Douglas was born Issur Danielovich to two illiterate Russian Jewish immigrant parents, in Amsterdam, New York,
As it turns out, the entire creative team behind the annual Radio City holiday event, which began in 1932, were Jewish men.
“Motherless Brooklyn” is the “La La Land” of film noir.
Spun throughout the episodes is a thread of disquiet thrumming explicitly for American Jews.
“People are eating less meat at home, but when they go out, they want the experience of treating themselves to the best meat they can find.”
“Even when he didn’t feel religious, he was constantly viewing himself as the product of that lower-middle-class New Jersey immigrant Jewish family.”
Chantal was the perfect blend of fan and pioneer.
Keaton received his nickname “Buster” from Harry Houdini, who was born Erik Weisz.
Yes, you read that right — Neil Diamond in blackface.
His face, his voice and his general demeanor conveyed not only a uniquely American story but a uniquely Jewish-American one.
Nadav Lapid’s “Synonyms’ suggests that Jews should fret less over the length of their manhood and worry instead about the girth of their souls.
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