Sophie Tucker, sometimes called the "First Lady of Show Business" and the "Last of the Red Hot Mamas," is a Jewish cultural icon.
Celia Adler has a connection to the New York theater world that is fundamental to the Jewish artistic movement at the start of the 20th century.
Arlen Specter wasn't afraid to make waves--he was a Jewish Republican who later switched sides and became the longest-running senator in Philadelphia.
In the course of his career, Eisner pretty much spanned the history of comics while remaining an innovator throughout all that time.
Mark Rothko was one of the most famous artists in the world, Jewish or otherwise.
On February 23, 2000, Israel lost one of its most beloved singers.
Bernard Malamud is considered one of the greatest Jewish authors of the 20th century.
Stanley Kubrick was one of Hollywood’s, and the world’s, most beloved cinema directors.
Modigliani belongs to one of the art world's most revered moments in time, when artists converged on Paris to produce work that shaped 20th century art.
Jonah “Bud” Greenspan—film director, writer and producer—had a love of sports that colored his work and personal life.