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Harav HaGaon Mordechai Mardosh Auerbach, Av Bais Din of Stanislaw (deceased)

'Harav HaGoan Mordechai Mardosh Auerbach Av Bais Din of Stanislaw. Margolios Family Tree Scroll down . . . Mendel and Sheindel also had seven daughters, one of whom married Mordechai Mardosh Auerba...

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Rabbi Yitzhak Yaakov Reines, רבי יצחק יעקב ריינס MP (1839 - 1915)

Yitzchak Yaacov Reines יצחק יעקב ריינס , (b. 1839 - d. 1915) was a Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi and the founder o...

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HaRav Rafael Shmuel Berenbaum (1921 - 2008)

Rabbi Shmuel Berenbaum (March 1920[1] – January 6, 2008) was the rosh yeshiva of the Mir yeshiva in Brooklyn, New York City which includes an elementary school and a high school, as well as its ...

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R' Shalom Mordechai Schwadron - The Maharsham MP (1835 - 1911)

Rabbi Shalom Mordechai Hacohen Schwadron was born in 1835 (5595) and passed away in Berzhan in 1911 (5671). He was among the greatest and most renowned figures of his era. He was known in all the Jewis...

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Aharon Soloveitchik (1917 - 2001)

Rabbi Ahron (Aaron) Soloveichik (May 1, 1917 - October 4, 2001) was a renowned scholar of Talmud, Halakha and a Rosh Yeshiva; known especially within circles of Orthodox Judaism. The youngest of five c...

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R' Zvi Hirsch Chayes, of Brody and Zolkiew MP (1805 - 1855)

Connections to the Chayes Family , by Edward Gelles - Page 16 - Wikipedia: Zvi Hirsch Chajes and צבי הירש חיות . Novem...

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רבנו גרשום‎, Rabbeinu Gershom ben Yehudah Me'Or Hagolah MP (c.940 - c.1012)

R. Gershom ben Yehuda was born in Narbonne moved to, and studied/taught, in Metz, then later moved to Mainz at the request of Kalonymos. Gershom ben Judah , (c. 960 -1040? -1028?) best known as Rabbe...

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Jakob Weil - יעקב בן יהודה ווייל (MahariV) MP (c.1385 - c.1456)

Early History of the Rabbinical Weil Family by Werner L. Frank Descendants of R. Jakob ben Yehuda Weil (c 1385 - 1456) Family Tree Chart Talmudist, the Mahari"V; Rabbi in Nuernberg, Augsburg, B...

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The Gaon of Rogatchov, HaRav Yosef ben Fishel Rosen of Dvinsk MP (1858 - 1936)

R' Joseph Rosen יוסף רוזין , (Rogachev, 1858 – Vienna, 5 March 1936) was known as the Rogatchover Gaon, ("Genius of Rogachev"), and...

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Seckel Löb Mattes Wormser (1768 - 1847)

Seckel Löb Mattes, as he was originally called, was born in Michelstadt about 1768. At the age of 16, he studied at the Yeshivah in Frankfurt. After 6 years he returned to Michelstadt, where he ...

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Zvi Hirsch Cohen, Chief Rabbi Canada MP (1862 - 1950)

Rabbi Zvi Hirsch, Leonard Cohen's great grand uncle Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Cohen was born in 1862 in Lithuania and received his rabbinical ordination in Vilna and Volozhin. He was dean of the Canadian Ra...

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Rabbi Solomon Klonitsky-Kline (deceased)

Maternal grandfather of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, Rabbi Solomon Klonitsky-Kline wrote a book called Otzar Taamei Hazal (New York 1939) which was a compilation of the various interpretations to b...

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Rabbi Shimon Schwab MP (1908 - 1995)

Shimon (Simon) Schwab (December 30, 1908 – February 13, 1995) was an Orthodox rabbi and communal leader in Germany and the United States. Educated in Frankfurt am Main and in the yeshivot of Lit...

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Rabbi Chaim Shmuelevitz חיים לייב שמואלביץ (1902 - 1979)

Chaim Leib Shmuelevitz חיים לייב שמואלביץ , b. 1902, Kovno; d. 1979, Jerusalem, was a mem...

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Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik MP (1903 - 1993)

Joseph Ber (Yosef Dov, Yoshe Ber) Soloveitchik (1903 - 1993) (Hebrew: יוסף דב הלוי סולובי...

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Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Epstein / הרב משה מרדכי אפשטיין MP (1866 - 1933)

ראש ישיבת כנסת ישראל בסלובוד...

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Rabbi Shmuel Eliezer haLevi Edeles, the MaHaRSHA (1555 - 1631)

Samuel Eidels (1555 – 1631) שמואל אליעזר הלוי איידל&#x...

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Isaac Aboab da Fonseca (1605 - 1693)

The life and works of Chacham Isack Aboab da Fonseca . Isaac Aboab da Fonseca (or Isaak Aboab Foonseca) (February 1, 1605 – April 4, 1693) was a rabbi, scholar, kabbalist and writer. In 1656...

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R' Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach MP (1883 - 1954)

Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach Interactive uerbach Rabbinical Family Relationship Chart Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach (1883 – 26 September 1954) was a Haredi rabbi and roshei yeshiva of Shaar Hashama...

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Rabbi Moshe ben Israel "HaRama" רבי משה בן ישראל, הרמ"א Isserlish איסרליש MP (1520 - 1573)

Rabbi Moses ben Israel Isserles (or Moshe Isserlis ), was an eminent Ashkenazic Rabbi, Talmudist, and Posek, renowned for his fundamental work of Halakha (Jewish law), entitled HaMapah (lit., "the tabl...

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Rabbi Yerucham Yehuda Leib Pearlman ( Hagadol MeMinsk) (1835 - d.)

ן מתוך ויקיפדיה רבי ירוחם יהו...

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R' Meir Simcha Ha-Kohen of Dvinsk "Or Sameyach" MP (1843 - 1926)

Rabbi Meir Simcha of Dvinsk (1843–1926) was a rabbi and prominent leader of Orthodox Judaism in Eastern Europe in the early 20th century. He was a kohen, and is therefore often referred to as Me...

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Rabbi Isser Zalman Meltzer / הרב איסר זלמן מלצר (1870 - 1953)

Rabbi Isser Zalman Meltzer, (1870 - November 17, 1953), was a famous Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi, rosh yeshiva and posek. He is also known as the "Even HaEzel", after the title of his commentary on Ramba...

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R' Menachem Mendel Zaks (1898 - 1974)

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Yosef Zaks (1898-1974) (commonly known as Rabbi Mendel Zaks) is best known for being the Rosh Yeshiva in Raduń Yeshiva and being the son-in-law to Rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan,...

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R' Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler MP (1891 - 1953)

Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler (1892 - 30 December 1953) was an Orthodox rabbi, Talmudic scholar, and Jewish philosopher of the 20th century. He is known as mashgiach ruchani ("spiritual counselor") of the Po...

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Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzensky (1863 - 1940)

Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski (1863-1940) was a world renowned pre-war Dayan, Posek and Talmudic scholar in Vilna. Early years Rabbi Grodzinski was born in 1863 in Ivye, Belarus, a small town near Vi...

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Rabbi Aharon Kotler / הרב אהרן קוטלר (c.1891 - 1962)

Wikipedia: Aharon Kotler & אהרן קוטלר . Google Books: The Legacy of Maran Rav Aharon Kotler by Yitzchok Dershowitz. Rav Aharon Kotle...

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Meir, Maharam of Lublin MP (1558 - 1616)

Meir Lublin or Meir ben Gedalia (1558-1616) was a Polish rabbi, Talmudist and Posek ("decisor of Jewish law"). He is well known for his commentary on the Talmud, Meir Einai Chachamim. He is also referr...

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Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel (1849 - 1927)

Nosson Zvi (Nota Hirsh) Finkel was an influential leader of Orthodox Judaism in Eastern Europe and founder of the Slabodka Yeshiva. From; The Alter (or "Sabba") of Slabodka Yeshiva, Rabbi Nosson Tz...

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Reb Yisrael Salanter MP (1810 - 1883)

Rabbi Yisroel ben Ze'ev Wolf Lipkin , also known as "Yisroel Salanter" or "Israel Salanter" (November 3, 1810, Zhagory – February 2, 1883, Königsberg), was the father of the Musar movemen...

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Yitzhak Elchanan Spector (1817 - 1896)

Yitzchak Elchanan Spektor (or Isaac Elhanan Spector) (1817–March 6, 1896) (Hebrew: יצחק אלחנן ספקט...

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Rabbi Eliyahu the Gaon of Vilna / הרב אליהו הגאון מוילנא MP (1720 - 1797)

Elijah ben Shlomo Zalman, the Vilna Gaon , ‫ר' אליהו בן שלמה זלמן - Gra "Gaon Rabb...

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