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Jon Stewart Steps Down From “The Daily Show"

A joke-full reign, a tearful goodbye.

02/11/2015 - 19:00
Blueprint Editor

When Jon Stewart announced that he would be retiring from "The Daily Show" during Tuesday's live taping, audience members and later on the millions of viewers watching could only hope it was just another joke. However, those waiting for a punch line should get comfortable.

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Jon Stewart’s Problem With His Jewish ‘Brethren’

11/16/2014 - 19:00

Jon Stewart is no stranger to harsh criticism. Some Jews have called him a self-hater, while the Iranian media has painted him as a Mossad agent. But “The Daily Show” host wasn’t on the receiving end Tuesday when he dished out some tough love to his fellow Jews.

Boston Mayor Menino Proclaims 'Thanksgivukkah Day'

10/23/2013 - 20:00
Staff writer

The once-in-a-lifetime confluence on Thanksgiving and Chanukah next month is getting to be a big deal – at least in Boston.

Israel's Ambassador Defends Hagel, Talks Iran On Colbert Show

03/05/2013 - 19:00

Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren on Tuesday night defended Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel as a friend of Israel -- and dismissed comments the former senator made about Zionist influence on Capitol Hill – during an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report.”

Jon Stewart Takes Shots at Fired CNN Host Rick Sanchez

10/03/2010 - 20:00

JTA) -- "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart jabbed back at fired CNN anchor Rick Sanchez.

Sanchez was fired Oct. 1, a day after he suggested that Jews run the news business and called Stewart, who is Jewish, a bigot.

During the taping Oct. 2 of a Comedy Central benefit to raise money to educate autistic children, host Stewart urged those feeling guilty about their actions to donate.

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