List of Jewish American businesspeople

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This is a list of Jewish American Businesspeople. For other Jewish Americans, see List of Jewish Americans.

Cosmetics[edit]

Food and retail[edit]

Newspapers and publishing[edit]

Real estate[edit]

Technology[edit]

Television, film and video[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  3. ^ Kent, Jacqueline C. (2003). Business Builders in Cosmetics. The Oliver Press, Inc. ISBN 1-881508-82-X. 
  4. ^ Pogrebin, Abigail (2007). Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish. Random House, Inc. pp. 36–37. ISBN 0767916131. 
  5. ^ The Jewish Transcript, June 25, 1926, quoted by Lee Micklin, Eckstein, Nathan (1873-1945), HistoryLink, August 26, 1999.
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  7. ^ New York Times: "Don Fisher, the Gap’s Founder, Dies at 81" by Bruce Weber September 28, 2009
  8. ^ Calisphere: "Letter from Feigenbaum to Fry" and Interview with B. Joseph Feigenbaum 1976
  9. ^ a b c The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California: "Gap Founder Donald Fisher Leaves Stamp on Community" October 1, 2009
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  11. ^ Karni, Annie. "Diane von Furstenberg's Family Drama", New York Post, February 11, 2010.
  12. ^ Jewish Virtual Library: "Ruth Mosko Handler - (1916-2002) retrieved August 10, 2013
  13. ^ Slater, Robert (1996). Great Jewish men. University of Michigan. p. 167. 
  14. ^ Slater, Robert (1996). Great Jewish men. J. David,. pp. 176–178. ISBN 0-8246-0381-8. 
  15. ^ http://books.google.com/books/about/Minding_the_Store.html?id=Q5a109z7AGMC
  16. ^ "Sol Price obituary". 
  17. ^ Norwood, Stephen Harlan (2008). Encyclopedia of American Jewish history, Volume 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 406. 
  18. ^ Reinitz, Jeff (May 27, 2010). "DCI investigator asked to guess ages of Agriprocessors workers". Waterloo Valley Cedar Falls Courier.  "The Rubashkin family would fall under Ultra Orthodox, said [Rabbi Moses] Weissmandel."
  19. ^ Jewish American
  20. ^ Shapiro, Michael, The Jewish 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Jews of All Time, Citadel Press, 2000, pp 265-269.
  21. ^ Birmingham, Stephen, "The rest of us": the rise of America's eastern European Jews, Syracuse University Press, 1999, pp 327-328
  22. ^ "Stanley Tanger, outlet industry pioneer, dies". News & Record. 2010-10-24. Retrieved 2010-10-24. 
  23. ^ a b c d Abrams, Nathan (Winter 2004). "Triple-Exthnics". Jewish Quarterly (Jewish Literary Trust) 196: 27–30. 
  24. ^ a b Goldberg, J. J. (1996). Jewish Power. Addison Wesley. p. 301. ISBN 0-201-32798-8. 
  25. ^ Rosenberg, Hilary (2000). The Vulture Investors. John Wiley. p. 351. 
  26. ^ Lynfeild, Ben, (2008) "Jewish leaders fear anti-Semitic backlash", The Independent, December 17, 2008, [1].
  27. ^ Bergman, Ronen (2008). The Secret War with Iran: The 30-Year Clandestine Struggle Against the World. Simon and Schuster. p. 344. 
  28. ^ Sheldon Adelson expected to set new charity donation record], The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, December 14, 2006.
  29. ^ Jspace Staf (February 4, 2012). "Jewish Owners Face Off in Super Bowl XLVI". Jspace. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  30. ^ Andrew Gershman (January 23, 2012). "Bob Kraft: New England Patriots’ Jewish owner". Jewish Journal. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  31. ^ Elkies, Lauren (November 1, 2007). "The Closing: Charles Kushner". The Real Deal. Retrieved September 28, 2011.
  32. ^ "Executive Profile: Charles Kushner", Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved September 28, 2011.
  33. ^ "Mini Bio: Rae Kushner", Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation. Retrieved September 28, 2011.
  34. ^ Salkin, Allen (March 11, 2007). "The Education of a Publisher". The New York Times. Retrieved November 29, 2007.
  35. ^ [2]
  36. ^ "Forbes Features Members of the Tribe In 30 Under 30 / Jspace News". Jspace.com. 2011-12-29. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  37. ^ "Stephen M. Ross" BY ALIZA DAVIDOVIT retrieved October 25, 2012
  38. ^ The Jewish Daily Forward: "Romney PAC Attracts New Jewish Donors: Hedge Fund Managers and Developers Top List of Supporters" by Josh Nathan-Kazis March 12, 2012
  39. ^ The New York Jewish Week: "Billionaires Busy Praying?" by Gary Rosenblatt August 23, 2008
  40. ^ Waveney Ann Moore. "Celebrating 75 years of faith, progress", St. Petersburg Times, March 7, 2004.
  41. ^ Fried, Albert. The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980, p 245. ISBN 0-231-09683-6
  42. ^ Franz Lidz (April 17, 2000), "Up and Down in Beverly Hills", Sports Illustrated
  43. ^ "Report: Tycoon Donald Trump's daughter converting to Judaism". Haaretz. October 30, 2008. 
  44. ^ Messer, Lesley. Ivanka Trump Converts to Judaism for Fiancé, People, July 17, 2009. Accessed February 19, 2010.
  45. ^ The View, October 26, 2009
  46. ^ Raphael, Marc (2008). The Columbia history of Jews and Judaism in America. Columbia. p. 237. 
  47. ^ Rosenberg, Hilary (2000). The Vulture Investors. John Wiley. p. 306. 
  48. ^ http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Packard-Bell-Electronics-Inc-Company-History.html
  49. ^ Jewish mother
  50. ^ Self-identifies as Jewish
  51. ^ Taylor III, Alex (September 30, 1996). "Gentlemen, Start Your Engine Ben Rosen, 63, Of Personal Computer Fame, Has Teamed With His Rocket Scientist Brother, Harold, 70, To Pioneer A Radical Way To Power The Family Car". CNN. 
  52. ^ Sara Nathan (1 March 2013). "rom teenage aerobics instructor to Facebook’s billion-dollar woman and is the next stop the White House? The astonishing rise and rise of Sheryl Sandberg". Daily Mail. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  53. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Goldberg, J. J. (1996). Jewish Power. Addison Wesley. p. 388. ISBN 0-201-32798-8. 
  54. ^ Gabler, Neal (1988). An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. Crown. pp. 151–163. ISBN 0-385-26557-3. 
  55. ^ Gabler, Neal (1988). An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. Crown. pp. 64–72. ISBN 0-385-26557-3. 
  56. ^ a b c Goldberg, J. J. (1996). Jewish Power. Addison Wesley. p. 286. ISBN 0-201-32798-8. 
  57. ^ Gabler, Neal (1988). An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. Crown. pp. 47–64. ISBN 0-385-26557-3. 
  58. ^ Gabler, Neal (1988). An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. Crown. pp. 79–94. ISBN 0-385-26557-3. 
  59. ^ Rebecca Spence, "Synagoge of the Hollywood stars starts fundraising", August 10, 2008. Haaretz
  60. ^ a b Goldberg, J. J. (1996). Jewish Power. Addison Wesley. p. 285. ISBN 0-201-32798-8. 
  61. ^ Goldberg, J. J. (1996). Jewish Power. Addison Wesley. p. 297. ISBN 0-201-32798-8. 
  62. ^ a b c d Gabler, Neal (1988). An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. Crown. pp. 123–129. ISBN 0-385-26557-3. 
  63. ^ a b Hirschberg, Lynn (Oct 10, 1994). The Mad Passion of Harvey and Bob, The New York Magazine. p. 48. 
  64. ^ Gabler, Neal (1988). An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. Crown. pp. 11–46. ISBN 0-385-26557-3. 
  65. ^ Pogrebin, Abigail (2007). Stars of David. Random House. p. 366. 

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