Monday, December 31, 2012

Profile: Abe Markowitz

Suggestion by Richard from Ardmore, PA. Big big thanks to Paul from the USC PR department, and to Abe himself!

Friday, December 28, 2012

Profile: Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Michael from Hartford has helped us out a lot over the past couple of years, and here he comes through with a terrific find.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Profile: Marshall Goldberg

So, who will be the wide receiver on our All-Jewish team? Stay tuned...

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Profile: Milton Hershey

Suggestions by Pete from New Jersey and BC from New York.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Profile: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

We weren't gonna do a Christmas profile, but the suggestion by Joe from Scranton was too goo to pass up. Fascinating story about Robert L. May here.

Monday, December 24, 2012

Jews in the News: RIP Jack Klugman

The actor, best known for "The Odd Couple", passed away today. He was 90.

Profile: Estelle Harris

Belated happy Festivus!

Friday, December 21, 2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Profile: Rebecca Rubin

Suggestions by Mara from Kansas and Blake from San Andreas.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Profile: Norbert Wiener

Suggestions by Don from Arizona and David from Long Island.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Profile: deadmau5

Suggestions by Josh from Massapequa, Stephen from Virginia, Peter from San Jose, and many, many others...

Monday, December 17, 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

Profile: Tina Louise

Suggestions by Elie from Israel, Daniel from Nyack, Brian from San Jose, Stacie from Corona, Ed from Scarsdale, NY, and Dina from Connecticut.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Profile: Abbie Hoffman

Suggestions by Justin from Las Vegas and Don from LA.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Monday, December 10, 2012

Profile: Danny Abramowicz

Will we actually find a quality Jewish wide receiver? Maybe...

Friday, December 7, 2012

Profile: Michelle Bernstein

Although Michelle is half-Hispanic, she's Jewish on both sides...

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Jews in the News: Aaron Liberman

ESPN has a nice article about Northwestern's basketball center Aaron Liberman, who's planning to wear a yarmulke on the court.

Profile: Michelle Trachtenberg

Suggestions by Semyon from Minnesota, Felix from NY, Lana from Canada, Shai from NY, Elisha from Israel, Mitchell from Cleveland, Penny from NY, and Dimitri form NY.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Monday, December 3, 2012

Profile: Al Michaels

Suggestions by Steven from Minnesota, Patrick from Evergreen, CO, and Joe from New York.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Profile: Natalie Wood

Suggestions by Don from LA, Randy from LA, Nicole from Baltimore, Gord from Toronto, Jon from Nashville, and Barbara from Mt Laurel, NJ.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Profile: Walter Sobchak

I've actually written to a top movie critic about this theory, and he said it makes sense. So there!

Suggestion by Matt from Virginia.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Profile: Randy Grossman

Suggestions by Martin from Florida and Glenn from Michigan.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Profile: Shrek

Suggestions by Matt from Boston and Brian from Japan.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Profile: Barry Levinson

Suggestions by Cacol from Germany and Adel from Galveston.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Profile: George Burns

Suggestions by John from Baltimore, Dave from Upstate NY, Yaakov from Israel, Bob from Springfield, VA, Jason from Vancouver, Alan from NY, Ronald from Homewood, IL, Max from Texas, John from Minnesota, Larry from Fresno, Lea from Ohio, and Paul from Melbourne.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Friday, November 16, 2012

Profile: Kyra Sedgwick

Suggestions by Jim from Tampa, Bruce from Wetschester, Cynthia from Ohio, and Alyce from New York.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Profile: Mike Myers

Myers' "Wayne's World" is one obvious exception.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Profile: Marissa Mayer

Suggestions by Jon from LA, David from NY, Jorge from Mexico, and Allan from Connecticut.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Monday, November 12, 2012

Profile: Brent Spiner

Suggestions by Stacie from Corona, CA and Mike from Mexico City.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Profile: Anne Hathaway

Suggestions by Alex from Houston, Marousia from Uppsala, Ellen from San Diego, Daredevil from California, Greg from Seattle, and Stu from New York.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Profile: Abe Bookman

To be fair, Abe Bookman is the co-creator with the goyishe Albert Carter.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Profile: Sam Mendes

Suggestions by Jason from Vancouver, Joel from London, and Victoria from Santa Rosa, CA.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Monday, November 5, 2012

Profile: Uriah Levy

Suggestions by Jerry from Virginia and Mitchell from Pennsylvania.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Profile: Geoff and Mitchell Schwartz

We missed a profile on Tuesday because of Hurricane Sandy, so here is a bonus weekend profile!

Suggestions by Austin from Cleveland, Ted from Wallace, NC, Eric from Ohio, David from Cleveland, Gideon from Boston, and Alan from LA.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Profile: Milos Forman

Yet another Jewish Oscar-winning director. Hmmmm, this gives me an idea for down the line...

Thursday, November 1, 2012

And we're back...

Oh Sandy, Sandy, Sandy, you cruel wench... Yes, we both got hit and we're both in process of recovery. Thank you, everyone, for the well-wishing emails and posts, we really appreciate them.

Profile: Judd Hirsch

Suggestions by Lisbet from Vancouver, Miriam from Burbank, Duffi from NY, and Don from Arizona.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Profile: Yulia Tymoshenko

Suggestions by John from Munich and Rachel from Montreal.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Profile: Marc Bolan

Suggestions by John from Baltimore, Jason from Vancouver, James from Pennsylvania, Don from LA, Nathan from Chicago, Kevin from Michigan, Raul from Minnesota, and Fernando from Spain.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Profile: Elisabeth Shue

Yakov forgot to mention Back to the Future... Suggestions by Michael from Hartford and Abe from California.