The legendary mime Marcel Marceau was famous around the world. But perhaps his most impressive acts have mostly gone unknown.
The ability to capture prized moments on film is a gratifying, and often taken for granted, pleasure.
Quite simply, the poetry of Hayim Nahman Bialik helped make Hebrew a vital part of modern Jewish life.
Mark Rothko was one of the most famous artists in the world, Jewish or otherwise.
Jacques Derrida was either a genius who changed the way we see the world through novel analysis, or a charlatan who almost ruined colleges around the world.
Primo Levi was born into an Italian Jewish family in the northern industrial city of Turin in 1919.
When he died, Joseph Pulitzer left a vast estate and one of the most prestigious legacies in the world of English language writing.
Before Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel, there was Golda Meir, Israel’s first woman Prime Minister.
For millions around the world, Elie Wiesel was and remains a vital voice of the Holocaust.
Ben-Yehuda, an ardent Zionist, believed it was shared language that would help turn the Jewish people from a diaspora to a united nation.