Bookworm: Was the tough guy America’s greatest act?
No, the Fab Four weren’t Jewish, but the ‘Fifth Beatle’ Brian Epstein was. A writer who covered the 1964 American tour remembers Yom Kippur in New Orleans, John Lennon’s Hitler salutes in the hotel, and Paul McCartney at the bima.
Ordained in 1935, Regina Jonas died at Auschwitz. Now, she’s being honored.