“As a young boy in Baltimore, the only two things I had an interest in [were] being in the circus and being an orthopedic surgeon.”
Barry Lubin, 65, said he “takes full responsibility for his actions” in a statement.
The New Yorker recently printed a number of Meryl Meisler’s photographs of the backstage of the Ringling Brothers circus from the 1970’s
After 146 years, Ringling Bros. circus is packing up its tents for good. Here’s how a member of the Jewish family that owns it described her life under the big top.
No more clowns or ponies will perform in public shows at a treasured New York circus that helped make entertainment accessible to people of all backgrounds.
As the youngest female human cannonballer, Gemma “the Jet” Kirby, is a dynamo with a strong commitment to her Jewish identity.
Saudi Arabia has informed Israel that it would intercept any Air Force aircraft crossing its airspace to Iran. In the two months leading to the terror attack in Bulgaria, Israel’s intelligence services intercepted many phone calls between Burgas and Lebanon. Canadian-based “Circus of the Sun” is set to wow an Israeli audience on Wednesday as the show opens in Israel for the first time at the Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv. A new start-up company has begun marketing and selling special glasses that will give ultra-Orthodox men the opposite of X-ray vision.
Britain’s next food TV star may just be a kosher housewife. [The Jewish Chronicle]
When it comes to the Jewish family behind Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey, the real circus is taking place outside the big top.