Jewish Contributions : Science
Martin - July 12, 2009
The Jewish contribution to science has been so extensive that it has hard to describe the initiative and brilliance of their efforts without breaking them down into specific sciences and sub-glasses in order not to overlook the many individual and group contributions. Jews have been...
The Jews of France
Gorenstein - June 22, 2009
There may have been a few Jews in France during the Roman era and there are some reports of Jews landing in France by boat after the Roman conquest of Jerusalem. But it wasnít until the 5th and 6th century that Jewish communities began to be established, and during the 8th century...
Jewish Contributions : Physics
Leibovitz - June 22, 2009
As in many other scientific areas of interest Jews have made enormous contributions to the science of physics. These included contributions to the theory of superconductors, quantum models of the atom and quantum mechanics and electrodynamics as well as pioneer efforts in a number of...
Celebrated Jews : Benjamin of Tudela
Martin - June 22, 2009
Benjamin of Tudela was an early explorer who traveled from Spain all over the world in the 12th century. While some refer to him as the Jewish Marco Polo his journeys actually predated that other better known adventurer by over a hundred years. Sometime in the 1160ís Benjamin of Tudela...
The Jews of Romania
Katz - June 7, 2009
There may have been Jewish communities in Romania as early as the 2nd century when the area was called Dacia under the rule of the Roman Empire. They were likely merchants attached to the Roman legions who were stationed in the area and inscriptions and coins have been found indicating...
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