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Amos Elon MP (1926 - 2009)

"Heinrich"

Amos Elon, Israeli Author, Dies at 82 By ETHAN BRONNER Published: May 25, 2009 JERUSALEM — Amos Elon, an Israeli essayist and author who examined his society’s flaws and myths, explored some of its gr...

6/25/2009 8/20/2021

Max Reinhardt (1873 - 1943)

From Actor, Director. Born Maximilian Goldmann of Jewish ancestry in the former country of Austria-Hungary, he worked as a theater director in Berlin, Germany, from 1902 to 1933, specifically the Deu...

12/10/2019 8/15/2021

Abraham (Aby) Samuel Warburg MP (1864 - 1933)

2/7/2009 8/14/2021

Eduard Arnhold MP (1849 - 1925)

German Jewish industrialist. Born in Dessau, he began his rise to become one of Germany's "coal kings" as a 15-year-old apprentice in Caesar Wollheim's company in Berlin; became company secretary by ag...

10/26/2011 8/14/2021

2/17/2014 8/14/2021

James Simon MP (1851 - 1932)

James Simon was a German entrepreneur, art collector, philanthropist and patron of the arts during the Wilhelmine period. He donated most of his significant collections to the Berlin State Museums, i...

9/18/2008 8/14/2021

Theodor Wolff MP (1868 - 1943)

Theodor WOLFF: b. 2 Aug 1868, Berlin - d. 23 Sept 1943, Berlin Information courtesy of various sources, including the following: Theodor Wolff (* 2. August 1868 in Berlin; † 23. September 1943 ebe...

12/18/2013 8/14/2021

Raymond Aron MP (1905 - 1983)

Raymond Claude Ferdinand Aron was a French philosopher, sociologist, journalist, and political scientist. He is best known for his 1955 book The Opium of the Intellectuals , the title of which inverts...

2/7/2009 8/14/2021

Paul Singer MP (1844 - 1911)

Paul Singer (16 January 1844, Berlin – 31 January 1911) was a leading Marxist in and representative of the Social Democratic Party of Germany in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Co-Chairmen of...

2/18/2021 2/18/2021

JUDr. Robert Weltsch MP (1891 - 1982)

Robert Weltsch (20 June 1891, Prague – 22 December 1982, Jerusalem) was a journalist, editor and prominent Zionist. He was editor of the Jüdische Rundschau (Jewish Review), a newspaper published twi...

8/7/2011 2/18/2021

Max Moritz Warburg MP (1867 - 1946)

Max Moritz Warburg (5 June 1867 – 26 December 1946) was a German banker and scion of the wealthy Warburg family of German bankers. Early life Max Warburg was one of seven children born to Moritz W...

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Chaim Azriel Weizmann, Hebrew: חיים עזריאל ויצמן‎, (27 November 1874 – 9 November 1952) was a Zionist leader, President of the Zionist Organization, and the first President of the State of Israel. He w...

9/13/2007 2/18/2021

Richard Martin Willstätter (13 August 1872 – 3 August 1942) was a German organic chemist whose study of the structure of plant pigments, chlorophyll included, won him the 1915 Nobel Prize for Chemistry...

4/10/2009 2/18/2021

Ernst Toller MP (1893 - 1939)

Ernst Toller (1 December 1893 – 22 May 1939) was a German left-wing playwright, best known for his Expressionist plays. He served in 1919 for six days as President of the short-lived Bavarian Soviet Re...

12/6/2011 2/18/2021

Moritz Steinschneider MP (1816 - 1907)

"Moyses"

Moritz Steinschneider (March 30, 1816, Prostějov, Moravia Austria– 1907) was a Bohemian bibliographer and Orientalist. He received his early instruction in Hebrew from his father, Jacob Steinschneide...

4/26/2009 2/18/2021

Manès Sperber MP (1905 - 1984)

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8/20/2017 2/18/2021

Eduard von Simson MP (1810 - 1899)

"Martin Sigismund Eduard von Simson", "Simson"

Martin Sigismund Eduard von Simson was a German jurist and distinguished liberal politician of the Kingdom of Prussia and German Empire, who served as President of the Frankfurt Parliament as well...

4/8/2007 2/18/2021

Bertha Pappenheim MP (1859 - 1936)

Bertha Pappenheim (February 27, 1859, in Vienna - May 28, 1936, in Neu-Isenburg) was an Austrian-Jewish feminist, a social pioneer, and the founder of the Jüdischer Frauenbund (League of Jewish Women)....

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Salman Schocken MP (1877 - 1959)

The Patron: A Life of Salman Schocken, 1877-1959 , by Anthony David Salman Schocken (1877-1959) led an extraordinary life. An East European Jew by birth, he flourished as a businessman and cultural ...

7/3/2007 2/18/2021

Gershom (Gerhard) Scholem MP (1897 - 1982)

"Gerhard"

G. Scholem, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Gerhard Scholem who, after his immigration from Germany to Palestine, changed his name to Gershom Scholem (Hebrew: גרשם שולם) (December 5, 1897 – Febr...

8/12/2013 2/18/2021

Prof. Dr. Franz Oppenheimer MP (1864 - 1943)

Franz Oppenheimer (March 30, 1864 – September 30, 1943) was a German-Jewish sociologist and political economist, who published also in the area of the fundamental sociology of the state. After study...

8/4/2009 2/18/2021

Moritz Moses Jacob Ritter von Goldschmidt MP (1803 - 1888)

"a.k.a Moritz Ritter von Goldschmidt"

change his name to Moritz Ritter von Goldschmidt

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild MP (1840 - 1915)

"Natty", "Nathan Mayer Lord Rothschild"

Nathan Mayer Rothschild , 1st Baron Rothschild , Baron de Rothschild GCVO PC was a British banker and politician from the international Rothschild financial dynasty. =================================...

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Dr. Hugo Salus MP (1866 - 1929)

Hugo Salus (3 August 1866 in Česká Lípa; 4 February 1929 in Prague) was a doctor, writer and poet. Contents [show] Life[edit] Salus studied medicine in Prague and established a practice in gyn...

1/28/2013 2/18/2021

Franz Rosenzweig MP (1886 - 1929)

Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) ranks as one of the most original Jewish thinkers of the modern period. There can be little doubt that Franz Rosenzweig was not only one of the most seminal thinkers of his...

10/18/2007 2/18/2021

Joseph Roth MP (1894 - 1939)

Joseph Roth was one of the most prominent Austrian writers of the first half of the 20th century. Particularly his novels and newspaper essays gained him the respect of contemporary critics. Leo Baeck ...

6/12/2008 2/18/2021

Moritz Gottlieb Saphir MP (1795 - 1858)

Moritz Gottlieb Saphir, born Moses Saphir (8 February 1795 in Lovasberény near Székesfehérvár – 5 September 1858 in Baden bei Wien) was an Austrian satirical writer and journalist. Contents [show] L...

9/15/2008 2/18/2021

Max Reinhardt MP (1873 - 1943)

Max Reinhardt (September 9, 1873-October 30, 1943) was an Austrian-born American stage and film actor and director. Biography. Max Reinhardt was born Maximilian Goldmann, of Jewish ancestry, in Baden...

12/3/2009 2/18/2021

Dr. jur. Hugo Preuß MP (1860 - 1925)

"Preuss"

From Hugo Preuß (Preuss) (28 October 1860 – 9 October 1925) was a German lawyer and liberal politician. He was the author of the draft version of the constitution that was passed by the Weimar Nation...

9/17/2008 2/18/2021

Karl Popper MP (1902 - 1994)

Sir Karl Raimund Popper , CH FRS FBA was an Austrian Jewish-British philosopher and professor. He is generally regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of science of the 20th century. Popper is kn...

8/17/2010 2/18/2021

Moritz Oppenheim MP (1800 - 1882)

Birth: Jan. 8, 1800 Hanau Hessen, Germany Death: Feb. 25, 1882 Frankfurt am Main Hessen, Germany Painter. He was considered to be the first Jewish painter in modern times to gain acceptance...

2/28/2008 2/18/2021

Mordecai Manuel Noah MP (1785 - 1851)

The most influential Jew in the United States in the early 19th Century. He was an editor, journalist, playwright, politician, lawyer, court of appeals judge, New York Port surveyor, a major in the New...

4/11/2012 2/18/2021

Erich Kurt Mühsam MP (1878 - 1934)

Erich Mühsam Erich Mühsam (6 April 1878 – 10 July 1934) was a German-Jewish antimilitarist anarchist essayist, poet and playwright. He emerged at the end of World War I as one of the leading agitat...

10/23/2011 2/18/2021

Salomon Maimon MP (c.1753 - 1800)

Salomon Maimon (שלמה מימון‎‎; 1753 – 22 November 1800) was a German-speaking philosopher, born of Jewish parentage in present-day Belarus. Early years Salomon Maimon was born Shlomo ben Joshua in the...

2/1/2018 2/18/2021

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe MP (1749 - 1832)

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His works include epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; treatises on ...

1/21/2007 2/18/2021

Immanuel Kant MP (1724 - 1804)

Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher who is a central figure in modern philosophy. Kant argues that the human mind creates the structure of human experience, that r...

8/18/2007 2/18/2021

Ludwig Geiger (originally Lazarus Abraham Geiger; 5 June 1848, Breslau – 9 February 1919, Berlin) was a German author and historian. Life He was born at Breslau, Silesia, a son of Abraham Geiger. Af...

6/23/2008 2/18/2021

Dr. Abraham Geiger Tree MyHeritgage Abraham Geiger (24 May 1810 in Frankfurt am Main – 23 October 1874 in Berlin) was a German rabbi and scholar who led the founding of Reform Judaism. He sought to r...

6/23/2008 2/18/2021

Eduard Gans MP (1797 - 1839)

Eduard Gans (March 22, 1797 – May 5, 1839) was a German jurist. He was born in Berlin of prosperous Jewish parents. He studied law first at the Friedrich Wilhelm University, Berlin, then at Göttinge...

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Ludwig Anton Salomon Fulda (July 7, 1862 – March 7, 1939) was a German playwright and poet, with a strong social commitment. He lived with Moritz Moszkowski's first wife Henriette, née Chaminade, you...

7/21/2010 2/18/2021

Friedrich (Fritz) Viktor von Friedländer-Fuld MP (1858 - 1917)

"Friedlaender"

Langjähriges Mitglied der »Gesellschaft der Freunde«, einem 1792 in Berlin gegründeten jüdischen Hilfsverein, der allerdings seit den 1880er Jahren vorwiegend als Club bzw. informelles Zentrum der Berl...

2/28/2012 2/18/2021

Egon Friedell MP (1878 - 1938)

Egon Friedell was sixty-years old when he committed suicide. He is the author of "Cultural History of the Modern Age" published six years before his death. His suicide was the result of a tragic misa...

12/3/2010 2/18/2021

Henriette Herz, née Henriette de Lemos,by Anna Dorothea Lisiewska, 1778 Grave of Henriette Herz Henriette Herz née De Lemos (September 5, 1764 – October 22, 1847) is best known for the "salonnieres"...

10/3/2015 2/18/2021

David Joachim Friedländer MP (1750 - 1834)

né le 16 décembre 1750 selon Samuel Sabel he was a major force in the movement for Jewish religious reform he employed Moses Mendelssohn in his silk factory, and founded the bank of "Mendelssohn and ...

2/20/2010 2/18/2021

Georg Bernhard Lukács MP (1885 - 1971)

György Lukács (/ˈluːkɑːtʃ/; Hungarian: [%CB%8C%C9%9F%C3%B8r%C9%9F ˈlukaːtʃ]; 13 April 1885 – 4 June 1971) was a Hungarian Marxist philosopher, aesthetician, literary historian, and critic. He was one...

7/15/2013 2/18/2021

Friedrich Fritz Mauthner MP (1849 - 1923)

Fritz Mauthner verbrachte seine Jugendjahre in Prag, wohin die Familie 1855 übersiedelte, besuchte zunächst eine jüdische Privatschule, dann das Piaristengymnasium, schließlich das deutsche Gymnasium a...

11/16/2008 2/18/2021

Dr. phil. Emil Ludwig MP (1881 - 1948)

Emil Ludwig (25 January 1881 – 17 September 1948) was a German author, known for his biographies and study of historical "greats."[1] Contents [show] Biography[edit] Emil Ludwig (originally na...

2/28/2012 2/18/2021

Ernst Lissauer MP (1882 - 1937)

Ernst Lissauer (16 December 1882 in Berlin – 10 December 1937 in Vienna) was a German-Jewish poet and dramatist remembered for the phrase Gott strafe England ("May God punish England"). He also creat...

1/15/2018 2/18/2021

Dr. Karl Liebknecht MP (1871 - 1919)

Karl Paul August Friedrich Liebknecht (German: ˈliːpknɛçt; 13 August 1871 – 15 January 1919) was a German socialist politician and theorist, originally in the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) a...

12/3/2013 2/18/2021

Moritz Lazarus MP (1824 - 1903)

From H.S. Morais, Eminent Israelites of the Nineteenth Century Prof. Dr. Moritz Lazarus was born at Filehne, in Posen, Prussian Poland, on the 15th of September, 1824. His father, Aaron Levin Lazarus...

6/21/2012 2/18/2021

Ferdinand Lassalle MP (1825 - 1864)

Ferdinand Johann Gottlieb Lassalle (1825–1864) was a German-Jewish jurist, philosopher, and socialist political activist. Lassalle is best remembered as an initiator of international-style soc...

11/9/2012 2/18/2021

Eduard Lasker MP (1829 - 1884)

Eduard Lasker was not married at all. He was buried with his best buddy / political colleague Ludwig Bamberger in Berlin. Martha Bamberger married (in 1911) the chess master Emanuel Lasker. It is n...

4/6/2012 2/18/2021

Else Lasker-Schüler MP (1869 - 1945)

"אלזה שילר"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Else Lasker-Schüler (February 11, 1869 – January 22, 1945) was a Jewish German poet and playwright famous for her bohemian lifestyle in Berlin. She was one of t...

9/24/2011 2/18/2021

Gustav Landauer MP (1870 - 1919)

Gustav Landauer (7 April 1870 in Karlsruhe, Baden – 2 May 1919 in Munich, Bavaria) was one of the leading theorists on anarchism in Germany in the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century....

9/11/2012 2/18/2021

Simon Selke von Lämel MP (1766 - 1845)

"Salomon Lemel"

Simon Edler von Lämel (August 1766 – 1845) was an Austrian-Jewish merchant who devoted his life to bettering the lives of his fellow Jews. He was born in Tuschkau (now Město Touškov), near Pilsen, B...

5/18/2009 2/18/2021

Ephraim Moses Kuh MP (1731 - 1790)

KUH, EPHRAIM MOSES: German poet; born 1731 in Breslau; died there April 3, 1790. His parents had chosen for him the career of a student of the Talmud; but his faith had been shaken by the influence ...

1/3/2013 2/18/2021

Arthur Koestler MP (1905 - 1983)

"Kösztler", "Artur", "Kostler", "Kestler", "ארתור", "קסטלר"

Arthur Koestler, CBE (5 September 1905 – 1 March 1983) was a Hungarian-British author, and journalist. Koestler was born in Budapest and, apart from his early school years, was educated in Austria. I...

4/5/2012 2/18/2021

Otto Klemperer MP (1885 - 1973)

Otto Klemperer was a German conductor and composer. He is widely regarded as one of the leading conductors of the 20th century.

10/19/2011 2/18/2021

Wegen seiner jüdischen Herkunft wurde Klemperer von den Nationalsozialisten nach deren Machtantritt denunziert, dann im Juni 1934 zwangsweise pensioniert. Als ihm im Juni 1938 verboten wurde, Funktione...

9/18/2008 2/18/2021

Henry Alfred Kissinger (born Heinz Alfred Kissinger ) is an American diplomat and politician who served as the United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential admi...

7/21/2009 2/18/2021

Max Liebermann MP (1847 - 1935)

Max Lieberman German painter, etcher, lithographer and draughtsman Max Lieberman - Russische tekst Max Liebermann Nederlandse tekst Langjähriges Mitglied der »Gesellschaft der Freunde«, einem 17...

9/17/2008 2/18/2021

Berl Katznelson MP (1887 - 1944)

"בארי"

Berl Katznelson (Hebrew: ברל כצנלסון‎, born 25 January 1887, died 12 August 1944) was one the intellectual founders of Labor Zionism, instrumental to the establishment of the modern State of Israel, an...

3/18/2007 2/18/2021

Erich Kästner MP (1899 - 1974)

Author. One of Germany's leading creators of children's fiction. His sharp observations and dry humor have made his books popular with adults as well as young people. Kastner's best-known novels are ...

11/16/2016 2/18/2021

Moritz Hartmann MP (1821 - 1872)

Hartmann is discussed in chapter 3 of Languages of Community: The Jewish Experience in the Czech Lands, by Hillel J. Kievel (University of California Press, 2000). Buried, per genteam.at: Last Nam...

11/15/2010 2/18/2021

החידה של פריץ הבר, פושע המלחמה שבלעדיו היינו מתים מרעב הוא היה מפתח נשק כימי, מושיע האנושות, מחפש זהב וחתן פרס נובל. אך מעל הכל פריץ הבר היה פטריוט גרמני, שחשב שיוכל לשלוט בהיסטוריה וגילה שיהדותו...

2/3/2009 2/18/2021

Max Horkheimer MP (1895 - 1973)

Max Horkheimer (February 14, 1895 – July 7, 1973) was a German Jewish philosopher and sociologist who was famous for his work in critical theory as a member of the 'Frankfurt School' of social resear...

6/29/2015 2/18/2021

Prof. Karl Joel MP (1864 - 1934)

Wikipedia EN

3/17/2019 2/18/2021

Heinrich Graetz MP (1817 - 1891)

"Grätz"

Heinrich Graetz (October 31, 1817 - September 7, 1891) was amongst the first historians to write a comprehensive history of the Jewish people from a Jewish perspective. Born Tzvi Hirsch Graetz to a...

5/23/2009 2/18/2021

Nahum Goldmann MP (1895 - 1982)

Nahum Goldmann (Hebrew: נחום גולדמן‎) (July 10, 1895 – August 29, 1982) was a leading Zionist and the founder and longtime president of the World Jewish Congress from 1948 to 1977. Memories of Nachum ...

2/22/2008 2/18/2021

Max Hermann Jellinek MP (1823 - 1848)

Hermann Jellinek (* 22. Januar 1822 in Drslawitz, Mähren; † 23. November 1848 in Wien) war ein österreichischer Schriftsteller, Journalist und Revolutionär. Inhaltsverzeichnis [Anzeigen] Leben und ...

8/19/2007 2/18/2021

Rosa Luxemburg MP (1871 - 1919)

"Rosa Luxemburg"

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

5/29/2012 2/18/2021

Karl Joseph Wolfskehl MP (1869 - 1948)

Karl Wolfskehl (17 September 1869 – 30 June 1948) was a German Jewish author and translator. He wrote poetry, prose and drama in German, and translated from French, English, Italian, Hebrew, Latin an...

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Hermann Cohen MP (1842 - 1918)

Hermann Cohen (4 July 1842 – 4 April 1918) was a German-Jewish philosopher, one of the founders of the Marburg School of Neo-Kantianism, and he is often held to be "probably the most important Jewish p...

7/10/2008 2/18/2021

Franz Kafka MP (1883 - 1924)

"Anschel Kafka"

Franz Kafka ; ( 3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-language novelist, one of the most influential of the 20th century, whose works came to be regarded after his death as one of the major achieveme...

10/18/2010 2/18/2021

Max Brod MP (1884 - 1968)

Max Brod (Hebrew: מקס ברוד) (May 27, 1884 – December 20, 1968) was a German-speaking Czech Jewish, later Israeli, author, composer, and journalist. Although he was a prolific writer in his own right,...

11/27/2010 2/18/2021

Louis Raphael Bischoffsheim MP (1800 - 1873)

"Lodewijk"

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Martin Buber MP (1878 - 1965)

"‎מרטין מרדכי בובר"

Martin Buber (Hebrew: מרטין בובר‎; February 8, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an Austrian-born Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of religious existentialism centered on th...

1/5/2008 2/18/2021

Jacob Bernays MP (1824 - 1881)

Jacob Bernays (September 11, 1824 – May 26, 1881) was a German philologist and philosophical writer. Life[edit] Bernays was born in Hamburg to Jewish parents. His father, Isaac Bernays (1792-1849) w...

7/6/2009 2/18/2021

3/8/2011 2/18/2021

Paul Cassirer MP (1871 - 1926)

Paul Cassirer (21 February 1871, in Görlitz – 7 January 1926, in Berlin) was a German art dealer and editor who played a significant role in the promotion of the work of artists of the Berlin Secession...

12/16/2010 2/18/2021

Ludwig Börne MP (1786 - 1837)

"Juda Löb"

Karl Ludwig Börne (born "Loeb Baruch"; 6 May 1786 – 12 February 1837) was a German-Jewish political writer and satirist, who is considered part of the Young Germany movement. Neuer Börneplatz Fra...

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Julien Benda MP (1867 - 1956)

Julien Benda (December 26, 1867 Paris – June 7, 1956) was a French philosopher and novelist. Born into a Jewish family, Benda became a master of French belles-lettres. Yet he believed that science wa...

9/28/2011 2/18/2021

Giacomo Meyerbeer MP (1791 - 1864)

"Jakob Liebmann Meyer Beer"

Robert le Diable - "Idole de ma vie" (Joan Sutherland) , Robert le Diable - Finale , Robert le Diable - "Robert, toi que j'aime" (June Anderson) , Gli amori di Teolinda, Aria - "Diceva un giorno"...

2/18/2010 2/18/2021

Gustav Mahler MP (1860 - 1911)

Gustav Mahler (07 July 1860 – 18 May 1911). internationally celebrated Bohemian-born Austrian composer and conductor, Gustav Mahler, was best known during his lifetime as one of the leading orchestral ...

1/1/2010 2/18/2021

Franz Werfel MP (1890 - 1945)

Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet Wikipedia Franz Viktor Werfel (10 September 1890 – 26 August 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned Wo...

3/20/2010 2/18/2021

Friedrich Stampfer MP (1874 - 1957)

Social Democrat to the end Friedrich Stampfer, his life and activities by Avraham Atzili, atzili@zikim.org.il The Stampfer family is not and never has been an ordinary family. Actually, one might...

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Dr. Sigmund Freud MP (1856 - 1939)

"Sigismund Schlomo Freud", "Sigmund Šlomo", "Sigmund"

Google Doodle May 6, 2016 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 i...

6/24/2007 2/18/2021

Max Isidor Bodenheimer MP (1865 - 1940)

"Max Isidor Bodenheimer", "מקס בודנהיימר"

[ D7%99%D7%9E%D7%A8 מנהיג ציוני בגרמניה, יושב ראש התאחדות ציוני גרמניה, ממייסדי ההסתדרות הציונית העולמית]

12/20/2013 2/18/2021

Albert Ballin MP (1857 - 1918)

Albert Ballin von Johannes Gerhardt ________________________________________________ From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

11/3/2008 2/18/2021

Yehuda Kurt Blumenfeld MP (1884 - 1963)

At the end of his life Einstein wrote to Kurt Blumenfeld: "I thank you, even at this late hour, for having helped me become aware of my Jewish soul. "

12/13/2008 2/18/2021

Gerson von Bleichröder MP (1822 - 1893)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Gerson von Bleichröder (December 22, 1822 – February 18, 1893) was a Jewish German banker. Bleichröder was born in Berlin. He was the eldest son of Samuel Bleich...

12/14/2011 2/18/2021

Richard Beer-Hofmann MP (1866 - 1945)

Richard Beer-Hofmann (born 11 July 1866 in Vienna — died 26 September 1945 in New York) was an Austrian dramatist and poet. After the early death of his mother, Beer-Hofmann was raised by his aunt's f...

6/19/2009 2/18/2021

Walter Benjamin MP (1892 - 1940)

Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin (15 July 1892—27 September 1940) was a German-Jewish Marxist literary critic, essayist, translator, and philosopher. He was at times associated with the Frankfurt...

10/16/2007 2/18/2021

Ludwig Bamberger MP (1823 - 1899)

"Louis"

Ludwig Bamberger (22 July 1823 – 14 March 1899) was a German economist, politician and writer. Early life Bamberger was born in the wealthy Jewish Bamberger family in Mainz. After studying at Gieße...

7/17/2012 2/18/2021

Vicky Baum (deceased)

10/20/2012 2/18/2021

Arnold Schoenberg MP (1874 - 1951)

Arnold Schoenberg (pronounced [%CB%88a%CB%90%C9%90%CC%AFn%C9%94lt ˈʃøːnbɛɐ̯k]; 13 September 1874 – 13 July 1951) was an Austrian composer, associated with the expressionist movement in German p...

2/7/2009 2/18/2021

Arnold Zweig MP (1887 - 1968)

Arnold Zweig (10 November 1887 – 26 November 1968) was a German writer and anti-war and antifascist activist. He is best known for his six-part cycle on World War I. Contents [show] Life and work[ed...

9/1/2012 2/18/2021

Dr. phil. Stefan Zweig MP (1881 - 1942)

Stefan Zweig (November 28, 1881, Schottenring 14, Innerestadt, Vienna, Austria – February 22, 1942, Petrópolis, Brazil) was an Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist and biographer. Life Zweig w...

11/13/2009 2/18/2021

Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics 1921 MP (1879 - 1955)

"אלברט אברהם איינשטיין", "Albert Abraham Einstein", "Abraham Einstein"

Albert Abraham Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955; Hebrew: אלברט אברהם איינשטיין) the first child of the Jewish couple Hermann and Pauline Einstein, nee Koch was born in Ulm, Württemberg Germany a...

4/4/2007 2/18/2021

Thomas Mann (6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate, known for his series of highly symbolic and...

6/28/2007 2/18/2021