I've Always Wondered
What Famous Jewish Person Was Born on December 6, 1896? Originally Published December 3-4, 2021.

Ira Gershwin was born in New York on December 6, 1896, to Rose & Morris Gershwin (previously Gershowitz, of St. Petersburg, Russia).  On September 26, 1898, his brother George and future songwriting partner would be born.  They would collaborate until George’s death in 1937. Ira was a book-reading young man, and was involved with school […]

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