Moshé Feldenkrais
Moshé Pinchas Feldenkrais (Russian: Моше Пинхас Фельденкрайз, Hebrew: משה פנחס פלדנקרייז, May 6, 1904 – July 1, 1984) was an Israeli physicist and the founder of the Feldenkrais Method, designed to im...
Avraham Shekhterman
Avraham Shekhterman (Hebrew: אברהם שכטרמן‎, born 1910, died 7 December 1986) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Gahal and Likud between 1969 and 1977. He was...
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Joel Engel (composer)
Joel (or Yoel) Engel (Russian: Юлий Дмитриевич (Йоэль) Энгель; Yuliy Dmitrievich (Yoel) Engel, 1868—1927) was a music critic, composer and one of the leading figures in the Jewish art music moveme...
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Faina Kirschenbaum
Faina Kirschenbaum (Hebrew: פאינה קירשנבאום‎, born 27 November 1955) is an Israeli politician. She served as a member of the Knesset for Yisrael Beiteinu between 2009 and 2015.
Born in L...
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Emanuel Vahl
Emanuel Vahl (Hebrew: עמנואל ואל‎; born in 1938 in Odessa, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian-Israeli composer. Vahl has composed more than 100 works, including preludes, songs without words, and chamb...
Michael Nudelman
Michael Nudelman (Hebrew: מיכאל נודלמן‎, born 30 June 1938) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Yisrael BaAliyah, Aliyah, the National Union, Yisrael Beiteinu ...
Pinhas Rutenberg
Pinhas Rutenberg (February 5, 1879 – January 3, 1942; Russian: Пётр Моисеевич Рутенберг, Pyotr Moiseyevich Rutenberg; Hebrew: פנחס רוטנברג‎) was a Russian-born Zionist, businessman, and ...
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Uri Zvi Grinberg
Uri Zvi Greenberg (Hebrew: אורי צבי גרינברג‎; September 22, 1896 – May 8, 1981) was an acclaimed Israeli poet and journalist who wrote in Yiddish and Hebrew.
Uri Zvi Greenberg was born i...
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Yitzhak Frenkel
Yitzhak Frenkel (Hebrew: יצחק פרנקל‎; born 1899, died 1981), also known as Alexandre Frenel, was an Israeli painter.
Yitzhak Frenkel was born in 1899 in Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire. He w...
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Yehezkel Hen
Yehezkel Hen (Hebrew: יחזקאל הן‎, born 1882, died 4 April 1952) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Mapai between 1951 and 1952.
Born in Boryslav in Austr...
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...
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Tova Sanhadray
Tova Sanhedrai Goldreich (Hebrew: טובה סנהדראי גולדרייך‎, née Diamond, 23 September 1906 – 31 August 1993) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the National Religi...
Julia Glushko
Julia Glushko (or Yulia Glushko, Hebrew: יוליה גלושקו; born 4 January 1990 in Artemivsk) is an Israeli professional tennis player.Glushko and her family moved to Israel when she was only 9 years old. ...
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Yisrael Kargman
Yisrael Kargman (Hebrew: ישראל קרגמן‎, born 23 December 1906, died 17 November 1987) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Mapai and its successors between 1957...
Abraham Kaufman
Dr. Abraham Josevich Kaufman (Абрам Иосифович Кауфман, b. November 22, 1885 – d. March 25, 1971) was a Russian-born medical doctor, community organizer and Zionist who helped protect some tens of tho...
Chana Orloff
Chana Orloff (1888–1968) was a Ukraine-born Israeli figurative sculptor.
Chana Orloff was born in Ukraine. She immigrated to Ottoman Palestine in 1905 and settled in Jaffa, where she found a job...
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Alona Kimhi
Alona Kimhi (Hebrew: אלונה קמחי‎) (born 20 June 1963) is an Israeli award winning author and former actress.
Alona Kimhi was born in Lvov, Ukraine (then in the Soviet Union), in 1966 and...
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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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Zvi Zimmerman
Zvi Henryk Zimmerman (Hebrew: צבי הנריק צימרמן‎, born 2 January 1913, died 10 June 2006) was a Zionist activist, jurist, and Israeli politician. He is also known for his cooperation with Hen...
Jacob Levitzki
Jacob Levitzki, also known as Yaakov Levitsky (Hebrew: יעקב לויצקי‎) (17 August 1904 - 25 February 1956) was an Israeli mathematician.
Levitzki was born in 1904 in Ukraine, then part of th...
Itzhak Shum
Itzhak Shum (Hebrew: יצחק שום‎, born 1 September 1948 in Chişinău, Moldavian SSR) is a retired Israeli football player and was lastly the manager of Cypriot First Division side Alki.
He ...
Mykola Melnychenko
(Major) Mykola Melnychenko (Ukrainian: Микола Іванович Мельниченко, born 18 October 1966 in Vasylkiv, Ukrainian SSR) was a bodyguard of Leonid Kuchma (President of Ukraine), an officer of the Stat...
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...
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Abba Hushi
Abba Hushi (Hebrew: אבא חושי‎; born Abba Schneller; 1898 – 24 March 1969) was an Israeli politician who served as mayor of Haifa for eighteen years between 1951 to 1969. Hushi was one of the...
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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...
Yuli-Yoel Edelstein
Yuli-Yoel Edelstein (Hebrew: יולי-יואל אדלשטיין‎, Russian: Ю́лий Ю́рьевич Эдельште́йн, Ukrainian: Ю́лий Ю́рійович Едельште́йн, born 5 August 1958) is an Israeli politician who currently ...
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Ruslan Sirota
Ruslan Sirota (born November 4, 1980) is a Grammy Award-winning pianist, keyboardist, composer and producer.
Ruslan was born in Uman, Ukraine to a Jewish family on November 4, 1980. His father, Ye...
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Zvi Shiloah
Zvi Shiloah (Hebrew: צבי שילוח‎, born 6 March 1911, died 10 October 2000) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Tehiya in 1984.
Born Zvi Langsam in Boryslav...
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...
Marina Kravchenko
Marina Kravchenko (born May 19, 1975, in Ukraine) is a champion Israeli table tennis player. She is Jewish. She participated in the Olympics in 2004.