Posts Tagged ‘ doctors ’

Meet the Two Jewish Criminals Who Were Australia’s First Dentists

May 24, 2016
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Australia's First Two Dentists Were Two Jewish Criminals

Between the 18th and 19th centuries, the British government deported over 150,000 convicts to penal colonies in Australia. Among them were two Jews named Joseph Hyams and Simon Lear, also known as Australia’s first dentists. Hyams, who was born in London and sent to Sydney after being convicted for something in…

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Why Didn’t Britain’s Jewish Kids Get Rickets?

July 27, 2015
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Why Didn’t British Jews get Rickets?

Rickets, a vitamin D deficiency disease that causes children’s bones to soften, was so common…

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It’s 1933: Calling All Jewish Doctors to Istanbul!

February 26, 2015
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It's 1933: Calling All Jewish Doctors to Istanbul!

In the 17th century, the Ottoman Empire was known as the “sick man of Europe.”…

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Murder, Poisons, and Conversos

January 5, 2012
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Dr. Rodrigo López was born in Portugal in the 16th…

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A Gynecologist in Auschwitz

May 2, 2011
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A gynecologist in aushwitz

In Auschwitz, the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele performed horrific experiments using Jews…

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