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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.
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 worked alongside Brad Pitt in "Moneyball"(Columbia Pictures/Sony) starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Robin Wright and Philip Seymour Hoffman. He acted in the independent film "A Modest Suggestion (Film)".
- Talk Yiddish to Me, 2014
- I'M TAKING OFF, 2014
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-12. Retrieved 2010-11-02.