Primo Levi was born into an Italian Jewish family in the northern industrial city of Turin in 1919.
Eliahu Cohen, an Egyptian-born Jew who served as a legendary Mossad spy in Syria, was publicly hanged in a Damascus square on May 18, 1965.
This Jewish scientist also had a prolific love of music, politics, and writing, and a profoundly deep love for Israel.
Looking like a poster child for pampered princesses, Hannah Senesh seems an unlikely war heroine.
David Ben-Gurion is rightly remembered as the founder of the modern state of Israel, created in 1948 by a UN resolution.
Baruch Spinoza, the “prince of philosophers,” is considered by many to be a standard by which other philosophers model themselves.
For years during World War II, a group of young Polish women, some of them barely out of their teens, outfoxed the Nazis.
The story of Lauren Bacall’s life is almost as seductive as her celebrated voice.
Jan Karski was a man on a mission. A mission so important to Karski that it remained his life’s purpose more than 60 years after he was first assigned it.
The 100th birthday of Raoul Wallenberg garnered celebrations last year, for the famed Holocaust hero who helped save the lives of 100,000 Jews.