Woody Allen
Heywood "Woody" Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg, December 1, 1935) is an American actor, writer, director, comedian and playwright, whose career spans more than 50 years.He worked as a comedy wri...
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David Berman (mobster)
David Berman (1903 – 1957), nicknamed "Davie the Jew", was a Jewish-American organized crime figure in Iowa, New York City, and Minneapolis. He was also one of the pioneers of gambling in Las Vegas, N...
Andrei Cherny
Andrei Hugo Cherny (born August 4, 1975) is the CEO of Aspiration. He is also an author, historian, and the founder and President of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas as well as a former business consulta...
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Roald Hoffmann
Roald Hoffmann (born Roald Safran; July 18, 1937) is an American theoretical chemist who won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is the Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters, Emeritus, at C...
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Temima Gezari
Temima Gezari (December 21, 1905 - March 5, 2009) was an American artist and art educator. Her life's work in painting and sculpture is presented in the photographic retrospective The Art of Temima Ge...
Emperor Rosko
Michael Joseph "Mike" Pasternak (born December 26, 1942), known by his stage name Emperor Rosko, is an American presenter of pop music programmes, most widely known for his shows on Radio Caroline and...
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I. M. Rubinow
Isaac Max Rubinow (1875–1936) was a leading theorist on social insurance and one of the most influential writers on the subject. Rubinow was an MD, and held a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia Universi...
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Kiril Kulish
Kiril Jacob Kulish (born February 16, 1994) is an American actor, dancer, and singer who is best known for portraying the title role in the original American production of Billy Elliot the Musical.
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Irene Lieblich
Irene Lieblich (20 April 1923 – 28 December 2008) was a Polish-born artist and Holocaust survivor noted for illustrating the books of Nobel laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer and for her paintings highlig...
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Binyomin Paler
Rabbi Binyomin Paler (Hebrew: בנימין פלר‎; 1908 – August 6, 2000) was a Haredi rosh yeshiva and Talmudist who is regarded as one of those who brought the Brisk yeshivas and methods fro...
Joseph Heller
Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright. The title of one of his works, Catch-22, entered the English lexicon to refer to...
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Abraham Kupchik
Abraham Kupchik (25 March 1892 – 26 November 1970) was an American chess master.Abraham Kupchik was born into a Jewish family in Brest (then Russian Empire, now Belarus). His family emigrated to the...
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Isidore Singer
Isidore Singer (10 November 1859, Hranice (Přerov District), Moravia, Austria – 1939, New York City) was an editor of the Jewish Encyclopedia and founder of the American League for the Rights of Man.<...
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Martin Lewis Perl
Martin Lewis Perl (June 24, 1927 – September 30, 2014) was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of the tau lepton.
Perl was born in New York City, New...
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Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson (/dʒoʊˈhænsən/ joh-HAN-sən; born November 22, 1984) is an American actress, model, and singer. She made her film debut in North (1994). In 1996, she was nominated for the Independen...
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Ladislav Hecht
Ladislav Hecht ([ˈladɪslaf ˈhɛçt], August 31, 1909 – May 27, 2004; Hungarian: Hecht László; [ˈhɛkt ˈlaːsloː]) was a Jewish professional tennis player, well known for representing Czechoslovakia in...
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Simeon Strunsky
Simeon Strunsky, A.B. (July 23, 1879 – February 5, 1948) was a Jewish American essayist, born in Vitebsk, Russian Empire (present day Belarus). His parents are Isidor S. and Perl Wainstein. He ...
Aaron Wise
Aaron Wise (May 2, 1844, Eger, Hungary – March 30, 1896, New York) was an American Rabbi.
Wise was educated in the Talmudic schools of Hungary, including the seminary at Eisenstadt, where he...
John D. Hertz
John Daniel Hertz, Sr. (April 10, 1879 – October 8, 1961) was an American businessman, thoroughbred racehorse owner and breeder, and philanthropist.
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Stanley Kaplan
Stanley Henry Kaplan (May 24, 1919 – August 23, 2009) was an American businessman and scholastic test preparation pioneer who founded Kaplan, Inc., in 1938.
Kaplan was born in New York City to Jew...