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Famous Jewish People

According to lore, Haym Solomon’s greatest gift to the American Jewish community is found tucked in most people’s wallets.
Indeed, Harvey Milk was different. As the first openly gay man to hold political office in a major American city, he was proud to be different.
'Hello again,' the familiar voice announced to audiences across the nation, 'this is Jack Benny.'
David Ben-Gurion is rightly remembered as the founder of the modern state of Israel, created in 1948 by a UN resolution.
The Hadassah Women’s Organization is a vernacular part of the Jewish vocabulary.
For millions around the world, Elie Wiesel was and remains a vital voice of the Holocaust.
Berl Katznelson left his mark on a nation, as a leader of the labor movement in what would become Israel, and one of the major figures in Zionism.
The legendary mime Marcel Marceau was famous around the world. But perhaps his most impressive acts have mostly gone unknown.
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.
Legendary journalist Mike Wallace, who in April 2012 at 93, was a passionate, provocative interviewer.
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