Benjamin M. Emanuel
Benjamin M. Emanuel is a Chicago pediatrician and former member of the Irgun. He is the father of U.S. Congressman and White House Chief of Staff-designate Rahm Emanuel, NIH bioethicist Ezekiel J. Emanuel, talent agent Ari Emanuel, and adopted daughter Shoshana. Born in Jerusalem in 1927, he later emigrated to America and married Martha Smulevitz.