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Where Are the Cool A-List Jews?

That’s what writer David Marchese is looking for, according to the article he wrote last week for He laments the fact that long gone are the hip male Jews of the 60s and 70s like Dustin Hoffman, Bob Dylan, Gene Simmons, Starsky and James Caan (to name just a few). These were Jewish men who came across as tough and multi-layered and complicated in a way that made us love them.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Actor." (Viewed on October 9, 2015) <>.


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