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Why Losing Jon Stewart Hurts the Middle East

Jon Stewart leaving ‘The Daily Show’ is bad for the Jews, the Muslims and the entire Middle East. But finding comedians to fill his shoes might not be so hard, Sigal Samuel writes.


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Israel’s new right-wing comedy show, ‘Hakol Shafit,’ has all the makings of a great political satire. But it’s got one flaw — it’s just not funny. Elisheva Goldberg explains why.


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Even a rabbi so devoted to his community that he would sleep in his car for weeks on end needs inspiration sometimes. Meet the man Herschel Hartz turns to for help.

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