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Adventurers

Emil Bessels

Arctic Explorer

Emil Bessels was a German/American Artic Explorer whose most famous trip to the Artic ended up with him being charged with murder

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Harlan Ellison

Jewish Writer

Prolific writer and troublemaker, Harlan Ellison, has lived a life of great adventure and controversy

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Morris "Two-Gun" Cohen

Jewish Adventurer

Morris 'Two-Gun' Cohen began life as a London pickpocket and went on to become a general in the Chinese army of Sun Yat-Sen.

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Doron Erel

Jewish Mountain Climber

First Israeli to summit both Mount McKinley and Mount Everest

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Gaspar da Gama

Jewish Explorer/Interpreter

Admiral, navigator and interpreter who travelled the world during the Age of Exploration. First European to step foot in Brazil.

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Moses Henriques

Jewish Pirate

One of a handful of Jewish pirates who pulled off major heists, and he even established his own pirate island

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Edward Israel

Jewish Scientist/Arctic Explorer

Crew member on the ill-fated Lady Franklin Bay Expedition to the Arctic Circle from which only a few of the men survived

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Nathaniel Isaacs

Jewish Explorer

Explorer and soldier in Africa's Zulu region who became intimately acquainted with Shaka, the Zulu Chief

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Sinan "The Great Jew"

Jewish Pirate

Feared Jewish pirate and second in command to the infamous Barbarossa

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Luis de Torres

Jewish Explorer/Interpreter

Crew member on Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage to the New World and also the first Jew to step foot in the Americas

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