The Ottoman ruler wanted to move Jews from Safed to recently conquered Cyprus, but carrying out the order was another matter.
David B. Green
Niels Bohr not only took part in advances in nuclear physics, he saved Denmark's Jews during WWII and was an early opponent of nukes.
For Jews, Sandy Koufax's decision to refrain from leading the Los Angeles Dodgers in an important championship game encapsulated a moment of pride, sacrifice and commitment.
The first class of the Hebrew Union College convened in Cincinnati, Ohio.
This Day in Jewish History 1989: A Belgian Immunologist and Holocaust Survivor Is Shot Dead in a Parking Lot
Why and by whom remain shrouded in mystery.
A group of Jews who had been expelled from their native Portugal held a Yom Kippur service at the home of the Jewish Moroccan ambassador to the Netherlands.
Walter Matthau built a half-century long career by combining irascibility with irresistible lovability.
September 30, 1941, was the second and final day of the mass killing of 33,771 Jews that took place in a Kiev ravine.
Oscar Handlin eventually put the spotlight on the epic role of immigration in America.
Israel Zolli, chief rabbi of Rome, had a religious epiphany that led him to convert to Christianity and take the name Eugenio Maria Zolli, after Pope Pius XII.