Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Famous Jewish People

Famous Jewish People

Over the course of his life, he would become a leading force behind practical Zionism and Labor Zionism, a branch of left wing Zionism.
Leonard Nimoy says there is a 'strong strain of Judaism' in everything he does—including his famous on-screen hand gestures.
Before Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel, there was Golda Meir, Israel’s first woman Prime Minister.
You might be surprised to learn that the French Republic has had not one but two Jewish Prime Ministers.
A bronze statue of Uriah P. Levy stands just steps away from Philadelphia’s Independence Mall just outside a historic synagogue where Levy first read Torah.
Ben-Yehuda, an ardent Zionist, believed it was shared language that would help turn the Jewish people from a diaspora to a united nation.
Rachel Bluwstein went down in history as the first female poet of British Mandate Palestine, emerging as a poetess in a genre dominated at the time by men.
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.
When Anatoly Shapiro, a Jewish officer, entered Auschwitz in January 1945, he confronted death on a scale no warfare could have prepared him for.
Celia Adler has a connection to the New York theater world that is fundamental to the Jewish artistic movement at the start of the 20th century.


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