The Chosen: 6 Badass Jewish Movie Heroes

Thursday, January 5 by Steve Silverman

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<p><strong><span data-scayt_word=Bugsy Siegel, Bugsy.” Bugsy Siegel was a notorious Jewish gangster who used his fits and his brutality to establish his reputation as a mob leader who should not be trifled with under any circumstances. Siegel (portrayed by Warren Beatty) was also a notorious womanizer. In this movie, Siegel meets his match in Virginia Hill, played by Annette Benning, who would become Beatty’s real-life wife.

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<p><strong>Moses</strong>, <strong>“The Ten Commandments.”</strong> In this classic 1956 movie, <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/charlton-heston/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>Charlton Heston</a> plays Moses, who leads the previously enslaved <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/jews/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>Jews</a> out of <a href=Egypt and into their own homeland. Moses must keep his people focused on the task of getting to the promised land during their 40-year journey through the desert.