This Day In Jewish History 1835: An Exhibitionist Pin-up Star Who Made the Critics Cringe Is Born

The people loved highly creative 'The Menken' even if critics sneered that she was 'delightfully unhampered by the shackles of talent'

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June 15, 1835, is the birthdate of actress, poet and pin-up star Adah Isaacs Menken. Shapely, exhibitionist and highly creative, Menken was much loved by the public even if critics were less enthusiastic about...