Pinchas HaLevi Horowitz (1535 - 1618) MP

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Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Death: Died in Cracow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Occupation: Rabbi, Rabbi of Krakow & Prague. President Council of Four Lands., Builder of the Pinchas shul in Prague. Brither-in-law of R.Moses Isserles ימ"א
Managed by: Yigal Burstein / יגאל בורשטיין
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About Pinchas HaLevi Horowitz

His signature is found on a community rule of Krakow, dated July 7, 1595

[S.A.Zigelman - The Jews of Poland and Lithuania Until 1648].


Pinchus was born in year 1535.

Pinchus' father was Yisrael Yaakov HOROVITZ and his mother was

Nissel Reisel Urshila.

His paternal grandparents were Aharon Meshulam Salman ISH_HOROVITZ and Esther Nechama Munk.

He was the oldest of ten children. He had seven brothers and two sisters, named Jacob, Yonah, Yeshayahu, Menachem, Shmuel, Eliezer, Meshulum, Rivka and Nechama.

He died, at the age of 83rd years, on March 1st, 1618.

Horowitz Family Website.

-------------------- Married in Krakau. Important scholar of the Talmud. Author of 'Four Lands'. Died 1670 (i 51,67) -------------------- Pinchas Horowitz of Bohemia (HALEVI) 1535-1618

Pinchas was born in Prague 1535 and died in Krakow in 1618

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