Remembering The Orthodox Jew Who Developed Apollo 11’s Trajectories

Orthodox Jewish All Star Gerald (Jerry) Wittenstein passed away last week. He was the CEO of International Space Systems, Inc., a space engineering firm that performs research and development for NASA. Earlier in his career, while at NASA, he generated trajectories for space flights, including the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing mission led by Neal Armstrong. […]

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Orthodox Jewish Lawyer Who Took On Big Tobacco Dies

History-making lawyer Susan Rosenblatt, who pursued the Tobacco Industry and won a record $144.8 billion jury award, has died. Both the Miami Beach-based lawyer and her law partner husband Stanley Rosenblatt pursued the unprecedented 1994 lawsuit on behalf of Florida smokers, which led to many other similar awards subsequently. While Mr. Rosenblatt was the more […]

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Orthodox Jewish-Raised Ed Asner Was Proud of His Roots

Award-winning actor Ed Asner passed away yesterday at the age of 91 in Tarzana, California. Having appeared in almost 300 different films and TV shows, Asner earned seven Emmys, five Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. He was a two terms president of the Screen Actors Guild and became a household […]

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