HaShomer (השומר) was a self-defense organization established by the Jews of Palestine during Ottoman rule. It was the predecessor to the Haganah. ...more on Wikipedia about "HaShomer"
Hashomer Hatzair (or Hashomer Hatsair or HaShomer HaTzair) ( Hebrew: "The Young Guard" or "Guardian [that is] Young") is a Zionist- socialist youth movement founded in 1913 in Galicia (now in Poland) and was also the name of the group's political party in the Yishuv in the pre-1948 British Mandate of Palestine. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hashomer Hatzair"
Henrietta Szold ( December 21, 1860 – February 13, 1945) was a U.S. Jewish scholar and Zionist leader. ...more on Wikipedia about "Henrietta Szold"
Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel of Mount Carmel and of Toxteth, OM ( November 6, 1870 - February 2, 1963) was a British politician and diplomat. He was born at Claremont No. 11 Belvidere Road, Toxteth. The building now contains part of The Belvedere School. He was educated at University College School in Hampstead, London and Oxford University and was the great-uncle of the British scientist Rosalind Franklin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel"
Hovevei Zion (transliterated Hebrew, alternatively Hibbat Zion; English translation: Lovers of Zion) organizations are considered the forerunner and foundation of the modern Zionist movement. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hovevei Zion"
Rabbi Isaac Luria ( 1534– July 25 1572) was a Jewish scholar and mystic who was secretly believed by some to be the messiah (Mashiach ben Yossef to be more precise). In many ways he is the founder of Judaism's Kabbalah in its modern form; modern Jewish mysticism is often referred to as Lurianic Kabbalah. ...more on Wikipedia about "Isaac Luria"
Jacob Israël de Haan ( 31 December 1881- 30 June 1924) was a Dutch Jewish lawyer, legal scholar, diplomat, journalist, and poet. He was assassinated by the Haganah on July 1 1924, allegedly for his political stance, although there may have been additional factors stemming from strong feuds with others. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jacob Israël de Haan" www.shortopedia.com moments. Jews_in_Ottoman_and_British_Palestine
Jacob Querido (d. 1690 in Alexandria, Egypt) was the successor of the self-proclaimed Jewish false Messiah Sabbatai Zevi. Born in Salonika, he was the son of Joseph the Philosopher and brother-in-law of Sabbatai Zevi. His sister, Sabbatai's widow, claimed that he was actually her son by Sabbatai, so that he might succeed to the leadership of Sabbatai's followers. He attracted a considerable following of his own. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jacob Querido"
This article is about the Jewish Brigade of the British Army that fought in World War II against the Nazi Axis Powers. For other Jewish regiments, see Jewish legion (disambiguation). ...more on Wikipedia about "Jewish Brigade"
This article is about the British Army battalions known as the Jewish Legion or Zion Mule Corps, which fought in World War I against the Ottoman Empire. For other Jewish legions, see Jewish legion (disambiguation). ...more on Wikipedia about "Jewish Legion"
Joseph Trumpeldor ( 1880 – March 1 1920, , ) was an early Zionist activist, notable for helping organize the Zion Mule Corps and bringing Jewish immigrants to Palestine. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joseph Trumpeldor"
( Hebrew לֵוִי אֶשְׁכּוֹל ) (Born Levi Skolnick) ( Hebrew לֵוִי שְׁקוֹלְנִיק) ( October 25, 1895 - February 26, 1969), was the third Prime Minister of Israel from 1963 until his death of a heart attack in 1969. He was the first Israeli Prime Minister to die in office. ...more on Wikipedia about "Levi Eshkol"
Meir Berlin, later Hebraized to Meir Bar-Ilan, ( 1880 - 1949, born Volozhin, Lithuania, died Jerusalem, Israel) was an ...more on Wikipedia about "Meir Bar-Ilan"
Menachem Wolfovitch Begin ( August 16, 1913 – March 9, 1992) ( name in Hebrew: ) became the 6th Prime Minister of Israel in May 1977. With the mediation of US President Jimmy Carter, Begin negotiated the Camp David Accords with President Sadat of Egypt, agreeing on the withdrawal of the Israel Defense Forces from the Sinai Peninsula and its return to Egypt. Begin and Sadat were awarded the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize for this implementation of " Land for peace". ...more on Wikipedia about "Menachem Begin"
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Avraham Menachem Mendel Ussishkin ( 1863- 1941) was a notable Zionist leader. ...more on Wikipedia about "Menahem Ussishkin"
Sir Moses Haim Montefiore ( October 24, 1784- July 28, 1885) was one of the most famous British Jews in the 19th century. Montefiore was a financier, stockbroker, philanthropist and also the Sheriff of London. ...more on Wikipedia about "Moses Montefiore"
Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (also Moses Chaim, Moshe Hayyim, also Luzzato) ( 1707- 1746 (26 Iyar 5506)), also known by the Hebrew acronym as the RAMCHAL (also RAMHAL), was a prominent Italian Jewish rabbi, mystic, and philosopher best remembered today for his ethical treatise Mesillat Yesharim (Path of the Just). Born in Padua, he received classical Jewish and Italian educations, showing a predilection for literature at a very early age. He may have attended the University of Padua and certainly associated with a group of students there, known to dabble in mysticism and alchemy. With his vast knowledge in religious lore, the arts, and science, he quickly became the dominant figure in that group. There is absolutely no doubt that he was a master of the Tanakh, the Talmud, and the rabbinical commentaries and codes of Jewish law. ...more on Wikipedia about "Moshe Chaim Luzzatto"
(Moshe Dayan) ( Hebrew: משה דיין) ( May 20, 1915 – October 16, 1981), was an Israeli military leader and politician. He was the fourth Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces (1953-1958). ...more on Wikipedia about "Moshe Dayan"
Moshe Sharett (born Moshe Shertok, October 15, 1894 - July 7, 1965) was the second Prime Minister of Israel (1953-1955), serving for a little under two years between David Ben-Gurion's two terms. ...more on Wikipedia about "Moshe Sharett"
Nili ( Hebrew language: ניל"י) was the name of a Jewish espionage network which assisted the United Kingdom in its fight against the Ottoman Empire in Palestine during World War I. The name is an acronym based on a phrase from the Hebrew Bible in I Samuel 15:29 (נצח ישראל לא ישקר) which literally translated means "The Eternity of Israel does not lie". ...more on Wikipedia about "Nili"
Nosson Zvi (Nota Hirsh) Finkel ( 1849- 1927), was born in Lithuania and died in the British Mandate of Palestine. He was an influential leader of Orthodox Judaism in Eastern Europe. He is better known by his Yiddish name as the Alter ("elder") and founder of the Slabodka Yeshiva, in the town of Slabodka (a suburb of Kaunas). Many of his pupils were to become major leaders of Orthodox Judaism in the USA and Israel. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nosson Zvi Finkel"
The Palmach (in Hebrew - " פלמ"ח ") was the regular fighting force of the Haganah (the underground army of Jewish settlers during the British Mandate of Palestine). The Palmach was established on May 15, 1941. By the war of 1948 it had grown from humble beginnings to three fighting brigades and auxiliary aerial, naval and intelligence units. Being a Palmachnik (Palmach member) was considered not only as performing military duties, but also as a way of life. Significant leaders of the Palmach include Moshe Dayan, Yitzhak Sadeh, Yigal Allon and Yitzhak Rabin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Palmach"
The Peel Commission of 1936, formally known as the Palestine Royal Commission, was a British Royal Commission of Inquiry set out to propose changes to the British Mandate of Palestine following the outbreak of the Great Uprising. It was headed by Lord Peel. ...more on Wikipedia about "Peel Commission"
Pinhas Rutenberg ( February 5 1879 — January 3 1942; , Pyotr Moiseyevich Rutenberg; ) was a prominent engineer and a businessman, a Russian socialist and a Zionist leader. He played an active role in two Russian revolutions, in 1905 and 1917. During World War I, he was among the founders of the Jewish Legion and of the American Jewish Congress. Later, in the British Mandate of Palestine, he had obtained an exclusive concession for production and distribution of electric power and founded the Palestine Electric Company, currently the Israel Electric Corporation. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pinhas Rutenberg"
Sabbatai Zevi, (שבתאי צבי Shabtai Tzvi in Hebrew) (also known as Shabbethai, Shabbetai, Sabbetai, or Shabtai; Zvi or Tzvi) ( July 23 1626–possibly September 30 1676) was a claimed Messiah and Kabbalist. He was the founder of the Donmeh sect, which flourished in the Ottoman Empire, and which drew elements from Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as of the more Judaism-influenced Sabbatian movement ( Sabbatianism), which continued in Europe after his death. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sabbatai Zevi"
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