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Benjamin Levy

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Son of Haim Levy
Husband of NN. Levy
Father of Rachel van der Wilden and Asser Levy

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About Benjamin Levy

Benjamin was Cantor at the New London Synagogue, London, England in 1664. In 1654 he was Cantor, Hazzan, & Bodeck in Recife, Brazil; but was forced to flee when the Portuguese conquered Recife and started another inquisition. It is not known whether he went back to Holland from where he came, or to New Amsterdam with his son Asser Levy, and then on to Holland, eventually moving to London, England. It is known that his son settled in New Amsterdam.

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Schwelm, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Vilnius, Lithuania