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...
Jewish Leaders: Menachem Begin
Zalman - February 2, 2009
Menachem Begin was born as the son of a Jewish timber merchant in czarist Russia in Brest-Litovsk in 1913. His family was forced to flee during World War I but returned to Brest-Litovsk after the war ended. At an early age, Begin joined the "Hashomer...
Jewish Tribes: Levi
Martin - January 25, 2009
Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah and father of the tribe of Levi from whom the Levites are descended. Leah had already given Jacob two sons and she was so happy that she said "Now my husband will be joined with me" (Gen 30:34). After Levi's...
Jewish Leaders: Yitzhak Shamir
Zalman - January 25, 2009
Yitzhak Shamir was born in Ruzinoy, Poland in 1915. He attended the Bialystok Hebrew Gymnasium and as a youth he became an active member of the Betar Zionist youth movement. He studied law at the University of Warsaw but interrupted his studies to move to...
The Jews of Iran
Talman - January 25, 2009
Jews have been living in Iran, which was once known as Persia ever since the Babylonian Crown Prince Nebuchadnezzar destroyed the First Temple of Israel in the 7th century BCE and took ten thousand captives from Jerusalem to Persia. While many Jews...
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