING OFF, 2014