List of Ukrainian Jews

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List of Ukrainians

Presented below are lists of famous or notable Ukrainian people of Jewish descent and other Jews born in the territory of present day Ukraine.

Politicians[edit]

Russian/Soviet politicians[edit]

Israeli politicians[edit]

Israeli military persons[edit]

Soldiers and Revolutionaries[edit]

Other Historical figures[edit]

Business figures[edit]

Natural scientists[edit]

Mathematicians[edit]

Social scientists[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Performing and fine artists[edit]

Writers and poets[edit]

Chess players[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Ukraine
  2. ^ Albert S. Lindemann. Esau's Tears: Modern Anti-Semitism and the Rise of the Jews, Cambridge University Press, 1997, ISBN 0-521-79538-9 (pbk), p.430
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  7. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  8. ^ a b FJC | News | A Jewish Renaissance in Russia
  9. ^ "Trotsky was born of Jewish parents in the S Ukraine." "Trotsky, Leon", The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05.
  10. ^ "His father was a prosperous Jewish farmer. After attending a Jewish primary school, Trotsky became a student at a state school in the city of Odesa (Odessa) in 1888..." "Leon Trotsky", Encarta, 2007. Archived 2009-11-01.
  11. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  12. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  13. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica: Zinovyev was born to lower middle-class Jewish parents"
  14. ^ a b c d e Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  15. ^ Menachem Begin
  16. ^ Yitzhak Ben­Zvi
  17. ^ Shemuel Dayan
  18. ^ a b Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  19. ^ Levi Eshkol
  20. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  21. ^ Office of the President
  22. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  23. ^ Golda Meir
  24. ^ Online NewsHour: Natan Sharansky - July 22, 1997
  25. ^ Moshe Sharett
  26. ^ The Pintov/ Dori Family
  27. ^ Knesset Member, Zvi Tsur
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  30. ^ "Deutsch, Leo" Encyclopaedia Judaica. Eds. Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik. Vol. 5. 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA
  31. ^ Review: German scholar's view of Dunayevskaya's Luxemburg
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  33. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  34. ^ Ze'ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky
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  37. ^ Andrew Cook, M: Mi5's First Spymaster (Revealing History), 2004, Tempus Publishing, ISBN 0-7524-2896-9.
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  39. ^ Lurye, V. M. & V. Ya. Kochik (2002). GRU: Dela i Lyudi. Moscow: OLMA. p. 184. ISBN 5-224-03528-7. (Russian)
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  41. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  42. ^ Time Magazine
  43. ^ East End history, London history, End End of London, Bernard Delfont, london vacation, Lew Grade, Spitalfields[dead link]
  44. ^ BBC News | UK | Celebrities say farewell to Grade
  45. ^ Producers
  46. ^ Max Levchin likes the edge / Starting another company was the natural thing to do for PayPal co-founder
  47. ^ http://www.ncsj.org/AuxPages/Wkly060331.pdf
  48. ^ Board of Trustees of the Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk
  49. ^ Krivoy Rog Jewish community Sponsors
  50. ^ Unknown
  51. ^ CJO - Abstract - The dilemmas of seditious men: the Crowther–Hessen correspondence in the 1930s
  52. ^ Citizen Kurchatov - Ioffe
  53. ^ Levich
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  55. ^ Dr. Selman Waksman
  56. ^ Ашдод:лента ежедневных событий
  57. ^ [4]: "Following is a list of Jewish or Israeli recipients of Turing Prize, Fields Medal and other Mathematical Prizes to date:" Accessed 8 Apr 2007
  58. ^ JewishEncyclopedia.com - BUBER, SOLOMON:
  59. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "born in Kharkov, Ukraine ... the only child of prosperous Jewish parents"
  60. ^ Jewish Economists
  61. ^ [5] "Jascha Heifetz, Fritz Kreisler, Mischa Elman... were all Jews, too"
  62. ^ [6] "Anthony Federov: I'm like half Christian, half Jewish. I'm like a mix."
  63. ^ Jewish Pianists
  64. ^ Samuil Yevgen´yevich Feinberg (1890‚1962) was regarded as one of the most gifted pianists of his day; his compositions, however, have only recently begun to be heard after many years of silence. His parents were of Jewish origin and in 1894 they moved from Odessa to Moscow.
  65. ^ He was born Samuil Hilels in Odessa to a musical Jewish family; both his parents were musicians.
  66. ^ [7] "Ukrainian Jewish singer is country's star" [8] "A Ukrainian Jewish woman, Tanya Liberman, who performs under the name Tina Karol, came in seventh."
  67. ^ Across the Former Soviet Union Ukrainian Singer with Jewish Roots and New Name Takes Country by Stor, Jewish Telegraphic Agency (23 March 2006)
  68. ^ [9]
  69. ^ Fleeing revolution torn Russia, internationally known pianist Leo Sirota, a Russian Jew, settled in Vienna where his only child, a daughter, was born.
  70. ^ Jewish-American Hall of Fame - Virtual Tour
  71. ^ All About Jewish Theatre - Abraham Goldfaden : A Theater Pioneer Gets His Due
  72. ^ H. Read, S. Thorndike, and others, Jacob Kramer: a memorial volume (1969)
  73. ^ http://www.jvibe.com/popculture/mila_kunis.shtml
  74. ^ The Jewish Agency For Israel: Mag-Net
  75. ^ Branson Missouri News Article: "Smirnoff, birth name Yakov Naumovich Pokhis, was born in a Jewish family in Odessa, Ukraine". Accessed 30 Oct 2006.
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  77. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  78. ^ a b c d Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  79. ^ a b Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  80. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  81. ^ "Shaul Tchernichovsky was born in Mikhailovka, Crimea, and grew up in a religious home that was open to the ideas of the Enlightenment and Zionism. He attended a modern Hebrew school, where he studied mainly Hebrew and Bible, and at ten entered a Russian school."
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  86. ^ a b Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  87. ^ a b Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  88. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  89. ^ a b c Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  90. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia
  91. ^ Russian Jewish Encyclopedia