King Michael I of Romania proved that being a mama’s boy can result in a mitzvah, working to save hundreds of thousands of Jews from the Holocaust.
Lilli Hornig, the Czech-born Jewish chemist who died on November 17 at age 96, showed interest in what the “Pirkei Avot” terms g’milut chasadim.
“Hitler was distinctive looking. The little mustache he had made him a very recognizable person, but not in a good way,” Feuchtwanger recalled.
For Magris, Jewish tradition is “something that, despite all the damage, is not really damaged. This strength fascinates me.”
Born Monte Halparin to Orthodox Jewish parents, Hall would follow in the footsteps of his mother Rose, who served as a vice president for Hadassah
“Friedman’s awareness of the past was essential for the historically aware pastiche-style scores.”
Shelley Berman, a stand-up comic whose career spanned “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “The Twilight Zone” has died at the age of 92.
Gregory’s eventual abandonment of a thriving stand-up comedy career was due, he claimed, to what he had learned from the tragedy of the Holocaust.
Jerry Lewis, the Jewish comedian and filmmaker, died on August 20 at age 91.
In Bernstein’s score for “Candide,” Cook counted four E flats over high C, six D flats, 21 high C’s, and sixteen B flats.