jewish famous people

Donald Trump Israel
Jared Kushner’s family is a legend in this Belarus town

Trump’s election is especially celebrated because it adds Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and key advisor, to the city’s short list of international success stories.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
07/06/2017
Aly Raisman
Aly Raisman is the most famous Jewish athlete, according to ESPN

Raisman will be 26 when the 2020 Olympics kick off in Tokyo, but she’s planning to compete again.

By BEN SALES/JTA
06/06/2017
Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon speaks to Council of Young Jewish Presidents (Courtesy)
Getting a seat at the table

The Council of Young Jewish Presidents wants the next generation of philanthropists prepared for the job.

25/05/2017
Rod Rosenstein
5 things to know about the man who helped get Comey fired

Rod Rosenstein rose to fame this week because of a strongly worded letter he wrote about the FBI Chief

By JTA
11/05/2017
Craig David Israel
Craig David hits Israel

The R&B artist has taken Israel by storm, performing and sightseeing.

By OLIVIA FINE
11/04/2016
AN 1889 DRAWING of a Seder in New York City with the image of George Washington on the right
Two Jerusalemites contribute to George Washington’s legacy

As Presidents’ Day was celebrated in America last week, two Jerusalemites were proud to have added to the canon of George Washington’s heritage.

By DAVID GEFFEN
21/02/2015
paris killing
My word: Redrawing the line of the conflict

Wednesday, January 7, will forever be remembered as a black day in France.

Liberman Netanyahu
Delusional, destructive Left vs incompetent, impotent Right

Israel faces a twin peril, far more menacing to its survival as the nation-state of the Jewish people than the Iranian nuclear program or a Palestinian state.

Sarah Silverman
Watch: Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman's creative way to achieve equal pay for women

WARNING: Video contains mature content. Viewer discretion is advised.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
09/10/2014
Comedians Sid Caesar (R) and Billy Crystal
Sid Caesar, founding father of American Jewish comedy, dies at 91

Ceasar launched the careers of Jewish comics such as Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart, Neil Simon and Woody Allen.

By JTA
13/02/2014
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