"Björk" is not a stage name but how any Icelander would refer to her, casually or formally. a surname is simplified by the removal of a genuine particle (or particles), hyphenation or other diacritic/symbol, such as in the cases of Dirk Bogarde, Tabby Callaghan, Lyn Christie, Scott Forbes, Gregory Gaye, Martyn Green, Jean Hagen, Jock Mahoney, Frank Tashlin, and Peter Ustinov.
is the former Chief Rabbi of Ireland (1979–85) and currently serves as the Director of the American Jewish Committee's Department of Interreligious Affairs and the Robert and Harriet Heilbrunn Institute for International Interreligious Understanding.
Rabbi Rosen's views on a variety of topics may be found in the Media section of his website,
Rabbi Rosen is also Honorary President of the International Jewish Vegetarian and Ecology society.
In the same year he also won the Mount Zion Award for Interreligious Understanding.
In December 2006, Rabbi Rosen received the Raphael Lemkin Human Rights Award from Rabbis for Human Rights – North America for having founded the organization Rabbis for Human Rights.
This list of stage names lists names used by those in the entertainment industry, alphabetically by their stage name's surname, followed by their birth name.
Individuals who dropped their last name and substituted their middle name as their last name are listed.
In many cases, performers have legally changed their name to their stage name.
People are not listed here if they fall into one or more of the following categories: Note, however, that other cultures have their own naming customs and systems (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Hungarian, and others), some rather intricate, and minor changes or alterations, including reversing Eastern-style formats, do not in and of themselves qualify as stage names, and should not normally be included.
He can go back to Jerusalem with much less external pressures, and that in itself, will ease, rather than increase his domestic pressures.
The teenage girl who was stabbed at last week’s Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade died on Sunday afternoon, the Hadassah University Medical Center announced.“Our Shira was murdered simply because of the fact that she was a happy 16-year-old girl, full of life and love, who came to support her friends and everyone else’s right to live as they please,” the family of Shira Banki said.
For example, Björk, whose stage name appears to be an original creation, is part of her full Icelandic name, Björk Guðmundsdóttir.