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Simon Bar Giora - Ancient Jewish Military Leader

Roman Commemoration of Triumph Over Jewish Revolt

One of the main military leaders against the Romans during the Jewish revolt in Jerusalem culminating in the desruction of the second temple in 70 CE. Read On >>

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Tuvia Bielski – Partisan Leader

Leader of the largest group of Jewish partisans in World War II

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  Partisan Leader

Mordechai Anielewicz – Resistance Fighter

Mordechai Anielewicz led the Jewish resistance against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto.

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 Resistance Fighter

Tibor Rubin – Medal of Honor Recipient

A survivor of Nazi concentration camps who after World War II joined the U.S. Army and became a bona fide Korean War hero

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 Medal of Honor Recipient

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel – Gangster/Las Vegas Visionary

Gangster who was both movie-star handsome and a ruthless murderer

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 Gangster/Las Vegas Visionary

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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 Jewish Scientist/Arctic Explorer