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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Jon Stewart’s new show is not very funny — it is a mitzvah

Jon Stewart’s new show is not very funny — it is a mitzvah

PJ Grisar, Forward September 30, 2021

The title of Jon Stewart’s new show might have had a double-meaning for almost anyone else. “The Problem with Jon Stewart” sounds like the beginning of a rant by your conservative uncle, or maybe a gripe from a pedantic comedy critic. In its...

Jon Stewart comments on the War on Women topic upset the Catholic League, which threatened to boycott The Daily Show.

Stewart upsets Catholics, Beastie Boys video and 10 awesome Israeli animals

JTA Staff April 26, 2012

NEW YORK (6NoBacon) -- "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart has been the site of some controversies lately, and this week it was the host himself who was caught in a furor. First, Ricky Gervais cracked some Anne Frank jokes on the show, then had to...

Portman visits her roots, Stern drunk dials, Bialik writing a parenting book

By JTA Staff, 6nobacon.com January 3, 2012

After a short stint in France visiting her husband's family, Natalie Portman, along with hubby Benjamin Millipied, enjoyed a weeklong vacation with baby Alef in her native Israel. According to Ynet news, the couple stayed at the King David Hotel in...

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert

Lack of political awareness concerning; comedy offers alternative news source

BY JAKE WEISMAN,JUNIOR, LADUE HORTON WATKINS HIGH SCHOOL April 13, 2011

While many of today's teenagers tend not to keep up with politics, they should realize that this subject can be very interesting. Political comedy or satire should receive more recognition for its profound influence on young people.A March 20 Newsweek...

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