Jon Stewart’s Hot Dog Bris

This post first appeared on The Jew and the Carrot blog at the Forward.

If you were worried that the Hebrew National class action case had slipped by Jon Stewart, fear not!

After a clip from CNN about the controversy ran on “The Daily Show” last night, Stewart exclaimed “WHAT? Not 100% kosher! Or as it’s known to Jews: not kosher!” Impressing us with his Talmudic knowledge, he offered a few possibilities for how exactly the hot dog meat could indeed not be kosher. “Some of the rats that fell into the meat pulverizer have cloven hooves?” he quipped hitting on some of the fine points of kashrut, as well as the unappetizing shortcomings of the meat industry in general.

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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