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  • Jewish actor Mark Nelson relishes chance to be part of ‘Cabaret’

    By Ryan Torok

    July 27, 2016 | 2:34 pm

    When a brick is thrown through his shop window at the start of the second act of the musical “Cabaret,” the character Herr Schultz, a Jewish widower and fruit vendor, tries to convince his non-Jewish fiancée that prankster schoolchildren, not Nazis, are responsible.

    But she is...

  • The Jewish writer and actor who’s ‘the voice of black America’

    September 11, 2015 | 11:44 am

    Danny Strong is probably most recognizable as being “that Jewish guy” on TV — he played eager adman wannabe Danny Siegel on “Mad Men” and the nerdy, perennial victim Jonathan Levinson on “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer.”

    But, among those in the know, Strong may be best known as the ...

  • Films: Garlin hopes audience will be pleased with ‘Cheese’

    By Jay Firestone

    August 30, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Jeff Garlin loves being Jewish. He's a borscht-eating, challah-noshing, temple-going, "big bowl of Jewish," as he so proudly describes himself.

    A proud Jew at home, Garlin also plays one on television.

    Best known as Jeff Greene on the hit comedy series "Curb Your Enthusiasm," which...

  • Emmy ‘Loves’ TV Tribemembers

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    When Brad Garrett accepted his best supporting actor Emmy on Sunday, Sept. 22, the irony was thick as a Sicilian pizza -- or a deli sandwich. The 6-foot-8-inch Jewish actor plays Ray Romano's sullen cop brother, Robert, on the CBS hit "Everybody Loves Raymond," featuring the sitcom...