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 ...
Sergey Lukashok
Sergey Lukashok (born 20 June 1958) is a retired Israeli discus thrower.
His personal best throw was 66.64 metres, achieved in September 1983 in Odessa, while representing the Soviet Union. After ...
Semion Mogilevich
Semion Yudkovich Mogilevich (Ukrainian: Семен Ю́дкович Могиле́вич, tr: Semen Yudkovych Mohylevych, [sɛmˈɛn ˈjudkɔwɪt͡ʃ mɔɦɪˈlɛwɪt͡ʃ]; born June 30, 1946) is a Ukrainian-born organized crime boss, ...
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Ram Karmi
Ram Karmi (Hebrew: רם כרמי‎; 1931 – 11 April 2013) was a leading Israeli architect. He was head of the Tel Aviv-based Ram Karmi Architects company, and is known for his Brutalist style.
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Ram Karmi - Wikipedia
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 ...
Dollar Account affair
The Dollar Account affair (Hebrew: פרשת חשבון הדולרים, Parashat Heshbon HaDolarim‎) was a political scandal in Israel in 1977, following the exposure of an illegal US Dollar bank account held by...
Jacob Steinberg
Jacob Steinberg (1887 - 1947) was a major Ukrainian-born Israeli poet. He moved to Palestine in 1915. He defied trends in two significant ways: his poetry was individualistic rather than nationalistic...
Ze'ev Elkin
Ze'ev Elkin (Hebrew: זְאֵב אֵלְקִין; Russian: Зеэв Элькин; born 3 April 1971) is an Israeli politician and member of the Knesset for Likud. He served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs between ...
Ze'ev Elkin - Wikipedia
Emmanuel Mane-Katz
Emmanuel Mané-Katz, (Hebrew: מאנה‏ כץ‏) born Mane Leyzerovich Kats (1894–1962), was a Litvak painter born in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, best known for his depictions of the Jewish shtetl in Eastern Europe.<...
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Akiva Govrin
Akiva Govrin (Hebrew: עקיבא גוברין‎, born 12 August 1902, died 26 June 1980) was an Israeli politician who served as a government minister between December 1963 and January 1966, and was the...
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Yitzhak Rabin
Yitzhak Rabin (Hebrew: יצחק רבין‎; [jitsˈχak ʁaˈbin]; 1 March 1922 – 4 November 1995) was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two ter...
Yitzhak Rabin - Wikipedia
Judah Even Shemuel
Judah Even Shemuel (Ukraine, 1886-Jerusalem, 1976) was a Ukrainian born, later Israeli, lexicographer, whose English-Hebrew dictionary was known as the Kaufmann Dictionary.He is not to be confused wit...
Judah Even Shemuel - Wikipedia
Natan Peled
Natan Peled (Hebrew: נתן פלד‎, born 3 June 1913, died 8 January 1992) was an Israeli politician who served as Minister of Immigrant Absorption from 1970 until 1974.
Born in Odessa in the...
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Irina Lenskiy
Irina Lenskiy (Hebrew: אירנה לנסקי‎, born 12 June 1971) is an Israeli athlete who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles.
She is Jewish, and was a Ukrainian citizen, known as Irina Lenska...
Irina Lenskiy - Wikipedia
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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Ada Karmi-Melamede
Ada Karmi-Melamede (Hebrew: עדה כרמי-מלמד‎; born 1936) is a noted Israeli architect.
Karmi-Melamede was born on December 24, 1936 in Tel Aviv, in Mandate Palestine (now Israel).She studi...
Pnina Gary
Pnina Gary (Hebrew: פנינה גרי‎; born September 24, 1927) is an Israeli theatre and movie actress, and a theatre director.
She was born and raised in Nahalal, Israel, as Pnina Dromi, daug...
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Yoram Kaniuk
Yoram Kaniuk (Hebrew: יורם קניוק‎; May 2, 1930 – June 8, 2013) was an Israeli writer, painter, journalist, and theater critic.
Yoram Kaniuk was born in Tel Aviv. His father, Moshe ...
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Joachim Stutschewsky
Joachim-Yehoyachin Stutschewsky, (Hebrew: יהויכין סטוצ'בסקי‎, Russian: Иоахим Стучевский, b. 7 February 1891, Romni (Ukrainian: Romny), guberniya of Poltava, Ukraine - d. 14 November...
David Solomon Eibenschutz
David Solomon Eibeschutz (Hebrew: דוד שלמה אייבשיץ) (alternate English: David Shlomo Eibeschitz) was born in Ozerjany, Ukraine in 1755.
His father's name was Yerachmiel. He was a Russian-born rabb...
Tzipora Laskov
Tzipora Laskov (Hebrew: צפורה לסקוב‎, 1904-1989) was an Israeli nurse and politician.Born in Ukraine in the Russian Empire, Laskov studied to become a nurse. She made aliyah to Mandate Pales...
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...
Baruch Ostrovsky
Baruch Ostrovsky (1890–1960; Hebrew: ברוך אוסטרובסקי‎), the first mayor of Ra'anana, served as mayor for 28 years. He championed democracy, equality, education and organized Jewish labor.
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Yitzhak Berman
Yitzhak Berman (Hebrew: יצחק ברמן‎‎; 3 June 1913 – 4 August 2013) was an Israeli politician who served as Minister of Energy and Infrastructure from August 1981 until September 1982. H...
Ilan Volkov
Ilan Volkov (born September 8, 1976, Tel Aviv, Israel) is an orchestral conductor. His father, Alexander Volkov, was a concert pianist of Ukrainian ancestry. His mother, Professor Shulamit Volkov of ...
Amos Oz
Amos Oz (Hebrew: עמוס עוז; born May 4, 1939, birth name Amos Klausner) is an Israeli writer, novelist, journalist and intellectual. He is also a professor of literature at Ben-Gurion University in Be...
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