Israelis You Should Know

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Israelis You Should Know: Ilona Feher

Ilona Feher was a world-renowned violinist who survived the Holocaust and made aliyah (immigrated) to Israel to become an equally famous violin teacher.

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Israelis You Should Know: Hayim Nahman Bialik

A pioneer of modern Hebrew poetry who gave voice to modern Jewish life, Bialik came to be known as Israel's national poet.

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Israelis You Should Know: Haim Harari

Haim Harari is an Israeli scientist who has made great contributions in the fields of physics and education.

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Israelis You Should Know: Angelica Rozeanu

An Israeli-Romanian, Angelica Rozeanu was one of the most successful table tennis players in the history of the sport.

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Israelis You Should Know: David Resnick

David Resnick was a noted Israeli architect and town planner who won the Israel Prize and is known as one of the Jewish state's most celebrated modern architects.

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Israelis You Should Know: Yigael Yadin

Yigael Yadin was not only an Israeli archaeologist and politician, but also served as the second IDF Chief of Staff.

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Israelis You Should Know: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel's current prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu has lived his life in the service of the Jewish state and its people.

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Israelis You Should Know: Albert Mandler

Albert Mandler was an Israeli major general whose heroic actions were noted during the Six-Day War of 1967 and who was killed during 1973's Yom Kippur War.

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Israelis You Should Know: Adi Ran

Adi Ran is an Israeli singer and songwriter who has been called "the Bruce Springsteen of religious music."

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Israelis You Should Know: Or Sasson

Or Sasson is an Israeli judoka who won the bronze medal in the 100+ kg judo competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Israelis You Should Know: Yarden Gerbi

Yarden Gerbi is an Israeli judo world champion who won bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics, making her the first Israeli medalist since 2008 and only the second female Olympian from Israel to ever medal.

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Israelis You Should Know: Miriam Ben-Porat

Miriam Ben-Porat was an Israeli judge who was the first female appointed to the Supreme Court of Israel.

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Israelis You Should Know: Chana Orloff

Chana Orloff was an Israeli Art Deco and figurative sculptor

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Israelis You Should Know: Hugo Bergmann

Israelis You Should Know: Hugo Bergmann

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Israelis You Should Know: Meir Har-Zion

Meir Har-Zion was an Israeli soldier who was described by IDF Chief of Staff Moshe Dayan as "the finest of our commando soldiers, the best soldier ever to emerge in the IDF," and by Ariel Sharon as "the elite of the elite."

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