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R' David Lopes Cardozo MP (1808 - 1890)

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-midra...

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Abraham Lopes Cardozo MP (1914 - 2006)

Abraham Cardozo, Sephardic Cantor NYTimes Reverend Abraham Lopes Cardozo (1914-2006) This week we remember Hazzan Abraham Lopes Cardozo. Rev. Cardozo was Hazzan of Shearith Israel From 1946 until...

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Jacques Basnage de Beauval MP (1653 - 1723)

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Isaac Aboab da Fonseca MP (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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Isaak Loeb Beer Kann MP (b. - 1789)

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Margot Betti Frank (1926 - 1945)

Margot on Wikipedia Read more . . . The eight residents of the Secret Annex are transported to Auschwitz on the last train leaving the transit camp Westerbork . After a month at Auschwitz, Anne Fra...

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Rabbi Abraham Ha Cohen me-Lask (from Lask) הי"ד MP (b. - 1799)

A common mistake connects Avraham as a son of his BROTHER Shmuel. This is a big mistake. Abraham, Shmuel, and Elazar HaCohen of Lask - were 3 sons of Yechiel-Michel Catz, HaCohen of Lask (The grandson ...

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Isaac Rodrigues de Espinosa (c.1542 - 1627)

Biography Family origins Spinoza's ancestors were of Sephardic Jewish descent, and were a part of the community of Portuguese Jews that grew in the city of Amsterdam after the Alhambra Decree in Sp...

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Miguel d'Epinosa, מיגואל מיכאל שפינוזה MP (c.1587 - 1654)

Biography Family origins Spinoza's ancestors were of Sephardic Jewish descent, and were a part of the community of Portuguese Jews that grew in the city of Amsterdam after the Alhambra Decree in Sp...

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Chacham Tzvi Hirsh Ashkenazi חכם צבי הירש אשכנזי MP (1658 - 1718)

Chacham Tzvi . . צבי הירש אשכנזי, חכם צבי Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch ben Ya...

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R' Arya Leib אריה לייב Lowenstam לוונשטאם, [Chacham Zvi son-in-law] MP (1690 - 1755)

Wikipedia: Aryeh Leib ben Saul Lowenstam (ca. 1690, Cracow – April 2, 1755, Amsterdam) was a Polish rabbi. Life Aryeh Leib came of a famous family of rabbis. His father Saul had been rabbi...

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Rabbi Saul "Binyan Ariel" Lowenstam MP (1707 - 1790)

Saul Lowenstam (1717—June 19, 1790) was a renown Dutch rabbi and talmudist. Saul Lowenstam was born in 1717 in Rzeszów to his parents Aryeh Leib ben Saul (who was the rabbi in Rzesz�...

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Levie Barend Citroen (1842 - 1884)

Schaap + Citroen Jewellery and Watches stores in the Netherlands derive from the Dutch Jewish diamond merchant Levie Citroen and Mazra Kleinmann. The Citroen family moved to Paris from Amsterdam in 1...

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Baruch Spinoza, ברוך שפינוזה MP (1632 - 1677)

Baruch de Spinoza , XVII Century Philosopher Founder of Spinozism Main interests: Ethics, Epistemology, Metaphysics Notable ideas Panentheism, Pantheism, Determinism, Deism, neutral monism, i...

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Menasseh ben Yossef ben Israel MP (1606 - 1659)

Note; Some historians argue that Menasseh ben Israel was born in Amsterdam on the October 3, 1606 and died on the December 2, 1659. Others claim that Menasseh ben Israel was born on the island of Madei...

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Anne Frank MP (1929 - 1945)

Anne Frank , Author, Holocaust Victim, named in Time Magazine's icons of the 20th century on their list The Most Important People of the Century. Anne Frank was born in 1929 in Frankfurt am Main in G...

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Rembrandt van Rijn MP (1606 - 1669)

Rembrandt Famous works: Danaë, 1636; Jacob de Gheyn III; 1632, Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1632; Belshazzar's Feast, 1635; Night Watch, 1642 Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (Dutch pr...

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