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Five Jewish Comedians

5 Jewish Comedians in America READ ALSO: Inside Out and Outside In: Jewish Humor and the Jewish People, by Rachel Druck “What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul” goes an old saying- and the proud tradition of Jewish comedy in Europe continued full force in America. Here are five Jewish comedians […]

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6 Things you didn’t know about Albert Einstein

6 Things you didn’t know about Albert Einstein It’s the 138th birthday of the world’s most iconic scientific genius. Here are 6 facts about the extraordinary man that reshaped science. Einstein is also one of the most popular figures in our “Heroes” exhibition for children and families.   Einstein and the violin Einstein’s mother, Pauline, […]

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The Jewish Gangster in the “Golden Land”

Meyer Lansky – The Jewish Gangster in the “Golden Land” This is the story of a Jewish boy, Meyer Lansky, who emigrated from a small town in Poland, reinvented himself in New York’s Lower East Side, founded the National Crime Syndicate, broke some Nazi bones and aided his Jewish brothers and sisters in forging a […]

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6 Jewish women who won the Nobel Prize

6 Jewish women who won the Nobel Prize It’s international Women’s month and let us mark it with six Jewish women who won the Nobel Prize. A true inspiration to every girl – and every parent. Beit Hatfutsot Nobel Price Website   photo: German Fuentes pavez Ada  Yonath Ada E. Yonath  is an Israeli crystallographer best known […]