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Jon Stewart on Easter Vs. Passover (Video)

Photo of Caryn James By Caryn James | James on Screens April 10, 2012 at 11:03AM

It’s not called the Judeo-Christian tradition for nothing, but in the spring holiday face-off the two sides of that equation are not equally fun. Jon Stewart calls on his own team, the Jewish side, to step it up, as he said, because when it comes to magic, Invisible Elijah is no match for a rabbit who brings chocolate eggs. His rejoinder to the Easter Bunny? Passover Pete, a lion who comes bearing pizza.
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Stewart Easter passover

It’s not called the Judeo-Christian tradition for nothing, but in the spring holiday face-off the two sides of that equation are not equally fun. Jon Stewart calls on his own team, the Jewish side, to step it up, as he said, because when it comes to magic, Invisible Elijah is no match for a rabbit who brings chocolate eggs. His rejoinder to the Easter Bunny? Passover Pete, a lion who comes bearing pizza.

Not likely to catch on, but here’s Stewart’s very funny take on the holiday culture wars:

This article is related to: Jon Stewart, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Easter, Passover, Television

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