Who was the most influential Jew in entertainment this past year? Vote Now!

Helps us choose who makes the cut for The Jerusalem Post's prestigious most influential Jews list.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
August 15, 2016 15:26
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Top influential Jews in culture. (photo credit: REUTERS,WIKIMEDIA/UBUB92)

 
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Everybody knows that Jews control Hollywood -  at least that's what the anti-Semites would like the world to believe. But there's no denying that in the fields of movies, music, TV, fashion and literature, Jews have excelled far beyond their proportion of the population.

Talent and the ability to use it for the greater good are not necessarily Jewish traits, but Jews have certainly contributed enormously in providing enjoyment and enrichment to the lives of people. More than a few - from Groucho Marx and Woody Allen, to Bob Dylan and Barbra Streisand, have broken new ground that has forged an uncharted path for all who followed.

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The Jewish creators who are influencing the next generation of entertainers are a diverse lot, from the cutting edge comedy of Amy Schumer to the soulful prose of Jonathan Safran Foer.  Help us choose which Jewish entertainers are the most influential of 2016.

Go for old school, like Steven Spielberg or Larry David, or choose younger trailblazers like Drake or Scarlett Johansson, or how about Israelis like Etgar Keret or Idan Raichel?

1. Steven Spielberg

2. Amy Schumer

3. Larry David

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4. Ayelet Waldman

5. Michael Chabon

6. Idan Raichel

7. Jonathan Safran Foer

8. Amos Oz

9. Etgar Keret

10. Bar Raphaeli

11. Phillip Roth

12. Woody Allen

13. Bob Dylan

14. Drake

15. Adam Sandler

16. Ben Stiller

17. Natalie Portman

18. Jerry Seinfeld

19.Scarlett Johansson

20. Mila Kunis

21. Seth Rogen

22. Jonah Hill

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