When Anatoly Shapiro, a Jewish officer, entered Auschwitz in January 1945, he confronted death on a scale no warfare could have prepared him for.
Abraham Zacuto helped two countries to become among the richest and most powerful nations on earth. Yet he was kicked out of both.
Abba Eban is remembered as a brilliant orator and diplomat, defending Israel by relating to audiences around the world.
For years during World War II, a group of young Polish women, some of them barely out of their teens, outfoxed the Nazis.
Leonard Nimoy says there is a 'strong strain of Judaism' in everything he does—including his famous on-screen hand gestures.
Meet Isaac Zuckerman and Zivia Lubetkin, two twentysomethings who fought in the Jewish underground at Warsaw and lived to tell the tale.
For millions around the world, Elie Wiesel was and remains a vital voice of the Holocaust.
Bronislaw Huberman's story is the tale of the founding of what would become the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
His fate was to be a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust who wrote German poetry—and the fraught tensions inherent in this defined his life and work.
As the world’s eyes are glued to the Winter Olympics, this is the story of a Jewish Olympic hero that few know.