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Meir Amit (1921 - 2009)

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Abraham ibn Ezra אברהם אבן עזרא MP (1089 - 1164)

Rabbi Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra אברהם אבן עזרא or ראב"ע, ابن ع...

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Rabbi Jacob Ha-Levi Moelin (Maharil Segal) MP (c.1365 - 1427)

MOELLIN, JACOB BEN MOSES (c1360 – 1427), usually referred to as Maharil (Morenu ha-Rav Jacob ha-Levi) and also as Mahari Segal and Mahari Molin ), the foremost talmudist of his generation and he...

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Rabbi Yaakov Beirav MP (1474 - 1546)

Jacob Berab , Berav or Bei-Rav, (b. Moqueda, nr. Toledo, Castilian Spain, 1474 - d. Safed, Ottoman sanjak of Safed, April 3, 1546), was an influential rabbi and talmudist best known for his attempt to ...

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Isaac Israel Hayes (1832 - 1881)

Isaac Israel Hayes (March 5, 1832 – December 17, 1881) was an Arctic explorer and physician. Hayes was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania. After completing his medical studies at the Unive...

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"Isaac the Jew", Charlemagne's Diplomat MP (c.749 - c.836)

In as far back as 797 AD, Charlemagne, the founder of the Carolingian empire who was later crowned Holy Roman Emperor, sent a man named Isaac the Jew to the Baghdad caliph Harun al-Rashid. In 802, Isaa...

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Simon van Geldern (1720 - 1774)

Simon von Geldern (1720 - 1774) was a German traveler and author. He was the great-uncle of Heinrich Heine, who describes him in his "Memoirs" as an adventurer and Utopian dreamer. The appellation "O...

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Luis de Torres MP (b. - 1493)

Luis de Torres (died 1493), perhaps born as יוסף בן הלוי העברי, Yosef Ben Ha Levy Haivri, ("Jose...

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Harry Houdini (Erik Weisz) MP (1874 - 1926)

Harry Houdini (1874 - 1926) , considered one of the greatest illusionists in history, was a Hungarian-born American magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor, and film producer noted for his se...

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Yehudah ben Meir haKohen, Hazaken al-Khazari MP (c.930 - d.)

Radhanites The Radhanites (al-Rādhāniyya) were Jewish [Qaraite and Rabbinic] merchants believed to have originated in the ninth century in the region of Rādhān, a district...

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Chaim Joseph David Azulai - The Chida - ‎חיים יוסף דוד אזולאי - חיד"א MP (1724 - 1806)

The Chida, Chaim Joseph David ben Isaac Zerachia Azulai (1724 – 21 March 1807) (Hebrew: חיים יוסף דוד אז...

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‎אילן רמון Ilan Ramon MP (c.1954 - c.2003)

אסטרונאוט בשירות ISA לידה 20 ביוני...

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