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  • The difference between Don Rickles and Donald Trump

    By Rob Eshman

    February 3, 2016 | 2:00 pm

    At a time when a leading presidential candidate calls Mexicans “rapists,” Muslims “terrorists” and his opponents “losers,” I thought it would be refreshing to spend an evening basking in the nostalgia of a kinder, gentler America.

    So last Saturday night, I went to see Don...

  • Mr. Warmth wins an Emmy—did a rabbi give him his start?

    By The Web Guy

    September 22, 2008 | 3:22 am

    Hollywood Jew Don Rickles scored an Emmy tonight for “Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program” for the documentary “Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.”

    Was it a rabbi that gave him his start?

    From a November 2007 article in The Journal:

    Asked when...

  • Don Rickles on film for the very first time

    By Sandi Berg

    November 29, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    IFC News coverage of the 2007 New York Film Festival Press Conference for the documentary "Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project." John Landis discusses Rickles and his reasons for making the film.

    Don Rickles has been called irreverent, acerbic, caustic, biting, scathing, and often...

  • AJ Congress wowed; Shaare Zedek gets record donation; Koufax in the house

    By Norma Zager

    January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Woolsey Wows AJC

    It was an extraordinary evening when the American Jewish Congress (AJC) honored former director of Central Intelligence R. James Woolsey at a black-tie gala dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel Dec. 10.

    Woolsey received the AJC's Jerusalem Award for his extensive work...

  • The Circuit

    By Michael Aushenker

    April 2, 1998 | 7:00 pm


    By Michael Aushenker

    "Mr. Rickles, I'm with the Jewish Journal."

    "That's your problem."

    So went my exchange with "Mr. Warmth" -- comedianDon Rickles -- at the Century Plaza Hotel.

    With wife Barbara by his side, the legendaryRickles was on hand to pay tribute to an icon in another field...