Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman Breaks Down On ‘Finding Your Roots’ After Discovering His Jewish history

03/10/2016 - 17:07
JTA

Dustin Hoffman didn’t know the names of his paternal grandparents when he appeared Tuesday on the PBS show “Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates.”

Dustin Hoffman on the PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” March 8, 2016. JTA

The Power of Jonas Salk And William Shatner: A Pakistani View Of Jews

An opinion piece in the Malaysia Chronicle by Dr. Farrukh Saleem, a freelance journalist from Islamabad, Pakistan, caught our eye because of its ominous headline: “Why are Jews So Powerful?”

But far from being another anti-Semitic diatribe, Saleem tries to stick to these facts: there are 14 million Jews in the world -- one  Jew for every 100 Muslims – “yet Jews are more than a hundred times more powerful than all the Muslims put together.”

Education made Jewish celebrities successful, wrote Dr. Farrukh Saleeem.
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