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Balfour served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from July 1902 to December 1905, and was later… [More] Foreign Secretary in 1916–1919. His name is synonymous with the issuance of the British policy statement on Palestine that bears his name: The Balfour Declaration. [Less]
1853: David Belasco
Belasco, a Sephardic Jew, was an American theatrical producer, impresario, director and playwright.… [More] He was involved in the production of almost 400 plays during a career that spanned one of the most dynamic periods in American theatrical history. [Less]
1921: Murray Handwerker
Handwerker was an American-Jewish businessman who expanded Nathan’s Famous, a fast food… [More] restaurant specializing in hot dogs, from a family-owned hot dog stand to a nationally franchised chain. The original Nathan’s Famous hot dog stand was opened in Coney Island, Brooklyn, by Handwerker’s father, Nathan Handwerker, in 1916. [Less]