An Epic List of Jon Stewart's Jewiest Moments by the Forward

An Epic List of Jon Stewart's Jewiest Moments

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This week is momentous. As you all know (or should know), Jon Stewart, king of the Jewish talk show hosts, is stepping down from “The Daily Show” after an epic 16-year run.

South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace him as host — but never in our hearts.

Jon’s imminent departure, combined with the end of “Chelsea Lately,” makes us worry that Jews are disappearing from the late night circuit. But lest you despair, we’ve compiled a list of some of his best (and most Jewish) moments dating back to 1999.

Did you know that the Daily Show website has a search function? You’d be amazed at the number of clips (approximately 711) that pop up when you type in words like “Jewish” and “Hanukkah.” Five hours later, here we are.

Check out the hilarious results below.

Bonus: If you make it all the way to Hanukkah you get Stephen Colbert circa 2000!


The Matzorian Candidate

Kosher Pickle

Jon Stewart Returns

Jon Hamm

Inside Chuck Schumer


Talmud Slinging

Middle Eastern Promises

Barack Atah Adonai

We Need To Talk About Israel

Bibi’s Big Adventure - the Media Comeback Kid

Oy Voted


Crazy Stupid Dov - The War on Purim

Intro - Passover

Daily/Colbert - Passover Parade

Faith/Off - Easter vs Passover

The Red Tape Diaries

Jon's Rosh Hashanah Rant

Happy Yom Kippur

Best Hanukkah Moments

O Holy Fight - A Jewish Christmas Carol

An Epic List of Jon Stewart's Jewiest Moments

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