William Shatner’s fictional outer-space adventures as “Star Trek” Captain James T. Kirk were just slightly more alien than navigating the idiosyncrasies of Asian culture, as he and fellow Jewish actor Henry Winkler discovered when they traveled to Japan, South Korea, Thailand and...
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Tag: Henry Winkler
December 7, 2011 | 3:19 am
Jonathan Adler Dachshund Menorah Calling all dog lovers! The Dachshund Menorah designed by Jonathan Adler is not your standard chanukiyah. Made in Peru, this fair-trade sculpted menorah is made of high-fired stoneware and features a white matte glaze. The Dachshund Menorah is...
November 21, 2011 | 1:21 pm
Henry Winkler, the beloved Arthur Fonzarelli from “Happy Days” thinks Jews are more outdoorsy than stereotypes allow. He said this in an interview with the Baltimore Jews Times about his new book, “I’ve Never Met An Idiot On The River: Reflections On Family, Fishing, And...
November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Seated before 21 third-graders at Selma Avenue Elementary School in Hollywood, actor Henry Winkler cracked open a copy of "I Got a 'D' in Salami," a children's book he co-authored, and began reading. The "Fonze," a little grayer and thicker around the middle than in his salad days,...
August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm
T he Fonz was the ultimate of cool on "Happy Days," but in real life Henry Winkler struggled through school. Winkler and his parents -- who called him stupid and lazy -- didn't know that he was dyslexic until he was diagnosed at age 30.
Winkler, 57, is now taking those frustrating...