Who is a famous Jew?
- Abraham (Genesis ch.11-25).
Other major names:
- Isaac (Genesis ch.17, 21, 22 and 26)
- Jacob (Genesis ch.25, and 27-35)
- Joseph (Genesis ch.37, and 39-50)
- Moses (Exodus ch.2 onwards)
- Joshua, Deborah (Judges ch.4-5), Samuel, King David, King
Solomon, Mordecai, Hillel, Rabbi Akiva, Rabbi Judah ("the prince"),
Rabbi Saadia Gaon, and thousands more.
See also the other Related Links.Link: History of the Hebrew Bible
Jesus, jerry Seinfeld, Adam sandler, pink (the singer person), KISS (the rock group), mel brooks, ben stiller lots more
Albert Einstein, Moses, Jack Benny, Professor Irwin Cory, Mayor Robert Briscoe, David Sarnoff,
the Three Stooges, Woody Allen, Benjamin Netanyahu, Baal Shem Tov, David Schwimmer,
George Burns, Suze Orman, Larry King, Joey Bishop, Dr. Moses Maimonides
During the time of Shakespeare Jews didn't live in England (they were cast out by Edward the 1st.) It is probable that Shakespeare had never seen a Jew in his life, however in 1594 a famous Jew stood for trial - Rodrigo Lopez and scholars believe that Shakespearean knowledge about Jews came from this famous trial. in 1597 Shakespeare wrote "the merchant of Venice" which besides the endemic antisemitic views of that time also portrays…
All Jews have the same Torah.Religious Jews believe that the Torah must be fully observed (Deuteronomy 13:5). They keep the laws of Judaism as codified in the Shulchan Arukh (Code of Jewish Law), which lists the laws of the Torah as explained in the Talmud. Torah-study is seen as very important (Deuteronomy 5:1); and the modern world is seen as subservient to the Torah (Talmud, Nedarim 32a), not the other way around. Other Jewish groups…