In many cases a high honor, prize or award in that field is named for a Jewish pioneer in that area.
Ten English words that come from the Hebrew language that don’t originate in the Torah.
Here are just 10 of the many words we still use from the Torah today, what they mean now, and what the Torah meant by them.
How should a Jewish person in today’s America
react when confronted with Nazism? Film is one way we have wrestled with and
explored this question.
Yes, it’s a list, not a joke.
Rather than make you look through all 21 webpages of McSweeney’s lists for the Jewish ones, I went and did that for you.
Raiders of the Lost Ark, in which Indiana Jones went after the Ark of the Covenant, currently has an
8.5 on imdb.com. It's the highest rating of any film in the franchise, with
The Last Crusade
-- in which Indy pursued the Holy Grail -- at an
8.3. The other two films don't rate anywhere near that high.