History of the Jews in Denmark
The Jewish community of Denmark constitutes a small minority within Danish society. The community's population peaked prior to the Holocaust at which time the Danish resistance movement (with the assi...
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Camille Pissarro
Here are works by another of my favorite Jewish artists, Camille Pissarro. Pissarro was born in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas (now part of the U.S. Virgin Isl...
Rescue of the Danish Jews
The rescue of the Danish Jews occurred during Nazi Germany's occupation of Denmark during World War II. On October 1, 1943, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler ordered Danish Jews to be arrested and deported. De...
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Meir David Loewenstein
Meir David Loewenstein (Hebrew: מאיר-דוד לוונשטיין‎, also spelt Levenstein or Levinstein, 1904 – 15 August 1995) was an Israeli politician and one of the signatories of the Israeli declaration o...
Swan (chair)
The Swan is a chair and a couch designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958 for the Radisson SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. It is manufactured by Danish furniture manufacturer Republic of Fritz Hansen.Along wit...
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Hilde Levi
Hilde Levi (9 May 1909 – 26 July 2003) was a German-Danish physicist. She was a pioneer of the use of radioactive isotopes in biology and medicine, notably the techniques of radiocarbon dating an...
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Bent Melchior
Bent Melchior (born 24 June 1929) is a former chief rabbi of Denmark.
His father, Marcus Melchior, was instrumental in the saving of the Danish Jews in 1943 and became chief rabbi of Denmark in 19...
List of North European Jews
Before the Holocaust, Jews were a significant part of the population in Lithuania where they numbered around 240,000, including approximately 100,000 in Vilnius, or about 45% of that city's pre-World ...
Henri Nathansen
Henri Nathansen (17 July 1868 – 16 February 1944) was a Danish writer and stage director, today best known for the play Inside the Walls (Danish: Indenfor Murene).Nathansen grew up in a merchant f...
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Max Friediger
Max Friediger (April 9, 1884 – 1947) was a Danish chief rabbi and a survivor of the Holocaust.
After the occupation of Denmark by the Wehrmacht together with other Danish Jews, he was interned a...
Pays des Impressionnistes
The Pays des Impressionnistes is a certification mark created by the Syndicat intercommunal à vocations multiples des Coteaux de Seine in 2001 to promote the cultural heritage of this touristic area. ...
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Andreas Rosendahl
Andreas Cristian Rosendahl (1864 – 7 January 1909) was a Danish chess master.He won at Copenhagen 1895, took 4th at Stockholm 1897 (the 1st Nordic Championship, Sven Otto Svensson won), and tied for 3...
Isaac Noah Mannheimer
Isaac Noah Mannheimer (October 17, 1793, Copenhagen – March 17, 1865, Vienna) was a Jewish preacher.
The son of a chazzan, he began the study of the Talmud at an early age, though not to the negle...
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Isaac Salmonsen
Isaac Salmonsen (1846 – 1910) was a Danish bookseller and publisher.He established the publishing house Brødrene Salmonsen in 1871, along with his brother. He is particlularly known for publishi...
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Albert Gottschalk
Albert Gottschalk (3 July 1866 – 13 February 1906) was a Danish painter. He had a close connection, personally and artistically, to the poets Johannes Jørgensen, Viggo Stuckenberg and Sophus Claussen....
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Ben Roy Mottelson
Ben Roy Mottelson (born July 9, 1926) is an American-born Danish nuclear physicist. He won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the non-spherical geometry of atomic nuclei.
Mottelson w...
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Abraham Kurland
Abraham Kurland (June 10, 1912 – March 14, 1999) was a Danish wrestler.Kurland was Jewish, and was born in Odense, Syddanmark, Denmark. He was affiliated with the Hakoah Jewish Sports club, København...
Georg Brandes
Georg Morris Cohen Brandes (4 February 1842 – 19 February 1927) was a Danish critic and scholar who had great influence on Scandinavian and European literature from the 1870s through the turn of the 2...
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Erann DD
Erann David Drori (Hebrew: ערן דוד דרורי‎; born in Copenhagen, Denmark on 7 September 1967), better known as Erann DD, is a Danish singer and songwriter of Yemeni-Jewish origin.As a 12-year-...
Model 3107 chair
The Model 3107 chair is a chair designed by Arne Jacobsen, using a new technique in which plywood could be bent in three dimensions. Over 5 million units have been produced exclusively by Fritz Hansen...
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Pia Tafdrup
Pia Tafdrup (born 29 May 1952 in Copenhagen) is a Danish writer; primarily a poet, she has also written a novel and two plays, as well as works for radio.Pia Tafdrup's work has been translated into mo...
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Nikolaj Znaider
Nikolaj Znaider (born 5 July 1975 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish - Israeli classical violinist and conductor.
Znaider was born in Copenhagen to Polish-Jewish parents. His father had originall...
Valdemar Glückstadt
Valdemar Josef Glückstadt (born 25 February 1868 in Christiania, died 11 November 1942) was a Danish businessman and Consul-General.He was the son of prominent banker Isak Glückstadt og Juliette Sophi...
Suzanne Brøgger
Suzanne Preis Brøgger Zeruneith (born 18 November 1944 in Copenhagen) is a Danish writer, a novelist and journalist. Her first book Fri os fra kærligheden has been translated into c. 20 languages. Sin...
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