From the newest Scrabble world champion to one of the biggest controversies in the history of the game, here’s how Jews have impacted Scrabble.
As Einstein wrote, “Everything should be done to keep alive the tragic affair of Sacco and Vanzetti in the conscience of mankind.”
Judah Benjamin, Jewish confederate leader and Jefferson Davis confidant, has no statues because he alienated himself from Southerners and Jews alike.
Jewish PR maven Lynne Franks may have inspired Edina Monsoon character.
Letourneau, who was jailed for having sex with her 6th-grade student, was told by her father to spurn the author’s mother because she was Jewish.
“Top Gun” might never have been a classic, were it not for Israeli journalist Ehud Yonay.
Cult television classic ‘Twin Peaks’ is returning to the small screen. Who knew the show featured dybbuks and a mysterious Jewish sofa?
Ledecky, who is known for her strong Catholic faith and habit of saying “Hail Marys” before each race, also has a secret Jewish history — including family members who were killed during the Holocaust.
March 14 honors the magic number that has fascinated everyone from Maimonides to Mr. Spock. Seth Rogovoy finds more than 3.14 reasons why Pi is very Jewish.
Temple Beth Shalom is one of Boca’s most popular bridge venues. But few who cruise past to get a nosh at Izzy’s Deli realize that there’s some Yiddish in Temple Beth Shalom’s own bloodlines.