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Al Pacino in the Brooklyn Shtetl

Did Al Pacino find out he had conversos in his family tree?  The Godfather star was reportedly seen dressed up in Hasidic atire in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park, and eating cheesecake with some locals. But don’t get all … Read More

By / May 21, 2010

Did Al Pacino find out he had conversos in his family tree?  The Godfather star was reportedly seen dressed up in Hasidic atire in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park, and eating cheesecake with some locals.

But don’t get all excited that one of the greatest living actors is coming over to the tribe, it was reportedly Mr. Pacino’s way of researching his role as Shylock in his upcoming stage performance for "The Merchant of Venice."