Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Famous Jewish People

Famous Jewish People

Over 60 years after her murder, Irène Némirovsky regained the attention of a world that was once indifferent to her plight.
Angelo Donati was the Jewish Raoul Wallenberg—a diplomat who worked tirelessly to save the lives of Jews during the Holocaust.
Camille Pissarro is considered the father of Impressionism, which sort of makes the most quintessentially French art movement half-Jewish.
The legendary mime Marcel Marceau was famous around the world. But perhaps his most impressive acts have mostly gone unknown.
Norman Mailer was at once the most acclaimed and the most denounced American writer of much of the 20th century.
Guggenheim was a part of an iconic time in Manhattan, a romantic era where industry, finance and modernism met to create an impression on New York culture.
Abba Eban is remembered as a brilliant orator and diplomat, defending Israel by relating to audiences around the world.
Ramon, known as 'Israel’s first astronaut,' was killed when the Columbia shuttle exploded upon entering Earth’s atmosphere after over two weeks in orbit.
Judith Resnik will forever be part of history as the second American female astronaut—and first Jewish American—to travel in space.
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.

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