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The Yiddish writer Melech Ravitch, on safari in Africa, admiring an African native in tribal dress.

The Yiddish writer Melech Ravitch, on safari in Africa, admiring an African native in tribal dress.

Stella Adler, who later became one of the country's most prominent acting teachers, training, among others, Marlon Brando. Adler came from a family of actors, including her father and sister Celia.

How Marlon Brando Became Godfather to the Jews

Stella Adler, who later became one of the country's most prominent acting teachers, training, among others, Marlon Brando. Adler came from a family of actors, including her father and sister Celia.

The sculptor Rene Shapshak putting the finishing touches on his bust of President Harry Truman, at the Chelsea Hotel in New York.

Harry and the Holy Land

The sculptor Rene Shapshak putting the finishing touches on his bust of President Harry Truman, at the Chelsea Hotel in New York.

A boy whose whole family perished at the hands of the Germans and who was himself consigned to death at the Auschwitz (Oswiecim) extermination camp, but the Nazis - then beating a fast retreat -  did not have time to burn him. The anguished orphan, now in Lodz, is shown as he was taken out of the one of the smaller crematoriums into which he had been placed by the Hitler pyromaniacs. The two men and the one standing behind are Jews, former inmates of the extermination camp.

Auschwitz Guard Will Stand Trial for 3,681 Murders

A boy whose whole family perished at the hands of the Germans and who was himself consigned to death at the Auschwitz (Oswiecim) extermination camp, but the Nazis - then beating a fast retreat - did not have time to burn him. The anguished orphan, now in Lodz, is shown as he was taken out of the one of the smaller crematoriums into which he had been placed by the Hitler pyromaniacs. The two men and the one standing behind are Jews, former inmates of the extermination camp.

Intellectuals and writers, including Albert Einstein (far right) and Edwin Markham (middle), protesting the Nazi burning of books (1934).

What Was Albert Einstein's True Relationship to Judaism — and Zionism?

Intellectuals and writers, including Albert Einstein (far right) and Edwin Markham (middle), protesting the Nazi burning of books (1934).

The opera singer Rosa Ponselle (right) in Hollywood during the 1920s. According to the caption, she posed here specifically for the Forverts arts section.

The Jews of Hollywood

The opera singer Rosa Ponselle (right) in Hollywood during the 1920s. According to the caption, she posed here specifically for the Forverts arts section.

Riots in Palestine: five dead bodies on stretchers, their face mutilated.

Riots Continue in West Bank Over Palestinian Prisoner Cancer Death

Riots in Palestine: five dead bodies on stretchers, their face mutilated.

Bess Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America, 1945-1946.

Five Quotes From Bess Myerson, The Only Jewish Miss America

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