Israelis You Should Know
An engineer, newspaper publisher, and Zionist, Leopold Kessler helped create many of the institutions that made possible modern Israel.
A Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon spent more than 25 years in the IDF – including the 1948 War of Independence, the 1967 Six-Day War, and the Yom Kippur War of 1973.
A native Jerusalemite, Bracha Zefira pioneered Israeli music during Ottoman rule, the British mandate, and the early days of the Jewish state.
An olim (immigrant) to Israel himself, Shlomo Hillel passed away at age 97 after serving as the Speaker of the Knesset and saving 120,000 members of Iraq's Jewish community through aliyah.
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