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step-Son-in-Law of Rav Hillel Lichtenstein ZT"L

2/7/2009 12/3/2013

Yitzchak Klauber of Posen MP (1475 - 1530)

"Kloyber of Worms", "R'Jitschak Kloiber", "Yitzhak Kauber", "Rabbi Itzhak Kloiber of Worms", "Kloiber", "Rav Yitzchok Rav of Posen Klauber", "Rabbi of Posen"

. . .when the Maharshal quotes his grandfather, R. Yitzchok Klauber, noted are many of the places where the Maharshal cites his grandfather, throughout his many seforim (p. 3, n.6), along with a brief ...

4/3/2007 1/28/2013

Simcha Hagadol HaCohen Rapaport, Rav of Dubno and Horodne (1650 - 1718)

"Simcha Hagadol Hakohen Rappaport", "Simcha Rappaport"

The death date was:July 4, 1717Ori modified to:Aug 4/1718 based on the below grave storySee Grave story here... 3&pgnum=66-------------------------------------Mentioned in the bookSee Hereof the Solove...

8/26/2007 11/4/2012

2/19/2009 6/24/2012

needs corrected dates

2/20/2007 6/24/2012

Baila Yaffa-Sirkis (1580 - 1638)

"widow Joel Sirkis during a six month period in 1640"

Maybe she was called also Yaffa Passed away on the seventh day of Passover, 5398

12/9/2007 4/19/2012

aka Maharik Morenu Ha Rav MaHaRIK, RIK Rabbi Joseph Kolon (Colon) French-Jewish descent. Lived 1469 in Mestre, near Venezia. from Jewish Encyclopedia: The foremost Talmudist of Italy in the s...

6/23/2008 4/11/2012


3/15/2007 3/7/2012

Die Familie Wolf - by Ernst Wolf 1924see chart of family Latzko ID: I69061Name: Gershon (Rabbi) Ha-Cohen KATZ of PragueSex: MName: Gerson (Rabbi) HA-COHEN KATZName: Gershom KATZName: Gershon KATZName: ...

7/15/2007 3/7/2012

2/19/2009 3/7/2012

Yosef Treves MP (1355 - 1435)

another possible death year is 1429The Treves family is known for its descent from Rashi, although the exact lineage, generation for generation, has not been preserved.The first to report this connecti...

7/14/2007 3/7/2012

Rabbi Yisrael "Baal Shem Tov'' הבעש״ט MP (1698 - 1760)

"Baal Shem Tov", "Besht", "בעש"ט", "בעל שם טוב", "BeSh"T", "The Baal Shem /Tov/", "The Baal Shem-Tov"

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

4/15/2007 2/26/2012

Yoel ben Samuel Yaffe-Sirkes, ["haBach"] MP (1561 - 1640)

"The BACH", "Sirkes. יפה Jaffe ?", "הב"ח", "מחבר הבית חדש", "Rabbi Joel Sirkes", "Joel Sirkis", "יואל יפה סירקיס - הב"ח", "Yoel ben Shmuel", "Joel ben Samuel Sirkis"

Yoel Sirkis, (1561-1640), also known as the Bach - an abbreviation of his magnum opus, Bayit Chadash - was a prominent Jewish posek and halakhist. He lived in central Europe and held rabbinical positio...

4/29/2007 2/25/2012

Dinah Katz (Katzenellenbogen) (1610 - c.1664)

"The great", "הגדולה", "Wahl Katzenellenbogen", "Dina de Gedole (the great", "for her knowledge of Jewish Law)"

2/28/2008 2/25/2012

Beila Horodenker (deceased)

1/1/2008 2/24/2012

Rabbi David HaLevi Segal, [the "Turei Zahav"] MP (1586 - 1667)

"the TaZ", "Turei Zahav", "בעל הטו"ז", "the TuZ"

David haLevi Segal , the famous author of Turei Zahav (TaZ) דוד הלוי סגל David HaLevi Segal, דוד ה...

12/2/2007 2/21/2012

Naftali Zvi Hirsch Schor MP (1530 - 1587)

….almost everyone with the name Shor (or one of the many variants thereof) has a family tradition claiming descent from one or more of the legendary rabbi's of this outstanding Literary/Rabbinic...

6/28/2007 2/21/2012

6/28/2007 2/21/2012

Henele Bas Wahl Shor MP (1589 - 1633)

"Hanale Henli Bas Wahl Shor (Katzenellenbogen)"

Polish King wanted to marry Hannah. Father asked Ephraim who, although very aged, agreed to save her. ========================================= Saul Wahl – by Dr. Neil Rosenstein Chapter t...

6/28/2007 2/21/2012

Rabbi Yaacov Shor MP (b. - 1655)

"R' Jacob Shor"

The Unbroken Chain, by Dr. Neil Rosenstein - See Chapter Vl:B Jewish Gen - Pinkus Poland . . . There was also a Yeshiva in Ludmir headed by Rabbi Yom Tov Lipman Heller, the author of Tosfot Yom T...

8/30/2007 2/21/2012

12/26/2007 2/21/2012

12/26/2007 2/21/2012

Admur R' Elazar Lipman M'Lizhensk MP (1742 - 1813)

"Eluzer Lipman", "אליעזר ליפא וייסבלום בן אלימלך מליז'נסק", "אדמו"ר רבי אלעזר ווייסבלום מליזענסק", "Rabbi Eliezar Lipa Lipman"

הרבי אלעזר וייסבלום מליז'נסק...

12/20/2007 2/21/2012

Rabbi Elimelech of Rimanov (1780 - 1844)

"Elimelech of Rimanov (Chamalnik)", "Elimelech of Riminev", "Elimlech of Rimann", "Elimelech Weissblum", "Elimelech of Rimanov"

12/26/2007 2/21/2012

Harav Shaul Yechezkel Greenfeld (Litchiker) (1794 - 1849)

"Magen Shaul from Litchik"

Mechaber Sefer Mugen Shaul

8/2/2007 2/14/2012

Mordechai Deutsch (b. - 1772)

בעמח"ס מור דרור

7/17/2009 2/8/2012

Rabbi Dovid Deutsch - (1755 - 1831)

Named after his great great grand father (from his mother's side). The following is from the Encyclopedia Judaica: DEUTSCH, DAVID BEN MENAHEM MENDEL (1756–1831), Hungarian rabbi and author. ...

10/16/2008 2/8/2012

12/5/2010 2/5/2012

Tzvi Hirsch Kra - - (deceased)

2/5/2012 2/5/2012

His work:

12/5/2010 2/4/2012

Udel Ashkenazi MP (c.1720 - c.1787)

"‎אדל - בתו של הבעש"ט", "Adel", "Adele", "Odel"

Adil, was the only daughter of Rabbi Yisroel, the Baal Shem tov, and his wife, Chana chabad lea Rochel. Her father said that he took the name ADiL from the verse in the Torah which concludes with the w...

6/3/2007 2/3/2012

Feiga Horendenker MP (c.1755 - 1801)

"the Prophetess"

Feigi, Reb. Nachman of Breslov's mother, was born in Medzeboz to her parents, R. Yechiel Ashkenazi and Adil, the Baal Shem Tov's daughter. Feigi married R. Simcha in 1763. This match had been agreed ...

6/3/2007 2/3/2012

Perel [Breslaver sister] MP (deceased)

Rabbi Nachman's sister, was the only daughter of Rabbi Simcha and Feiga. Perel was highly regarded by Rabbi Baruch and Rabbi Ephraim and she was the one who tried to restore peace when a dispute develo...

8/27/2007 2/3/2012

: I67170Name: Toyba COHENSex: FName: Toybe KATZ 1Birth: ABT 1660Death: 1717Father: Shabtai (Rabbi) "SHaCH" ben Meir COHEN b: 1621

8/26/2007 1/30/2012

YIVO Library ; ; Author/Creator Jonah Ashkenazi, 15th cent. Title Isur ṿe-heter / min ha-gaʾon m. ha-r. R. Yonah zal. Imprint Ferara : Bi-defus Avraham n. Ushḳi, 315 [...

7/14/2007 1/30/2012

ID: I67171 Name: David ben Yitzhak KATVAN 1 Sex: M Name: David (Rabbi) KATVAN 2 Birth: ABT 1655 Death: 1698 in On his way from Zolkiew to Lwow 1 Death: 1698 in Zolkiev Occupation: Rabbi and Community L...

8/26/2007 1/30/2012

Meir Volf Zaltzer- (1864 - 1944)

"מאיר זאב זאלצער ע"ה", "Mayer", "Wolf"

דומ"ץ ב'מונקאטש Munkatch'er Dayan

12/31/2007 1/2/2012

Shmuel Yehuda Wahl Katzenellenbogen MP (1566 - 1591)

"Judah Saul Wahls of /Brest/"

alt: Samual Judas Wahl Katzenellen He had eight brothers and four sisters, named Abraham, David, Henele, Jacob, Isaac, Unknown, Meir, Unknown, Feiwel, Geila, Pesia and Olga. (Samuel) Juda WAHL se...

6/28/2007 12/30/2011

Rabbi Naftali Hirsch Katz, [ABD Lublin][Perot Genosar] MP (c.1607 - 1649)

"נפתלי כהן צדק", "ר״מ ואב״ד דק״ק לובלין"

= was the Av Beis Din in lublin, he wrote the sefer of peiros g'nusarDie Familie Wolf - by Ernst Wolf 1924see chart of family Latzko more

7/4/2007 12/30/2011

Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heschel [of Cracow] (Chanukas HaTorah) MP (1596 - 1663)

"Joshua", "Chacham Tzvi", "Chanukat H'atora", "בעמ"ס חנוכת התורה", "Rabbi Hoeschl of Cracow"

מחודשת למשפחת הרבי ר' העשיל מק&#x...

3/23/2007 12/30/2011

Rabbi Yosef Rabinowitz of Yampol MP (b. - 1812)

"Reb Yosef of Yampol", "Yoseph Lima", "Yoseph לימא LIMA", "Ish Haemes איש האמת"

In 2009 (תשס"ט), an anthology of his sayings called Birkat Yosef (ברכת יוסף) was published by Mekhon Nahlat Tsvi, Bne...

9/23/2007 12/29/2011

Rabbi Yitzchak Rabinowitz of Drubitch MP (b. - 1752)

"Rabbi Yitzchok of Kalus", "Reb Itzik'l Drohbitsher", "רבי איציק'ל דראהביטשער", "Yitzchok Rabinowich Mi Yossi", "Yitzchok Rabinowich"

Rabbi Yitzchak of Drohovitch--a leading kabbalist in his generation and father of R. Yechiel Michel Zlotchov (1731-1786), a major disciple of the Baal Shem Tov, who first went to the Besht as a boy wit...

9/23/2007 12/29/2011

R' Yechiel Michel The Maggid of Zlochov MP (1721 - 1786)

"R' Yechiel Michel - The Zlotschover Maggid", "Yechiel Michel", "Maggid of Zlotchow", "The Zlotshiver Maggid", "Rabbi Yekhiel Michel Rabinowitz of Zlotshev", "Reb Mich'l Zlotchover", "Yechiel Michl", "Rabbi Yehiel Mechil of Drohobic", "Rabbi Yechiel Michel יחיאל מיכל מ..."

The Zlotchover maggid was the scion of an illustrious family of rabbis and kabbalists from Galicia who lived and operated in the town of Brody and its environs; the maggid’s great-grandfather wa...

9/23/2007 12/29/2011

Talmai King of Geshur MP (deceased)

"King of Geshur", "מלך גשור"

2 Samuel 13:37 Wikipedia: Geshur

2/26/2007 12/16/2011

Psusennes I, Pharaoh of Egypt MP (c.-1070 - c.-991)


Psusennes I Psusennes I , or [Greek Ψουσέννης], Psibkhanno or Hor-Pasebakhaenniut I [Egyptian ḥr-p3-sb3-ḫˁỉ...

5/19/2008 12/16/2011

Naamah the Amonite MP (-990 - d.)


Naamah Naaman, beautiful; agreeable Smith's Bible Dictionary Naamah (loveliness). 1.One of the four women whose names are preserved in the records of the world before the flood; all except Eve being ...

7/7/2007 12/16/2011

Jeroboam son of Nebat King of Israel MP (c.-1042 - -909)

"Jeroboam", "ירבעם"

1 Kings 11:26-40, 12, 13, 14:1-20.* 2 Chronicles 13:1-20 Wikipedia: Jeroboam & ירבעם בן נבט . Jeroboam I ( De Wikipedia, la enciclo...

8/20/2008 12/16/2011

Omri King of Israel MP (c.-950 - -876)

1 Kings 16:16-28 King Omri המלך עמרי Omri (Hebrew: עָמְרִי, Modern ʿOmri Tiberian &...

7/7/2007 12/16/2011

Hilkiya ., Chief Priest MP (c.-700 - d.)

"Chilkiya", "Hilkija", "Hilkiah", "חלקיה", "Elcias Hilkiyahoo"

1 Chronicles 5:39 2 Chronicles 34:9-28

12/11/2007 12/16/2011

Jeremiah the Prophet MP (c.-655 - c.-586)

Jeremiah had no wife and no children at all! That Jeremiah from Libna was differend Jeremiah. Jeremiah the Prophet - Wiki Jeremiah was born about 457 BCE in the city of Libna. Libna is situated in ...

1/4/2008 12/16/2011

Elnathan . MP (c.-649 - d.)


2 Kings 24:8 Jeremiah 26:22

1/4/2008 12/16/2011

Jehosheba . MP (deceased)


2 Kings 11:1-3 . 2 Chronicles 22:10-12 .

12/11/2007 12/16/2011

Hammutal . MP (c.-646 - d.)

"Chamutal", "Hamutal"

2 Kings 24:18 This is the daughter of Jeremiah from Libnah (2 Kings 23:31). Prophet Jeremiah was from Anatot (Jer 1:1) and had no wife nor children. So somebody should correct this connection, please...

1/4/2008 12/16/2011

Jechoniah Yehoyakhin King of Judah MP (c.-616 - -561)

"Coniah", "Jeconiah", "Yehoakhin", "Yehoyakhin", "Yechonyah", "Eliakim"

2 Kings Chapter 24:6-16 * 2 Chronicles 36:8-10 Wikipedia: Jeconiah and יהויכין טז וּבְנֵי...

2/20/2007 12/16/2011

Zedekiah / Mattanyahu, Last King of Judah MP (c.-618 - c.-578)

"Mattaniah", "Mattanyahu", "Tzidkiya", "Tzidkiyahu"

2 Kings 24:17 - 2 Kings 25:7 2 Chronicles 36:10-20 Wikipedia: Zedekiah and צדקיהו The last King of Judah before the exile. His original name was Matt...

2/20/2007 12/16/2011

found in "Yashir Moshe" Page 20

9/3/2007 12/16/2011

Hai ben Sherira, Gaon v'haDayyan b'Pumbeditha MP (c.939 - 1038)

"Hai Gaon", "חי גאון", "גאון האי"

Hai ben Sherira , better known as Hai Gaon , was a medieval Jewish theologian, rabbi and scholar who served as Gaon of the Talmudic academy of Pumbedita during the early 11th century. He was born in 93...

2/20/2007 12/16/2011

Yeshaya HaLevi Horowitz - The first Horowitz MP (1465 - 1517)

"founder of the Horowitz family name", "מייסד שם משפחת הורוביץ", "Isaiah Ha-Levi Horowitz", "Isaiah HaLevi Horowitz", "Isaiah Horowitz"

DNA of the Levitical Horowitz Rabbinical family - The R1a1a Ashkenazi Levite Y-DNA subclade R. Yishayahu ben Moshe Asher Ha-Levi Horowitz is the founder of Horowitz family name. He was the mayor of...

3/23/2007 12/16/2011

Hananya "Bustenai" ben Haninai, Exilarch & Gaon of Pumbeditha MP (c.589 - 638)

"Mar R. Huna", "Buṣbuhrā", "Nāsṭūnā", "and Ṣalūbā", "Taḥlifa", "Bostanai", "Bustanai", "Bustenai", "Bostenai"

Bostanai was the first exilarch under Arabian rule; he flourished about the middle of the seventh century. He was the son of the exilarch Hananiah. Hai Gaon, in "Sha'are Ẓedeḳ," p. 3a, ...

9/21/2007 12/16/2011

Rabban Gamliel II of Yavne MP (c.55 - c.118)

Rabban Gamliel, רבן גמליאל דיבנה‎ was the first person to lead the sanhedrin as nasi after the f...

10/11/2007 12/16/2011

Hillel Hazaken - 'The Elder' grandfather of Gamaliel I MP (c.-110 - c.10)

"Hillel the Elder", "Hillel the Great", "Hillel Hazaken Hanasi", "Hillel"

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

6/27/2007 12/16/2011

Rabban Shimon II ben Gamliel MP (-10 - 70)

"Shimon ben Gamliel", "Rashbag the Martyr", "רשב"ג הנהרג"

Shimon II ben Gamliel I , שמעון השני בן גמליאל הראש&#x...

10/11/2007 12/16/2011

Rabban Gamliel I Hazaken MP (c.50 - 68)

"Gamliel the Elder"

Gamaliel the Elder , or Rabbi Gamaliel I (גמליאל הזקן; Greek: Γαμαλιήλ �...

6/27/2007 12/16/2011

Rabbi Simeon ben Hillel HaNasi MP (b. - c.20)

"Shimon Hanasi", "Eighteenth Generation to RASHI", "Simon"

Shimon ben Hillel, שמעון בן הלל About Shimon ben Hillel very little is known. He was the son of Hillel the Elder, and when Hillel d...

6/27/2007 12/16/2011

Noda B'Yehuda - Landau הנודע ביהודה - לנדאו MP 100 (1713 - 1793)

"Ezekiel", "Noda b'Yehuda", "Author of Noda BeYehuda (Noda Be Yehuda)", "Noda beYehuda"

יחזקאל לנדא - יידיש הרב יחזקאל ...

3/15/2007 12/16/2011

Rabbi Yona Fraenkel Teomim, the "Kikayon DeYonah" MP (1596 - 1669)

"Kikayon DeYonah", "Yona", "Jonah"

Wikipedia: Jonah Teomim-Frankel & יונה תאומים-פרנקל . Rabbi Johnah Theomim (1595 - 16 April ...

4/29/2007 12/16/2011

Rabbi Yitzhak Luria, Ha'Ari HaKadosh MP (1534 - 1572)

"יִצְחַק לוּרְיָא", "Yitzchak Luria", ""HaAri"", "Yitzhak Ben Shlomo Ashkenazi", "Arizal", "The Lion", "HaAri HaKadosh"

I saac Luria (1534 – July 25, 1572) (Hebrew: Yitzhak Lurya יִצְחַק לוּרְיָא ), also calle...

6/23/2008 12/16/2011

Jehiel Luria MP (c.1250 - d.)

11/11/2008 12/16/2011

11/27/2008 12/16/2011

Solomon Luria MP (c.1275 - d.)


11/11/2008 12/16/2011

Rabbi Shlomo Salman Spira, ABD Heilbron MP (1375 - c.1453)

"Solomon Spira of Heilbronn", "Solomon of Heilbronn", "Salman", "av beis din Landau and Heilbrun"

See document: Marx to Treves, Sapira & Luria. From: Rosenstein, Rottenberg, Encyclopeadia Judaica & Jewish Encyclopedia. See also Fig. 7 in Y-DNA Genetic Signature of the Savran-Bendery Chassid...

3/23/2007 12/16/2011

Yehudah HaLevi Mintz MP (c.1405 - 1508)

"Minzi", "Mahari Minz"

Also known as Mahari Minz, he was the most prominent Italian rabbi of his time. He officiated as rabbi of Padua for forty-seven years, during which time he had a great number of pupils, among whom were...

3/23/2007 12/16/2011

Rabbi Avraham ben Yehuda Ha-Levi Mintz MP (c.1440 - 1530)

"Avrum Mintz"

Abraham ben Judah ha-Levi Minz was an Italian rabbi who flourished at Padua in the first half of the 16th century, father-in-law of Meïr Katzenellenbogen. The "Minz" family of rabbis and schol...

3/23/2007 12/16/2011

Rabbi Shmuel Yehuda Katzenellenbogen-Mintz, HaMaHaShik MP (c.1521 - 1597)

"MaHaRSHIK", "Samuel Judah of Padua", "Yehuda"

Samuel Judah Katzenellenbogen (1521 in Padua, Italy – March 25, 1597 in Padua) was an Italian Rabbi, the son of Rabbi Meir ben Isaac Katzenellenbogen). He was distinguished even in his youth f...

3/23/2007 12/16/2011

Saul Wahl Katzenellenbogen (1 day King) MP (1541 - 1616)

"Le Roi d'un jour", "Jewish King for a Night", "Saul Wahl of Brest-Litovsk", "King for a Day", "Saul (Hasar) Wahl Katzenellenbogen", "Sar Hagadol", "King for a night"

R' SHAUL WAHL KATZENELLENBOGEN - FAMOUS FOR HAVING BEEN "KING FOR A NIGHT." Jewish Dynasties Saul Wahl Death In Venice - seeking the Katzenellenbogen tombstones Saul Wahl (1541/5 -1617)

3/23/2007 12/16/2011

Harav Shabtai HaCohen HaSHACH MP (1621 - 1662)

"Siftey Kohen", "Shabbatai ben Meir ha-Kohen", "Shach", "Shakh", "Rabeinu SHABSI Hakohen שפתי כהן - ש"ך", "ר' שבתי כהן בעל הש"ך"

Rabbi Shabse HaCohen was born in Vilna, in the year 5382 (1622), that is, a little less than 350 years ago. His father Rabbi Meir was Av Beth-Din (Head of the Jewish Court). In Vilna Shabti became the ...

8/18/2007 12/16/2011