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Why Barbra Streisand is the original diva

Barbra Streisand will be among the first group chosen for the National Museum of American Jewish History's Only in America Gallery/Hall of Fame in Philadelphia. (Corbis-Bettmann)

(Corbis-Bettmann)

Last week the folks over at BuzzFeed paid tribute to the surprisingly large group of attractive Jewish men in Hollywood. This week they’re back with a listy shout out to the ladies. Well, one of them, anyway.

To the site’s credit, if you’re going to single out one awesome Jewish woman, Barbara Streisand is the obvious choice. Any doubts you might have will be wiped away once you check out the collection of old-school Babs glamour shots that make up  “21 Reasons Barbra Streisand Is The Original Diva.”

Our favorite is the vintage Vogue cover, found at number 10. But come on guys–where’s the footage of Streisand singing “Avinu Malkeinu“?

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