Barry’s a Jewish kid musician from a Northeast city — that’s me,” said Philadelphia native Jarrod Spector, referring to Brooklyn-born Barry Mann, one half of the legendary songwriting duo of Mann and (Cynthia) Weil. “But I’m not as neurotic as Barry is portrayed in the show.”
Gary Rosenblatt |
Editor and Publisher
It’s only fitting that Ted Comet, the veteran Jewish professional who turned 90 this week, will be a marshall at the Celebrate Israel parade this Sunday. He is credited with founding the event, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. And he can attest to the fact that it has always had its share of controversy; this year it has been over...
Stewart Ain |
Special To The Jewish Week
The sister of Cardinal John O’Connor, the late archbishop of New York, said she was “thrilled” when she learned that their late mother was born Jewish and that their grandfather had been a pulpit rabbi in Bridgeport, Conn.