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Ezra Khedouri Zilkha (born 1925/1926) is an Iraqi-born American financier and philanthropist. Early life Ezra Zilkha was born in Baghdad, the son of the banker Khedouri Zilkha. He grew up in Bagh...

2/13/2011 3/26/2016

Yosef Chaim or in Iraqi Hebrew Yoseph Ḥayyim (1 September 1832 – 30 August 1909) (Hebrew: יוסף חיים מבגדאד ) was a leading hakham (Sephardic Rabbi), authority on Jewish law (Halakha) and Master Kabbali...

7/27/2008 3/2/2013

Maurice Nathan Saatchi , Baron Saatchi (born 21 June 1946) is the co-founder, with his brother Charles, of the advertising agencies Saatchi and Saatchi and M&C Saatchi, where he currently serves as Exe...

10/1/2010 11/21/2012

Ofra Haza MP (1957 - 2000)

Ofra Haza (Hebrew: עפרה חזה, Arabic: عفراء هزاع‎; November 19, 1957 – February 23, 2000) was an Israeli singer, actress and international recording artist. Her voice has been described as a "tender" me...

1/5/2009 11/21/2012

Nouriel Roubini MP

New York, NY, United States

Nouriel Roubini is probably the most prominent and prescient economist who predicted the current economic crisis. As early as 2006, Roubini predicted that the United States “was likely to face a once-i...

3/21/2009 11/21/2012

14th Exhilarch Nechemya ben Nathan, 14th Exilarch Nehemiah I MP (c.250 - c.313)

"Nechamia I", "Nehemiah I"

Exilarque Néhémie ben Nathan beni David était Exilarque (Exilarque [en hébreu: ראש גלות Rosh Galout, l'araméen: ריש גלותא Reish Galuta allumé »la tête de l'exil», en grec:. Æchmalotarcha], se référant ...

2/20/2007 11/21/2012

Ezra ., Priest and Scribe MP (c.-535 - d.)

"Ezra ben Seraiah HaSofer HaKohen", "UZAIR"

Esdras (en hébreu : עזרא - Ezra) est un prêtre et scribe juif qui a mené environ 5000 exilés Judéens de Babylone à Jérusalem en 459 av. J.-C. Il a reconstitué la communauté juive dispersée sur le fonde...

6/1/2008 11/21/2012

Prophet Haggai MP (deceased)

אנגלית ENGLISHto English TranslationProphet HaggaiHagai is a biblical prophet from the return to Zion. Two-chapter book is the tenth prophets, and is located between the book and the book of Zechariah ...

2/12/2011 11/21/2012

Prophet Daniel MP (deceased)

"Daniel", "Belteshazzar", "דניאל", "בלטשאצר", "دانيال"

Wikipedia: Daniel & דניאל .

2/12/2011 11/21/2012

Prophet Habakkuk MP (deceased)

Hebrew to English TranslationProphet HabakkukHabakkuk was one of the prophets of the Bible, the first Temple period. Prophecies of Habakkuk Book of Habakkuk year are three chapters, one of the prophets...

2/12/2011 11/21/2012

Mordechai MP (deceased)

"ba'al lashon", "mara dachia", "Mordechai"

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

4/13/2007 11/21/2012

Queen Esther of Persia MP (c.-505 - -425)

"Queen Esther", "Amestris", "Esther", "Hadassah", "אסתר", "הדסה", "Queen Esther Hadassa"

Wikipedia: Queen Esther and אסתר המלכ ה . Book of Esther , Wikipedia . Esther, Jewish Queen of Persia - Geni Project Steinsaltz Bible Megillat Esther - Excerpt

5/17/2007 11/21/2012

Shmuel ben Hophni haKohen haNagid, Gaon of Sura MP (c.920 - c.1013)

"Gaon of the Sura", "Rabbi Shmuel ha-Nagid", "Rabbi Shmuel ha Nagid"

Samuel ben Ḥophni Gaon Samuel ben Ḥophni (d. 1013) was the gaon of the Sura yeshiva and an original exegete, theologian, and halakhist who continued in the Judeo-Arabic cultural and literary path for...

1/10/2008 11/20/2012

Hacham Abdallah Avraham Yosef Somech MP (1813 - 1889)

"Rabbi Abdullah Somech Zatzal"

Hakham Abdallah (Ovadia) Somekh (1813–September 13, 1889) was a rosh yeshiva and posek of Iraqi Jewry. He was born in Baghdad to Abraham Somekh, himself a descendant of Nissim Gaon; he was the eldest o...

6/13/2008 11/20/2012

Charles Saatchi (born 9 June 1943) is the co-founder with his brother Maurice of the global advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi, and led that business – the world's largest advertising agency in the 1...

10/1/2010 11/20/2012

Moshe Katsav, 8th President of Israel MP

Kiryat Malachi, Israel

Moshe Katsav (Hebrew: משה קצב ‎, born Mūsā Qasāb, Persian: موسى (قصاب,The end of his term of President was marked by controversy, and from 25 January 2007 until his resignation on 1 July 2007, he was o...

8/11/2007 11/20/2012