At a state dinner in 2011, Barbra Streisand told him he must be alright because he was a Brooklyn Jew. It was “kind of her,” he writes, “except that I’m not Jewish and I’ve never lived in Brooklyn.” [The Economist]

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  1. Posted by Guest | May 21, 2014 at 1:05 PM

    The correct entertainment industry toolbag answer would be:
    Thank you Babs you are such a dear(cheek air kiss), shalom my friend.

  2. Posted by Guesteeculos | May 21, 2014 at 2:21 PM

    She's Jewish?

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  3. Posted by Shaz's beard | May 21, 2014 at 3:49 PM

    i still would

  4. Posted by izzy edward | May 21, 2014 at 4:05 PM

    yentl is a little mentl?

  5. Posted by OWS Research | May 21, 2014 at 4:10 PM

    Geithner is lying. Everyone knows you cannot work at a high level position at Goldman Sachs without being jewish.

  6. Posted by Lloyd Blankfein | May 22, 2014 at 9:14 AM

    Hey Barbs, wrong Jew

  7. Posted by runcibleman | May 22, 2014 at 11:12 AM

    So to her, a prerequisite for being "alright" is that you be a Jew and come from Brooklyn? That's some insulting shit, right there. I guess she thinks that she's some prime example of the chosen people?