When Israel, The Soviets And The US Nearly Destroyed The Middle East
During the Cold War many countries were on high alert, none more so than Israel, the US and the Soviet Union. One of the tensest occasions was in October of 1973 when Israel lost over 2000 troops and ...
When Israel, The Soviets And The US Nearly Destroyed The Middle East
During the Cold War many countries were on high alert, none more so than Israel, the US and the Soviet Union. One of the tensest occasions was in October of 1973 when Israel lost over 2000 troops and ...
Ron Nachman
Ron Nachman (Hebrew: רון נחמן‎‎, 6 August 1942 – 18 January 2013) was an Israeli politician and former Knesset member for the Likud. The founder of Ariel, one of the largest Israeli se...
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Ralph Klein (basketball)
Ralph Klein (Hebrew: רלף קליין‎ ;July 29, 1931 – August 7, 2008) was an Israeli basketball player and coach.
Klein was born in Berlin during the time of the Weimar Republic, to an a...
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Yisrael Poliakov
Yisrael "Poli" Poliakov (Hebrew: ישראל פוליאקוב) (July 7, 1941 – October 30, 2007) was an Israeli comedian and actor. Poliakov was born in Jerusalem, and grew up in Tel Aviv. He became one of the thre...
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Hanan Porat
Hanan Porat (Hebrew: חנן פורת‎, born Hanan Spitzer; 12 December 1943 – 4 October 2011) was an Israeli rabbi, educator and politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Tehiya, the Nat...
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Ze'ev Boim
Ze'ev Boim (Hebrew: זאב בוים‎, 30 April 1943 – 18 March 2011) was an Israeli politician. He was the mayor of Kiryat Gat before becoming a Knesset member for Likud and later Kadima. Boim was...
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Tommy Lapid
Yosef (Joseph) "Tommy" Lapid (Hebrew: יוסף "טומי" לפיד‎, born as Tomislav Lampel (Serbian: Томислав Лампел); 27 December 1931 – 1 June 2008) was an Israeli radio and television presenter, jo...
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Menachem Froman
Rabbi Menachem Froman (Menahem or Fruman; Hebrew: מנחם פרומן‎‎; 1945 – 4 March 2013) was an Israeli Orthodox Jewish rabbi and a peacemaker and negotiator with close ties to Palestinia...
Leah Rabin
Leah Rabin (Hebrew: לאה רבין‎, née Schloßberg; April 8, 1928 – November 12, 2000) was the widow of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who was assassinated in 1995.
Leah was born in Königs...
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Baruch Kimmerling
Baruch Kimmerling (Hebrew: ברוך קימרלינג‎, 16 October 1939 – 20 May 2007) was an Israeli scholar and professor of sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Upon his death in 2007, The...
Yehiel De-Nur
Yehiel De-Nur, Dinoor or Dinur ('De-Nur' means 'of the fire' in Aramaic), also known by his pen name Ka-Tsetnik 135633, born Yehiel Feiner (16 May 1909 – 17 July 2001), was a Jewish writer and Holocau...
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Ben-Zion Orgad
Ben-Zion Orgad (Hebrew: בן ציון אורגד, originally Ben-Zion Büschel; b. Gelsenkirchen, Germany, 21 August 1926; d. Tel Aviv, Israel, 28 April 2006) was an Israeli composer. His family emigrated to Man...
Anson Rainey
Anson Frank Rainey (January 11, 1930 – February 19, 2011) was Professor Emeritus of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures and Semitic Linguistics at Tel Aviv University. He is known in particular for con...
Yuri Stern
Yuri Stern (Hebrew: יורי שטרן‎, Russian: Юрий Штерн, 29 March 1949 – 16 January 2007) was a Russian-Israeli politician and journalist. He was a member of the Knesset from 1996 until his ...
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Zevulun Hammer
Zevulun Hammer (Hebrew: זבולון המר‎, 31 May 1936 – 20 January 1998) was an Israeli politician, minister and Deputy Prime Minister.
Hammer was born in Haifa during the Mandate era. He was an ...
Erich Neumann (psychologist)
Erich Neumann (Hebrew: אריך נוימן‎; January 23, 1905 – November 5, 1960), was a psychologist, philosopher, writer, and student of Carl Jung.
Neumann was born in Berlin to a Jewish family...
Dan Tsalka
Dan Tsalka (1936-June 15, 2005) was an Israeli writer.
Dan Tsalka was born in 1936 in Warsaw. In World War II his family fled to the Soviet Union, where they lived in Siberia and then Kazakhstan. ...
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Yehuda Amichai
Yehuda Amichai (Hebrew: יהודה עמיחי‎; ‎3 May 1924 – 22 September 2000) was an Israeli poet. Amichai is considered by many, both in Israel and internationally, as Israel's greatest modern p...
Golda Meir
Golda Meir (earlier Golda Meyerson, born Golda Mabovitch, Голда Мабович; May 3, 1898 – December 8, 1978) was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik, politician and the fourth Prime Minister of Israel.Meir was...
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Raffi Lavie
Raffi Lavie (Hebrew: רפי לביא‎; 1937 – May 7, 2007) was an Israeli artist, art educator and music/art critic. Lavie's work is a cross between graffiti and abstract expressionism.
Rafael ...
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Amos Yarkoni
Lieutenant Colonel Amos Yarkoni (Hebrew: עמוס ירקוני‎) (born 1 June 1920 — died 7 February 1991), born as Abd el-Majid Hidr (Arabic: عبد الماجد حيدر‎, Hebrew: עבד אל-מג'יד חידר...
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Naomi Shemer
Naomi Shemer (Hebrew: נעמי שמר‎; July 13, 1930 – June 26, 2004) was a leading Israeli musician and songwriter, hailed as the "first lady of Israeli song and poetry." Her song "Yerushlayim Sh...
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Yossi Banai
Yosef "Yossi" Banai (Hebrew: יֹוסֶף "יֹוסִי" בַנָאי) (April 13, 1932 – May 11, 2006) was an Israeli performer, singer, actor, and dramatist.
Banai was born in Jerusalem, and grew up in the neighbo...
Alexander Eig
Alexander Eig (1894, near Minsk, Belarus - 30 July 1938, Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine) was a botanist, one of the first plant researchers in Israel, head of the department of Botany at the Hebrew Un...
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Ya'akov Grundman
Ya'akov "Yankela" Grundman (Hebrew: יעקב "יענקל'ה" גרונדמן‎; 20 July 1939 – 24 May 2004) was a Polish-born Israeli professional football player and manager.
Grundman was born in Poland b...
Shaike Ophir
Shaike Ophir (November 4, 1929 – August 17, 1987; Hebrew: שייקה אופיר‎) was an Israeli film actor and comedian, and the country's first mime.
Yeshayahu (Shaike) Goldstein-Ophir was born ...
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Reuven Ben-Yosef
Reuven Ben-Yosef (1937 - 2001) was an Israeli poet
Ben-Yosef was born Robert Eliot Reiss, the son of Joseph and Cecilia Reiss, in New York City on May 31, 1937.His childhood was spent in Manhattan...
Operation Wrath of God
Operation "Wrath of God" (Hebrew: מבצע זעם האל‎ Mivtza Za'am Ha'el), also known as Operation "Bayonet", was a covert operation directed by the Mossad to assassinate individuals suspected of bein...