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to Cone, but Ford's
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"celebrate the Jewish
celebrities” and Jewish jokes and
contribution to civilization" in a lot
facts.
of ways. First and best, it has a search
Nate the Jewhoo Editor includes a
engine for the curious surfer who is
list of FAQ. (frequently asked ques-
seeking instant answer to a question
tions), which explain how someone is
like, "Was movie director John
chosen or not chosen for listing. He
Frankenheimer, who recently died,
also maintains his own site, Red Sea
Jewish?" (His father was Jewish, but
Frankenheimer wasn't raised as a Jew.) Pedestrians, for "updates and mus-
ings."
But if you're inside the house
The Web site is well-organized and
avoiding the heat and humidity, you
easy to navigate. The content is inter-
might enjoy a click or two on some
esting, informative and very satisfy-
of the categories of Jewish celebrities,
ing. It's nearly as entertaining as
like actors, astronauts, composers, et
many of the people on the lists.
al. Remember the 2002 Winter
Visit jewhoo.com often, and send
Olympics? Sasha Cohen (yes), Sarah
your kids here when they're research-
Hughes (Jewish mother). The 2002
ing a Sunday school project.
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