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Mrs. Efraim Karo (Loew)

Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Daughter of {Yitzhak ben Betzalel} {Loew [3rd Maharal Gr.gdfather] ?}, (omitted in some studies) and Mrs {Loew [3rd Maharal Gr.gdfather] ?}
Wife of Rabbi Ephraim Karo -
Mother of Rabbi Avigdor Karo -; Rabbi Yosef Karo and Rabbi Yitzhak Karo
Sister of Yehuda ben Beztalel {or ben Yitzhak}

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About Mrs. Efraim Karo

Sefer Toledot Ve-Niflaot Maharal (The Book of History and Wonders of the Maharal), by Meir Perles (Bilgoraj, 1911), has a footnote to the genealogy of Judah Loew, the Elder, of Prague (died in 1440), the great-great-grandfather of the MaHaRaL of Prague (Judah Loew, ben Bezalel, 1525–1609). It says: “The son of Judah's sister was the gaon (religious authority), Avigdor Karo ABD (av bet din, i.e., chief judge), Prague, uncle of Joseph Karo, author of Beit Yosef (Joseph's House) (of which Shulchan Aruch was an abbreviated version), and father of the gaon Judah Karo ABD Glogau, father of the gaon Joseph Karo who was ABD in 20 communities....”

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Mrs. Efraim Karo's Timeline

Age 21
Praha (Prague), Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Age 42
Toledo, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, Spain