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As Jon Stewart returns to TV, here’s a look back at his most Jewish moments

The 58-year-old Stewart, of course, is Jewish, and has frequently referenced Judaism throughout his comedy career, including before, during and after his time on “The Daily Show.”

By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
02/10/2021
Jon Stewart testifies in front of the House Judiciary Committee

Jon Stewart responds to McConnell: Don't make 9/11 responders beg

Stewart slammed the sparsely attended Congressional hearing last week about renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first responders who became sick responding to the 9/11 attacks

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Jon Stewart criticizes Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund

"You should be ashamed of yourselves for those who aren’t here but you won’t be because accountability doesn’t appear to be something that occurs in this chamber," Jon Stewart said.

By REUTERS
12/06/2019
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WATCH: Jon Stewart crashes Jimmy Kimmel bar mitzvah interview

Somebody's feelings were hurt!

By JTA
16/07/2017
Jon Stewart

Trump tweets bashing Jon Stewart resurface

What happens on Twitter doesn't stay on Twitter.

By ASHLEY O'BRIEN
04/03/2017
Jon Stewart

WATCH: Jon Stewart recalls his Twitter feud with Donald Trump

At a Stand Up For Heroes benefit in New York City this Tuesday, the beloved former host of “The Daily Show” took the stage to tell an expletive-laden tale of the Republican nominee.

By JTA
02/11/2016
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After leaving 'Daily Show,' Jon Stewart signs 4-year deal with HBO

Jewish comedian's first project for premium cable network expected to involve timely short-form digital content.

By JTA
04/11/2015
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Will 'Daily Show' legend Jon Stewart be moderating a US presidential debate?

As of midday Friday, more than 159,000 people had signed a petition for the comedian to be a debate host.

By REUTERS
21/08/2015
Jon Stewart

A comedic icon signs off

Jon Stewart was many things to many people: A self-hating Jew to those who loathed him, a well of knowledge to those who revered him, but too all he was a seminal figure in the political sphere.

08/08/2015
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