Best known for his 1985 film Shoah, BooksAndBlintzes.com recognizes the achievements of Claude Lanzmann, born 11/27/1925.
Israeli actor, entertainer, and humorist – Sefi Rivlin, born November 7, 1947.
Celebrating the life and work of Jerome Robbins – dance, director, and choreographer. Born 100 years ago today, October 11, 2018.
For more on his life and work, please visit http://jeromerobbins.org/.
Celebrating Ida Rubinstein – dancer, actress, and patron of the arts – born October 5, 1883.
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Celebrating Gertrude Berg, actor, screenwriter and producer. Born October 3, 1899, she brought humor and vivacity to the popular portrayal of American Jewish life.
David Broza, Israeli singer and song-writer. Born September 4, 1955. His fusion of popular and Spanish music styles and messages of peace have inspired Hebrew music for over 40 years.
Moritz (Moshe) Henle, celebrated Hazzan (Cantor), born August 7, 1850 in Germany. Henle’s music influenced the liturgical style of Jewish communities throughout Western Europe and North America.