Posts Tagged ‘Albert Einstein’

Knesset Speaker Joseph Sprinzak swears in Yitzhak Ben-Zvi as president on Dec. 10, 1952. He stands at an alter with a menorah on a tapestry on it and a soldier soluting behind him while men gather around and watch.

Yitzhak Ben-Zvi Is Inaugurated as Israel’s Second President

December 10, 1952 From the Center for Israel Education At the end of the traditional thirty-day mourning period for Israel’s first President Chaim Weizmann, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi is inaugurated as Israel’s President in a Knesset ceremony. Ben-Zvi, then 68, was elected by the Knesset on December 8th on the third ballot of voting receiving sixty-two votes…

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Gary Kanner

Avery Drongowski Special to the Jewish News NJP (Nice Jewish Person) Gary Kanner Each month, The Well highlights an amazing (and eligible!) individual. The Well has agreed to share its Q & As with these amazing singles with the JN. This month, The Well has a conversation with NJP Gary Kanner. Q: What brought you…

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Guest Column: Cramming Kabbalah?

Mark Jacobs It was a late Tuesday afternoon, and my wife and I were getting ready for our first Kabbalah class. “Did you read the book?” she asked me. “There’s a book?!” I answered, and suddenly that old panicked feeling I experienced from seventh grade to law school came right back. My immediate instinct was…

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Celebrity Jews: Streaming TV And Movie Updates

THE YOUNG PICASSO IS JEWISH AND OTHER STREAMING STUFF The National Geographic series Genius told the life story of Albert Einstein in its premiere 10-episode season last year. The new season, which started on April 24, tells the life history of Pablo Picasso (1883-1973). The role of Picasso is shared between Alex Rich, 29, as…

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