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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 ...
Nechama Leibowitz
Nechama Leibowitz (Hebrew: September 3, 1905 – 12 April 1997 ,נחמה ליבוביץ׳‎) was a noted Israeli Bible scholar and commentator who rekindled interest in Bible study.
Nechama Leibo...
Dahlia Ravikovitch
Dahlia Ravikovitch (Hebrew: דליה רביקוביץ'‎; November 27, 1936 – August 21, 2005) was an Israeli poet, translator, and peace activist.
Ravikovitch was born in Ramat Gan on November 27, 1...
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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 ...
Alice Shalvi
Alice Shalvi (Hebrew: אליס שלוי, born October 16, 1926) is an Israeli professor and educator. She plays a leading role in progressive Jewish education for girls and advancing the status of women.
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Ida Fink
Ida Fink (Hebrew: אידה פינק‎, 1 November 1921 – 27 September 2011) was a Polish-Israeli author who wrote about the Holocaust in Polish.
Ida Fink was born in Zbaraż, Poland (now Zba...
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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Lia van Leer
Lia van Leer (Hebrew: ליה ון ליר‎, née Greenberg; August 8, 1924 - March 13, 2015) was a pioneer in the field of art film programming and film archiving in Israel. She was the founder of the...
Sara Stern-Katan
Sara Stern-Katan (Hebrew: שרה שטרן-קטן‎, born 4 June 1919, died 23 September 2001) was an Israeli social worker and politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the National Religiou...
Helena Kagan
Helena Kagan (Hebrew: הלנה כגן‎; September 25, 1889, Tashkent, Uzbekistan - September 25?, 1978, Jerusalem) was a physician, an Israeli pioneer in pediatrics, active in Jerusalem. She was respon...
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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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Dvora Omer
Dvora Omer (Hebrew: דְבֹורַה עֹומֶר; October 9, 1932 – May 2, 2013) was an Israeli author.
Dvora Mosenzon (later Omer) was born in 1932 in Kibbutz Ma'oz Haim in Mandatory Palestine. Her parents di...
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Ruth Arnon
Ruth Arnon (Hebrew: רות ארנון) is an Israeli biochemist and codeveloper of the multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone. She is currently the Paul Ehrlich Professor of Immunology at the Weizmann Institute of ...
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Ora Kedem
Ora Kedem (Hebrew: אורה קדם, born 1924) is professor emerita at the Weizmann Institute of Science and a recipient of the Israel Prize for life sciences.
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Elisheva Cohen
Elisheva Cohen (Hebrew: אלישבע כהן‎; January 9, 1911 – December 20, 1989) was an Israeli designer and museum curator. In 1977, she won the Israel Prize for her contribution to Israeli desig...
Judith Shuval
Judith Shuval (Hebrew: יהודית שובל‎; b.1926) is an Israeli professor emerita of sociology who taught at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in public health and immigration.
Hanna Rovina
Hanna Rovina (Hebrew: חנה רובינא‎‎ 1 April 1893 – 3 February 1980), written also Hannah, Hana, or Chana Rovina or Robina, Israeli actress, is recognised as the original "First La...
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Miriam Yalan-Shteklis
Miriam Yalan-Shteklis (sometimes translated Miriam Yalan-Stekelis) (Hebrew: מרים ילן-שטקליס‎) (b. 21 September 1900 - d. 9 May 1984) was an Israeli writer and poet famous for her children's ...
Anna Ticho
Anna Ticho (Hebrew: אנה טיכו) (born October 27, 1894, died March 1, 1980) was a Jewish artist who became famous for her drawings of the Jerusalem hills.
Anna Ticho was born in Brno, Moravia, then ...
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Esther Roth-Shahamorov
Esther Roth-Shachamorov (Hebrew: אסתר רוט-שחמורוב) (born April 16, 1952 in Tel Aviv) is a former Israeli track and field athlete. She specialized in the 100-meter hurdles and the 100-meter sprint.
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Pnina Salzman
Pnina Salzman (Hebrew: פנינה זלצמן) (February 24, 1922, Tel Aviv, Mandate Palestine – December 16, 2006, Tel Aviv, Israel) was an Israeli classical pianist and piano pedagogue.Salzman showed an early ...
Sara Hestrin-Lerner
Sara Hestrin-Lerner (Hebrew: שרה הסטרין-לרנר) (born 1918) is a physiologist.
Hestrin-Lerner was born in Winnipeg, Canada in 1918. Aged 14, she emigrated with her parents to the then British Mandat...
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Ruth Rasnic
Ruth Rasnic (Hebrew: רות רזניק, b. 1932) is an Israeli social and political activist, a pioneer in the struggle against domestic violence in Israel, a writer and a translator. Rasnic won the Israel P...
Shoshana Damari
Shoshana Damari (Hebrew: שושנה דמארי‎, Arabic: شوشانه (شمعه) ذماري‎) (March 31, 1923 – February 14, 2006) was a Yemeni-born Israeli singer known as the "Queen of Hebrew Music."
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Leah Goldberg
Lea Goldberg (Hebrew: לאה גולדברג‎; May 29, 1911, Königsberg – January 15, 1970, Jerusalem) was a prolific Hebrew-language poet, author, playwright, literary translator, and comparative lite...
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Geulah Cohen
Geulah Cohen (Hebrew: גאולה כהן‎, born 25 December 1925) is an Israeli former Irgun and Lehi member, politician, and journalist.
Geulah Cohen was born in Tel Aviv during the Mandate era. She...
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Gila Almagor
Gila Almagor (Hebrew: גילה אלמגור‎; born Gila Alexandrowitz; July 22, 1939) is an Israeli actress, film star, and author. In Israel she is known as "queen of the Israeli cinema and theatre"....
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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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Myriam Yardeni
Myriam Yardeni (Hebrew: מרים ירדני) (born 1932) is a Romanian-born Israeli historian and scholar of French history. She is professor emeritus at the University of Haifa.
Myriam Yardeni was bor...