Mickey Katz is a name not well known to most young Americans, or even young American Jews, but his influence on popular culture has been significant. The father of Joel Grey and grandfather of Jennifer Grey was a man ahead of his time, a comedian and musician who eschewed...
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Tag: Mickey Katz
August 13, 2014 | 12:01 pm
September 1, 2007 | 12:58 am
From The Forward in NYC:
One Big, Happy Family
Litvaks and Galitzianers, Lay Down Your Arms;
Science Finds Unity in the Jewish Gene Pool
Histororically [sic] speaking, Jews have hardly been strangers to the art of drawing sharp distinctions among themselves. But according to a...
August 16, 2007 | 11:18 pm
Everyone knows the legend of American pioneer ‘Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier.’
Far fewer know the exploits of ‘Duvid Crockett, King of Delancey Street.’
You shouldn’t worry, Duvid’s life and times were immortalized in this Yinglish song by the great Mickey Katz.
August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm