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Nissim Aloni / ניסים אלוני MP (1926 - 1998)

Nissim Aloni (Hebrew: נסים אלוני‎, born 24 August 1926 – died 13 June 1998) was an Israeli playwright and translator. He is ...

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Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg MP (1912 - 1947)

Raoul Wallenberg (August 4, 1912 – July 17, 1947?) was a Swedish humanitarian who worked in Budapest, Hungary, during World War II to rescue Jews from the Holocaust. Between July and December ...

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Teddy Theodor Kollek, טדי קולק MP (1911 - 2007)

Wikipedia: Theodor "Teddy" Kollek (Hebrew: טדי קולק‎) (May 27, 1911 – January 2, 2007) was mayor of Jerusalem from 1965 to 1993, and fou...

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Simon Bar Kokhba / שמעון בר כוכבא MP (b. - 135)

Simon bar Kokhba (Hebrew: שמעון בר כוכבא‎) (died CE 135) was the Jewish leader of what is known as the Bar Kok...

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Judas / יהודה Maccabaeus / המכבי, 3 MP (-190 - -160)

Judah Maccabee (or Judas Maccabeus , also spelled Machabeus, or Maccabaeus, Hebrew: יהודה המכבי, Y'hudhah HamMakabi, Judah the Hamm...

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Noah / נח / نوح . MP (-2704 - -1754)

Genesis 5:28-32 Wikipedia: Noah and נח Also See - Sons of Noah. Islamic view of Noah & Nuh (sura). Don't mix with Noah / Magi

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Ezekiel the Prophet / יחזקאל הנביא MP (-622 - -570)

Prophet Ezekiel (Hebrew: יְחֶזְקֵאל‎‎, Y'ḥez'qel), (Arabic:حزقيال Ha...

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Jeremiah the Prophet / ירמיהו הנביא MP (c.-655 - c.-586)

Jeremiah the Prophet - Wiki Jeremiah was born about 457 BCE in the city of Libna. Libna is situated in the south of Judah & in the district of Eleutheropolis. It is probably the Libnah in the neighbo...

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Isaiah the Prophet / ישעיהו הנביא MP (-778 - -698)

Isaiah 1:1. Wikipedia: Isaiah & ישעיהו .--------------------Isaiah was a descendant of Tamar; she merited to be his ancestress as a result of her modesty: ...

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Joshua / יהושע בן נון . MP (c.-1500 - c.-1390)

Joshua (Hebrew: יְהוֹשֻׁעַ‎‎ Y'hoshuʿa; Greek: Ἰησοῦς, Arabic: ...

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Judge Jephthah ben Gilead / השופט יפתח הגלעדי MP (deceased)

יפתח הגלעדי הוא דמות מקראית - ה&#...

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Deborah the Prophetess / דבורה הנביאה from the Tribe of Ephraim MP (deceased)

Deborah (Hebrew: דְּבוֹרָה, Modern Dvora Tiberian Dəḇôrā ; "Bee", Arabic: دیبا Dib...

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Judge Gideon ben Yoash / השופט גדעון בן יואש MP (deceased)

Gideon or Gedeon (Hebrew: גִּדְעוֹן, Modern Gid'on Tiberian Giḏʻôn), which means "Destroyer," "Mighty warrior," or "F...

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Mordechai / מרדכי היהודי MP (deceased)

Book of Esther, chapters 1-10 Wikipedia: Mordechai & מרדכי היהודי Also see Wikipedia: Queen Esther & Book of Esther Qu...

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Xerxes I 'the Great', King of Persia MP (c.-519 - c.-465)

Xerxes of Persia & Purim Geni Project Book of Esther, Wikipedia Book of Esther - English & Hebrew Vashti - Wikipedia Queen Esther, Wikipedia

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Rachel / רחל אמנו MP (-1837 - -1772)

Genesis 29:5-30 Genesis 35:16-20 Dies in childbirth of Benjamin. Other: Wikipedia: Rachel and רחל Rachel This great love story describes the foundation of the twelv...

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Leah / לאה אמנו MP (c.-1829 - c.-1745)

Genesis 29:16-17 Wikipedia: Leah & לאה . Leah was described as 'tender eyed'. Died sometime before Jacob's passing.

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Abraham / אברהם אבינו / إبراهيم MP (-1812 - -1637)

Genesis 11:26-32 Birth of Abram. Genesis 16:15-16 Birth of son Ishmael. Genesis 21:1-5 Birth of son Isaac. Genesis 21:1-4 Marriage to Keturah and birth of her 6 sons. Wikipedia: Abraham , ...

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Rebecca / רבקה / ربط . MP (-1926 - -1793)

Genesis 22:23 Wikipedia: Rebecca and רבקה . Rebeka was "the counterpart of Sarah in person and in spirit". -------------------- Birth: in Haram,Padan-aram Burial: ...

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Isaac / יצחק אבינו / إسحاق‎‎ MP (c.-1950 - c.-1770)

Genesis 21:1-6 Born and named. Genesis 25:19-29 Married with children. Wikipedia: * Isaac & יצחק . 2nd Patriarch of the Jewish Nation. The 9th Prophet of Islam (see ...

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Sarah / שרה אמנו / سارة MP (c.-2040 - c.-1913)

Genesis 11:29-30 Wikipedia: Sarah and שרה Sarah is a half sister to her husband Abraham. They had the same father, but different mothers. Sarah died directly after the sacrif...

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Rabbi Joshua ben Hananiah רבי יהושע בן חנניה MP (deceased)

Joshua ben Hananiah יהושע בן חנניה (d.131CE) was a leading tanna of the first half-century following the destruction ...

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Rabbi Meir Ba'al Hanes רבי מאיר בעל הנס MP (c.139 - c.163)

Rabbi Meir or Rabbi Meir Baal HaNes (Rabbi Meir the miracle maker) was a Jewish sage who lived in the time of the Mishna. He was considered one of the greatest of the Tannaim of the fourth generation (...

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Rabbi Yochanan HaSandlar MP (c.100 - c.150)

Johanan HaSandlar - יוחנן הסנדלר‎) "Johanan the Shoemaker" or "Johanan the Sandalmaker", alternatively "J ohanan the ...

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Hannah / חנה . MP (deceased)

1 Samuel 1:1-28 - 1 Samuel 2:1-11 . Wikipedia: Hannah and חנה .

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Hulda the Prophetess / חולדה הנביאה / هولدا النبية MP (deceased)

Huldah the Prophetess . She is said to have been a descendant of Joshua . וידאו - VIDEO - אל האמת שמע...

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Ruth of Moab / רות המואביה MP (c.-1130 - c.-1050)

Book of Ruth - Chapter 1 describes the life of Elimelech and his family in Moab. After the death of their husbands, Naomi and Ruth went to Bethlehem. Chapter 2 Ruth gleans in the fields of Boaz. ...

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Mordechai Anielewicz / מרדכי אנילביץ MP (1919 - 1943)

Mordechai Anielewicz (1919 – 8 May 1943) was the leader of Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa (English: Jewish Combat Organization), also known as ŻOB, during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising f...

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Yosef Glazman / יוסף גלזמן MP (1908 - 1943)

Yosef Glazman (1908 - 1943) was a Partisans leader and a Beitar fellow. He was one of the leaders of Vilnus Ghetto Underground movement during the Holocaust. יוסף...

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Simone Signoret MP (1921 - 1985)

Simone Signoret (French pronunciation: [simɔn siɲɔˈʁɛ]; 25 March 1921 – 30 September 1985) was a French cinema actress often hailed as one of France's g...

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Leonard "Chico" Marx MP (1887 - 1961)

Leonard "Chico" Marx was the eldest of the Marx Brothers. Marx used an Italian accent for his on-stage character; stereotyped ethnic characters were common with Vaudeville comedians. Chico was a tale...

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Julius "Groucho" Marx MP (1890 - 1977)

As an entertainer and comedian, Groucho Marx remains a well-known figure some 30 years after his death. Marx's grease-paint bushy eyebrows and mustache, and trademark cigar, made him immediately recogn...

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Arthur "Harpo" Marx MP (1888 - 1964)

Arthur Adolph "Harpo" Marx was the second oldest of the Marx Brothers. With the big, poofy, curly red hair, a top hat, and a horn, the lovable mute was the favorite of the Marx Brothers. Though chasing...

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Danny Kaye MP (1911 - 1987)

Celebrated American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian. *If anyone has any information on Danny Kaye's brothers or parents please contact me! Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsk) left school...

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Peter Sellers MP (1925 - 1980)

Official Peter Sellers Site Peter Sellers - Comic Genius Peter Seller Appreciation Society Peter Sellers - Wikipedia Bio (PETER SELLERS) Richard Henry Sellers, OBE (8 September 1925 – ...

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Al Jolson MP (1886 - 1950)

Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson) was an American singer, comedian and actor. In his heyday, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer". He was born in the Kovno Governorate, Russian Empire (now Lit...

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James Sidney Edouard, Baron Ensor MP (1860 - 1949)

James Sidney Edouard, Baron Ensor (13 April 1860 – 19 November 1949) was a Flemish-Belgian painter and printmaker, an important influence on expressionism and surrealism who lived in Ostend for ...

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Rosa Luxemburg MP (1871 - 1919)

Rosa Luxemburg (Rosalia Luxemburg, Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871, Zamość, Vistula Land, Russia – 15 January 1919, Berlin, Germany) was a Marxist theorist, phi...

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Emile Durkheim (1858 - 1917)

Émile Durkheim was born in Épinal in Lorraine, coming from a long line of devout French Jews; his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather had been rabbis. At an early age, he decided n...

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Paul Ehrlich, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1908 MP (1854 - 1915)

Paul Ehrlich פאול ארליך Paul Ehrlich (14 March 1854 – 20 August 1915) was a German Jewish scientist in the fields of hematology, ...

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Sigmund Freud MP (1856 - 1939)

Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud (6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939), was a Jewish Austrian neurologist who founded the psychoanalytic school of psychiatry. Freud is best known for his...

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Norbert Wiener MP (1894 - 1964)

American mathematician, the originator of cybernetics, a formalization of the notion of feedback, with many implications for engineering, systems control, computer science, biology, philosophy, and the...

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Baron Moritz von Hirsch auf Gereuth MP (1831 - 1896)

Maurice (Zvi) von Hirsch ( Baron Moritz von Hirsch auf Gereuth ) (9 December 1831 – 21 April 1896) was a German-Jewish banker, businessman and philanthropist who set up charitable foundations to...

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Émile Zola MP (1840 - 1902)

Émile Zola est un écrivain et journaliste français, né à Paris le 2 avril 1840 et mort dans la même ville le 29 septembre 1902. Considéré comme l...

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Yaakov Shabtai / יעקב שבתאי MP (1934 - 1981)

Yaakov Shabtai (1934–81) was an Israeli novelist, playwright, and translator. His best known work is Zikhron Devarim (1977), published in English in 1985 as Past Continuous . Written as a sing...

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I. L. Peretz י. ל. פרץ MP (1852 - 1915)

Isaac Leib Peretz (May 18, 1852 – 3 April 1915), also known as Yitskhok Leybush Peretz (יצחק־לייבוש פר&...

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Nathan Alterman / נתן אלתרמן MP (1910 - 1970)

Nathan Alterman (Hebrew: נתן אלתרמן ‎, August 14, 1910, Warsaw – March 28, 1970, Tel Aviv) was an Israeli poet, playwright, ...

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Shaul Tchernichovsky / שאול טשרניחובסקי MP (1875 - 1943)

Shaul Tchernichovsky (20 August 1875 – 14 October 1943; Hebrew: שאול טשרניחובסקי‎;...

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Mendele Mocher Sefarim / מנדלי מוכר ספרים MP (1835 - 1917)

Mendele Mocher Sefarim (also Moykher, also Sfarim, מענדעלע מוכר ספֿרים), December ...

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Micha Josef Berdyczewski / מיכה יוסף ברדיצ'בסקי MP (1865 - 1921)

Micha Josef Berdyczewski (Hebrew מיכה יוסף ברדיצ'בסקי ), or Mikhah Yosef Bin-Gorio...

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Yehuda Burla / יהודה בורלא MP (1886 - 1969)

Yehuda Burla (Hebrew: יהודה בורלא ‎; born 18 September 1886, died 7 November 1969) was an Israeli author. Biography Burl...

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Yehuda Leib Gordon / יהודה לייב גורדון MP (1830 - 1892)

Judah Leib (Ben Asher) Gordon , also known as Leon Gordon, (December 7, 1830, Vilnius, Lithuania – September 16, 1892, St. Petersburg, Russia) (Hebrew: יהודה &...

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Yocheved יוכבד Bat Miriam בת מרים MP (1901 - 1980)

Yocheved Bat-Miriam (born 1901 in Russia – 7 January 1980 in Israel) was an Israeli poet. She is unusual among Hebrew poets in expressing nostalgia for the landscapes of the country of her birth...

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Haim Hazaz / חיים הזז MP (1898 - 1973)

Haim Hazaz (Hebrew: חיים הזז) (born 16 September 1898; died 24 March 1973) was an Israeli novelist. Life Hazaz was born in a small village in Ukrain...

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Asher Gintzberg (Ahad Ha'am) / אחד העם MP (1856 - 1927)

בהיותו בן י"ז השיאוהו הוריו אש&#x...

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Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor MP (1847 - 1931)

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including...

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Alexander Graham Bell MP (1847 - 1922)

Alexander Graham Bell March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922 Parents: Alexander Bell and Eliza Grace Symonds Wife: Mabel Gardiner Hubbard 1858-1923 Children: Elsie May Grosvenor (Bell) 1878-19...

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Avraham Shlonsky / אברהם שלונסקי MP (1900 - 1973)

Avraham Shlonsky (March 6, 1900 – May 18, 1973; Hebrew: אברהם שלונסקי‎; Russian: АвD...

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Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin MP (1799 - 1837)

Alexander Pushkin Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́е...

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Wilbur Wright MP (1867 - 1912)

The Wright brothers -- Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) -- were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building...

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Orville Loren Wright MP (1871 - 1948)

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building t...

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Menachem Ussishkin / מנחם אוסישקין MP (1863 - 1941)

אברהם מנחם-מנדל אוּסישְקין (14 ב&...

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Zerach Barnet / זרח ברנט MP (c.1843 - 1935)

אנציקלופדיה דוד תדהר ראה שם - ע&#...

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Aharon אהרון Chelouche שלוש MP (1840 - 1920)

Aharon Chelouce אהרון שלוש Aaron Chelouce (19 May 1840 - April 7, 1920), was one of the leaders of the Sephardic community in Ja...

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Shimon Rokach / שמעון רוקח MP (1863 - 1921)

בית רוקח חברא קדישא תל אביב יפ&...

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Dvora Baron / דבורה בארון MP (1887 - 1956)

Dvora Baron (1887-1956) was born in Belarus to a rabbinic family, and immigrated to pre-state Israel in 1910. During World War I, she lived in Egypt. Baron began writing at an early age: her first stor...

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Yosef Chaim Brenner / יוסף חיים ברנר MP (1881 - 1921)

Yosef Haim Brenner (Hebrew: יוסף חיים ברנר‎, also Yosef Chaim Brenner, 1881–1921) was a Russian-born He...

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Alexander Ziskind Rabinowitz / אז"ר MP (1854 - 1945)

Alexander Ziskind Rabinowitz, Hebrew writer, biographer, editor and translator. אלכסנדר זיסקינ]...

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David Shimoni / דוד שמעוני MP (1891 - 1956)

משורר סופר ומתרגם עברי, מראשו�...

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Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri / רבי יצחק כדורי MP (c.1898 - 2006)

הרב יצחק כדורי (ט"ז בתשרי ה'תרנ"ט...

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Yehuda ben Betzalel Loew יהודה בן בצלאל לאו [Maharal of Prague המהר"ל מפראג] MP (1512 - 1609)

Talmudist, Kabbalist, chief rabbi of Prague. Popularly known as the "MaHaRaL", the abbreviation of "Moreinu Harav Rabbi Loew" ("Our teacher Rabbi Loew"). The Maharal of Prague was a towering giant in...

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Levi ben Gerson, Gersonides / רלב"ג MP (1288 - 1344)

רלב"ג רבי לוי בן גרשון (בר"ת: רלב"]...

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Berek (Dov Baer) Joselewicz MP (1764 - 1809)

ברק יוסלביץ בֶּרֶק יוֹסלבי&#...

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Bracha Zefira / ברכה צפירה MP (1910 - 1990)

Bracha Zefira Singer Bracha Zefira was born in Jerusalem in 1910 to parents who immigrated from Yemen. After being orphaned at a young age, she was raised by a number of families in Jerusalem before ...

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בתיה-Batya מקוב-Makov (1840 - 1911)

Batia Makov Batia Makov, nee Apel, was born in 1841 in the town of Brisk in Czarist Russia. She married Avraham and moved to the neighboring Polish town of Terespol, where she bore 12 children. Avrah...

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Avi Cohen / אבי כהן MP (1956 - 2010)

Avraham "Avi" Cohen (Hebrew: אבי כהן‎; 14 November 1956 – 29 December 2010) was an Israeli footballer who played as a defender. He was best known...

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Yaakov Grundman / יעקב גרונדמן MP (1939 - 2004)

Ya'akov "Yankela" Grundman (Hebrew: יעקב "יענקל'ה" גרונדמן‎; 20 July 1939 &...

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Menachem Ashkenazi / מנחם אשכנזי MP (1934 - 2000)

Menachem Ashkenazi (1934 – 2000) was an Israeli international football referee, born in Bulgaria, active during the 1960s and 1970s. He was the first Asian referee who officiated in a World Cup....

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Natan Panz / נתן פנץ MP (1917 - 1948)

נתן פנץ נתן פנץ (28 בספטמבר 1917, וי]...

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Jerry Beit Halevi / ג'רי בית הלוי MP (1912 - 1997)

Moshe "Jerry" Beit haLevi was an Israeli football player and manager. _________________________________________________________________________________ ג'רי (מ...

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Nahum Stelmach / נחום סטלמך MP (1936 - 1999)

Nahum Stelmach (1936 - 1999) was an Israeli footballer and manager. _______________________________________________________________________________ נחום ^...

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Avi Ran / אבי רן MP (1963 - 1987)

Avi Ran (August 25, 1963 - July 11, 1987) was a goalkeeper at the Israeli football club Maccabi Haifa and of the Israeli National Soccer Team. Widely considered one of the greatest football players in ...

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Shmuel Ben-Dror / שמואל בן-דרור MP (1924 - 2009)

Shmuel Ben Dror (March 3, 1932 – February 18, 2006) was an Israeli association football player. Ben Dror was born in Petah Tikva. He played defense for and was the first captain of the Israeli...

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Eli אלי Fuchs פוקס MP (1924 - 1992)

אלי פוקס אלי (אליהו) פוקס (15 בינ&#...

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Yaakov Hodorov / יעקב חודורוב MP (1927 - 2006)

יעקב חודורוב עקב חודורוב (16 ב...

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Meir Ariel / מאיר אריאל MP (1942 - 1999)

Meir Ariel (Hebrew: מאיר אריאל‎) (March 2, 1942 – July 18, 1999) was an Israeli singer-songwriter. He was known as a "man ...

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Yair Rosenblum / יאיר רוזנבלום MP (1944 - 1996)

Yair Rosenblum (1944 – August 27, 1996, also spelled Ya'ir Rozenblum) was an Israeli composer. Music career Rosenblum was born in Tel Aviv. He was musical director of the Israel Defense Forc...

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Uzi Hitman / עוזי חיטמן MP (1952 - 2004)

Uzi Hitman (Hebrew: עוזי חיטמן, June 9, 1952 – October 17, 2004) was an Israeli singer, songwriter, composer and television persona...

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Ofra Haza / עפרה חזה MP (1957 - 2000)

עפרה חזה (נו' 19 בנובמבר 1957 - נפ' 23 בפבר�...

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Ehud אהוד Manor מנור MP (1941 - 2005)

Ehud Manor (born Ehud Weiner, July 13, 1941; died April 12, 2005) was an Israeli songwriter, translator, and radio and TV personality. In 1998, Manor was awarded the Israel Prize for Hebrew song. Ehu...

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Arik Lavie / אריק לביא MP (1927 - 2004)

Arik Lavie (born in 1927, Leipzig, died in 2004, Petah Tikva) was an Israeli actor and Pop-Rock-Folk singer. His career started in the military band of the Palmach, in 1945. Since then, he participat...

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Naomi Shemer / נעמי שמר MP (1930 - 2004)

Naomi Shemer ( נעמי שמר‎; July 13, 1930 – June 26, 2004) was a leading Israeli songwriter hailed as the "first lady of Israeli song and po...

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Yossi Banai / יוסי בנאי MP (1932 - 2008)

Yossi Banai (יוסי בנאי) (November 5, 1932 – May 11, 2006) was an Israeli performer, singer, actor, and dramatist. Biography Banai was ...

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Sasha Argov / סשה ארגוב MP (1914 - 1995)

Alexander "Sasha" Argov (born Alexander Abramovich; 1914 – September 27, 1995) was a prominent Israeli composer and was a winner of the Israel Prize, the state's highest honor. Early life Ar...

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Shoshana Damari / שושנה דמארי MP (1923 - 2006)

Shoshana Damari (Hebrew: שושנה דמארי‎‎, Arabic: شوشانه (شم&#x...

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Martin Buber / מרטין מרדכי בובר MP (1878 - 1965)

Martin Buber (Hebrew: מרטין בובר‎; February 8, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an Austrian-born Jewish philosopher best known for ...

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Simon Wiesenthal MP (1908 - 2005)

Simon Wiesenthal, KBE (December 31, 1908 – September 20, 2005) was an Austrian Holocaust survivor who became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter. After four and a half year...

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Yosef (Pepo) יוסף Millo מילוא, Sr. MP (1916 - 1997)

יוסף מילוא יוסף מילוא (פפו) (1916 - 1997) ...

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שייקה אופיר Shaike Ophir MP (1929 - 1987)

Shaike Ophir (November 4, 1929 – August 17, 1987; Hebrew: שייקה אופיר‎) was an Israeli film actor and comedian, and t...

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Janusz Korczak MP (1879 - c.1942)

יאנוּש קוֹרצ'אק; 22 ביולי 1878 או 1879 - 5 בא&#...

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