Jew Of The Week On Friday, August 5th, 2016

The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee: Carlos Arthur Nuzman

  Carlos Arthur Nuzman (b. 1942) was born in Rio de Janeiro, the grandson of Russian-Jewish immigrants to Brazil. His father was very active in the Jewish community, and served as the president of the More...

Jew Of The Week On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Person of the Week: Lawrence Kasdan, the star of ‘I Am Your Father’

Lawrence Edward Kasdan (1949) was born in Miami and raised in a small West Virginia town, where he was often picked on for being Jewish. He intended to become an English teacher, and graduated with a Master’s More...

Jew Of The Week On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

WATCH Jews of the Week: Krav Maga & The Jewish Bruce Lee

the “Jewish Bruce Lee” Perhaps the best-known Krav Maga expert today is Roy Elghanayan,  nicknamed the “Jewish Bruce Lee”. He began his training in Krav Maga and martial arts at an early age, and his More...

Jew Of The Week On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

America’s First Jewish President?

Bernard Sanders (b. 1941) was born in Brooklyn. He studied political science at the University of Chicago in the 1960s, and was a leader of the Civil Rights Movement on campus, for which he was once arrested. More...

Jew Of The Week On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Jews of the Week: Doris and Donald Fisher – The Gap

Donald George Fisher (1928-2009) was born in San Francisco to a middle-class Jewish family. Soon after graduating with a business degree from UC Berkeley, he married Stanford graduate Doris Feigenbaum (b. More...

Jew Of The Week On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Jew of the Week: Ahmed Zayat

  Ephraim Ahmed Zayat (b. 1962) was born in Cairo to a wealthy Orthodox Jewish-Egyptian family. His father was Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s personal doctor. Zayat studied in the US at Yeshiva More...

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