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Glossary of Jewish Leaders

Jewish leaders tended to be warriors and prophets in ancient Israel. Then, when the Jewish People were in exile and without a homeland, scholars, teachers, and rabbis became leaders. In the twentieth century, the Jewish People survived Hitler's plans of annihilation and gained their own nation. Soldiers, political leaders, rabbis, academics, and philanthropists are today's Jewish leaders.

Aaron

Abraham

Baal Shem Tov

Bar Kochva

Ben Gurion, David

Ben Yehuda, Eliezer

Beruriah

Brandeis, Louis

Caro, Joseph

Daniel

David

Deborah

Einstein, Albert

Esther

Golda Meir

Herzl, Theodor

Hillel

Isaac

Jacob

Joseph

Joshua

Judah HaNasi

Judah Maccabee

 

 

Leah

Maimonides (RaMBaM)

Mendelssohn, Moses

Miriam

Montefiore, Moses

Mordechai

Moses

Nachmanides (RaMBaN)

Nachman of Breslov

Rabbi Akiva

Rachel

Rashi - Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki

Rav Kook

Rebecca

Rothschild Family

Ruth

Saadiah Gaon

Sarah

Senesh, Hannah

Shimon Bar Yochai

Solomon

Vilna Gaon - Rabbi Eliyahu ben Shlomo Zalman

Weizmann, Chaim

Yochanan Ben Zakkai

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