Rabbi Yisrael Joseph Isserles [RaMA father], of Cracow

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Rabbi Yisrael Joseph Isserles [RaMA father] (Luria), of Cracow

Hebrew: ר' ישראל איסרלש, of Cracow
Birthplace: Kraków, Kraków County, Poland
Death: Died in Kraków, Kraków County, Poland
Place of Burial: Cemetery of the Rema Synagogue, Krakow, Poland
Immediate Family:

Son of Yosef Ben Chaim Lazars Isserles and Gittel Isserles
Husband of Malka Dina Schrenzel
Father of Rabbi Moshe ben Israel Isserles, "RaMa" הרמ״א; Yitzhak "The Rich" Isserles [REMA brother]; Joseph Isserles; Kendel Drucker; Rabbi Eliezer Isserles and 3 others
Brother of Eliezer Isserles and Kendel Katz

Occupation: merchant, banker, Talmudist, Head of the Community, Rabbi of Krakow, Rabbi
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About Rabbi Yisrael Joseph Isserles [RaMA father], of Cracow

In 1553 he built a synagogue in Krakow, in memory of his wife.


Alt: Yisroel Issarlein, Israel Isser



Parnass (Head) of Jewish community in Krakow. Built a synagogue in honor of his son (Rema/Remuh Synagogue) in the Kazimierz area in Krakow in 1553.

According to The Lurie Legacy, The House of Davidic Royal Descent by Neil Rosenstein Israel (Isarel Lazers) and Dina Malka Had Four Sons and Three Daughters


Died 1567. Eminent Talmudic scholar and director of the Jewisih community in Krakau (iii.56).


Unnecessary rather "new" duplicated profile and tree. Nevertheless merged on March 17 2013

-------------------- Israel (known as Isserl), was a prominent talmudist and independently wealthy,[3] who had probably headed the community of Krakow. His son Moshe was called Isserles in a patronymic way, at the time were surnames were inexistent. -------------------- Redundant duplicate profile! -------------------- Redundant duplicate profile with no added information that should not have been created in the first place.

About ר' ישראל איסרלש, of Cracow (עברית)

הכתובת על קיר בית הכנסת:

האיש ישראל בר

יוסף ז"ל עוז התאזר

לכבוד הקב"ה ולזכר

אשתו מלכה בת ר

אלעזר תנצב"ה בנה

מנכסי עזבונה ב"ה

זה המקום בית אל

לפרטו לפרשת

שובה ה' רבבות

אלפי ישראל

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Rabbi Yisrael Joseph Isserles [RaMA father], of Cracow's Timeline

Kraków, Kraków County, Poland
February 22, 1520
Age 30
Kraków, Poland
Age 30
Krakow, Poland
Age 30
Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
Age 30
Age 40
Age 40
Kraków, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Age 50
Krakow, Poland
February 1566
Age 76
Cemetery of the Rema Synagogue, Krakow, Poland
February 18, 1568
Age 78
Kraków, Kraków County, Poland