In a wide range of fields, Jewish Americans have made important contributions to American society. May has been designated Jewish American Heritage Month, providing an opportunity to reflect on the many accomplishments of Jewish Americans. Explore some of the Jewish American icons who have made their mark in entertainment, literature, politics and beyond.
“It’s amazing to me that, for the first time, women are really listened to,” said the Supreme Court justice. In an interview at Columbia University, Ruth Bader Ginsburg touched on her own experiences of sexism, the 2016 presidential campaign and the Equal Rights Amendment.
Academy Award-winning director, screenwriter and producer Steven Spielberg is the subject of a new HBO documentary, which premieres on October 7th. Learn more about his life and classic films including 'Jaws,' 'E.T.,' 'The Color Purple' and 'Schindler's List,' among many others.
Dylan Farrow plans to discuss her repeated claims that adoptive father Woody Allen molested her when she was 7 on US TV -- claims the director has always denied. Meanwhile, Alec Baldwin has called the public "renunciation" of Woody Allen and his work "sad" and "unfair."
Following increasing sexual misconduct claims and calls from fellow democrats to step down, Senator Al Franken announced his resignation from the senate. Denying the allegations, he took shots at President Trump and Senator Roy S. Moore.