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07/08/2020 - 16:55
Steinsaltz, an educator who established a network of schools in Israel and the former Soviet Union, wrote more than 60 books on subjects...
30/10/2019 - 13:01
Bukovsky was always modest about his achievements. He once said that it was the stupidity of those who ruled the Soviet Union that brought...
29/08/2019 - 12:15
“His innumerable accomplishments in the computer sciences fields were enormous,” Prof. Yehoshua Kolodny, an Israel Prize laureate in earth...
07/08/2019 - 11:58
They were never heard from again. Korczak was a beloved children’s author, pediatrician and teacher whose values and lessons have been...
15/02/2019 - 14:36
By 1961, Medvedev had established a strong reputation both within the Soviet Union and abroad as a pioneering gerontologist, arguing that...
28/12/2018 - 17:48
Oz, born Amos Klausner, received a raft of awards in Israel and abroad such as the Prix Femina and Officier des Arts et Lettres in France,...
07/12/2018 - 13:47
Ivanka, US President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser, was ranked at No. 24 on the list. After meeting her husband, Jared Kushner, who...
02/08/2018 - 18:30
He was the son of a Jewish mother and a journalist father who was repressed during the Stalinist purges. Although he miraculously avoided a...
06/07/2018 - 16:45
"'Shoah' changed the debate on the link between cinema and the memory of the Holocaust," Klein wrote. "This was the first film to show...
19/05/2018 - 15:36
Professor Pipes, who spent his entire academic career at Harvard, took his place in the front rank of Russian historians with the...
26/04/2018 - 14:07
 Sachar, who was professor emeritus of history and international affairs at George Washington University, was born in St. Louis,...
14/03/2018 - 12:24
Stephen William Hawking was born in Oxford on 8 January 1942. His father, a research biologist, had moved with his mother from London to...

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