Suggestion by Richard from Ardmore, PA. Big big thanks to Paul from the USC PR department, and to Abe himself!
Monday, December 31, 2012
Profile: Abe Markowitz
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
Profile: Edward Brampton
Suggestion by Nathaniel from Pittsburgh.
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
Suggestions by Josh from Massapequa, Stephen from Virginia, Peter from San Jose, and many, many others...
Monday, December 17, 2012
Profile: Robert Aumann
Aumann also married his dead wife's sister...
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
Suggestion by Joe from Scranton.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Profile: Herb Kohl
Suggestion by Peter from De Pere, WI.
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
Profile: Daniel Okrent
Suggestion by Yakov. Of course.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Jews in the News: Aaron Liberman
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
Profile: Simon Bamberger
Suggestion by Jay from Baltimore.
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
Profile: Pussy Riot
Suggestion by Saman from Iran.
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.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Update: RIP Marvin Miller
Profile: Moses Henriques
Monday, November 26, 2012
Profile: Randy Grossman
Suggestions by Martin from Florida and Glenn from Michigan.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Suggestions by Matt from Boston and Brian from Japan.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Profile: Max Birbraer
Our first Kazakh Jew, I believe...
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
Profile: Wolfgang Pauli
Suggestion by Norman from Bellerose, NY.
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
Profile: Rob Morrow
Suggestion by Neal from Sarasota.
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
Profile: David Wallerstein
Suggested by this article on Cracked.com.
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...
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.