famous jewish people

Is Drake the most popular Jewish recording artist ever?

Canadian rapper breaks record held by the Beatles for 54 years

17/07/2018
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman
Patriots’ Julian Edelman helped stop a possible school shooting

Jewish star wide receiver informed police after social media follower posted: 'I'm going to shoot my school up.'

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
05/04/2018
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Is Meghan Markle Jewish?

“The spokesman also confirmed that Meghan’s Jewish background would not prevent her from having an ‘interfaith’ marriage there."

By JTA
27/11/2017
Al Franken, Harvey Weinstein and Jeffrey Tambor
Harvey Weinstein and Al Franken are Jewish, but are they Jewish news?

The problem for us, of course, is when the Jews we report on do bad things.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
22/11/2017
anne frank amsterdam
Retired FBI agent opens new investigation into Anne Frank's betrayal

"There is no statute of limitation on the truth.”

Ally Raisman
Jewish Olympic gymnast hits back against haters

Gold medalist Aly Raisman takes to social media to post about body empowerment

06/06/2017
Becky Ann Baker
Eight Jewish TV moms who are smashing stereotypes this Mother's Day

When it comes to television shows, too often Jewish moms have been depicted as a burden to their children.

By LIOR ZALTZMAN
14/05/2017
Dr. Henry Heimlich (L), the 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with inventing the life-saving t
Heimlich, Jewish doctor who devised maneuver to save choking victims, dies

In just the US, the maneuver is thought to have saved more than 100,000 lives.

By REUTERS , JPOST.COM STAFF
17/12/2016
Kolsimcha
Klezmer all around

Kolsimcha will offer the Tel Aviv Museum audience an exciting mix of klezmer music seasoned with jazz and classical music.

30/06/2016
Speakers at an AJC event
A celebration of Jewish advocates

As recipients of the American Jewish Committee Campus Courage Award, two college students eschewed popularity for something far more substantive: standing up for their Jewish peers.

07/06/2016
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