Achievements of Israel and Famous Israelis

Chaim Topol is a famous Israeli Actor and musical theatre performer. He was born to Rel (Goldman) and Jacob Topol on the 9th September 1935 in Tel Aviv Israel which at that time was the British Mandate territory of Palestine. Chaim began acting in amateur theatrical plays during his mandatory […]

Famous Israelis – Israel Culture – Chaim Topol

Natan Sharansky is an Israeli politician, author, human rights activist and a former Soviet refusenik.  He was born Anatoly Borisovich Scharansky in Donetsk in the Ukraine on the 20th January 1948. At that time the Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union. During his teens he was a chess prodigy, […]

Israeli Figures – Famous People in Israel – Natan ...

Israel’s achievements in the field of agriculture have been one of the country’s top priorities and some of the techniques that have been developed are those concerned with the conservation of water which could, in turn, be the solution to the hunger experienced in the third world. For many years […]

Israel Technology – Israeli Achievements – Agriculture

Many people in the world know very little about Israel. Some of these people have their own ideas about the country from what they have learned in the Bible and see Israel as still being an ancient and primitive country with a population living without modern amenities and still using […]

Achievements in Israel – Israeli Contributions – Medicine

First Woman Prime Minister of Israel Golda Meir
Born in Kiev in 1898, Golda Meir grew up in The United States from the age of 8 until the age of 23 when she moved with her husband Morris Myerson to what was then British Mandate Palestine. For the first few years they lived on Kibbutz Merhavya. Golda became […]

Israeli Heroes – Famous People in Israel – Golda Meir

Ariel Sharon Yom Kippur war
Ariel  Sharon 1928-2014 Ariel (Arik) Sharon – an Israeli soldier and political leader. He was a hero to many and regarded as a villain by his enemies who feared him. Nevertheless his name has become synonymous with strong and powerful leadership throughout his life. He was born in Kfar Malal […]

Israeli Leaders – Famous People of Israel – Ariel Sharon

Orde Charles Wingate was born in 1903 in Naini Tal India, both his parents were deeply religious Christians and members of the Plymouth Brethren a non denominational evangelical movement. He received a military education and in 1936 Orde Charles Wingate was posted to the British Mandate of Palestine with the […]

Israel – Famous People – Orde Charles Wingate

Shimon Peres
Shimon Peres, 9th President of the State of Israel was born Szymon Perski near Voloshin Poland on August 21st 1923. At the age of eleven he immigrated to Palestine with his parents Yitshak and Sara Persky and his younger brother Gershon.  On reaching Palestine they changed their name to Peres. […]

Famous People in Israel – Israeli Leaders – Shimon Peres

Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli military General, politician and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, was born in Jerusalem on the 1st of March 1922. His parents were Rosa and Nechemiah Rabin (originally Rubitzov), both of them immigrants from the 3rd Aliyah, Nechemiah arriving from the United States in 1917 with a group of […]

Israeli Leaders – Famous People in Israel – Yitzhak ...

Ben Gurion - First Prime Minister of Israel
David Ben Gurion, (originally David Gruen) the founder and first Prime Minister of the State of Israel, was born in 1886 in Plonsk Poland. His father Avigdor Gruen was an ardent Zionist who established a Hebrew School and this is where the young David was educated. His mother died when […]

Famous Israelis – Leaders of Israel – David Ben Gurion

Menachem Begin was the 6th Prime Minister of the State of Israel. He is perceived by some to be a terrorist leader but remembered by most as the man who brought about the first peace agreement between Israel and an Arab Nation and subsequently received a Nobel Prize for peace. […]

Famous Leaders of Israel – Israeli Prime Ministers – Menachem ...