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Krauskopf, Joseph

(Encyclopedia) Krauskopf, Joseph krous´kŏpf, 1858–1923, American rabbi and humanitarian, b. Prussia. He went to the United States in 1872, enrolling (1875) in the first class of the Hebrew Union…

B'nai B'rith

(Encyclopedia) B'nai B'rith bənā´ brĭth [Heb.,= Sons of the Covenant], oldest and largest Jewish service organization in the world, founded (1843) in New York by American Jews to provide…

Holocaust

(Encyclopedia) Holocaust hŏl´əkôst˝, hō´lə–, name given to the period of persecution and extermination of European Jews by Nazi Germany. Romani (Gypsies), homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, the…

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

Director:Aviva KempnerCowboy Booking International; NR; 95 minutesRelease:5/00With;Hank Greenberg, Hal Newhouser, Charlie Gehringer Hank Greenberg, for the many of us too young to remember,…

Saul Bellow

Name at birth: Solomon BellowsSaul Bellow was a Jewish-American writer who in 1976 won the Nobel Prize for a career that included the novels Herzog (1965) and Seize the Day (1956). The son of…

Ayman al-Zawahiri

Ayman al-Zawahiri is the former head of Egyptian Islamic Jihad and the former partner of Osama bin Laden in al-Qaeda, a violent militant group that targets Americans, Jews and other "enemies of Islam…

Sample Essay: Example

Note: The following essay was not edited by EssayEdge Editors. It appears as it was initially reviewed by admissions officers. SAMPLE ESSAY: Carnegie-Mellon, Current affairs: Middle East…

Branches of Judaism

Jewish traditions from Ashkenazic to Zionist by David Johnson Judaism Links Jewish Holidays Conservative East Asian Ethiopian Hasidic Israeli Holidays…

Memorable Olympic Moments: Jesse Owens, 1936

Track star Jesse Owens defiantly bucks Hitler by Mike Morrison Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics in 1936. (Source:AP) Related Links Olympics Overview 2012 Track & Field Preview…

Jesse Owens

Track star Jesse Owens defiantly bucks Hitler by Mike Morrison Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics in 1936. (Source:AP) Related Links Olympics Overview 2012Track & Field…