Friday, August 23, 2019
Famous Jewish People

Famous Jewish People

According to lore, Haym Solomon’s greatest gift to the American Jewish community is found tucked in most people’s wallets.
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.
For years during World War II, a group of young Polish women, some of them barely out of their teens, outfoxed the Nazis.
Primo Levi was born into an Italian Jewish family in the northern industrial city of Turin in 1919.
For millions around the world, Elie Wiesel was and remains a vital voice of the Holocaust.
As a child of the Hollywood Blacklist and a refugee from McCarthyism, Joe Dassin traveled the opposite way to typical 20th century immigration.
For years during World War II, a group of young Polish women, some of them barely out of their teens, outfoxed the Nazis.
This Jewish scientist also had a prolific love of music, politics, and writing, and a profoundly deep love for Israel.
Judith Resnik will forever be part of history as the second American female astronaut—and first Jewish American—to travel in space.
David Ben-Gurion is rightly remembered as the founder of the modern state of Israel, created in 1948 by a UN resolution.

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