Lithuanian Jews
Lithuanian Jews or Litvaks are Jews with roots in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: (present-day Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia and the northeastern Suwałki region of Poland). The term is sometimes ...
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Jascha Heifetz
Jascha Heifetz plays Paganini Caprice No. 24 (Auer Edition with Schumann accompaniment). Accompanist: Emanuel Bay.
Jascha Heifetz plays Paganini Caprice No. 24 - YouTube
Jul 8, 2006 ... Jascha Heifetz plays Paganini Caprice No. 24 (Auer Edition with Schumann accompaniment). Accompanist: Emanuel Bay.
Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto: 1st mov. - YouTube
Dec 13, 2006 ... Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato.
José Gurvich
José Gurvich (January 5, 1927 – June 24, 1974) a Uruguayan painter, potter, musician and a key figure in the Constructivism Art movement.
Zusmanas Gurvicius was born on January 5, 1927 in ...
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Adas Israel Congregation (Duluth, Minnesota)
Adas Israel Congregation (or Adath Israel Congregation, but known locally as the 3rd Street Shul) is a Modern Orthodox Jewish synagogue located in Duluth, Minnesota established in the late 19th centur...
Montague Burton
Sir Montague Maurice Burton (15 August 1885, Lithuania – 21 September 1952, Leeds) founded Burton, one of Britain's largest chains of clothes shops.Born a Lithuanian Jew (Moshe Osinsky) in Kaunas...
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Lippy Lipshitz
Israel-Isaac Lipshitz, known as Lippy Lipshitz (8 May 1903 – 17 May 1980) was a South African sculptor, painter and printmaker. He is considered to be one of the most important South African sculptor...
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Yehuda Kiel
Yehuda Kiel (Hebrew: יהודה קיל; born 1916, died 16 June 2011) was an Israeli educator and Bible commentator.
Kiel was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1916. Following the Russian Revolution, he...
Nesse Godin
Nesse Godin (Galperin) (born March 28, 1928 in Šiauliai, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian American Holocaust survivor. She has dedicated her adult life to teaching and sharing memories of the Holocaust. Nes...
Morris Lichtenstein
Morris Lichtenstein (1889–1938) was the founder of the Society of Jewish Science. Born in Lithuania, he later moved to Cincinnati, Ohio where he was ordained by the Reform Hebrew Union College in 1916...
Woolf Wess
Woolf Wess (also known as William Wess or William West; 1861 – 23 May 1946) was an Anglo-Jewish anarchist, trade union organizer, and newspaper editor notable for his involvement with t...
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Julian Klaczko
Julian Klaczko (6 November 1825, Vilna (Wilno, Vilnius) – 26 November 1906, Kraków) was a Polish author, proficient in Hebrew, Polish, French, and German.He was born Jehuda Lejb into a wealthy Jewish ...
Irving Bunim
Irving M. Bunim was a businessman, philanthropist and a major lay leader of Orthodox Jewry, in particular the Young Israel movement in the United States from the 1930s until his death in 1980. As the ...
Sarah Doron
Sarah Doron (Hebrew: שרה דורון‎, 20 May 1922 – 3 November 2010) was an Israeli politician who served as a Minister without Portfolio from July 1983 until September 1984.
Born in Kaunas i...
Miriam Mosessohn
Miriam Mosessohn (Markel) (1841 – 1920) was a Russian author and translator who wrote in Hebrew.Mosessohn was born in Kovno (Kaunas). At the age of 13 she removed with her parents to Suwalki, where sh...
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Abraham Mapu
Abraham Mapu (1808, Vilijampolė, Kaunas – 1867, Königsberg, Prussia) was a Lithuanian Jewish novelist in Hebrew of the Haskalah ("enlightenment") movement. His novels later served as a basis for the Z...
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Simon H. Rifkind
Simon Hirsch Rifkind (June 5, 1901 – November 14, 1995) was a prominent United States federal judge and trial lawyer.
Born in Lithuania, Rifkind emigrated to the United States in 1910. He attended...
Leyb Gorfinkel
Leyb Gorfinkel (March 14, 1896 – September 7, 1976; also known as Leib Garfunkel and Levas Garfunkelis in Lithuanian) was an advocate, journalist, and politician. He was of Lithuanian and later ...
Zalman Grinberg
Zalman Grinberg (September 4, 1912 - August 8, 1983) was a medical doctor who served as the chairman for the Central Committee of Liberated Jews in the American sector of Germany and Austria after Wor...
Joshua Steinberg
Joshua Steinberg (Russian: Осий (Иошуа) Штейнберг; born in Wilna 1839; died 1908) was a Russian Jewish writer and educator.
He graduated from the Wilna rabbinical school, and then for a short ...
Mikhail Liber
Mikhail Isaakovich Liber (5 June 1880 – 4 October 1937), sometimes known as Mark Liber, was a leader of the General Jewish Workers' Union (the 'Bund'). He also played a role in the Russian Social-Demo...
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Rehavam Amir
Rehavam Amir (Zabludovsky) (Hebrew: רחבעם עמיר‎; January 1, 1916 – April 4, 2013) was an Israeli ambassador, civil servant and former parachutist with the Hagannah.
Rehavam Amir was born in ...
Berek Joselewicz
Berek Joselewicz (1764–1809) was a Jewish-Polish merchant and a colonel of the Polish Army during the Kościuszko Uprising. Joselewicz commanded the first Jewish military formation in modern history.
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Hirsh Glick
Hirsch Glick (1922 Vilna, Lithuania – 1944 Estonia) was a Jewish poet and partisan.Glick was born in Vilna in 1922. He began to write Yiddish poetry in his teens and became co-founder of Yungvald (You...
Reuben Asher Braudes
Reuben As(c)her Braudes, Reuven Asher Braudes (Hebrew: רְאוּבֵן אָשֵׁר בּראודס‎; Russian: Реувен Ашер Браудес; 1851, Wilna - October 18, 1902, Vienna) was a Lithuania-born Hebrew novelis...