Video: Jon Stewart Is Upset At Kid Who Had Jimmy Kimmel-Themed Bar Mitzvah
It's important to have a bar mitzvah that is, as the kids today say, on point. Will Rubin, a 13-year-old from Media, Pennsylvania, decided to make his event a Jimmy Kimmel-affair, with a talk show set, a Kimmel-style opening credits sequence and an ice sculpture of Guillermo. However, since Kimmel is not Jewish, Jon Stewart emerged to challenge this concept.
Kimmel was video-chatting with Rubin following his big day (while he didn't attend the bar mizvah himself, he did send a taped segment to play) when the former Daily Show host dropped some Yiddish and grumbled to Rubin, "Wouldn't you rather idolize a talk show host that is also circumcised? ... You probably had your choice of idolizing any talk show host and you could've gone with a Jew, that's all I'm saying. Will, don't be fooled by [Kimmel's] learned-looking beard and his sad, puffy eyes. He's not rabbinical; he's just unhealthy."
Rubin, a mensch already, told Kimmel that he'd be giving some of his bar mitzah money to the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.