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Elie Wiesel

Holocaust survivor Eliezer (‘Elie’) Wiesel was internationally renowned as a persistent literary witness to the Holocaust. In his work, Wiesel wrote specifically about surviving the horrors

The Tribes of Israel

From the 12 sons of Jacob and the two sons of Joseph derive the Twelve Tribes of Israel. Ten were lost to history. The descendents

Tamar

Tamar means ‘date palm’ in Hebrew: the unique, sweet flower of the desert. Tamar was the woman who disguised herself as a prostitute in order

Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai

Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai (in English, Rabbi Simon bar Yochai or Rabbi Simon son of Yochai and, in Hebrew, also known as Rashbi) was a

The Queen of Sheba

The Queen of Sheba is mentioned only briefly in the Bible, in the Book of Kings. Nonetheless, she has become a household name. The Queen

Sarah

Sarah is the name that was given to the wife of Abraham, after he chose her as the mother of all the Jewish people. She

Ruth

Ruth was not of the tribe of Israel, but from the Moabite nation. The Moabites were enemies of the Israelites; nonetheless, this did not stop

Rebecca

Rebecca means ‘tether’ in Hebrew. Rebecca was the wife of Isaac, who was the son of Abraham and Sarah. In this way she became one

Rabbi Shlomo ben Itzhak (Rashi)

‘Rashi’ is an acronym for Rabbi Shlomo ben Itzhak, also known as Rabbi Shlomo Itzhaki [Rabbi Solomon, son of Isaac] in English. He is the

Rachel

Rachel and Leah were two sisters in the Hebrew Bible. Their relationship deteriorated into rivalry and jealousy over the love of Jacob, son of Isaac.

Nobel Prize Winners

The global Jewish population is aproximately 14,000,000 or about 0.02% of the world population. Proportionally, then, Jews have received an amazing number of Nobel Prizes

Naomi

Naomi’s story is told in the Book of Ruth. She was the wife of Elimelech of Judah and together the couple escaped the devastation of

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