Joseph Roth was one of the finest novelists of the twentieth century.
While most mathematicians worked alone, Erdös was an essentially jobless itinerant who traveled the world collaborating with hundreds of colleagues.
According to lore, Haym Solomon’s greatest gift to the American Jewish community is found tucked in most people’s wallets.
More than anything, Sarah Aaronsohn wanted to protect her colleagues, and the prospect of a Jewish state, which she so strongly believed in.
Theodore “Teddy” Kollek died at the age of 95, after spending decades in service as the Mayor of Jerusalem.
In the course of his career, Eisner pretty much spanned the history of comics while remaining an innovator throughout all that time.
Erwin Blumenfeld was among the most innovative and important photographers of the 20th century.
Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat in WWII, didn’t have to issue 6,000 visas to Jewish refugees, allowing them to escape the Nazis--but he did anyway.
Now, almost 50 years since his death, performers of all types cite Bruce as an influence and inspiration.
You might be surprised to learn that the French Republic has had not one but two Jewish Prime Ministers.