David Lopes Cardozo (1808 - 1890) MP

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Birthplace: Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Occupation: chief rabbi
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About David Lopes Cardozo

David de Jahacob Lopez Cardozo (May 21, 1808, Amsterdam—April 11, 1890, Amsterdam) was a Dutch Talmudist and prominent communal worker. He was sent at an early age to the celebrated bet ha-midrash 'Etz Chayyim, studied under Rabbi Berenstein at The Hague, and received his diploma of "Morenu" in 1839.

The same year he was appointed ab bet din of the Portuguese synagogue of Amsterdam, and in 1852 ab bet din and preacher of that synagogue, Aron Mendes Chumaceiro being made hakham, and Vaz Diaz and Montezinos dayyanim (civil judges) at the same time. He became dean of the intermediate classes of 'Etz Chayyim, which office he held for nearly half a century.

Cardozo was founder of the Chebrah 'Abodat ha-Qodesh, instituted for the study of Jewish law and its commentaries. After having been decorated by the king of the Netherlands with the Royal Order of the Lion for services rendered to his country, he retired from his various offices in 1888.

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CARDOZO, DAVID DE JAHACOB LOPEZ:


Dutch Talmudist and prominent communal worker; born in Amsterdam, Holland, May 21, 1808; died there April 11, 1890. He was sent at an early age to the celebrated bet ha-midrash 'Eẓ Ḥayyim, studied under Rabbi Berenstein at The Hague, and received his diploma of "Morenu" in 1839. The same year he was appointed ab bet din of the Portuguese synagogue of Amsterdam, and in 1852 ab bet din and preacher of that synagogue, Chumaceiro being made ḥakam, and Vaz Diaz and Montezinos dayyanim at the same time. He became dean of the intermediate classes of 'Eẓ Ḥayyim, which office he held for nearly half a century. Cardozo was founder of the Ḥebrah 'Abodat ha-Ḳodesh, instituted for the study of Jewish law and its commentaries. After having been decorated by the king of Holland with the Royal Order of the Lion for services rendered to his country, he retired from his various offices in 1888.

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The David Cardozo Academy was established in memory of Rabbi David Lopes Cardozo (1800-1888) of the Portuguese-Spanish Synagogue in Amsterdam.

http://cardozoacademy.org/about-us

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R' David Lopes Cardozo's Timeline

1808
May 23, 1808
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1831
July 27, 1831
Age 23
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1832
January 28, 1832
Age 23
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1834
March 16, 1834
Age 25
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1836
April 29, 1836
Age 27
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1838
February 9, 1838
Age 29
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1839
September 21, 1839
Age 31
Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
1841
December 14, 1841
Age 33
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1843
October 13, 1843
Age 35
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1845
September 27, 1845
Age 37
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands