Here's a question too...
Did Cuba, Morocco, Libya, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Jordan, Yemen, Somali, Egypt.... and the list goes on.
What have the Jews given the world?
well again Wikipedia comes to the rescue.
Name Year Area Invention
Leonard Adleman Computer Science Molecular Biology RSA; DNA computing
Charles Adler  horn-actuated traffic lights
Robert Adler Physicist wireless remote control for televisions
Selig Percy Amoils  ophthalmologist; Cryoprobe
Herman Aron invented the electric meter
Hertha Ayrton  Draughtsmen's tools
Itzhak Bentov Remote controlled cardiac catheter
(US Patent 3605725 September 1971 Bentov)
Emile Berliner inventor of gramophone
Ludwig Blattner Blattnerphone sound recording machine
Frank Colton oral contraceptive, antihistamines
Carl Djerassi oral contraceptive, antihistamines
Gertrude Elion  anti-leukemia drugs Nobel Prize (1988) in medicine zovirax
Samuel Fedida 1971 inventor of Viewdata
Uziel Gal "Uzi" sub-machine gun
Joseph Gerber photoplotter, photocutter, Gerber variable scale, 650 US and foreign patents awarded
David Gestetner duplicator
Leopold Godowsky, Jr. and Leopold Mannes Kodachrome 
Sylvan Goldman shopping cart
Peter Carl Goldmark vinyl record
Emanuel Goldberg 1910
Sir David Lionel Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons  railway signals
Mikhail Gurevich For his winning designs in the Russian military aircraft design bureau MiG, won State Stalin Prize (1941, 1947, 1948, 1949,
1953), Lenin award (1962), and the title of Hero of Socialist Labor (1957).
Waldemar Haffkine developed vaccines against cholera and bubonic plague and tested them on himself.
Philippe Kahn camera phone
Theodore von Karman aeronautics
astronautics father of supersonic flight
Charles Kelman 1969 Ophthalmologist Phacoemulsification introduced the technique that uses ultrasonic waves to emulsify the nucleus of the eye's lens
to remove cataracts.
Arthur Korn forerunner of the fax machine
Arthur Kornberg 1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: discovered "the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of deoxyribonucleic acid
Roger D. Kornberg 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: discovered "the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription" (the process by which genetic
information from DNA is copied to RNA).
Hedy Lamarr spread-spectrum radio technology
Edwin Land Polaroid camera
Lev Landau 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics for theory of superfluidity. Also co-discovered the density matrix method in quantum mechanics, the quantum
mechanical theory of diamagnetism, the theory of second order phase transitions, the Ginzburg-Landau theory of superconductivity, the explanation of
Landau damping in plasma physics, the Landau pole in quantum electrodynamics, and the two-component theory of neutrinos.
Bonet de Lattes 15th-16th century Astronomical ring-dial by means of which solar and stellar altitudes can be measured and the time determined with
great precision by night as well as by day.
Siegfried Marcus 1870 Mobile gasoline combustion engine
Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov 1908 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work on phagocytosis.
Albert Abraham Michelson  Inventor of Interferometer, Nobel Prize in Physics 1907
Hinda Miller co-inventor of the first sports bra Jogbra
Gregory Goodwin Pincus oral contraceptive, antihistamines
Egon Orowan physicist
Stanford R. Ovshinsky energy
Reinhold Rudenberg scanning electron microscope
Jonas Salk Developed polio (poliomyelitis) vaccine, wiping out polio in the civilized world.
David Schwartz  inventor of Dirigible Zeppelin
Leonid Shvarts, Moisei Komissarchik, Yakov Shor 1942 the Stalin prize for the "development of a new type of weapon" (Katyusha).
Lina Stern 1921 pioneering research on the blood-brain barrier. The results of her work saved thousands of lives at the fronts of World War
Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis Blue jeans
Leo Szilard 1955
1931 co-invented nuclear fission reactor (1955)
First nuclear reactor (1942), with Enrico Fermi
Patent Electron Microscope (1931)
Alexander Tetelbaum Electronic Design Automation
Joseph Tykociński-Tykociner sound-on-film technology
Stanislaw Ulam mathematics
Selman Waksman medicine streptomycin Nobel Prize (1952) in medicine
Chaim Weizmann Industrial fermentation: used Clostridium acetobutylicum to produce acetone, used in the manufacture of cordite, critical to the
Allies of World War I.
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow medical physicist radioimmunoassay
L. L. Zamenhof Esperanto, the most widely spoken constructed international auxiliary language.
Yakov Zel'dovich 1939 Zel'dovich Mechanism (oxidation of nitrogen). Also, predicted the beta decay of a p-meson, the muon catalysis. In 1977
was awarded the Kurchatov Medal "for prediction of characteristics of ultracold neutrons, their detection and investigation". Famous for
discovery of Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect.
Selig Percy Amoils
Hertha Marks Ayrton
Ralph H. Baer
Richard E. Bellman
Charles K. Bliss
Baruch Samuel Blumberg
Ernst Boris Chain
Stanley Norman Cohen
Gertrude B. Elion
Donald A. Glaser
Leopold Godowsky, Jr.
Peter Carl Goldmark
David Lionel Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons
Bernard Marshall Gordon
Herbert A. Hauptman
Ronald A. Katz
Roger D. Kornberg
Edwin H. Land
Robert S. Langer
Leon M. Lederman
Julius Edgar Lilienfeld
Mary the Jewess
John von Neumann
Isidor Isaac Rabi
Michael O. Rabin
Johann Philipp Reis
Hayyim Selig Slonimski
Theodore von Kármán
L. L. Zamenhof
^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t 
^ Jewish: American Jewish Year Book, 1983, p. 271; online at ; inventor: Web site of the President of South Africa: 
^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
^ Review of his book, "The Cosmic Book: On the Mechanics of Creation" Biblio.com booksellers calls him "a Jewish scientist and inventor, who was
born in Prague". Accessed 20 Oct 2006
^  "I literally came as a refugee. I came during the Hitler days. Both my parents and I were Jewish so we had to leave."
^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "He was a devout Jew"
^ Buckland, Michael. Emanuel Goldberg and his Knowledge Machine. Libraries Unlimited, 2006. ISBN 0-313-31332-6.
^ Tales of "Tank city". Rachel Bayvel celebrates the Soviet Jews who produced weapons for Allied victory (Jewish Quarterly) Summer 2005 - Number
^ Waldemar Haffkine: Pioneer of Cholera vaccine at American Society for Microbiology
^  "German Jewish inventor of the first practical system to send photos over telephone wires."
^ together with Severo Ochoa
^ Nicole Kresge, Robert D. Simoni, Robert L. Hill (2005). Arthur Kornberg's Discovery of DNA Polymerase, I. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 46.
^ a b Winning Nobel Prizes seems to run in one family's chemistry - and biology by Joe Eskenazi, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
^ Roger Kornberg wins the 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
^ Jewish mother: Ilya Mechnikov. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1908
^  "Jewish Heroes and Heroines in America"
^ Academic Lineage
^ Encyclopaedia Judaica
^ a b Tales of ‘Tank city’. Soviet Jews who produced weapons for Allied victory by Rachel Bayvel. Jewish Quarterly. Summer 2005 - Number 198
^ Lina Stern: Science and fate by A.A. Vein. Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
^ Jewish Heroes and Heroines in America. Florida Atlantic University Libraries
^ "Because of Zamenhof's Jewish origin..." Artificial Language Projects by Lawrence A. Sharpe. South Atlantic Bulletin, Vol. 27, No. 1 (May, 1961),
^ ZAMENHOF, LAZARUS LUDWIG Jewish Encyclopedia
^ together with Fyodor Shapiro
^ with Rashid Sunyaev