Silverman grew up in Bedford, New Hampshire, where she stood out as a dark-haired, loud Jew.
Scarlett Johansson knew that her mother’s side of the family came from Jewish communities in Eastern Europe.
Actress Maya Rudolph is featured in ‘Finding Your Roots,’ a PBS documentary show that traces her Jewish side of the family to her ancestors in Vilna in 1773.
Carole King, Tony Kushner and Alan Dershowitz are the subjects of this week’s episode of ‘Finding Your Roots.’ As usual, the show packs a heavy emotional punch.
The next episode of the PBS series ‘Finding Your Roots’ is all Jewish, as we learn about the ancestors of three celebrated Americans: Carole KIng, Alan Dershowitz and Tony Kushner.