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Anne Frank

Anne Frank and her family hid from Nazi persecution of the Jews during World War II in a secret annexe above an Amsterdam warehouse. Her

Film Industry

Jews and cinema were a 20th Century love affair. Jews remain prominent producers and directors. Less well known is the fact that many film actors

Esther

In Hebrew, Esther means ‘Hidden One’. In Jewish tradition, the Book of Esther is retold every year during the festival of Purim. Queen Esther is

Doctors & Medical Experts

Ever since Asaf haRofeh (‘Asaf the Physician’) published his 7th century Book of Remedies in Hebrew, Jews have been famous throughout the Mediterranean for their

Dinah

In Hebrew, Dinah means ‘justice’. Dinah (also spelt ‘Dina’) was the only daughter of Jacob, one of the forefathers of the Jewish people. Dinah grew

Delilah

Delilah was the wife of Samson, who was revered in the Hebrew Bible for his strength. Delilah, who was not a Jewish woman, was responsible

Deborah

Deborah means ‘bee’ in Hebrew. Her story is found in the Book of Judges in the Hebrew Bible. She was an exemplary prophetess, who succeeded

Court Jews & Politicians

Jews had no real state of their own for more than 1900 years. Nevertheless, individual Jews managed to carve out niches of influence within the

Converts to Judaism

Halachah (Jewish Law) decrees that someone is Jewish if their mother is Jewish or if they convert. People who convert to Judaism gain the title

Composers

The first great Jewish Western composer was the Renaissance Italian, Salomone de Rossi, who set Hebrew texts to music. North America and Israel formed the

Communists

Many leading Marxist theorists of the 19th century, including Karl Marx himself, were born into Jewish families. Yet the atheistic and internationalist beliefs of individual

Rabbi Joseph Caro

Joseph Ben Ephraim Caro (also spelt ‘Karo’) was apparently born in Toledo, Castille, Spain, in 1488 and died in 1575. After the Jews’ expulsion from

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