Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (February Moscow, Russia-May Peredelino, U. Russian poet and author. Zhivago Nobel Prize for Literature, 1958 (Rejected). His parents were Jewish converts to the Orthodox Christian faith.
Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893, Long Branch, New Jersey-June 7, 1967, New York, New York). American writer and poet. Known for her caustic wit, wisecracks, and participation in the Algonquin Round Table. born Dorothy Rothschild. Had a Jewish father, but attended Catholic schools. Noted advocate of left-wing political causes. Blacklisted during the McCarthy Era.