Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Famous Jewish People

Famous Jewish People

You might be surprised to learn that the French Republic has had not one but two Jewish Prime Ministers.
Yiddish theater's mission, at least for the Thomashefskys, who were political liberals, was progressive.
Simon Wiesenthal was 96 at the time of his death, and spent even those last days working to bring Nazi criminals to justice.
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.
Jonah “Bud” Greenspan—film director, writer and producer—had a love of sports that colored his work and personal life.
Dick Schaap is one of sports journalism’s enduring personalities.
Arthur Rubinstein is widely considered one of the world’s greatest-ever interpreters of Chopin.
The Hadassah Women’s Organization is a vernacular part of the Jewish vocabulary.
Bronislaw Huberman's story is the tale of the founding of what would become the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.


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