The life of Sir Julius Vogel got off to a rather inauspicious start.
Over the course of his life, he would become a leading force behind practical Zionism and Labor Zionism, a branch of left wing Zionism.
Ramon, known as 'Israel’s first astronaut,' was killed when the Columbia shuttle exploded upon entering Earth’s atmosphere after over two weeks in orbit.
Nachum Gutman, an Israeli artist lauded with awards like the Israel Prize, has gone down in history as one of the Jewish state’s most beloved personalities.
Sir Nicholas Winton has been called “Britain’s Schindler” for saving 669 children, most of who were Jews, from Czechoslovakia on the eve of the Holocaust.
When a teacher at Bronx High School of Science had students write about an interesting character they knew, one pupil, Edgar Lawrence Doctorow, excelled.
For years during World War II, a group of young Polish women, some of them barely out of their teens, outfoxed the Nazis.
Abraham Zacuto helped two countries to become among the richest and most powerful nations on earth. Yet he was kicked out of both.
A careful and calculated figure throughout his life, Levi Eshkol rose to become Israel’s third prime minister and led the country during the Six Day War.
The name Rube Goldberg has become synonymous with long, gratuitously complex chain-reaction devices that ultimately perform a very simple task.