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Gertrude Berg

Celebrating Visionary Women of the World

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.05.2012 | Women
Angella Nazarian

My hope is that the stories of these visionary women present to us the flame of the passionate life, the knife of insight, and the courage to stand for what one sees without looking away.

D'Jew?: Woody Allen, Ruth Gruber, Gertrude Berg, and the Jews of Eastern Europe

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A long time has passed since the sound "d'jew" could be heard in a conversation between characters played by Tony Roberts and Woody Allen in a Woody A...

Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg Documents Radio/TV Diva Gertrude Berg Popular from Great Depression Through McCarthy Era

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg underscores a unique moment in our history when the Jewish experience crossed over into households composed of African Americans and Midwesterners, as they all listened to The Rise of the Goldbergs.

Interview With Aviva Kempner, Director of Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg

Melissa Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Melissa Silverstein

Gertrude Berg created the radio series The Goldbergs, which morphed into the first family sitcom on TV, about a Jewish family living in the Bronx.

HuffPost Review: Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Aviva Kempner's Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg is an engrossing nostalgia bath -- if you're of a certain age.