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Tag: Bette Midler
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Hope you have a tissue handy.
In this heartbreakingly sweet video, Bette Midler makes a special phone call to superfan Anna Greenberg, who is dying in the hospital with cancer. Midler thanks Greenberg for her support and praises her for her courage. "You're such an angel," Midler...
December 12, 2012 | 2:16 pm
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Two of the country’s most famous Jewish performers will highlight the opening of one of the most ambitious Jewish museum projects in years.
Jerry Seinfeld will emcee and Bette Midler will headline a Nov. 13 gala to celebrate the official unveiling of the renovated National Museum...
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January 11, 2001 | 7:00 pm
One of the reasons, perhaps the reason, Bette Midler has been a very big star for a very long time is her enormous gift to let us in on who she is, and that includes being Jewish, with no apologies. That's pretty unusual for TV, but was there ever any pressure to tone down the...