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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'.
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 ([email protected])
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
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
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.

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