The Weekly Schmooze: Celebrity Seder

JPost column on hottest Jewish news: Jon Stewart hosts an imaginary Last Supper; Drake's Bar Mitzva.

April 11, 2012 14:23
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Passover is almost over, but looking back at last Friday night, you're probably thinking: A celebrity would have really spiced up my Seder. Well, have no fear, the Schmooze is here. First of all, we have some celebrity Source: Jewcier

It's interesting that Jon Stewart is in Jesus's spot at the Seder, considering his stance on the eternal question: Which holiday is cooler, Easter or Passover?  Stewart sadly admitted on The Daily Show that Easter, with its colorful eggs and chocolate bunnies, is more appealing to children, calling for more exciting ways to market Pessah, like a Red Sea waterpark.

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