Jewish Leaders: Levi Eshkol
Zalman - February 9, 2009
Levi Shkolnik was born into a wealthy Hasidic family in 1895 in the Kiev district of the Ukraine. He later changed his name to Levi Eshkol. He had a traditional Jewish upbringing and education when he was 16 joined the "Tzeirei Zion" movement. In 1914, he immigrated to Israel and...
Jewish Artists: Victor Brindatch
Brindatch - February 9, 2009
Victor Brindatch was born in Russia in 1941 and immigrated to Israel in 1993. Brindatch creates his artwork in traditional and classic styles.He paints Jewish and Biblical themes and subjects about modern Israel endowing his work with the fresh view of a newcomer.
The Jews of Italy
Schwartz - February 9, 2009
The first recorded Jews in Italy were likely ambassadors sent to Rome by Judah Maccabee in 161 BC or later Jews sent by Simon Maccabus to strengthen the alliance between the Judeans and the Romans against the marauding Greeks. After these times many other Jews ended up in Rome as...
Jewish Artists: Boris Dubrov
Dubrov - February 2, 2009
Boris Dubrov was born in St. Petersburg in 1979. In 1994 Boris entered the Art-Restoring Lyceum. In 1997 Dubrov arrived in Israel where he became a prize-winner of the “Young Artist“ competition in Israel. He paints many pictures of the Jewish people of the pre-war period of Eastern Europe.
Jewish Tribes: Dan
Schwartz - February 2, 2009
Dan was the son of Jacob and the maidservant of his wife Rachel, Bilhah, and was father of the Tribe of Dan, one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Another brother, Naphtali was also born to Bilhah and Jacob. Dan was one of the brothers involved in the plot to sell his brother Joseph into...
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