Rubinstein, creator of Word Star (unconfirmed)* Jonathan Sachs, chief programmer on Lotus* Joshua Schachter, creator of us* Richard Stallman, programmer of Emacs, founder of GNU* Larry Tesler, creator of Gypsy* Dave Winer, content management, XML-RPC [edit]Media* Jack & Harry Cohn, co-founders of Columbia Pictures* Michael Eisner, head of The Walt Disney Company* William Fox, Joseph Schenk, co-founders of 20th Century Fox* Leonard Goldenson, head of ABC* Irving Kahn, co-founder of Tele Promp Ter* Carl Laemmle, founder of Universal Studios* Marcus Loew, Samuel Goldwyn, Louis B. Paley, head of CBS* Sumner Redstone, head of Viacom* Ralph Roberts, Daniel Aaron, Julian Brodsky, founders of Comcast* David Sarnoff, head of RCA* Robert Shaye, founder of New Line Cinema* Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, David Geffen, founders of Dreamworks SKG* Harry, Albert, Sam & Jack Warner, founders of Warner Brothers* Bob & Harvey Weinstein, founders of Miramax* Adolph Zukor, founder of Paramount Pictures [edit]Publishing* Walter Annenberg, publisher & philanthropist* Bennett Cerf, founder of Random House (unconfirmed)* Hugo Gernsback, founder of Amazing Stories (unconfirmed)* Katharine Graham, former head of the Washington Post (Jewish father)* Alfred & Blanche Knopf, founders of Knopf Publishing* Samuel Irving Newhouse, founder of Advance Publications* Adolph Ochs, former head of the New York Times* Joseph Pulitzer, publisher (Jewish father)* Barney Rossett, founder of Grove Press (Jewish father)* Richard L.

Ren�e Richards, tennis player* Dick Savitt, tennis player* Mike Yellen, racquetball player [edit]Track and Field* Lillian Copeland, Olympic field athlete (2g1s)* Doug Heir, Paralympic athlete (6g2s2b)* Deena Kastor, long-distance runner* Abel Kiviat, middle-distance runner* Lon Myers, 19th century running champion* Myer Prinstein, Olympic jumper (4g1s) [edit]Finance* Michael Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg, mayor of New York, philanthropist* Eli & Edythe Broad, business leader & philanthropists* Marcus Goldman & Samuel Sachs, founders of Goldman Sachs* Guggenheim family, business leaders, philanthropists & art patrons* Alexandre, Simon & Elie Lazard, founders of Lazard* Henry, Emanuel & Henry Lehman, founders of Lehman Brothers* Michael Milken, junk bond king, fraudster & philanthropist* Roy Neuberger, financier & art dealer* Jacob Schiff, financier & philanthropist* Muriel Siebert, first woman to purchase a seat on NYSE* George Soros, financier & philanthropist* Sandy Weill, ex-CEO of Citigroup, philanthropist [edit]Retail and rental* Max Azria, founder of BCBG* Arthur Blank & Bernie Marcus, founders of Home Depot, philanthropists* Nehemiah Cohen & Samuel Lehrman, founders of Giant Food* Isaac & Bernard Gimbel, founders of Gimbel's, Saks Fifth Avenue* John Hertz, founder of Yellow Cab, owner of The Hertz Corporation (unconfirmed)* Sidney Kimmel, retailer & philanthropist* Ralph Lauren, founder of Polo Ralph Lauren, acquired Club Monaco May 1999* Paul, Georges, Maurice & Armand Marciano, founders of Marciano and GUESS* Morris Markin, founder of Checker Cabs* David May, founder of May Department Stores* Joe, Ralph & Avi Nakash, founders of Jordache* Al Neiman, Carrie Neiman & Herbert Marcus, founders of Neiman-Marcus* Julius Rosenwald, head of Sears & Roebuck, philanthropist* Isador Straus, head of Macy's, Titanic victim* Nathan Swartz, founder of Timberland* Leslie Wexner, founder of Limited Brands, Victoria's Secret* Mel Ziegler, Pat Ziegler & Bill Rosenzweig, founders of Banana Republic [edit]Toys* Beatrice Alexander, founder of the Alexander Doll Company* Ralph Baer, inventor of the games console* Joshua Lionel Cowen, toy train manufacturer, founder of Lionel Corporation* Maurice Greenberg, founder of Coleco* Nathan Greenman, toy manufacturer* Ruth Handler, inventor of Barbie, founder of Mattel* Henry & Helal Hassenfeld, founders of Hasbro* Charles Lazarus, founder of Toys R Us* Rose & Morris Michtom, inventors of the teddy bear* David Rosen, founder of SEGA (unconfirmed) [edit]Confectionery* Louis Auster, inventor of egg cream* Burton Baskin & Irving Robbins, founders of Baskin Robbins* Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield, founders of Ben & Jerry's* Joseph Friedman, inventor of the flexistraw* Hyman Golden, Arnold Greenberg & Leonard Marsh, founders of Snapple* Herb Hyman, founder of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf* Charles Lubin, founder of Sara Lee* Reuben Mattus, founder of H�agen-Dazs* Bill Rosenberg, founder of Dunkin' Donuts* Howard Schultz, head of Starbucks [edit]Electronics* Beny Alagem, founder of Packard Bell* Michael Dell, founder of Dell, philanthropist* Donna Dubinsky, co-founder of Palm Computing* Lee Felsenstein, moderator of the Homebrew Computer Club* Andrew Grove, co-founder of Intel* Eugene Kleiner, co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor, venture capitalist* Jaron Lanier, virtual reality products* Arthur Rock, hi-tech venture capitalist (Intel, Apple)* Ben Rosen, hi-tech venture capitalist (Compaq, Lotus)* Jack Tramiel, founder of Commodore International* Andrew Viterbi & Irwin Jacobs, founders of Qualcomm [edit]Software and Internet* Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft (Jewish mother)* Dan Bernstein, creator of qmail (unconfirmed)* Dan Bricklin & Bob Frankston, creators of Visicalc* Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google* Bram Cohen, creator of Bit Torrent (unconfirmed)* Mark Cuban, founder of Broadcast.com, owner of the Dallas Mavericks* Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle* Rob Glaser, founder of Real Networks* Andy Hertzfeld, programmer on Mac OS* Larry Kaplan, co-founder of Activision* Mitch Kapor, founder of Lotus Software, co-founder of EFF* Raymond Kurzweil, artificial intelligence software* Phil Katz, creator of PKZip* Leslie Lamport, initial developer of La Te X* Max Levchin, founder of Pay Pal* Elias Levy (aka Aleph One), long-time moderator of Bugtraq* Jef Raskin, interface designer for Apple Macintosh* Seymour I.

Kahn, architect* Morris Lapidus, architect* Daniel Libeskind, architect* Richard Meier, architect, Pritzker Prize (1984)* Robert Moses, urban planner* Richard Neutra, modernist architect* Robert A. Stern, architect [edit]Photographers* Diane Arbus, photographer* Eve Arnold, photojournalist* Richard Avedon, photographer* Margaret Bourke-White, photojournalist (half Jewish)* Robert Capa, war photographer* Alfred Eisenstaedt, photographer* Elliott Erwitt, photographer (half Jewish)* Robert Frank, photographer* Lee Friedlander, photographer* Nan Goldin, photographer* Philippe Halsman, photographer* Andr� Kert�sz, photographer* William Klein, photographer* Annie Leibovitz, photographer* Helen Levitt, photographer* Linda Mc Cartney, photographer* Lisette Model, photographer (half Jewish)* Arnold Newman, photographer* Irving Penn, photographer* Man Ray, dadaist photographer* Herb Ritts, photographer* Joe Rosenthal, war photographer* Arthur Rothstein, photographer* David Seymour, photojournalist* Cindy Sherman, photographer* Aaron Siskind, photographer* Alfred Stieglitz, photographer* Paul Strand, photographer* Doris Ulmann, photographer* Weegee, photojournalist* Garry Winogrand, photographer [edit]Fashion designers* Gilbert Adrian, Hollywood fashion designer* Hattie Carnegie, fashion designer* Kenneth Cole, fashion designer* Pamela Dennis, fashion designer* Marc Ecko, fashion designer* Rudi Gernreich, fashion designer* Marc Jacobs, fashion designer* Alexander Julian, fashion designer (half Jewish)* Donna Karan, fashion designer* Calvin Klein, fashion designer* Michael Kors, fashion designer (half Jewish)* Est�e Lauder, cosmeticist* Ralph Lauren, fashion designer, founder of Polo Ralph Lauren* Hinda Miller, inventor of the sports bra* Isaac Mizrahi, fashion designer* Robert Lee Morris, jewelry designer (half Jewish)* Norman Norell, fashion designer* Zac Posen, fashion designer* Charles Revson, cosmeticist* Ida Rosenthal, founder of Maidenform Brassieres* Helena Rubinstein, cosmeticist* Levi Strauss, clothing manufacturer* Pauline Trig�re, fashion designer* Diane Von Furstenberg, fashion designer [edit]Cartoonists, animators, and comics writers* Ralph Bakshi, animator (Fritz the Cat, Lord of the Rings)* Brian Michael Bendis, comics book writer* Dave Berg, cartoonist* Al Capp, cartoonist (Li'l Abner)* Roz Chast, cartoonist (New Yorker)* Daniel Clowes, alternative comics writer (Ghost World)* Peter David, comics writer & "writer of stuff"* Will Eisner, comics artist (The Spirit)* Jules Feiffer, cartoonist* Bill Finger, comics artist (Batman)* Max Fleischer, animator (Popeye, Betty Boop)* Fritz Freleng, animator (Looney Tunes)* William Gaines, comics artist and MAD founder* Rube Goldberg, cartoonist* Al Hirschfeld, caricaturist* Nicole Hollander, cartoonist (Sylvia)* Bob Kane, comics artist (Batman)* Gil Kane, comics artist (Green Lantern)* Ben Katchor, comics writer (Julius Knipl)* Jack Kirby, comics artist (Captain America, Hulk)* Joe Kubert, comics artist* Harvey Kurtzman, comics artist and MAD editor* Stan Lee, comics artist (Spiderman, X-Men)* Martin Nodell, comics artist (Green Lantern)* Harvey Pekar, comix writer (American Splendor)* Trina Robbins, comix writer* Julius Schwartz, comic book and magazine editor* Joe Shuster, comics artist (Superman)* Jerome Siegel, comics artist (Superman)* Joe Simon, comics artist (Captain America)* Art Spiegelman, comix writer (Maus)* William Steig, cartoonist & children's writer* Saul Steinberg, cartoonist & illustrator* Mort Weisinger, comic book and magazine editor* Marv Wolfman, comic book writer [edit]Authors* Jessica Abel, comic book writer & artist* Kathy Acker, writer* Forrest J.

List of Jewish American artists.[edit]Visual artists* Leonard Baskin, sculptor & graphic artist* Bernard Berenson, art critic* Wallace Berman, assemblage artist* Ross Bleckner, painter* Victor David Brenner, designer of the US penny* Judy Chicago, feminist painter* Jo Davidson, sculptor* Jim Dine, pop artist* Henry Dreyfuss, industrial designer* Jacob Epstein, UK-based sculptor* Helen Frankenthaler, abstract expressionist* Milton Glaser, graphic designer* Jack Goldstein, multi media* Leon Golub, political painter* Adolph Gottlieb, abstract exppresionist* Clement Greenberg, art critic* Philip Guston, abstract expressionist* Eva Hesse, minimalist sculptor* R. Kitaj, UK-based painter* Lee Krasner, abstract expressionist* Tamara de Lempicka, art deco painter (half Jewish)* Sol Le Witt, sculptor* Roy Lichtenstein, pop artist* Jacques Lipchitz, cubist sculptor* Morris Louis, abstract expressionist* Herb Lubalin, graphic designer* Peter Max, pop artist* Louise Nevelson, abstract expressionist sculptor* Barnett Newman, abstract expressionist* Paul Rand, graphic designer* Larry Rivers, pop artist* Susan Rothenberg, painter* Mark Rothko, abstract expressionist* Julian Schnabel, neo-expressionist* George Segal, pop art sculptor* Richard Serra, minimalist sculptor (half Jewish)* Ben Shahn, social realist painter* Nancy Spero, painter, collage artist* Max Weber, cubist painter [edit]Architects* Dankmar Adler, architect* Marcel Breuer, architect* Arnold Brunner, architect* Gordon Bunshaft, architect* Peter Eisenman, deconstructionist architect* Frank Gehry, architect, Pritzker Prize (1989)* Victor Gruen, father of the shopping mall* Frank Israel, architect* Albert Kahn, industrial architect* Louis I.

- Nell Carter (converted)* The Golden Girls - Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty* The Goon Show - Peter Sellers* Happy Days - Henry Winkler, Tom Bosley* Homicide: Life on the Street - Yaphet Kotto, Richard Belzer* Hogan's Heroes - Leon Askin, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, Robert Clary (Klemperer Jewish father)* The Larry Sanders Show - Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor* Law & Order - Jerry Orbach, Steven Hill (Orbach Jewish father)* Little House on the Prairie - Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert (Landon Jewish father)* Lost In Space - Jonathan Harris* Lou Grant - Ed Asner* Mad About You - Paul Reiser* Married with Children - Katey Sagal (Jewish father)* Maude - Bea Arthur, Bill Macy* Mission Impossible - Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Steven Hill* The Munsters - Al Lewis* The Nanny - Fran Drescher* Northern Exposure - Rob Morrow* The O. - Adam Brody* One Day at a Time - Bonnie Franklin* Party of Five - Scott Wolf (Jewish father)* The Phil Silvers Show - Phil Silvers* Roseanne - Roseanne Barr, Sandra Bernhard, Sara Gilbert, Tom Arnold (Arnold converted)* Roswell - Shiri Appleby, Brendan Fehr* Saved by the Bell - Elizabeth Berkley, Dustin Diamond* Scrubs - Zach Braff* Seinfeld - Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus* Sex and the City - Sarah Jessica Parker (Jewish mother)* The Simpsons - Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner, Harry Shearer* The Sopranos - Jamie-Lynn Di Scala* South Park - Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Eliza Schneider (Stone Jewish mother)* Space: 1999 - Martin Landau, Barbara Bain* Starsky and Hutch - Paul Michael Glaser* Star Trek: The Original Series - William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Walter Koenig* Star Trek: The Next Generation - Brent Spiner* Star Trek: Deep Space 9 - Armin Shimerman* Taxi - Judd Hirsch, Carol Kane, Andy Kaufman* That '70s Show - Mila Kunis, Laura Prepon, Tanya Roberts* thirtysomething - Ken Olin, Melanie Mayron* The West Wing - Richard Schiff, Joshua Malina* Who's the Boss?

- Judith Light* Will & Grace - Debra Messing* The Wonder Years - Fred Savage* The X-Files - David Duchovny (Jewish father)* Zoey 101 - Sean Flynn-Amir [edit]TV and radio presenters* Dan Abrams, MSNBC anchor* Marv Albert, sportscaster* Mel Allen, radio sportscaster* Chuck Barris, presenter of Dating Game, Gong Show* Wolf Blitzer, CNN reporter* Kitty Carlisle, panelist on To Tell the Truth, arts advocate* Connie Chung, news anchor (converted)* Liz Claman, host of CNBC Morning Call* Howard Cosell, sportscaster* Katie Couric, presenter of The Today Show (Jewish mother)* Don Francisco, presenter of Sabado Gigante* Allen Funt, presenter of Candid Camera* Ira Glass, presenter of This American Life* Amy Goodman, presenter of Democracy Now* Daryn Kagan, host of CNN Live Today* Larry King, CNN reporter, host of Larry King Live* Ted Koppel, presenter of Nightline* Ricki Lake, presenter of Ricki* Bill Maher, ex-presenter of Politically Incorrect (Jewish mother)* Al Michaels, sportscaster* Geraldo Rivera, news reporter (Jewish mother)* Laura Schlessinger, radio talk-show host of Dr.

Laura* Daniel Schorr, tv reporter* Dinah Shore, television host, singer* Herb Stempel, quiz show contestant* Bill Stern, radio sportscaster* Howard Stern, radio shock jock* Jon Stewart, comedian, presenter of The Daily Show* Mike Wallace, correspondent for 60 Minutes* Barbara Walters, presenter of Today Show, 20/20 [edit]Producers and creators* Irwin Allen, producer & director* George Axelrod, screenwriter* Steven Bochco, creator of LA Law, Murder One* Jerry Bruckheimer, producer* Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter* Norman Corwin, radio writer, producer* David Crane, screenwriter, producer, co-creator of Friends* Robert Evans, producer, studio executive* Akiva Goldsman, Oscar-winning screenwriter, producer* Ben Hecht, screenwriter* Lawrence Kasdan, screenwriter* Marta Kauffman, producer, screenwriter, co-creator of Friends* Charlie Kaufman, screenwriter* David Kohan, executive prodoucer of Will & Grace and Good Morning Miami, screenwriter of The Wonder Years* Ernest Lehman, screenwriter* Marc Platt, producer* Carl Reiner, comedian, creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show* Leon Schlesinger, producer* Josh Schwartz, screenwriter, creator of The OC* Sherwood Schwartz, creator of Gilligan's Island, Brady Bunch* Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone* Joel Silver, producer and co-inventor of Ultimate Frisbee* Aaron Sorkin, creator of West Wing* Aaron Spelling, producer* Darren Star, creator of Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Sex and the City* Matt Stone, creator of South Park (Jewish mother) [edit]Comedians* Bud Abbott, half of Abbott & Costello (Jewish mother)* Woody Allen, comedian, director, actor* Dave Attell, comedian* Roseanne Barr, comedian* Jack Benny, entertainer* Milton Berle, entertainer, actor* Shelley Berman, comedian* Sandra Bernhard, comedian* Lewis Black, comedian* Victor Borge, comedian, pianist* Fanny Brice, entertainer* Albert Brooks, comedian, actor* Lenny Bruce, comedian* George Burns, entertainer, actor* Eddie Cantor, entertainer, actor* Sid Caesar, actor, writer* Andrew Dice Clay, comedian* David Cross, comedian, actor* Rodney Dangerfield, comedian* Larry Fine, the Three Stooges* Al Franken, comedian, activist* Gilbert Gottfried, comedian, actor* Buddy Hackett, comedian* Moe, Shemp & Curly Howard, the Three Stooges* Andy Kaufman, comedian, actor* Danny Kaye, entertainer, actor* Alan King, comedian* Robert Klein, comedian* Tom Lehrer, satirist, musician* Jerry Lewis, comedian, actor* Richard Lewis, comedian* Jackie Mason, comedian* Lorne Michaels, creator of Saturday Night Live* Freddie Prinze, comedian, actor (Jewish father)* Gilda Radner, comic actress* Don Rickles, comedian, actor* Joan Rivers, comedienne* Rita Rudner, comedian* Robert Schimmel, comedian* Jerry Seinfeld, comedian, actor* Allan Sherman, satirist, musician* Pauly Shore, comedian* Sarah Silverman, comic* Jon Stewart, comic, TV host* Rich Vos, Comic* Henny Youngman, comedian [edit]Theatre* Stella Adler, acting teacher* Julian Beck & Judith Malina, founders of Living Theatre* Joseph Chaikin & Peter Feldman, founders of Open Theatre* Anna Held, stage performer* Judy Kaye, actress & singer* Larry Kert, actor & singer* Judy Kuhn, actress & singer* James Lapine, director & librettist* Sanford Meisner, founder of Neighbourhood Playhouse* Idina Menzel, actress, singer and songwriter* David Merrick, producer & director* Zero Mostel, actor* Alla Nazimova, actress* Bebe Neuwirth, actress* Mandy Patinkin, actor & singer* Harold Prince, director* Tony Randall, actor, founder of National Actors Theatre* Max Reinhardt, director* Frank Silvera, founder of Theatre of Being (Jewish father)* Lee Strasberg & Harold Clurman, co-founders of Group Theatre* Julie Taymor, director [edit]Magicians* David Blaine, stunt performer (Jewish single mother)* David Copperfield, illusionist* Horace Goldin, illusionist* Harry Houdini, escape artist* Max Maven, mentalist* Ricky Jay, card tricks* Shari Lewis, ventriloquist* Raymond Teller, half of Penn and Teller (Jewish father) [edit]Dance* Michael Bennett, choreographer (Jewish mother)* Eliot Feld, dancer & choreographer* Ron Field, director & choreographer* Anna Halprin, dancer, choreographer & teacher* Michael Kidd, choreographer* Lincoln Kirstein, dance impressario* Liz Lerman, choreographer & activist* Arthur Murray, dance instructor* Jerome Robbins, director & choreographer* Anna Sokolow, dancer & choreographer [edit]Models* Barbi Benton, model, actress* Caprice Bourret, model* Brooke Burke, model (Jewish mother, identifies)* Cindy Margolis, model* Bess Myerson, Miss America* Simon Rex, model, actor, MTV VJ* Lindsey Vuolo, model* Nikki Schieler Ziering, model (converted) [edit]Philosophers* Mortimer Adler, philosopher* Paul Benacerraf, philosopher* Max Black, analytic philosopher* Ned Block, philosopher of mind* George Boolos, logician* Stanley Cavell, philosopher* Morris Raphael Cohen, philosopher* Arthur Danto, philosophy of aesthetics* Hubert Dreyfus, critic of cognitivism* Ronald Dworkin, legal philosopher* Herbert Feigl, philosopher of science* Solomon Feferman, logician* Stanley Fish, literary theorist* Jerry Fodor, philosopher of mind* Philipp Frank, logical positivist* Nelson Goodman, new riddle of induction* Sidney Hook, philosopher* Hans Jonas, philosopher* Walter Kaufmann, philosopher* Saul Kripke, logician* Thomas Kuhn, philosopher of science* Ruth Barcan Marcus, logician* Ernest Nagel, philosopher of science* Thomas Nagel, philosophy of mind* Robert Nozick, libertarianism* Martha Nussbaum, ethics (converted)* Hilary Putnam, functionalism* Ayn Rand, objectivism* Michael Sandel, communitarianism* Leo Strauss, political philosopher* Judith Jarvis Thomson, moral philosopher [edit]Social and Political Scientists* Theodor Adorno, sociologist & philosopher (Jewish father)* Hannah Arendt, political theorist* Daniel Bell, sociologist* Reinhard Bendix, sociologist* Sanford Berman, radical librarian* Peter Blau, sociologist* Franz Boas, cultural anthropologist* Kate Bornstein, gender theorist* Judith Butler, queer theorist* Lewis A.

Coser, sociologist* Amitai Etzioni, sociologist* Norman Finkelstein, political theorist* Mark Granovetter, sociologist* Marvin Harris, anthropologist* Melville J.

HUGE list of American Jews from Wikipedia online Encyclopedia, Senators, Congressmen, Jurists, etc Retrieved from " SENATOR JEWS* Arlen Specter, senator (R-PA: 1981-)* Frank Lautenberg, senator (D-NJ: 1982-01, 2003-)* Jacob Hecht, senator (R-NV: 1983-89)* Herb Kohl, senator (D-WI: 1989-)* Joseph Lieberman, senator (D-CT: 1989-)* Paul Wellstone, senator (D-MN: 1991-02)* Dianne Feinstein, senator (D-CA: 1992-)* Barbara Boxer, senator (D-CA: 1992-)* Russ Feingold, senator (D-WI: 1993-)* Ron Wyden, senator (D-OR: 1996-)* Charles Schumer, senator (D-NY: 1999-)* Norm Coleman, senator (R-MN: 2003-) CONGRESS JEWSFox, Jon R-Pa. Kramer, writer & editor* Judith Krantz, romance writer* James Howard Kunstler, novelist and New Urbanist author* Fran Lebowitz, essayist & humorist* Julius Lester, children's writer (convert)* Ira Levin, author* Norman Mailer, writer* Bernard Malamud, writer* James Mc Bride, author (Jewish mother)* Walter Mosley, murder-mystery novelist (Jewish mother)* Cynthia Ozick, novelist* Grace Paley, short story writer & poet* Dorothy Parker, writer, poet & wit (Jewish father)* S. Perelman, humorist* Marge Piercy, novelist, poet* Rachel Pollack, science-fiction author* Chaim Potok, author & rabbi* Ayn Rand, writer (atheist)* H. & Margret Rey, children's writers* Harold Robbins, author* Philip Roth, novelist* Louis Sachar, children's writer* J. Salinger, author (Jewish father)* Budd Schulberg, novelist & screenwriter* Maurice Sendak, children's author* Sidney Sheldon, novelist & screenwriter* Robert Silverberg, science fiction author* Shel Silverstein, children's writer, poet & musician* Isaac Bashevis Singer, Yiddish writer, Nobel Prize (1978)* Susan Sontag, essayist & novelist* Danielle Steele, romance novelist (Jewish father)* Gertrude Stein, writer, poet & playwright* George Steiner, literary critic* Jacqueline Susann, novelist* Studs Terkel, author & oral historian* David Tischman, comic book writer* Alice B.

Kornbluth, science fiction writer* Jerzy Kosinski, writer* Jonathan Kozol, writer & educator* Edward E.

Feldstein, economist, Clark Medal (1977)* Franklin M.