Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Famous Jewish People

Famous Jewish People

Quite simply, the poetry of Hayim Nahman Bialik helped make Hebrew a vital part of modern Jewish life.
Actors and sports stars, writers and gangsters, they all flocked to the short, stout Jewish woman’s house. And so did the police. This is the remarkable story of Polly Adler—a 20th century American tale of overcoming adversity through hard work…and...
In new HBO documentary “If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast," the actor, director and writer interviews luminaries like Kirk Douglas and Betty White on the keys to living a long life.
Spying comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes, depending on time and place and, of course, who is spying on whom.
The folk rock legend has always endeavored to be more than just a musician.
One of 11 children, Yossef Romano was a big, but gentle man.
Indeed, Harvey Milk was different. As the first openly gay man to hold political office in a major American city, he was proud to be different.
Douglas was born Issur Danielovitch in New York to poor, Yiddush-speaking Jewish immigrants from Gomel.
It wasn't Haskel Lookstein. It wasn't Marvin Hier. It wasn't Shmuley Boteach.
Legendary journalist Mike Wallace, who in April 2012 at 93, was a passionate, provocative interviewer.


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