Famous Jews – Activists

Famous Jews – Activists

Politicians/Government, Leaders, Activists, People with a Cause

Moses – Jewish National Liberator and Law Giver
Jesus — the Christian ‘Messiah’
Shimon Peres – Prime Minister of Israel
Steven Shafir – President Northwest Canada Region AZA
Golda Meir – Prime Minister of Israel
Menachem Begin — Prime Minister of Israel — Israel’s Greatest Freedom Fighter
David Ben Gurion – Israeli Prime Minister
Yitzhak Rabin – Prime Minister of Israel, Other Site]
Gen. Beauregard – Southern Gen. in the Civil War
Benjamin Netanyahu — Prime Minister of Israel
Henry Kissinger — ‘Ran the US for a while’.
RUTH GOLDMAN STEIN-LABOR ACTIVIST FROM BOSTON
Paco Giuliano – Laosian Foreign Minister and avid zionist
Leon Trotsky – Leader of the Red Army
Menachem Mendel Schneerson z/l – The Lubavitcher Rebbe
Irv Rubin – National Chairman Jewish Defense League
Joseph Lieberman — Orthodox Jewish Senator from Connecticut.
Netanyahu, Yonatan – Israeli soldier, leader of raid on Entebbe, killed in action there, .
Elie Wiesel – Nobel laureate and Chairman of ‘The President’s Commission on the Holocaust’
Theodore Herzl – father of modern zionism
Alan Greenspan – Federal Reserve Board Chairman
Moshe Dayan – Israeli military leader
Henry Sobel, Rabbi and leader of the Brazilian Jewish community
Vladimir (Zeev) Zhabotinsky – Famous Zionist
Baruch Spinoza – Philosopher
Rabbi Avi Weiss — World Famous Activist
SETH ETAN DUBIN – children’s rights lobbyist
Emma Goldman – US Anarchist
Sidney Reilly – (Sigmund Rosenberg) Famous(!) English Secret Agent – the REAL James Bond!
Barbara Boxer – California Senator
Andrea Dworkin – Radical Feminist, Author, ‘Anti-Zionist’
Jack Ruby – Murderer of Lee Harvey Oswald
Noam Chomsky – Famous ‘Anti-Zionist’
Judah P Benjamin – Sec of State of Confederacy in US civl war
Meir Kahane – Jewish Defense League Founder
Joshua Ben Nun – Leader of the Conquering Hebrews, after Egypt.
Rivka – One of the Jewish Matriarchs
Ed Koch – former Mayor of New York
Simon Wiesenthal – Nazi-hunter
Boruh Yeltsin- Russian President
George Soros – Philanthropist
Abraham – concept of g-d worshipped by billions
Gloria Steinem – leader of s womens movement
Arlen Spector – U.S. Senator and former presidential candidate for Republicans
Abbie Hoffman — sixties activist
Madeline Albright – Sec. of State, Jewish grandparents.
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg – Executed as Soviet spies
Bob Rae – former Premier for Ontario
Rabbi Aryeh Levin — Rabbi of the Prisoners
Aaron Copland – Composer of Appalachian Spring and other great classical music
Susan Weikers-Volchok – first woman to serve as National Campaign Chairman of State of Israel
Bond Organization
Dennis Prager – Talk Show Host, Author
Charles Ancer – Ex-President South African Union of Jewish Students
Michael Lerner – Author/activist
Karl Marx – Father of Marxism
Albert Einstein – German scientist and peace activist
James Bolger – New Zealand Prime Minister
Madeline Albright – Secretary of State
Vladimir Zhirinovsky – Russian Ultra-Nationalist (real name: Eidelstein)
Ronnie Kasrils – South Africa Deputy Defense Minister
Bill Davis – former Premier of ONTARIO, CANADA
William Cohen – Secretary of Defense
Hugo Gryn – Rabbi, leader of British Reform Jewry
Barry Goldwater – Ariz. Pol. Important Conservative
Rabbi Marvin Antelman, Cheif Justice of the Supreme Rabbinic Court which excommunicated
Henry Kissinger, author of book, To Eliminate the Opiate.
Bruno Kreisky — former Austrian leader
Haym Salomon – Major Financier of American Revolutionary Army/Never got paid back
Benjamin Disraeli – Prime Minister of Great Britain
Robert Rubin – Treasury Secretary
Abba Eban – Israeli Statesman.
Janusz Korczak (Herschel Goldschmitt) – ran orphanage in Warsaw Ghetto
Earnestine Rose — Civil War Abolitionist
Maxim Litvinov – USSR Foreign Minister
Jonathan Pollard-U.S. Naval analyst; supplied vital info to Israel
Paul Bromberg – Mayor of Bogota, Colombia ….
Bob Briscoe and Ben Briscoe – father and son Lord Mayors of Dublin
Gloria Allred – lawyer, feminist leader
Harvey Milk – st gay coucil member in san fran.
Judah P. Benjamin – Secretary of State – US Confederacy
Nilton Bonder, Brazilian rabbi and author
Kahina – Jewish Berber queen who bravely fought against Arab invaders in th c.
Theodor Herzel – Father of Zionism
William Roth- Senator (R) Delaware, Avid Tax cutter
Ariel Sharon – Famous General, now senior Israeli gov’t official.
Meir Har-Tzion–Legendary Israeli commando
Richard Holbrooke – Fmr. Ass. Sec. of State-Helped draft Dayton Accords
Alberto Nasser – President of Brazilian Jewish Community
Dennis Ross – Chief Middle East Negotiator
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich (orig. Nikolai Ulyanov)- Father of Soviet Union one Jewish grandparent]
Malcolm Hoenlein Exec Vp Conf of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
Raphael Semmes – Sec US Navy/Admiral Confederate Navy
Louis Brandeis-First Jew to appointed to US Supreme Ct.
Rafael Levi – He is the best in the west!
The Baal Shem Tov
Milton Katz – Architect of the Marshall Plan
Israel B.Rasgon Admiral of the Black Sea fleet.Executed
Shoshana Cardin – First woman to serve as Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major
American Jewish Organizations
Rahm Emmanuel – Clinton advisor
Joseph Trumpeldor – famous Zionist, founder of Tel Hai, only Jewish officer in tsarist Russia
Betty Friedan – Feminist Icon
Hon. Herb Gray, MP, Solicitor General of Canada
helen Suzman – south african politician and defender of human rights
Aaron Aaronson – Agronomist and NILI Chief
Howard Metzenbaum – former U.S. Senator, Ohio
Rashi- th century Talmud and Bible commentator
Carl Levin – U S Senator
Letty Cottin Pogrebin – Feminist author, co-founder of Ms. Magazine
Diane M. Trippel – Computer Free Speech Activist
Bela Abzug – Senator
Warren Rudman – Former U S Senator Jewish?]
Walther Rathenau – Weimar Rep. Foreign Minister
Jacob Javits – U S Senator From New York
Stefan Zweig – Austrian writer and peace activist
Yevgeny Primakov – Russia’s Foreign Minister
Samuel Scheps, born in , in Lodz. Head of the Palestinian Office -, Basle-Geneva. Rescued Jewish
lifes, sent survivors to Eretz Yisrael.
Cardinal Lustiger – Archbishop of Paris, France; converted to Catholicism during World War II.
Brete Harte – th Cent. American Author
Gershom Scholem – Professor, Author of Kabbalistic studies
Zvi Koren — director-general of the Ministry of Industry and Trade
Barney Frank – Dem Congressman, Massachusetts
Ayn Rand (Alissa Rosenbaum) – Writer, philosopher
Susan Weikers Volchok – first woman to serve as National Chairman of Israel Bonds
John Deutsch – Former C I A Director
Banff Sheinkopf Schulman – Hockey Player/ WWF Champion (featherweight class)
Ytzhak Shamir – Former Prime Minister of Israel
Stew Albert – sixties radical (stewa@aol.com)
George Steiner – professor of literary studies
Aryeh Kaplan – Kabbalistic author
Adm. Hyman Rickover – Father of the US Nuclear Navy
David Marshal – Singapore’s First Chief Minister
Herbert Lehman – Former governor of New York State
Dianne Feinstein – Senator from California
Jerry Rubin – sixties radical
Alan Dershowitz – Lawyer, Author, Jewish Activist
Samuel Dash – Senate Watergate Committee Counsel
Douglas Ginsberg- sixth Jew appointed to US Supreme Ct- rejected by senate for smoking pot
Bill Handel – Talk show host and Lawyer
Steven Breyer – Current Supreme Court Justice
Joseph Lashinsky – Agent for NILI in WWI
Jerry Rubin – radical sixties leader
Louis Moses Gomez, early th cent. Indian trader, Parnass of NY Shearith Israel, Philanthropist
Arthur Goldberg – Former U N Representative
Caspar Weinberger – Secretary of Defense under Reagan (Jewish ancestry)
Samuel Gompers – th Cent. American Labor Leader
HaRav Moshe Tzvi Neria — Founder of Bnei Akiva, Knesset Member
Abraham Joshua Heschel- Civil Rights activist and theologian
Martin Indyk — American embassador to Israel
Madeleine May Kunin — former governor of vermont; deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of
Education
Mel Lastman – mayor of NORTH YORK, Ontario
Michael Yoss-bagel baron of Atlanta
Benjamin Cardozo- second Jew appointed to US Supreme Court
Joe Slovo – South African Housing Minister
Ezer Wiezman, Israeli president
paul findley former Illinois Congressman
PIERRE MENDES – FRANCE, French Prime Minister –
Charles Schumer- Congressman; next governor of NY
Hyman Rickover – father of the nuclear navy
Albert Shanker – Teachers Union Head
Jean Amery–writer, philosopher, atheist, and Holocaust survivor
Abe Fortas – Supreme Court Justice
Ambassador Martin Indyck First Jewish Ambassador from the U.S. to Israel
Rosa Luxemburg – early Communist philosopher and agitator
Mel Lastman- Mayor of Toronto, Canada
Robert Reich – Labor Secretary
Elizabeth Glaser-AIDS activist, founder of Pediatric AIDS Foundation, late wife of Paul Michael
Glaser
Leon Blum — former leader of France
Milton Schapp – Former Governor Of Pa.
Diane Feinstein – mayor of San Francisco, congresswoman
Warren Rudman – former U.S. Senator from New Hampshire
Felix Frankfurter- third Jew appointed to US Supreme Court
Peter Hettmann – brilliant american investor
Lord Montefiore – Wealthy Anglo-Jewish Aristocrat
Sidney Yates – Illinois Congressman
Bruce Herman – Asst. to Traveling Secretary, Yankees
john monash – australian brigadier at gallipoli
Richard Oppenheimer-Inventor of A-bomb and murderer of millions
Sir Moses Montefiore – English philanthropist ( th cent.)
Rav Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook – First Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel
Spinoza, philosopher
Leon Trotsky, political revolutionary
James Laxer, Political Scientist and social activist
Jerzy Fitelberg – Composer
Ralph Milliband, British political scientist and social activist
Malcolm Rifkind – British Foreign Minister – Former Scottish Secretary
Eugenia Levy Phillips — Confederate spy and activist
Grzegorz Fitelberg – Composer, Conductor, Violinist
Russ Feinberg- US Senator from Wisconsin
Sha’oul Dayan – Chief Rabbi Judge of Morocco
Miltiades Evert – Greek politician
Yehuda Amichai – leading literary figure in israel and poet of international reputation.
Felix Dzersinskij – Founder of the KGB
Alan D. Wapner – Ontario, California City Councilman
Stanley Mosk, California State Supreme Court Justice
David Peterson – former liberal Premier of Ontario
Richard Posner – Cheif Judge of the Sevent Circuit
Samuel Gompers-th Cent. American Labor Leader
GOL Jean, former belgian vice primer minister
Franz Werfel – Austrian Political Writer of the thirties
Arthur Burns – Former Chairman Of The Fed Reserve
Jay Sekulow – Pat Robertson’s Constitutional Lawyer
Ed Rendell – Mayor of Philadelphia
Carol Berman – Chair NY State BD. of Elections and former NY State Senator
Hersh Tzinowitz — Jewish leader in India after WWII
David Garth – Political Media Advisor
Rabbi Solomon Funk- famous writer
Herb Gray – Canadian Deputy Prime Minister
Samuel Berger – Chair. National Security Council
Bernard Sanders – Independent Congressman from Vermont
Primo Levi – Italian Holocaust Memoirist and Chemist
Adam Michnik – Poland’s famous anti-commie dissident
Jonathan Sacks, British Chief Rabbi
Walter Benjamin – Jewish-German philosopher
Arlen Specter–U.S.Senator from Pa.
Richard Stone – Former Senator From Florida
Herbert Kohl – U S Senator
Julius Klein, Lt. General, U. S. Army th cent
Russ Feingold (not Feinberg) Senator from Wisconsin
Former Chief of U.S. Naval Operations: Admiral J. Boorda
Uriah P. Levy, Commodore US Navy in the ‘s, perhaps our Dreyfuss
Janet Jagan – President of Guyana
Edward Levi – Former U S Attorney General Under Ford
Milton Friedman- Nobel Lauriate in Economics, Founder of Chicago School of Economics
Irving Kristol- Famous early Neo-Conservative
Norman Podhoretz- Early Neo-conservative, longtime editor of Commentary
Bill Kristol- Irving’s Son, Editor of the Weekly Standard, ex-cheif of Staff for VP Dan Quail
Ludwig Wittgenstein – one of the most prominent modern philosophers
Paul Wellstone – Senator From Minnesota
Marquess of Reading – Foreign Secretary and Viceroy of India
Abraham Beame – Former NYC Mayor
Rabbi Alexander Goode Gave his life onUSS Dorchester so others could live one of the Chaplins
Cardinal Lustiger – convert reached top level of Catholic hierarchy in France
Mary Fisher-Aids Activist
Kurt Eisner – German revolutionary,
Raymond Trousson, Belgium Royal Academy
Serge Gainsbourg, french singer
Martha Neumark-one of the first women to seek rabbinic ordination
David Levy – Likud Leader born in Rabat Morocco
Bela Kun – leader of pre-wwii Hungarian revolution
Harold Brown – Secretary of Defense in Carter Administration
Arthur Goldberg- forth Jew appointed to US Supreme Ct
Frank Lautenberg – U.S. Senator, New Jersey
Chaim Solomon: financed the American Revolution
Eamon de Valera: Early IRA (Sinn Fein) activist (Founder? Mother Jewish)
Jeremy Rifkin – Famous Paranoid Technophobe
Perry Ferrel (last name Bernstein) — lead singer Janes Addiction
Daniel Yulee (Levee) 1st senator from Fla. J.C. Calhoun’s right hand man.