List of Scottish Jews

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This is a list of Scottish people of some Jewish background, or Jewish people with a Scottish background or connection.

See History of the Jews in Scotland for more information.

Academic figures and scientists[edit]

Arts, literature and music[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Malcolm Rifkind

Athletes[edit]

  • Gary Jacobs, Scottish, British, Commonwealth, and European (EBU) boxing champion welterweight[3]

Business and the professions[edit]

Religious and communal leaders[edit]

Showbusiness[edit]

  • Ronni Ancona (Sephardi), comedienne (Jewish Chronicle, 28 September 2005, Diary p. 66, "Could there a hint of racial stereotyping in the Almeida's decision to cast two Jewish actors – Ronni Ancona and Henry Goodman – in its upcoming production of The Hypochondriac?")
  • Arnold Brown, comedian
  • Muriel Gray [4], Author, 'The Tube' presenter.

People of Scottish-Jewish/Jews of Scottish extraction[edit]

Oscar Hammerstein II, right

References[edit]

  1. ^ born in Glasgow of an anglophile [sic] Riga Jewish family. Concise Dictionary of National Biography. 
  2. ^ History of the Jews in Scotland
  3. ^ Deborah Andrews (1992). Annual Obituary, 1991. St. James Pr. ISBN 1-55862-175-X. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "Feature article". culham.ac.uk. 
  5. ^ Freedland, Michael (16 September 2005). "Rabbi Cyril Harris". The Guardian. 
  6. ^ The Sunday Herald interview of Rabbi Morris upon her appointment at Glasgow New Synagogue, dated 14 December 2003[dead link]
  7. ^ Mcgivern, Mark (22 November 2006). "Mr. Nasty's Mum Defends 'Those Nice McDonald Bros.'". The Daily Record. Retrieved 11 June 2007. 
  8. ^ "David Duchovny DuchovnyNet – Article: A Man and His 'X'". Duchovny.net. 26 October 1997. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "David Duchovny DuchovnyNet – Article: Cult Times 1997". Duchovny.net. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
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  11. ^ "Isla Fisher maintains she is not a shopaholic | Fashion | Style & Beauty | The Hour | STV Programmes". Video.stv.tv. 19 February 2009. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  12. ^ "Fisher to marry Baron Cohen 'soon'". Hull Daily Mail. 13 January 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2009. 
  13. ^ Das, Lina (8 February 2008). "Isla Fisher: My husband Borat is so tall he makes me look like a circus freak". Daily Mail. Retrieved 18 February 2008. 
  14. ^ Hellard, Peta (3 September 2007). "Isla Fisher's pregnant pause". NEWS.com.au. Retrieved 18 February 2008. 
  15. ^ Lipworth, Elaine (19 February 2009). "Fisher: I'm addicted to breastfeeding". Metro. Retrieved 19 February 2009. 
  16. ^ theguardian.co.uk New Band of the Day 448: Zarif

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