Jewish Tribes: Benjamin
Kronenberg - March 1, 2009
Benjamin was the twelfth and youngest son of Jacob and Rachel and father of the Tribe of Benjamin, one of the twelve tribes of Israel. He was born in Canaan and originally called Ben-oni, or "son of my affliction" by his mother as she lay dying in labor...
The Jews of Venezuela
Martin - March 1, 2009
The Jews in Venezuela can trace their origins back to the days when groups of marranos or secret Jews emigrated to Caracas and Maracaibo in Venezuela from Portugal and Spain. But the first permanently settlers in Venezuela likely lived in Tucacas having...
Jewish Leaders: Moshe Sharett
Talman - March 1, 2009
Moshe Shertok was born in 1894 in Kherson, South Russia but changed his name to Moshe Sharett when Israel finally achieved independence. He was the son of one of the founders of the Zionist Bilu group and in 1906 he immigrated to Israel with his family...
Jewish Leaders: Golda Meir
Talman - February 20, 2009
Golda Meir was born in Kiev in the Ukraine on May 3, 1898. Like many other Ukrainian Jews, economic hardship forced her family to immigrate to the United States in 1906 where they settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She became active in the Labor Zionist...
The Jews of Canada
Martin - February 20, 2009
The first known Jews in Canada were likely British soldiers who came to Canada to fight in the French and Indian War around 1760. The first Jewish settlement in Canada was established within the next few years after the British took over the city of...
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