Peabody award winning MTV reporter and producer, half-Jewish.
Legendary founder and editor of the "Forward" Yiddish newspaper. His short story, "Yekl" was made into the film "Hester Street".
Publisher and owner of "Mother Jones", Left leaning magazine and author of an acclaimed recent account of the colonization of the Congo.
He is the technology-stock columnist for the San Jose Mercury News. His column, Silicon Street, appears on SiliconValley.com and in the San Jose Mercury News. The column offers financial news, analysis and insight on technology companies in Silicon Valley and beyond.
One of the few Jews left in Poland who is self-identified as Jewish and of some importance to the society in general. He was one of the founders of Solidarity and was imprisoned. As well as a political activist, he writes frequently on social/cultural issues. The newsaper he edits is one of the most important in Poland.
Journalist and author whose work has appeared in the NY Times Magazine and many other leading periodicals. He has regularly reported for National Public Radio and is known especially for his Latin American/Ecology reporting. Books include "Gavitos"-about a model Columbian village and "An Echo in My Blood: The Search for a Familys Hidden Past"-about his Jewish family in the US and the Ukraine. One strange detail: While touring the Ukraine, Weisman was served some gefilte fish. Then he realized fish was hard to get because of Chernobyl. He was told "dont ask". Weve had bad gefilte fish--but radioactive is truely taking bad to a new dimension.
Brilliant photojournalist. Most famous image is of sailor kissing a girl in Times Square on the day WWII ended.
Born Aline Bernstein. Wife of the famous architect. At 50 she began a new career as a television journalist for NBC and creator of the first serious womans issues talk show "Not For Women Only".
Photographer and documentary film maker (not related to "the Rothschilds"). She is the author of "Live at the Fillmore East" (1999), which chronicles her career as a photographer at the famous rock palace. Ms. Rothschild is fully profiled in our "Profiles" section on the front page.
Dear Abby is the twin sister of Ann Landers. They were raised in Sioux City, Iowa. (Real names: Pauline and Esther Friedman). Ironic that America turns to Jewish mothers for advice
Rosenthal was a New York Times executive editor (1977–88) and columnist (1987–1999) and New York Daily News columnist (1999–2004). He joined the New York Times in 1943 and worked for the Times for 56 years - from 1943 to 1999. Rosenthal won a Pulitzer Prize in 1960 for international reporting.
Gold is a much missed entertainment columnist who wrote for the Chicago Tribune during the 70s. He died much too young of leukemia.
Sihn is a former sex advice columnist for the New York Press, who has recently authored a semi-autobiographical novel about an advice columnist. Ms. Sohn works a lot of Yiddish into her accounts of her own sexual adventures.
Landers is the twin sister of Dear Abby. They were raised in Sioux City, Iowa. (Real names: Pauline and Esther Friedman). Ironic that America turns to Jewish mothers for advice
Novelist and journalist. Author of the acclaimed feminist novel "Up the Sandbox" and the novel "Lovingkindness". Her non-fiction book "My Real Life as a Mother" was nominated for a National Book Award. Her early life memoir is "1145 Park Avenue". Her grandfather founded the Van Heusen shirt company. She writes a column for the NY Observer.
Wine and Spirits Editor for the magazine "Bon Appetit"; food commentator, WCBS New York, KFWB, Los Angeles. The "Dias" is Sephardic.
NY Times writer who is widely syndicated. Frequently writes on legal issues.
Humor writer with a bite syndicated in hundreds of papers.
Canadian social and political commentator. Extremely conservative. Wife of Conrad Black, the man who controls 60% of all newspapers in Canada.