Judah Touro
Judah Touro (Newport, Rhode Island, June 16, 1775 – New Orleans, January 19, 1854) was an American businessman and philanthropist.
His father, Isaac Touro of Holland, was chosen in 1762 as ...
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Michel David-Weill
Michel David-Weill (born November 23, 1932) is a French investment banker and former Chairman of New York City-based Lazard Frères.He is the son of Berthe Haardt and Lazard Frères chairman Pierre Davi...
Michael Grunstein
Michael Grunstein (born 1946 in Romania) is a Professor of Biological Chemistry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.The only surviving child of Holocaust survivors, he obtained his Bachelor...
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Giulio Cantoni
Giulio Leonardo Cantoni (29 September 1915 – 25 July 2005) was the director of the United States' National Institutes of Health's Laboratory of Cellular Pharmacology, later renamed the Laboratory of ...
Elly Gross
Elly Berkovits Gross (b. February 14, 1929) is a Jewish Holocaust survivor and author of several Holocaust related books of poetry and prose. She currently resides in the United States, where she is a...
John Houseman
John Houseman (born Jacques Haussmann; September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born British–American actor and film producer who became known for his highly publicized col...
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David Wechsler
David "Wex" Wechsler (January 12, 1896 – May 2, 1981) was a leading American psychologist. He developed well-known intelligence scales, such as the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) and the Wec...
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Matt Haimovitz
Matt Haimovitz (born December 3, 1970 in Bat Yam, Israel) is an Israeli-born cellist now based in the United States and Canada. He mainly plays a cello made by Matteo Gofriller in 1710.
Matt Ha...
Fred Lebow
Fred Lebow (June 3, 1932 – October 9, 1994), born Fischel Lebowitz, was a runner, race director, and founder of the New York City Marathon. Born in Arad, Romania, he presided over the transformation ...
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Leonard Wolf
Leonard Wolf is a poet, author, teacher, and the father of Naomi Wolf. He is known for his authoritative annotated editions of classic gothic horror novels, including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Strang...
Lorenzo Da Ponte
Lorenzo Da Ponte (10 March 1749 – 17 August 1838) was a Venetian opera librettist and poet. He wrote the librettos for 28 operas by 11 composers, including three of Mozart's greatest op...
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Gérard Louis-Dreyfus
William Louis-Dreyfus (born Gérard C. Louis-Dreyfus; June 21, 1932) is a French-born American businessman. His net worth was estimated at $3.4 billion by Forbes in 2006. He is the chairman of Louis D...
Aaron Lopez
Aaron Lopez (1731–1782), born Duarte Lopez, was a Portuguese Jewish merchant and philanthropist. Through his varied commercial ventures, he became the wealthiest person in Newport, Rhode Island, in Br...
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Red Holzman
William "Red" Holzman (August 10, 1920 – November 13, 1998) was an NBA basketball player and coach probably best known as the head coach of the New York Knicks from 1967 to 1982. Holzman hel...
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Steven Fulop
Steven Michael Fulop (born February 28, 1977) is the 49th and current Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey. A Democrat, he was formerly the Councilman for Jersey City's Ward E. On May 14, 2013, Fulop defe...
Judah P. Benjamin
Judah Philip Benjamin QC (August 11, 1811 – May 6, 1884) was a lawyer and politician who was a United States Senator from Louisiana, a Cabinet officer of the Confederate States and, after his es...
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Ed Wynn
Ed Wynn (November 9, 1886 – June 19, 1966) was a popular American comedian and actor noted for his Perfect Fool comedy character, his pioneering radio show of the 1930s, and his later career as a...
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Joel Siegel
Joel Steven Siegel (July 7, 1943 – June 29, 2007) was a American film critic for the ABC morning news show Good Morning America for over twenty-five years. The winner of multiple Emmy Awards, Siegel a...
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Franco Modigliani
Franco Modigliani ([ˈfraŋko modiʎˈʎani]; June 18, 1918 – September 25, 2003) was an Italian economist naturalized American, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and MIT Department of Econ...
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David Freedman
David Freedman (April 26, 1898 – December 8, 1936) was a Romanian-born American playwright and biographer who became known as the "King of the Gag-writers" in the early days of radio.
David ...
Hugh Nibley
Hugh Winder Nibley (March 27, 1910 – February 24, 2005) was an American author, Mormon apologist, and professor at Brigham Young University (BYU). His works, while not official positions of The Church...
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Justin Warfield
Justin Warfield (born 20 April 1973) is a musician and hip hop emcee of African-American and Jewish Russian-Romanian maternal parentage, who is currently half of the darkwave duo She Wants Revenge. In...
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