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Kal Penn Donates $25,000 To Refugees, Restores Everyone’s Faith In Humanity News Roundup
Andrea Frazier, Romper

Kal Penn Donates $25,000 To Refugees, Restores Everyone’s Faith In Humanity

In 2016 alone, about 1,300 Palestinians fled their homeland amid the country's long and violent territory dispute with neighboring Israel. Their fate couldn't seem further removed from an American celebrity cooking competition, but when one actor...

on January 5, 2017
Kal Penn Wins Celebrity ‘MasterChef’ and Donates the Prize Money to Refugee Charity News Roundup
Brian Delpozo, The Daily Dish

Kal Penn Wins Celebrity ‘MasterChef’ and Donates the Prize Money to Refugee Charity

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) got a gift from Kal Penn this past week, as the actor — best known for his role in the Harold and Kumar films and for serving in the Obama administration from 2009 to 2011...

on January 5, 2017
Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,” Donates Prize Money to Palestinian Refugees News Roundup
Lindsay McCane, Inquisitr

Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,” Donates Prize Money to Palestinian Refugees

According to NBC News, Penn, an actor and former staff member of the Obama administration as an associate director for the White House Office of Public Engagement, beat Curb Your Enthusiasm actress Cheryl Hines with his beer-braised fish tacos.

on January 5, 2017
Freehold’s Kal Penn Wins Fox’s ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’​ News Roundup
Chris Jordan, Asbury Park Press

Freehold’s Kal Penn Wins Fox’s ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’​

In the “Harold & Kumar” movies, Freehold’s Kal Penn was always looking to get baked. On the Monday, Jan 2 episode of Fox’s “MasterChef Celebrity Showdown,” he cooked up beer-braised fish tacos to defeat “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress...

on January 4, 2017
Actor Kal Penn Uses Prize Money From ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ to Support Palestinian Refugees News Roundup
Pauline Lacsamana, The Daily Meal

Actor Kal Penn Uses Prize Money From ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ to Support Palestinian Refugees

Competition was fierce during Monday night’s two-hour MasterChef Celebrity Showdown special in which celebrities competed in the kitchen to win money for charity. Kal Penn, actor and public servant, triumphed in the competition and donated...

on January 4, 2017
Kal Penn Donates $25K to Palestinian Refugees After ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ Win News Roundup
Sarah Harvard, Mic

Kal Penn Donates $25K to Palestinian Refugees After ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ Win

Kumar Patel is moving beyond the White Castle munchies and instead making something a little more gourmet for charity. On Monday's episode of MasterChef Celebrity Showdown, Kal Penn, one of the actors known for those stoner classic "Harold and Kumar" films...

on January 4, 2017
Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,’ Donates $25,000 to Palestinian Refugees News Roundup
Stephany Bai, NBC News

Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,’ Donates $25,000 to Palestinian Refugees

Actor and former White House staffer Kal Penn won $25,000 for Palestinian refugees with beer-braised fish tacos when he beat "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress Cheryl Hines to win "MasterChef Celebrity Showdown" on Monday.

on January 4, 2017
The Month in Pictures: September 2016 Op-Eds & Analysis
The Electronic Intifada

The Month in Pictures: September 2016

The close of September marked a year since the emergence of a new and ongoing phase of rebellion and confrontation between Palestinians and Israeli forces, during which approximately 250 Palestinians and 30 Israelis have been killed.

on October 5, 2016
Palestinian Refugees Are Starting an All-Female Food Truck in Lebanon News Roundup
Alex Swerdloff, Vice

Palestinian Refugees Are Starting an All-Female Food Truck in Lebanon

As 2016 rapidly approaches, we can comfortably say that humanity has attained many a soaring feat not thought remotely possible even a few generations ago. Which makes it all the more bitter that 2015 also marked the absolute worst levels of global displacement in all of recorded history.

on December 15, 2015