influential jews

The Jewish genius
Lebrecht's book shares stories of Jews who changed the world

In his book "Genius and Anxiety", Norman Lebrecht shares the stories of Jews whose lives and achievements have made a difference to the world between 1894 and 1947.

Jewish volunteers
Project Ten 'Be the Change'

‘Seventy percent of the volunteers’ time is used for the actual work, and 30% is spent learning Jewish values and understanding why it is important for Jews to be involved in this work.’

By ANN GOLDBERG
11/10/2016
Narboni
Legendary Mahal pilot dies at 92

Roger Nathan ‘Gino’ Narboni flew in the French, US and Israeli air forces throughout his storied career.

By BERNARD EDINGER
18/07/2016
Shmuel Yosef Agnon
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize

Rabbi Jeffrey Saks, a publisher and fan of Agnon’s work, reflects on the impact of the Hebrew literary leader.

By ALAN JOTKOWITZ
19/05/2016
Leon Falic
Philanthropist in high spirits

For American-Jewish businessman Leon Falic, investing in Israel is just good sense.

By NIR KIPNISS
19/05/2016
TAMAR FLASH
Six Israeli professors elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of America’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers.

Hillel Neuer
A Zionist at the United Nations

Sitting down with UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer, an outspoken Israel advocate in an often unfriendly and biased environment, who has the eyes of the world upon him.

By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
17/04/2016
Sylvia Raphael
Israel’s legendary spy Sylvia Raphael returns to the spotlight

Sylvia goes to Cannes – in a documentary about her life.

By DAVID E. KAPLAN
11/04/2016
Micha Shagrir
Grapevine: Shagrir’s career

Shagrir, in a career that spanned just over a half a century, was one of the central figures of Israel’s film and television industries.

Larry Frisch
His life in media

Sitting down with multi-talented octogenarian Larry Frisch, who in just one twist in his long and colorful history, was assistant director of seminal film "Exodus."

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