The Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu in the second position.
The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, headed the list of the world’s top 50 Jews, according to the survey conducted by the Jerusalem Post since last year.
Zuckerberg defeated the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu who was in the second position. Previously, Zuckerberg was elected as Time’s People of the Year.
His popularity has arisen as well as his Facebook social media. Until the middle of this year, Facebook has 750 million users and expected will reach one billion users by the end of this year.
Two Hollywood actresses, Natalie Portman was at 38th and Sarah Silverman at 49th. Three members of the US Congress, Eric Cantor at 13th, followed by Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (14), and Gabrielle Giffords (26) who seriously injured in a shooting last January.
Five rabbis also became part of the list – 39 to 43- included Rabbi Richard Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism. Two eralthy businessmen from South Africa,
Ivan Glasenberg was at 47 and Bertie Lubner (48). Job Cohen, head the Dutch Labor Party (46).
The first female general in the Israeli army Oma Barbivai placed at 44th. The last position belongs to Israeli supermodel Bar Rafaeli. Though she reached more popular when became cover of Sports magazine with swimsuit illustration in 2009.
Jewish Telegraphic Agency/Faisal Assegaf