Ashkenazi rule
 

bulletRaoul Wallenberg's grandmother's grandfather was a Jew by the name of Benedicks whom arrived to Sweden by the end of the 18th century)
bulletTheodor (Binyamin Zeev) Herzl, the visionary of Zionism, was born in Budapest in 1860
bulletVladimir Jabotinsky (founder of Irgun Zvai Leumi) was born in Odessa in 1880
bulletGolda Meir was born in Kiev in 1898
bulletMenahem Begin was born in 1913 in Brisk, Poland
bulletYitzhak Shamir 1915- 7th Prime Minister of Israel. Born in 1915 in eastern Poland
bulletDavid Ben­Gurion was born in Plonsk, Poland in 1886
bulletMoshe Sharett was born in 1894 in Kherson (Ukraine)
bulletShimon Peres was born in August 1923 in Poland
bulletYitzhak Shamir was born in Ruzinoy, Poland in 1915
bulletElie (Eliezer) Wiesel was born in Sighet, Rumania on September 30, 1928
bulletSimon Wiesenthal was born on December 31, 1908 in Buczacz Ukraine
bulletRabbi Yisrael was born in Okop, a small village in the Ukraine on the Polish Russian border (Podolia)
bulletAsher Ginsberg born in Skvira, near Kiev in the Ukraine
bulletLevi Eshkol was born in 1895 in the Ukrainian village of Oratovo (near Kiev)
bulletIrving Berlin was born Israel Baline in Eastern Russia on May 11, 1888
bulletFranz Kafka was born in Prague, July 3, 1883
bulletSigismund Schlomo Freud was born on May 6, 1856, in Freiberg, Moravia, now Pribor, in Czech Republic
bulletGeorge Soros was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1930
bulletMadelaine Albright is fluent in French and Czech, with good speaking and reading abilities in Russian and Polish