Jewish Achievement Throughout History

For generations, remarkable Jewish leaders have propelled humankind forward by discovering cures for diseases, developing new technologies, composing musical masterpieces, advancing causes of freedom and human rights, and serving as trailblazers in countless other fields. Explore the films below to celebrate Jewish achievement and learn about Jewish contributions to the world.

Jews in Music

"Jews in Music" honors outstanding achievements by Jewish musicians, including Leonard Cohen, Itzhak Perlman, Carole King, Vladimir Vysotsky, Idan Raichel, Martha Argerich, Paul Simon, Evgeny Kissin, Billy Joel, Adam Levine, Drake, and more.

Jews in Hollywood

"Jews in Hollywood" honors outstanding achievements by Jewish individuals in film, television, and theater, including Barbra Streisand, Paul Newman, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Al Jolson, Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Milos Forman, Steven Spielberg, and more.

Jews in Sports

"Jews in Sports" honors outstanding achievements by Jewish individuals in sports, including Julian Edelman, David Beckham, Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko, Aly Raisman, Tal Brody, Hank Greenberg, Yuri Lyapkin, Irina Viner, Garry Kasparov, Robert Kraft, and more.

Jews in Medicine

"Jews in Medicine" honors outstanding achievements by Jewish doctors, nurses, and scientists, including Paul Ehrlich, Alfred Sabin and Jonas Salk, Lillian Wald, Henrietta Szold, Albert Bourla, and more.