Jewish People

Jewish People

  • Theodor Herzel Date: January 14, 2013

    Theodor Herzl was the “Visionary of the State” and the individual most responsible for Modern Zionism and the movements that led to the establishment of the Modern State of Israel.  Consequently he is also known as “The Father of Modern Zionism.”  

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  • Introduction to Jewish People Date: January 14, 2013

    Most of the world has heard of Jewish biblical figures such as Abraham, Moses and Isaiah.  However, there have been important Jewish figures over the course of history that have affected nearly all ares of knowledge, such as science, history and literature.  In addition, Jews have made major contributions to the entertainment industry.  Others totally changed the world with their efforts against anti-Semitism and work towards the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948.

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  • Golda Meir Date: August 23, 2011
    Golda Meir (1898-1978) was the fourth Prime Minister of Israel, the first woman prime minister in Israel, and third woman prime minister in the world.  She was known as the “Iron Lady” in Israeli Politics and was known for having a commanding personality.

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  • David Ben Gurion Date: August 23, 2011
    Ben Gurion was born as David Gruen to Avigdor and Scheindel in Plonsk, Poland, then part of the Russian Empire.  He studied at the University of Warsaw and joined the Poale Zion movement in 1904.  Following two arrests during the Russian Revolution of 1905 and the Kishinev pogrom in 1906, he left Europe for Ottoman Palestine and joined Yitzhak Ben-Zvi as the leaders of the Poale Zion movement.

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