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Jonah Edelman is the co-founder and CEO of Stand for Children.
Jonah Hill and Michael Cera are justifiable movie stars in that movie.What the Hell Is ‘Twee’? A Genre? A Mindset? An Art Form?|Scott Porch|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Poor Jonah has been hearing about that bet over and over again.Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill on ‘22 Jump Street,’ Penis Kissing, and Julie Andrews’s Boobs|Kevin Fallon|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the table-read for Sarah Marshall, Jonah and Russell had such amazing chemistry.
I saw the same with Jonah and Russell and their chemistry, and I immediately conceived of the film right there.
The Book of Jonah was written directly in rebuke of one form of Jewish exclusiveness.Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther|Walter Adeney
Nothing could reconcile Jonah, just then, to the thought of further existence.Wit and Humor of the Bible|Marion D. Shutter
For a second the girls and Jonah and I stared at one another, panic-stricken.Berry And Co.|Dornford Yates
I'll go and tell him we'd rather have him than Jonah any day.A Voyage of Consolation|Sara Jeannette Duncan
Then a gourd comes up over Jonah and protects him from the sun, but the next day it withers.My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
British Dictionary definitions for jonah
- a Hebrew prophet who, having been thrown overboard from a ship in which he was fleeing from God, was swallowed by a great fish and vomited onto dry land
- the book in which his adventures are recounted
Word Origin and History for jonah
masc. proper name, biblical prophet, from Hebrew Yonah, literally "dove, pigeon."