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Sheldon Adelson RWF HW Pic American billionaire, Las Vegas Sands Corporation, Paradise Development Co., 1933-
Robert Adler RWF Pic Austrian-born American engineer, remote control, 1913-2007
Theodor Adorno RWF HW Pic German American sociologist, philosopher, musicologist, composer (Jewish father) 1903-69 RWN
Paul Allen RWF HW Pic American businessman, co-founder of Microsoft, ??? 1953-
Woody Allen RWF HW Pic American director, writer, actor, comedian, 1935-
Yuri Andropov RWF HW Pic General Secretary of Communist Party of Soviet Union 1982-84 1914-84
Vladimir Arnold RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian American mathematician, (Jewish mother) 1937-2010
Fred Astaire RWF HW Pic American actor, dancer, singer, (Jewish father) 1899-1927
Israel Baal Shem Tov RWF HW Pic 18th century mystic, founder of Hasidic Judaism 1698-1720 Israel ben Eliezer
Lauren Bacall RWF HW Pic American film/stage actress, model, 1924-2014
Steven Ballmer RWF HW Pic American businessman, CEO of Microsoft, (Jewish mother) 1956-
John the Baptist RWF HW Pic  1th century preacher, ascetic, prophet of Christianity,  -31/36AD
Paul Baran RWF HW Pic Polish/Belarusian-born American co-inventor of digital packet switching, internet, 1926-2011
Menachem Begin RWF HW Pic Polish/Belarusian-born Israeli Prime Minister 1977-83,   1913-92
Richard Bellman RWF HW Pic American mathematician, dynamic programming, 1920-84
David Ben-Gurion RWF HW Pic Polish-born founder of State of Israel, first Prime Minister of Israel, 1886-1973
Bernard Berenson RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born American art historian, 1865-1959
Henri Bergson RWF HW Pic French philosopher, Nobel Prize (1927) in Literature 1859-1941
Irving Berlin RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born American composer, songwriter, 1888-1989
Sir Isaiah Berlin RWF HW Pic Latvian-born British philosopher, historian of ideas, 1909-97
Emile Berliner RWF HW Pic German-born American inventor of grammophone, microphone, 1851-1929
Sarah Bernhardt RWF Pic French film/stage actress, (Jewish mother) 1844-1923
Eduard Bernstein RWF HW Pic German economist, founder of theoretical revisionism, 1850-1932
Leonard Bernstein RWF HW Pic American conductor, composer, author, music lecturer, pianist, 1918-90
Hans Bethe RWF HW Pic French/German-born British American physicist, Nobel Prize (1967), (Jewish mother) 1906-2005
Michael Bloomberg RWF HW Pic American businessman, Mayor of New York 2002-13, 1942-
Baruch Blumberg RWF HW Pic American biochemist, Nobel Prize (1976), 1925-2011
Franz Boas RWF HW Pic German-born American father of modern anthropology, 1858-1942
Leon Bourgeois RWF HW Pic Prime Minister of France 1895-96, Nobel Prize of Peace 1920, 1851-1925
Niels Bohr RWF HW Pic Danish-born British American physicist, Nobel Prize (1922 ), (Jewish mother) 1885-1962
Mikhail Botvinnik RWF HW Pic Soviet World chess champion, 1948-57 1958-60 1961-63, 1911-95
Sergey Brin RWF HW Pic Russian-born American co-founder of Google search engine, 1973-
Mel Brooks RWF HW Pic American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, composer, lyricist, 1926-
Lenny Bruce RWF HW Pic American stand-up comedian, satirist, writer, social critic, 1925-66
Georg Cantor RWF HW Pic Russian-born German mathematicain, logician, philosopher, 1845-1918
Vinton Cerf RWF HW Pic American internet pioneer, (3/4 Jewish father) 1943-
Miguel de Cervantes RWF Pic Spanish novelist, poet, playwright, 1547-1616
Sir Ernst Chain RWF HW Pic German-born British biochemist, Nobel Prize (1945) in medicine for work on penicillin, 1906-79
Marc Chagall RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Russian-French painter, stained glass artist, 1887-1985
Noam Chomsky RWF HW Pic American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, political writer, 1928-
Jesus Christ RWF HW Pic founder of Christianity 7/2BC-30/33AD
Andre Citroen RWF Pic French founder 1919 of Citroen, 1878-1935
Leonard Cohen RWF HW Pic Canadian poet, novelist, singer/songwriter, 1934-2016
Harry Cohn HW Pic American film producer, co-founder of Columbia Pictures, 1891-1958
Aaron Copland RWF HW Pic American composer, conductor, 1990-90
Simon Cowell RWF HW Pic British music executive, television producer, entrepreneur, (Jewish father) 1959-
George Dantzig RWF Pic Polish-born American mathematician, linear programming, 1914-2005
David RWF HW Pic Second Jewish King of the United Kingdom Israel and Judah, 1010-970BCE
Michael Dell RWF HW Pic American businessman, founder, owner of Dell, inc, 1965-
Jacques Derrida RWF HW Pic Algerian-born French philosopher, literary scholar, 1930-2004
Earl Benjamin Disraeli RWF HW Pic British writer, prime minister of United Kingdom 1868 1874-1880 1804-81
Carl Djerassi RWF Pic Austrian-born American organic chemist, oral contraceptive, novelist, playwright, 1923-2015
Kirk Douglas RWF HW Pic American actor, film producer, 1916-
Alfred Dreyfus RWN HW Pic French army officer, falsely convicted of treason, 1859-1935
Isaak Dunayevsky RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet songwriter, composer, conductor, 1900-55
Emile Durkheim RWF HW Pic French sociologist, philosopher, anthropologist, 1858-1917
Bob Dylan RWF HW Pic American singer/songwriter, guitarist, Nobel Prize (2016) in Literature, 1941-
Paul Ehrlich RWF HW Pic German-born physician, immunologist, hematologist, Nobel Prize (1908) in medicine, 1854-1915
Alfred Einhorn Pic German biochemist, inventor of novocaine, anesthesia, 1856-1917
Albert Einstein RWF HW Pic German-born Swiss American physicist, Nobel Prize (1921), 1879-1955
John Elkann Pic Italian industrialist, chairman of Fiat, (Jewish father) 1976-
Larry Ellison RWF HW Pic American businessman, Oracle Corporation, (Jewish mother) 1944-
Erik Erikson RWF HW Pic German-born American psychoanalyst, (Jewish mother), 1902-94
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr RWF Pic American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, (Jewish father) 1883-1989
Sidney Farber RWF Pic American physician, cancer researcher, pathologist,   1903-73
Leon Festinger RWF HW Pic American social psychologist, cognitive dissonance, 1919-89
Richard Feynman RWF HW Pic American physicist, Nobel Prize (1965), 1918-88
Mark Fields Pic American president/CEO of Ford Motor Company 2014- , 1961-
Bobby Fischer RWF HW Pic American chess grandmaster, World Champion WC 72-75 1943-2008
Eddie Fisher RWF Pic American singer, entertainer, 1928-2010
Josephus Flavius RWF HW Pic Ancient Jewish historian, 37-100
William Fox RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born American film producer, moovie mogul, 1879-1952
Jacob Frank RWF HW Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born self-proclaimed messiah, 1726-91
Rosalind Franklin RWF HW Pic British biophysicist, stractual viorology, DNA 1920-58
Sigmund Freud RWF HW Pic Czech-born Austrian neurologist, founder of psychoanalysis, 1856-1939
Betty Friedan RWF HW Pic first president of National Organisation for Women 1966- 1921-2006
Casimir Funk RWF Pic Polish-born American biochemist, discovery of vitamins, 1884-1967
Dennis Gabor RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born German British physicist, Nobel Prize (1971), hollogram, 1900-79
Zsa Zsa Gabor RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born actress, socialite,  1917-2016
Frank Gehry RWF HW Pic Canadian-American architect, art museum designer, 1929-
Israel Gelfand RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian American mathematician, 1913-2009
George Gershwin RWF HW Pic American songwriter, composer, jazz pianist, 1898-1937
Vitaly Ginzburg RWF HW Pic Russian physicist, astrophysicist, Nobel Prize (2003), hydrogen bomb, 1916-2009
Emma Goldman RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born anarchist feminist, philosoper, 1869-1940
Benny Goodman RWF HW Pic American clarinetist, "The King of Swing" 1909-86 RWN
Kurt Goldstein RWF HW Pic Polish-born German American neurologist, psychiatrist, 1878-1965
Samuel Goldwyn RWF HW Pic Polish-born American producer, co-founder of MGM, 1879-1974
Sir Ernst Gombrich RWF HW Pic Austrian-born British art historian, 1909-2001
Gordon Gould RWF Pic American physicist, inventor of laser, 1920-2005
Cary Grant RWF HW Pic British-born American film actor,  (Jewish father) ??? 1904-86 H/Haaretz
Andrew Grove RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born American co-founder, chairman of Intel corporation,   1936-
Mikhail Gurevich RWF HW Pic Russian/Soviet aircraft designer, MIG aircraft bureau, 1893-1976
Fritz Haber RWF HW Pic German/Polish-born German chemist, ammonia, Nobel Prize (1918), 1868-1934
Waldemar Haffkine RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born French Indian bacteriologist, 1860-1930
Yehuda Halevi RWF HW Pic Spanish philosopher, poet, physician, 1075-1141
Alexander Hamilton RWF HW Pic American Secretary of Treasury 1789-95 Washington (Jewish mother) ??? 1755-1804 JVL ExLink RWF
Marvin Hamlisch RWF HW Pic American composer, playwright, songwriter:composer, conductor, 1944-2012
Oscar Hammerstein II RWF HW Pic German-born American producer, lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist, theater director, (Jewish father) 1895-1960
Ruth Handler RWN HW Pic American busunesswomen, co-founder of Mattel, Barbie doll, 1916-2002
Herbert Hart RWF HW Pic British legal philosopher, administrator, 1907-92
Rita Hayworth RWF HW Pic American actress, dancer, (Jewish father) ??? 1918-87
Jascha Heifetz RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born American violinist,    1901-87
Herod the Great RWF HW Pic King of Judea 74 BCE - 4 BCE (convert to Judaism) 74-4 BCE RWN
Sir William Herschel RWF HW Pic German-born British astronomer, composer, (Jewish father) 1738-1822
Theodor Herzl RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born Austrian founder of Zionism, playwright, journalist, 1860-1904
Heinrich Heine RWF HW Pic German poet, journalist, essayist, literary critic, 1797-1856
Baroness Rosalyn Higgins RWF HW Pic British president 2006-09 of Internatonal Court of Justice, 1937-
Fritz Hoffmann Pic Swiss founder of Hoffmann-La Roche, 1868-1920
Harry Houdini RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born American magician, escapologist, actor, 1874-1926 RWN
Edmund Husserl RWF HW Pic Czech-born Austrian German philosopher, phenomenology, 1859-1938
Marquess Rufus Isaacs RWC HW Pic Governor-General of India 1921-26 Foreign Secretary 1931 1860-1935
Zeev Jabotinsky RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Revizionist Zionist leader, writer, journalist, orator, translator, 1880-1940
Carl Jacobi RWF HW Pic German mathematician, elliptic functons, 1804-51
Philo Judaeus RWF HW Pic Egyptian philosopher, Alexandria 25BCE-50CE
Franz Kafka RWF HW Pic Czech-born Austrian writer, 1883-1924
Louis Kahn RWF HW Pic Estonian-born American architect,  1901-74
Robert Kahn RWF HW Pic American co-inventor of Internet TCP/IP, 1938-
Emmerlich Kalman RWF HW Pic Hungarian operettas composer, 1882-1953
Lev Kamenev RWF HW Pic Soviet politician, member of Central Committee, (Jewish father) 1883-1936
Theodore von Karman RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born German American physicist, engineer, 1881-1963
Joseph ben Ephraim Karo RWF Pic Spanish-born Ottoman rabbi, kabalist, legal codifier of jewish law, Shulchan Aruch, 1488-1575
Garry Kasparov RWF HW Pic Russian World chess  champion 1885-2000, political activist, (Jewish father) 1963-
Danny Kaye RWF HW Pic American actor, dancer, singer, comedian, 1913-87
Hans Kelsen RWF Pic Czech-born Austrian Swiss American jurist, legal philosopher, 1881-1973
Jerome Kern RWF HW Pic American musicals composer, songwriter:composer, 1885-1945
Yulii Khariton RWF HW Pic Russian nuclear physicist, atomic bomb, 1904-96
Carole King RWF HW Pic American singer/songwriter, pianist, 1942-
Henry Kissinger RWF HW Pic German-born American Secretary of State (1973-77), Nobel Prize (1973) for Peace 1923-
Calvin Klein RWF HW Pic American fashion designer,  1942-
Leonard Kleinrock RWF Pic American co-inventor of Internet, 1934-
Kurt Koffka RWF Pic German-born American psychologist, gestalt psychology, 1886-1941
Sandy Koufax Pic American baseball player, 1935-
Jan Koum RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born American internet entrepreneur, co-founder/CEO of WhatsApp, 1976- WhatsApp
Bruno Kreisky RWF HW Pic Chancellor of Austria  1970-83 1911-90
Saul Kripke RWF HW Pic American philosopher, logician,    1940-
Leopold Kronecker RWF HW Pic German mathematician, 1823-91
Stanley Kubrick RWF HW Pic American film director, film producer, screenwriter, 1928-99
Carl Laemmle RWF HW Pic American founder 1915, Universal Studios, 1867-1939
Hedy Lamarr RWF HW Pic Austrian-born American actress, inventor, spread spectrum radio technology, 1914-2000
Karl Landsteiner RWF HW Pic Austrian-born American bacteriologist, immunologist, Nobel Prize (1930) in medicine, 1868-1943
Robert Langer RWF Pic American biotechnologist, 1948-
Meyer Lansky RWN HW Pic Belarusian-born American gangster, 1902-83
Emanuel Lasker RWF HW Pic World chess chamiopn 1894-1921, 1868-1941
Ferdinand Lassalle RWF HW Pic German/Polish-born founder of Social Democratic Party, 1825-64
Estee Lauder RWF HW Pic Ameican founder of  Estee Lauder Cos cosmetics concern, 1906-2004
Ralph Lauren RWF HW Pic American fashion  designer, 1939-
Claude Levi-Strauss RWF HW Pic Belgian-born French anthropologist, philosopher, sociologist, 1908-2009
William Levitt Pic American real estate developer, president Levitt & Sons, 1907-94
Kurt Lewin RWF Pic German-born American cognitive theorist, psychologist, 1890-1947
Gyorgy Ligeti RWF HW Pic Romanian-born Hungarian composer, 1923-2006
Baron Justus von Liebig RWF Pic German chemist,  (Jewish mother) ??? 1803-73
Marcus Loew RWF HW Pic American founder of MGM, Loew's Theaters, 1870-1927
Isaac Luria RWF HW Pic Ottoman Syria-born  Egyptian founder of Kabbalah, 1534-72
Rosa Luxembourg RWF HW Pic Polish-born German communist leader, philosopher, economist, 1871-1919
Bernard Madoff RWF HW Pic American businessman, stockbroker, financier, criminal, 1938-
Gustav Mahler RWF HW Pic Austrian/Czech-born Austrian composer,conductor, 1860-1911
Theodore Maiman RWF HW Pic American physicist, first operable laser, 1927-2007
Moses Maimonides RWF HW Pic Spanish physicain, philosopher, rabbi, (Ben-Maimon Moshe Rambam) 1135-1204 RM1
Karl Mannheim RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born German British philosopher, sociologist, 1947-
Marcel Marceau RWF HW Pic French actor, mime, 1923-2007 RWN
Karl Marx RWF HW Pic German-born philosopher, political economist, historian, sociologist, 1818-83
Virgin Mary RWF HW Pic mother of Jesus Christus, 18BC-41AD
Abraham Maslow RWF HW Pic American psychologist, humanistic psychology, 1908-70 RWN
Marcello Mastroianni RWF HW Pic Italian film actor, (Jewish mother) 1924-96 RWN
Louis Mayer RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born American producer, movies mogul, 1884-1957
Richard Meier RWF HW Pic American architect, 1934-
Lise Meitner RWF HW Pic Austrian German Swedish physicist, co-discoverer of nuclear fission, 1878-1968
Moses Mendelssohn RWF HW Pic German philosopher, translator, 1729-86
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy RWF HW Pic German romantic composer, conductor, 1809-47
Baron Yehudi Menuhin RWF HW Pic American-British violinist, conductor, 1916-99
Giacomo Meyerbeer RWF HW Pic German opera composer, 1791-1864
Adam Mickiewicz RWF HW Pic Polish/Belarusian-born poet, (Jewish mother)  1798-1855 RWN
Harvey Milk RWF HW Pic American gay rights activist, 1930-78
Arthur Miller RWF HW Pic American playwright, essayist, 1915-2005
Amedeo Modigliani RWF HW Pic Italian-born French painter, sculptor, 1884-1920
Igor Moiseyev RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Russian dancer, choreographer, (Jewish mother) 1906-2007 RWN
Marilyn Monroe RWF HW Pic American actress, singer, model, (convert to Judaism) 1926-62
Michel de Montaigne RWF HW Pic French father of the essay, philosopher, (Jewish mother) 1533-92
Yves Montand RWF Pic Italian-born French singer, actor, (Jewish father) 1921-91 RWN
Moses RWF Pic adopted by Pharaoh's daughter in Egypt, leader of the Exodus from Egypt received the Torah, Mosaic Law BC 1525-1405 RWN
Nachman of Breslav RWF HW Pic Ukrainian Hasidic ''rebbe'' and mystic, founder of Breslov hasidic movement, 1772-1810 RWN
Benjamin Netanyahu RWF HW Pic Israeli prime minister of Israel 1996-99 2009- 1949-
John von Neumann RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born American mathematician, game theory, linear programming,computer science, 1903-57
Oscar Niemeyer RWF HW Pic Brazilian architect, 1907-2012
Alfred Newman RWF HW Pic American film score composer, conductor, 1900-70
Mike Nichols RWF HW Pic German-born American film director, producer, writer, actor, 1931-2014
Emmy Noether RWF HW Pic German mathematician, high algebra, 1882-1935
Michel Nostradamus RWF Pic French physician, astrologer, seer of the Future, 1503-66
Jacques Offenbach RWF HW Pic German-born French composer, cellist, 1819-80
David Oistrakh RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet violinist, conductor, 1908-74
Robert Oppenheimer RWF HW Pic American physicist, administrator, atomic bomb, 1904-67
Larry Page RWF HW Pic American co-founder, CEO of Google, (Jewish mother) 1973-
William Paley HW Pic American radio/television executive, founder of CBS network, 1901-90
Shimon Peres RWF HW Pic Polish/Belarusian-born Prime Minister of Israel  1986-88 1995-96 President 2007-14, 1923-2016
Sholem Aleichem RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born American playwright, author, 1859-1916
Gregory Pincus RWF Pic American biologist, birth-control pill, 1903-67
Camille Pissarro RWF HW Pic Danish French painter, (Jewish father) 1830-1903
Maya Plisetskaya RWF HW Pic Russian/Soviet prima balerina, Bolshoi theater, 1925-
Judit Polgar RWF HW Pic Hungarian chess player, 8th ranked player in the World 1976-
Sir Karl Popper RWF HW Pic Austrian-born British philosopher of science, sociologist, 1902-94
Andre Previn RWF HW Pic German-born American pianist, conductor, composer, 1929-
Marcel Proust RWF HW Pic French writer, (Jewish mother) 1871-1922
Joseph Pulitzer RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born American journalist, founder of Pulitzer Publishing,    1847-1911
Yitzhak Rabin RWF HW Pic Israeli politician, general, Prime Minister 1974-77 1992-95, Nobel Prize 1922-95
Ayn Rand RWF HW Pic Russian-born American novelist, philosopher, playwright, screenwriter, objectivism, 1905-82
David Ricardo RWF HW Pic British co-founder of political economy, MP 1819-23 1832-33 1772-1823
Hyman Rickover RWF HW Pic Polish-born American admiral, nuclear submarine, 1900-86
Jerome Robbins RWF HW Pic American dancer, choreographer, director, 1918-98
Richard Rodgers RWF HW Pic American composer, songwriter, 1902-79
Mstislav Rostropovich RWF HW Pic Azebarjani-born Soviet American cellist, conductor, (Jewish mother) 1927-2007
Mayer Amschel Rothschild RWF HW Pic German-born patriarch of Rothschild Family, 1744-1812
Andy Rubin Pic American senior VP of Google, co-founder of Android, 1963- Android
Helena Rubinstein RWF HW Pic Polish-born American founder of Helena Rubinstein Inc, cosmetics, 1870-1965
Albert Sabin RWF HW Pic Polish-born American medical researcher, oral polio vaccine, 1906-93
Saint Paul RWF HW Pic Christian Apostole  5-64/67CE
Saint Peter RWF HW Pic Christiane Apostole, first Pope "Simon of Galilee" Saul  ?-67CE
Camille Saint-Saens RWF HW Pic French composer, organist, conductor, pianist, ??? 1835-1921 RWN ExLink
Jonas Salk RWF HW Pic American physician, medical researcher, dead virus vaccine for polio, 1914-95
Edward Sapir RWF Pic German/Polish-born American linguist, anthropologist, 1884-1939
David Sarnoff RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born American broadcasing industry executive, founder of  NBC network 1891-1971
Saul RWF HW Pic First Jewish King of the United Kingdom Israel and Judah, 1030-1010BCE
Arthur Schawlow RWF HW Pic American-born Canadian American physicist, Nobel Prize (1981), (Jewish father) 1921-99
Menachem Mendel Schneersohn RWE HW Pic Last Lubavitcher Rebbe, leader of Chabad Lubavitch Dynasty, 1902-94
Arnold Schoenberg RWF HW Pic Austrian American composer,   1922-97
Julian Schwinger RWF HW Pic American theoretical physicist, Nobel Prize (1965), 1918-94
Jerry Seinfeld RWF HW Pic American comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, 1954-
David Selznick RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born American producer, studio executive, 1902-65
Ariel Sharon RWF HW Pic Israeli prime minister of Israel 2001-05, 1928-2014
Georg Simmel RWF HW Pic German-born sociologist, philosopher, 1858-1918
Efim Slavsky RWC Pic Soviet/Russian People's Commissar for Medium Machine Industry, (Jewish father) 1898-1991
Solomon RWF HW Pic Third Jewish King of the United Kingdom Israel and Judah, 1010-927BCE RWN
Joseph Soloveitchik RWF HW Pic Polish/Belarusian-born American religious philosopher, 1903-93
Stephen Sondheim RWF HW Pic American composer, lyricist, songwriter, 1930-
George Soros RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born American financier, 1930-
Steven Spielberg RWF HW Pic American film director, producer, movies mogul, 1946-
Baruch Spinoza RWF HW Pic Dutch philosopher,  1632-77 RM1
Mark Spitz RWE HW Pic American swimmer, Olympic champion (7 medals), 1950-
Richard Stallman RWF HW Pic American scientist, founder of GNU project, Free Software, 1953-
Charles Steinmetz Pic German/Polish-born American mathematician, electrical engineer, 1865-1923
Wilhelm Steinitz RWF HW Pic Czech-born Austrian chess player, First world chess champion 1866-1894, 1836-1900
Howard Stern RWF HW Pic American television/radio humorist, author, actor, 1954-
Isaac Stern RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born American violinist, conductor, 1920-2001
Jon Stewart RWF HW Pic American actor, comedian, writer, producer, presenter, 1962-
Levi Strauss RWE HW Pic American inventor, businessman, jeans, 1829-1902
Barbara Streisand RWF HW Pic American singer, film/television actress, composer, director, producer, 1942-
Eduard Suess RWF Pic British-born Austrian geologist, paleontologist, (Jewish mother) 1831-1914
Yakov Sverdlov RWF HW Pic Russian-born First President of USSR, 1885-1919
Leo Szilard RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born German American physicist, nuclear fission reactor, 1898-1964
James Sylvester RWF HW Pic British mathematician, poet, translator, 1814-97
Alfred Tarski RWF HW Pic Polish-born American mathematician, logician,  1901-83
Dame Elizabeth Taylor RWF HW Pic British-born American actress, (convert to Judaism) 1932-2011
Edward Teller RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born American physicist, hydroghen bomb,  1908-2003
Irving Thalberg RWF HW Pic American film producer, executive, Metri-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1899-1932
Leon Trotsky RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born First Minister of Defense of USSR, 1879-1940 JVL
Boris Vannikov RWF Pic Azebarjani-born Russian People's Commissar for Armaments 1939-41, colonel general, 1897-1962
Diego Velazquez RWF HW Pic Spanish painter, (Jewish father) 1599-1660 RWC
Vilna Gaon RWF HW Pic 18th century Talmudist and mystic, Lithuanian leader of the ''Mitnagdim'',  1720-97
Sir Vito Volterra RWF HW Pic Italian-born mathematician, physicist, mathematical biology, 1860-1940
Vladimir Vysotsky RWF HW Pic Russian singer/songwriter, poet, film/theater actor, (Jewish father) 1938-80
Selman Waksman RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born American scientist, Nobel Prize (1952) in medicine, streptomycin, 1888-1973
Barbara Walters RWF HW Pic American media personality, news anchor, 1929-
Albert Warner RWE HW Pic Polish-born American co-founder 1918 of Warner Bros., 1884-1967
Harry Warner RWE HW Pic Polish-born co-founder 1918 of Warner Brothers, 1881-1958
Jack Warner RWF HW Pic Canadian-born American producer, movies mogul, 1892-1978
Sam Warner RWE HW Pic Polish-born American co-founder 1918 of Warner Bros., 1887-1927
Max Wertheimer RWF Pic Czech-born American co-founder of Gestalt Psychology, 1880-1943
Norbert Wiener RWF HW Pic American mathematical logician, founder of cybernetics, 1894-1964
Elie Wiesel RWF HW Pic Romanian-born American writer, Nobel Prize (1986) for Peace, 1928-2016
Eugene Wigner RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born American physicist, Nobel Prize (1963), founder of Nuclear Engineering, 1902-95
Billy Wilder RWF HW Pic Austrian-born American movie director, screenwriter, producer, 1906-2002
William Wyler RWF HW Pic French-born American director, producer, 1902-81
Edward Witten RWF HW Pic American mathematician, physicist, Fields Medal (1990), 1951-
Ludwig Wittgenstein RWF HW Pic Austrian-born British philosopher, (not Jewish maternal grandmother) 1889-1951
Ludwig Zamenhof RWF HW Pic Polish ophthamologist, linguist, inventor of Esperanto,  1859-1917
Yakov Zeldovich RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Russian physicist, astronomer, atomic bomb, 1914-87
Sabbatai Zevi RWF HW Pic Turkish-born mystic, pseudo-messiah, 1626-76 RWC Sabbtai Tzvi
Grigory Zinoviev RWF HW Pic Soviet Secrete Police Secretary, President of Communist International, 1883-1936
Mark Zuckerberg RWF HW Pic American founder, CEO of Facebook, 1984-
Adolph Zukor RWF HW Pic Hungarian-born American founder/president of Paramount Pictures, 1873-1976
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