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Epstein or Epshtein – you decide!

As Jeremy Corbyn is accused of giving a “more Jewish” twist to the name of financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, here's a list of other famous Shteins - or is it Stein?

Francine Wolfisz is the Features Editor for Jewish News.

Stein or Shtein - you decide!
Stein or Shtein - you decide!

As Jeremy Corbyn is accused of making disgraced financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein sound “more Jewish” after mispronouncing his name during Tuesday night’s live television debate, we call upon the right honourable opposition leader to decipher how these other famous “Steins” or “Shteins” pronounce their names…

 

 

 

Composer Leonard Bern-shtein

West Side Story composer Leonard Bernstein

Physicist Albert Ein-shtein

Physicist Albert Einstein

Beatles manager Brian Ep- shtein

Brian Epstein in Amsterdam in 1965 (Credit: Joop van Bilsen / Anefo, Wikimedia Commons)

American librettist and producer Oscar Hammer-shtein II

Oscar Hammerstein II with composer Richard Rogers (left)

Actor and playwright Harvey Fier-shtein

Actor Harvey Fierstein

Journalist and politician Lord Daniel Finkel-shtein

Journalist and politician Lord Daniel Finkelstein

Actress Hailee Shtein-feld

Actress Hailee Steinfeld

Watch the moment Jeremy Corbyn pronounced Jeffrey Epstein’s name as Ep-shtein…

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