Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Famous Jewish People

Famous Jewish People

Bernard Malamud is considered one of the greatest Jewish authors of the 20th century.
Looking like a poster child for pampered princesses, Hannah Senesh seems an unlikely war heroine.
This Jewish scientist also had a prolific love of music, politics, and writing, and a profoundly deep love for Israel.
David Ben-Gurion is rightly remembered as the founder of the modern state of Israel, created in 1948 by a UN resolution.
Over 60 years after her murder, Irène Némirovsky regained the attention of a world that was once indifferent to her plight.
Her name could quite easily have been on display at Yad Vashem. Instead it appeared on “Sex and the City.”
Leonard Nimoy says there is a 'strong strain of Judaism' in everything he does—including his famous on-screen hand gestures.
Ben Bernanke is a foremost leader in American economics, with a decidedly Jewish history.
Maimonides, one of the most renowned scholars in Jewish history, moved across continents; his knowledge of Jewish law was just as boundless.
Before Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel, there was Golda Meir, Israel’s first woman Prime Minister.


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