Aliyah Bet
Aliyah Bet (Hebrew: 'עלייה ב‎, "Aliyah 'B'" – bet being the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet) was the code name given to illegal immigration by Jews to the British Mandate for Palestin...
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Michael Harari
Michael "Mike" Harari (February 18, 1927 – September 21, 2014) was an Israeli intelligence officer in the Mossad. He was involved in several notable operations, including the failed Lillehammer affa...
Shaul Avigur
Shaul Avigur (Hebrew: שאול אביגור‎; 1899 – 1978) was a founder of the Israeli Intelligence Community.
Avigur was born in Dvinsk (now Daugavpils in Latvia) under the name Saul Meyeroff (l...
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Yoash Tzidon
Yoash "Chatto" Tzidon (Hebrew: יואש צידון‎, born 28 November 1926) is an Israeli former Air Force commander and politician.
Born in Focşani, Romania in 1926, Tzidon made aliyah to Mandat...
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Aliyah Bet
Aliyah Bet (Hebrew: 'עלייה ב‎, "Aliyah 'B'" – bet being the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet) was the code name given to illegal immigration by Jews to the British Mandate for Palestin...
Aliyah Bet - Wikipedia
Shalheveth Freier
Shalheveth Freier (1920, Germany – 27 November 1995, Israel).Born in Germany; during World War II fled Germany and served with the British Army. He served in Africa and participated in the liberation ...
Shmuel Tankus
Aluf (Major General) Shmuel "Shmulik" Tankus (Hebrew: שמואל טנקוס‎‎; 14 November 1914 – 4 March 2012) was the fifth commander of the Israeli Navy, serving from 30 June 1954 until...
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Yossi Harel
Yossi Harel (Hebrew: יוסי הראל‎) (January 4, 1918 – April 26, 2008), born Yosef Hamburger, was the supervisor of the Exodus 1947 operation and a leading member of the Israeli intelligence co...
Mordechai Bibi
Mordechai Bibi (Hebrew: מרדכי ביבי‎, born 1 July 1922) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Ahdut HaAvoda and its successors between 1959 and 1974.
Bo...
Struma disaster
The Struma disaster was the sinking in February 1942 of a ship, MV Struma, that had been trying to take several hundred Jewish refugees from Axis-allied Romania to Mandatory Palestine. She was a ...
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Dahn Ben-Amotz
Dahn Ben-Amotz (Hebrew: דן בן אמוץ‎, born Moshe Tehilimzeigger on April 13, 1923, died October 20, 1989) was an Israeli radio broadcaster, journalist, playwright, and author, as well as a fo...
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John Stanley Grauel
John Stanley Grauel (1917 – September 1986) was a Methodist minister and American Christian Zionist leader. He was a crew member of the famed refugee ship the SS Exodus-1947 and a secret "Haganah" ope...
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Mordechai Limon
Mordechai Limon (Hebrew: מרדכי לימון‎, January 3, 1924 – May 16, 2009) was the fourth commander of the Israeli navy, serving from December 14, 1950 until July 1, 1954.Limon was born in Baran...
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HMCS Hochelaga
HMCS Hochelaga was a commissioned patrol vessel of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) that served in the First World War and postwar until 1920. Hochelaga is a historic name associated with Canada, the voy...
HMCS Hochelaga - Wikipedia
Mossad LeAliyah Bet
The Mossad LeAliyah Bet (Hebrew: 'המוסד לעלייה ב‎, lit. Institution for Immigration B) was a branch of the Haganah in the British Mandate of Palestine, and later the State of Israel that operate...
USS Paducah (PG-18)
USS Paducah (PG-18) was a Dubuque-class gunboat acquired by the U.S. Navy prior to World War I. Her task was to patrol, escort, and protect Navy ships.
Paducah (Gunboat No. 18) was launched 11 Oct...
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Patria disaster
The Patria disaster was the sinking on 25 November 1940 by the Haganah of a French-built ocean liner, the 11,885-ton SS Patria, in the port of Haifa, killing 267 people and injuring 172.At the ti...
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Yehudah Arazi
Yehuda Arazi (1907–1959), code name Alon, was a Polish Jew active in the Haganah paramilitary in Palestine and subsequently the Israeli Defense Force after the creation of Israel.
Arazi was born i...
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Gideon Ben-Yisrael
Gideon Ben-Yisrael (Hebrew: גדעון בן-ישראל‎, 6 March 1923 – 18 December 2014) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Mapai and Rafi in the 1950s and 1960s.
B...
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Aryeh Eliav
Aryeh "Lova" Eliav (Hebrew: אריה "לובה" אליאב‎, 21 November 1921 – 30 May 2010), was an Israeli politician and member of the Knesset.
Eliav was born Lev Lipschitz in Moscow in 1921, and ...
Aryeh Eliav - Wikipedia
Westerweel Group
The Westerweel Group (Dutch: Westerweel Groep) was a resistance group that operated during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. Led by a Dutch Christian Joop Westerweel and Jewish German refugee Jo...
Abraham Stavsky
Abraham Stavsky (January 5, 1906 – June 22, 1948) was an activist member of Betar, the youth movement of a Revisionsit Zionist group founded by Vladimir Jabotinsky.On June 18, 1933, Stavsky was ...
Abraham Stavsky - Wikipedia
Amos Manor
Amos Manor (Hebrew: עמוס מנור‎; October 8, 1918 – August 5, 2007), born Arthur Mendelowitz, was Director of the Shin Bet, Israel's internal intelligence and security service, from 1953...