Monday, July 28, 2014

Profile: Chaim Herzog


  1. "Seriously, Brits?" To be fair, it was a Jewish soldier who suggested Vivian, and Vivian was a common male name at the time. In fact, the current president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews is Vivian Wineman. Another Jewish Vivian was theatre impressario Vivian Van Damm, who got round anti-nudity laws during WW2 by having the nude models stay motionless and hence have it viewed as 'art'.

  2. Well... super-duper-macho-man and moviestar John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison. MARION!?