Monday, April 24, 2017
Famous Jewish People

Famous Jewish People

Pearl lived a short but meaningful life. The Jewish journalist was murdered by terrorists and used his last moments to speak words that went down in infamy.
The legendary mime Marcel Marceau was famous around the world. But perhaps his most impressive acts have mostly gone unknown.
The story of Lauren Bacall’s life is almost as seductive as her celebrated voice.
The name Rube Goldberg has become synonymous with long, gratuitously complex chain-reaction devices that ultimately perform a very simple task.
More than anything, Sarah Aaronsohn wanted to protect her colleagues, and the prospect of a Jewish state, which she so strongly believed in.
Arlen Specter wasn't afraid to make waves--he was a Jewish Republican who later switched sides and became the longest-running senator in Philadelphia.
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.
Danny Kaye may be remembered for hits like “White Christmas,” but it was his humanitarian work that endeared this Jewish mensch to the world at large.
Аmy Krouse Rosenthal published more than 30 works in her too-short lifetime, including a few best-selling children’s books.
Yiddish theater's mission, at least for the Thomashefskys, who were political liberals, was progressive.


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