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Jtube: The Colbert Report: Holiday Special

Jtube: The Colbert Report: Holiday Special

Jon Stewart obviously doesn't know the meaning of Hanukkah. What would you tell him?

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Published: December 17, 2011

Jon Stewart obviously doesn't know the meaning of Hanukkah. What would you tell him?

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(16) Dave, December 23, 2014 8:22 AM

Meaning of Chanukah

Yes,Jon needs - unfortunately - to do proper research before using the correct FACTS and associated customs about this CHAG - it's not a YOM TOV ! Stephen seems to know almost as much about this chag as does Jon ! I watch and like Jon's own show, so I'm a bit disappointed that he has appeared on the Colbert Report with a flawed song. Chanukah Sameach. Dave,Johannesburg, South Africa

(15) Karen Cantillon, December 19, 2014 4:38 PM

Hilarious!

Had me laughing all the way through.

(14) Anonymous, December 18, 2014 5:44 PM

It's called satire.

You miss the point of satire and the point they're trying to make. It's pretty funny. But there is a point: most Americans (including American Jews) are ignorant of Chanukah and it really is framed by or made more significant by it's "proximity" to Christmas. It's really a minor (Jewish) holiday that isn't even in the Torah. It's a shame it gets "more press" (in America) than the High Holidays.

Anonymous, December 21, 2014 6:59 PM

Re: It's called satire.

I am very happy that the high holidays don't get a lot of press. If we have to have one holiday that is materialistic and commercialized, let's be thankful it's not Yom Kippur

(13) deen, January 1, 2014 7:47 PM

It was funny. In fact it was hilarious. Thanks for sharing;)

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