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 ...
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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Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi
Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi (Hebrew: רחל ינאית בן-צבי‎‎; 1886 – 16 November 1979) was an Israeli author and educator, and a leading Labor Zionist. Ben-Zvi was the wife of the second Presiden...
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Bracha Qafih
Bracha Kapach (1922 – 26 November 2013) was an Israeli rabbanit, wife of Rabbi Yosef Qafih, who was awarded the Israel Prize for her charitable work.Bracha Kapach was born in Yemen. She was married to...
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Tal Brody
Tal Brody (Hebrew: טל ברודי; nicknamed Mr. Basketball; born August 30, 1943) is an American-Israeli former basketball player, and current Goodwill Ambassador of Israel, who lives in Israel. Brody was ...
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Meir Shamgar
Meir Shamgar (Hebrew: מאיר שמגר) (born August 13, 1925) was President of the Israeli Supreme Court from 1983 until 1995.
Shamgar was born Meir Sterenberg (or Sternberg) in the Free City of Danzig ...
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Yitzhak Shamir
Yitzhak Shamir (Hebrew: יצחק שמיר‎, ; born Icchak Jeziernicky; October 22, 1915 – June 30, 2012) was an Israeli politician and the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms, 1983–84 a...
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Degania Alef
Degania Alef (Hebrew: דְּגַנְיָה א', D'ganya Alef) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. It falls under the jurisdiction of the Emek HaYarden Regional Council. Degania was Israel's first kibbutz. It was es...
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Yad Sarah
Yad Sarah (Hebrew: יד שרה‎) is the largest national volunteer organization in Israel. Employing over 6,000 volunteers, with a salaried staff of 150, Yad Sarah serves over 350,000 clients each ye...
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Israel Polack
Israel Pollak (Hebrew: ישראל פולק‎; 1909–1993) was an Austro-Hungarian-born Romanian, Chilean and Israeli textile industrialist. He is best known for founding the Israel-based Polgat company...
Hugo Bergmann
Samuel (Schmuel) Hugo Bergman(n), or Samuel Bergman (Hebrew: שמואל הוגו ברגמן; December 25, 1883 in Prague – June 18, 1975 in Jerusalem) was an Israeli philosopher born in Austria-Hungary.
Bergman...
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Al Schwimmer
Adolph "Al" Schwimmer (Hebrew: אל שווימר‎;‎ 10 June 1917 – 10 June 2011) was an American-born Israeli engineer and businessman. He was the founder and first CEO of Israel Aerospace Industr...
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Amin Tarif
Amin Tarif (Arabic: أمين طريف‎ Hebrew: אמין טריף, born 1898, died October 2, 1993) was the qadi, or spiritual leader, of the Druze in Israel from 1928 till his death in 1993. Such was the es...
Simcha Holtzberg
Simcha Holtzberg (sometimes spelled Holzberg) (Hebrew: שמחה הולצברג, April 18, 1924 – February 13, 1994) was an Israeli activist and Holocaust survivor. He was a recipient of the Israel PrizeHo...
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Avraham Elimelech Firer
Avraham Elimelech Firer (Hebrew: אלימלך פירר) is an Israeli rabbi. He is chairman and founder of Ezra LeMarpeh, a non-profit organization established in 1979 that provides medical assistance to the n...
Recha Freier
Recha Freier (Hebrew: רחה פריאר) (October 29, 1892 in Norden, Ostfriesland – April 2, 1984 in Jerusalem) founded the Youth Aliyah organization in 1933. The organization saved the lives of 22,000 Jew...
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Nahal
Nahal (Hebrew: נח"ל‎) (acronym of Noar Halutzi Lohem, lit. Fighting Pioneer Youth) refers to an Israel Defense Forces program that combines military service and the establishment of agricult...
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Miriam Ben-Porat
Miriam Ben-Porat Hebrew: מרים בן פורת‎, née Shinezon (18 January 1918 – 26 July 2012) was an Israeli jurist. She was the first female appointed to the Supreme Court of Israel and the State C...
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Israel Tal
Israel Tal (Hebrew: ישראל טל‎, September 13, 1924, – September 8, 2010 also known as Talik (Hebrew: טליק), was an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) general known for his knowledge of tank warfare ...
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Stef Wertheimer
Stefan "Stef" Wertheimer (Hebrew: סטף ורטהיימר‎, born 16 July 1926) is a German-born Israeli business magnate, philanthropist and former politician. He is a former Member of the Knesset, and is ...
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Avraham Herzfeld
Avraham Herzfeld (also Harzfeld) (Hebrew: אברהם הרצפלד‎, 5 June 1891 – 30 August 1973) was a Zionist activist and Israeli politician.
Avraham Herzfeld was born in Stavich, Russian Empire...
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Bethsabée de Rothschild
Baroness Bethsabée de Rothschild (assumed the name Batsheva after moving to Israel in 1951), b. September 23, 1914 in London, d. April 20, 1999 in Tel Aviv, Israel, was a philanthropist, a patron of ...
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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Yisrael Meir Lau
Yisrael (Israel) Meir Lau (Hebrew: ישראל מאיר לאו‎; born 1 June 1937 in Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland) is an Israeli and the Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv, Israel, and Chairman of Yad Vashem. He pr...
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Hesder
Hesder (in Hebrew: "arrangement"; also Yeshivat Hesder ישיבת הסדר) is an Israeli yeshiva program which combines advanced Talmudic studies with military service in the Israel Defense Forces, usually wi...
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...
Haim Gvati
Haim Gvati (Hebrew: חיים גבתי‎, born 29 January 1901, died 19 October 1990) was a Zionist activist and Israeli politician. He held several ministerial portfolios, and served as Minister of A...
Yitzhak Ben-Aharon
Yitzhak Ben-Aharon (Hebrew: יצחק בן אהרון‎;17 July 1906 – 19 May 2006) was an Israeli left-wing politician. He was a Knesset member from the first to the fifth Knessets and in the seve...
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Ya'akov Hazan
Ya'akov Hazan (Hebrew: יעקב חזן‎, 4 June 1899 – 22 July 1992) was an Israeli politician and social activist.
Hazan was born in 1899 in Brest-Litovsk in the Russian Empire (now Brest, Bel...
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