Rabbi Chaim ben Bezalel Loew-Beer [Gd.father of Maharal] חיים בן בצלאל לאו (1450 - 1565) MP

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Nicknames: "Grandfather of Maharal of Prague", "Chaim of Varmiza"
Birthplace: 1450 or 1480, Issenheim, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Death: Died in 1522 or 1565
Occupation: Rabbi of Worms, Germany
Managed by: Yigal Burstein / יגאל בורשטיין
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About Rabbi Chaim ben Bezalel Loew-Beer [Gd.father of Maharal] חיים בן בצלאל לאו

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Rabi of Worm (ווירמיזא)

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Rabbi Chaim LOEW-BEER (born about 1450 or 1480 Isenheim, Alsace, France, d. 1522 Prague according to Zeev ESHKOLOT (or 24 Nov. 1565 Worms, Germany). Chaim married Vogelin Feigele and they had four sons:

   * Nathan LOEB (LOEW)
   * Zvi Helman LOEB (LOEW)
   * Rabbi Yaakov LOEW (Reichsrabbiner). Chief Rabbi of the German Jews.
   * Bezalel ben Haïm LOEB (LOEW) was born about 1480. Unlike his young brothrer, stayed behind to help his father and did not pursue studies in Poland. Bezalel married the daughter of Rabbi Chaim ISSEMHEIMER or married daughter of Rabbi Yitzchak KLOBER of Worms. 

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Rabbi in Worms, descendant of King David

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