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Leonard Norman Cohen MP

Leonard Norman Cohen, CC GOQ (born 21 September 1934) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist. His work has explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relat...

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Rabbi Nachman Mi'Breslev MP (1772 - 1810)

Nachman of Breslov נחמן מברסלב‎, also known as Reb Nachman of Bratslav, Reb Nachman Breslover רב נ...

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Rabbi Yisrael "Baal Shem Tov'' MP (c.1698 - 1760)

Rabbi Yisroel (Israel) ben Eliezer (רבי ישראל בן אליעזר) (August 27, 1698 (18 Elul) ...

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Elchanan by legend the Jewish Pope, אלחנן - האפיפיור היהודי MP (950 - 1020)

Pope Andreas The legend first appears in print in 1602 in the Basle edition of the Yiddish Mayse Bukh. Four earlier Hebrew versions of the legend, written between the early fourteenth and the early six...

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Neil Diamond MP

Website Neil Diamond Discography Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) i s the third most successful Adult Contemporary vocal artist ever , ranking behind only Barbra Streisand and Elton Jo...

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Maimonides / Rambam / موسى ابن ميمون הרמב"ם MP (c.1138 - 1204)

From Moshe (of the Torah) to Moshe (Maimonides) there was none like Moshe R' Moshe ben Maimon , Moses Maimonides the Rambam , [ca. 1138 (or 1135?) - 1204] was the preeminent medieval Jewish philosoph...

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<private> Metzger / מצגר

תל אביב יפו, ישראל

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Franz Rosenzweig, פרנץ רוזנצווייג MP (1886 - 1929)

Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) ranks as one of the most original Jewish thinkers of the modern period. There can be little doubt that Franz Rosenzweig was not only one of the most seminal thinkers of his...

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Hershel (Tzvi Yonah) Matt (1922 - 1987)

On Hershel Matt's 20th Yarhtzeit by Daniel C. Matt Rabbi Hershal Matt would tell his children that our family name Matt is an abbreviation of ma’asim tovim , or good deeds. Hershel embodied ...

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Menachem Mendel Schneerson [7th ADMOR of CHABAD] The Lubavitcher Rebbe MP (1902 - 1994)

[Wikipedia] Menachem Mendel Schneerson (April 5, 1902 OS – June 12, 1994 NS, known as The Rebbe, was a prominent Hasidic rabbi who was the seventh and last Rebbe (spiritual leader) of the Chab...

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Perry Como MP (1912 - 2001)

‪Perry Como: A Biography   Google Books Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer and television personality. Como has the distinction of h...

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Samuel שמואל David דוד Luzzatto לוצאטו, ShaDaL / שד"ל MP (1800 - 1865)

Family Tree Samuel David Luzzatto (שמואל דוד לוצאטו‬‎) was an Italian Jewish scholar,...

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Rabbi Dr. Milton Steinberg (1903 - 1950)

Milton Steinberg Bio Wikipedia Steinberg's work As A Driven Leaf , a historical novel revolving around the talmudic characters Elisha ben Abuyah and Rabbi Akiba. Steinberg's novel wrestles with t...

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Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch / רבי שמשון רפאל הירש MP (1808 - 1888)

Samson Raphael Hirsch (June 20 1808 – December 31 1888) was a German rabbi best known as the intellectual founder of the Torah im Derech Eretz school of contemporary Orthodox Judaism and has had...

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Benjamin Franklin, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1706 - 1790)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

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Hillel Hazaken הלל הזקן, נשיא הסנהדרין - 'The Elder' grandfather of Gamaliel I MP (c.-110 - c.10)

Hillel the Elder הלל הזקן (author of "The Golden Rule") Hillel (הלל) (born Babylon traditionally c.110BCE-10CE in Jerusalem) was a ...

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Simeon "the Just" / שמעון הצדיק ., High Priest MP (c.210 - d.)

Nehemiah 12:10-11 Wikipedia: Simeon the Just and שמעון הצדיק

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Martin Buber / מרטין מרדכי בובר MP (1878 - 1965)

Martin Buber (Hebrew: מרטין בובר‎; February 8, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an Austrian-born Jewish philosopher best known for ...

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King Solomon / שלמה המלך MP (c.-1024 - c.-975)

2 Samuel 12:24-25 Named Solomon by his father, and Jedidya by G-d (via Nathan the Prophet). Wikipedia: Solomon and שלמה Jewish-Encyclopedia - Solomon Islamic view of S...

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Yehuda ben Betzalel Loew יהודה בן בצלאל לאו [Maharal of Prague המהר"ל מפראג] MP (1512 - 1609)

Talmudist, Kabbalist, chief rabbi of Prague. Popularly known as the "MaHaRaL", the abbreviation of "Moreinu Harav Rabbi Loew" ("Our teacher Rabbi Loew"). The Maharal of Prague was a towering giant in...

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