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Hillel ben Gamliel, הלל בן גמליאל MP (deceased)

Hillel, son of Gamaliel III, was a Jewish scholar in the 3rd century CE. He was son of Gamaliel III, brother of Judah II, and probably a pupil of his grandfather Judah I. Of his early history nothing...

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Rabban Gamliel II of Yavne רבן גמליאל ד-יבנה, נשיא הסנהדרין ביבנה MP (c.55 - c.118)

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

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Rabban Shimon II ben Gamliel רבן שמעון השני בן גמליאל הזקן, נשיא הסנהדרין MP (-10 - 70)

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

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Rabban Gamliel I, Hazaken רבן גמליאל הזקן, נשיא הסנהדרין MP (b. - 68)

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

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Rabbi Simeon ben Hillel HaNasi רבי שמעון בן הלל הנשיא, נשיא הסנהדרין MP (b. - c.20)

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...

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Rabbi Mordechai Twersky [Magid of Chernobyl], רבי מרדכי טברסקי, המגיד מצ'רנוביל MP (1772 - 1837)

Chernobyl (Hasidic dynasty). From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Chernobyl is a Hasidic dynasty that was founded by the "Meor Einayim," Grand Rabbi Menachem Nachum Twersky. The dynasty is named a...

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Rabbi Yitzchak Twersky of Skvira (c.1815 - 1885)

Also known as Reb Itzikl Founded the dynasty of Skver, a branch of the Chernobyl dynasty one of the eight sons of Rabbi Mordechai, the Maggid of Chernobyl --- האדמ...

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Grand Rabbi Dovid Biderman, רבי דוד בידרמן The Lelover Rebbe MP (1746 - 1814)

Rav Dovid Biderman, the first Lelover Rebbe (1746-1814), son of Rav Shlomo Biderman. A close follower of the Chozeh of Lublin, he was known for his extraordinary compassion for, and inability to see fa...

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R' Noam Elimelech נועם אלימלך Weissblum, [of Leżajsk] MP (1717 - 1787)

Family Tree www.Lizensk.com Hachnasas Orchim Lizensk Bio - Wikipedia Mipeninei Noam Elimelech Elimelech Stories

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Rabbi Zusha of Anipoli MP (1718 - 1800)

Rabbi Meshulam Zusha of Hanipol or Meshulum Zusil of Anipoli (1718–1800), Reb Zusha, Reb Zushe (sometimes spelled Zusil, Zoussia, Zušya, Zushya, Zushia, Zisha of Anipoli[ ) was an Orthodo...

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Rabbi Chaim Elazar SHAPIRA / SPIRA (Munkatcher Rebbe) (1871 - 1937)

Rabbi Chaim Elazar Spira (December 17, 1871 – May 13, 1937) was one of the rebbes of the Hasidic movement Munkacs Family Background Spira was born in Stryzow, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeri...

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R' Moshe Schick (The Maharam Schick) MP (1807 - 1879)

Rabbi Moshe Shik (1807–1879; Hebrew: מהר"ם שיק) was a Rosh Yeshiva and Posek, and one of the leading Hungarian rabbis of his time. Yivo He is...

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R' Shmuel Frankel, The Kamader - Doroger Rav MP (1815 - 1882)

Harav Shmuel Frankel of Dorog , The Imrei Shefer was born on 5 Nisan 1815 to Harav Shraga Feivush Frankel Rav of Ginz-Riska. He was one of the foremost Chassidic Rabbis in Hungary, who studied under R'...

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<private> Weissmandl (1903 - 1957)

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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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Harav Meir Yehuda רבי יהודה מאיר שפירא (1887 - 1934)

Rabbi Shapiro the founder of Daf Yomi, and founder of Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva was considered a gaon in his lifetime. He descended from a line of renown Rebbes, a great-grandson of Reb Pinchas of Koretz...

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Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Kalischer MP (1795 - 1874)

Kalischer, Zevi Hirsch (1795-1874) was a Polish rabbi and Zionist thinker. הרב צבי הירש קלישר,...

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Rav Refoel Shapiro MP (1837 - 1921)

Rabbi Refael Shapiro (1837–1921) was the famed Rosh Yeshiva of the Volozhin yeshiva and a son-in-law of Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin (the Netziv). After the Volozhin yeshiva was closed down i...

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Simcha Hagadol (Hakoen) Rapaport (1650 - 1718)

The death date was: July 4, 1717 Ori modified to: Aug 4/1718 based on the below grave story See Grave story here הגאון מוה' ש&...

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Gaon Rabbi Arye Leib Of Vitebsk (c.1700 - c.1771)

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Rav Chaim Volozhiner רבי חיים מואלאזין (1749 - 1821)

For Volozhin website: For translation of the Yizkor book of Volozhin: From the Volozhin Revision list of the year 1858: Surname Given Name Father Relationship Age in 1858 --------------------...

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Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik (Beis Halevi) MP (1820 - 1892)

Author of Beis Halevi -------------------- ) (Click on link to see complete family tree) Yosef Dov Soloveitchik (b.1820 in Nesvizh, Minsk Voblast, Belarus; d.1892 in Brest-Litovsk, Hrodna Vobla...

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Rav Chaim Soloveichik of Brisk MP (1853 - 1918)

Wikipedia: Chaim Soloveitchik. Geni-Wiki: Jewish Dynasties. Chaim (Halevi) Soloveitchik (Hebrew: חיים סולובייצ'...

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(הרבי מסאטמאר זצ"ל (ברך משה MP (1914 - 2006)

Moshe Teitelbaum (Satmar) (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Rabbi Moshe (Moses) Teitelbaum (November 1, 1914 – April 24, 2006) was a Hasidic rebbe and the world leader of the Satmar Hasi...

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The Satmarer Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum MP (1886 - 1979)

Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum - The Satmarer Rebbe ----------------------------- Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum (1887–1979) began his rabbinic career in Krooly, a small town in Hungary. In ...

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Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum - Sziget-Ujhely MP (1759 - 1841)

Grandfather of SCS Jewish Dynasties Moshe Teitelbaum (1759-1841) (Hebrew: משה טייטלבוים), also known as the Y...

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Rabbi Meshulam Feish Lowy, Tosher Rebbe MP

QC, Canada

Meshulim Feish (Ferencz) Lowy , was born in Hungary in 1921, the son of a rabbi in the Hungarian town of Demetch who was known as the Demetcher rov (rabbi). His grandfather, Elimelech, served as a rabb...

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Rashi / רש"י MP (1040 - 1105)

Rashi was the outstanding Biblical commentator of the Middle Ages. He was born in Troyes, France, and lived from 1040 to 1105. He is considered the "father" of all commentaries that followed on the Tal...

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Ralph Lauren MP

Ralph Lauren (Ralph Rueben Lifshitz) is an American fashion designer and business executive; best-known for his Polo Ralph Lauren clothing brand. Ralph Lauren's Maternal Rabbinical Ancestors ‪...

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המהרש"א Maharsha MP (1555 - 1631)

Rabbi Samuel Eliezer Halevi Edeles (MaHaRSHA) was born in Posen about the middle of the sixteenth century. He lived at a time when there were very great Talmud scholars, and he took his place among the...

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Yom Tov Lippman Heller / יום טוב ליפמן הלר-תוספות יו"ט MP (1579 - 1654)

The Feast and the Fast (1984) - The incredible story of the Tosfos Yom Tov, Rabbi Lipman Heller by Dr. Neil Rosenstein co-authored with Rabbi Chaim Uri Lipschitz. Amazon.com Yom-Tov Lipmann ben N...

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Adin Steinsaltz / Even Yisrael MP

Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel

Adin Steinsaltz,1988, Time magazine praised him as a " once-in-a-millennium scholar ," is a noted rabbi , scholar, philosopher, social critic and author world wide whose background also includes extens...

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Rabbi Yehezkel Katzenellenbogen, Ba'al "Knesset Yehezkel" MP (1668 - 1749)

Born 1668 or 1669, Ezekiel himself was uncertain of the fact. He grew up in Brest where he studied under R. Mordecai Susskind,son of R. Moses Rothenberg who lived there until about 1691. He was first A...

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Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Lippman Heller [of Niemirov] שמואל ליפמן הלר, [s.#7 Tosfot Yom Tov] MP (c.1609 - 1679)

In 1625, Samuel the eldest son of Rabbenu HaGoan Morenu HaRav Yom Tov Lippman Heller was a yeshiva student at the Talmudic College of Metzin France headed by Mordecai the son of Moses Luria who was for...

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Zutra "the Pious" ben Kahana, 25th Exilarch Mar Zutra I MP (c.370 - c.413)

Mar Zutra ben Kahana (Rabina I) was a Talmudist, and rabbi, accounted as an Amora sage of the 5th and 6th generation of the Amora era. He began the process of compiling the Talmud with Rav Ashi. The Ta...

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Sherira ben Hananya, Gaon of Pumbeditha MP (c.906 - c.1006)

---------------------------------- Rav Sherira Gaon (Hebrew: רב שרירא גאון) was the head of the yeshiva in Pumbe...

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

Bustanay (Ḥaninay) ben Kafnay (Kafnai, Chofnai, etc) Bustanay (Ḥaninay) ben Kafnay (ca. 618–670), frequently cited erroneously in some sources and by later scholars as Bustanay b...

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Ḥananya 'Ḥanan of Isḳiya' bar Adoi ben Hophni, 33rd Exiliarch & Gaon Pumbeditha MP (c.560 - c.589)

Haninai ben Hofnai ha-David Exilarch at Babylon Exilarch at Babylon from (581-589) The exilarchs were direct descendant of the House of King David and were recognized as not only being the represen...

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Yitzhak Menachem Mendl Dancyger [4th Aleksanderer Rebbe] / יצחק מנחם מנדל דנציגר הי"ד (1880 - 1942)

Grand Rabbi Yitzchok Menachem Mendl Dancyger (1880-1943), author of Akeidat Yitzchak, son of the "Tiferet Shmuel". His accomplishments included the expansion of religious schools in Łód&#...

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Harav Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal MP (1885 - 1945)

Harav Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal , the saintly author of "Eim HaBanim Semeichah" the most comprehensive treatise on Eretz Yisrael, Redemption, and Jewish Unity originally shared the prevalent Orthodox vi...

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Rabbi Yochanan HaSandlar MP (c.100 - c.150)

Johanan HaSandlar - יוחנן הסנדלר‎) "Johanan the Shoemaker" or "Johanan the Sandalmaker", alternatively "J ohanan the ...

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Rabbi Shimon III ben Gamliel II, רבי שמעון השלישי בן גמליאל השני MP (c.95 - c.180)

Shimon ben Gamliel II רבן שמעון בן גמליאל was a Tanna of the third generation and preside...

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Rabbi Alexander Ziskind (of Grodno) MP (b. - 1793)

R' Alexander Ziskind z"l ("Yesod Ve'shoresh Ha'avodah") Hebrew Books Alexander Ziskind ben Moses, of Grodno, d.1793., זיסקינד, אלכ...

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Alexander Ziskind ben Moshe Maimon, אלכסנדר זיסקינד בן משה מימון (1809 - 1887)

Alexander Ziskind Maimon (July 18, 1809 - July 12, 1887) was a Jewish author and scholar of the Talmud and Mishnah. Maimon was born in Seirijai, Lithuania. His commentaries on biblical literature, Mi...

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Grand Rabbi Menachem Mendel Hager [First Vizhnitzer Rebbe] צמח צדיק MP (1830 - 1884)

Menachem Mendel Hager Menachem Mendel Hager was born on May 17, 1830 in Kosiv. He was the son of Rabbi Chaim Hager of Kosiv and the son-in-law of Rabbi Yisroel Friedman of Ruzhyn. He was appointed ...

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Grand Rabbi David Yitzchok Eizik Rabinowitz, Skoyle Rebbe MP (c.1898 - 1979)

Skolyer Rebbe, author of "Mekor Ha Beracha", New York 1967 Ancestry of the Rabinowitz descendants: Re. Skolyer Rebbe, Brooklyn, NY : "His brilliance in Torah was matched by his concern for his fe...

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<private> Alter [7th Gerer] (Alter)

Jerusalem, Israel

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Yehudah Arye Leib Alter [Sfat Emes, 2nd Gerer Rebbe] MP (1847 - 1905)

Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter (1847–1905), also known by the title of his main work, the Sfas Emes, was a Hasidic rabbi who succeeded his grandfather, Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Alter, as the av beis din (h...

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Chidushei HaRim MP (1799 - 1866)

רבי יצחק מאיר האדמו"ר הראשון מ&#x...

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Amos עמוס Oz עוז MP

Amos Oz writes the story of Israel. by David Remnick ( 2004) Amos Oz is the best-known novelist in Israel. For eighteen years, he has lived in the desert outpost of Arad, a town of twenty-eight tho...

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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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Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak Schneerson [Rayatz, 6th CHABAD Rebbe] / יוסף יצחק שניאורסון, הרי"יץ MP (1880 - 1950)

[Wikipedia] Yosef Yitzhak (Joseph Isaac) Schneersohn (Hebrew: יוסף יצחק שניאורסאה...

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Shalom Dovber Schneerson [RaShab, 5th CHABAD Rebbe] הרש"אב MP (1860 - 1920)

Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneerson (1860-1920). The 5th Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch The fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneersohn ("Rashab"), was born in the White Russian town of Lubavitch ...

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Shmuel Schneerson [4th CHABAD Rebbe] MaHaRash שמואל שניאורסון מהר"ש MP (1834 - 1882)

Shmuel Schneersohn (or Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch or The Rebbe Maharash) (1834-04-29–1882-09-14 OS) was an Orthodox rabbi and the fourth Rebbe (spiritual leader) of the Chabad Lubavitch chasidic ...

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Admor Hatzemach Tzedek מנחם מנדל שניאורסון, הצמח צדק MP (1789 - 1866)

Menachem Mendel Schneersohn (1789-09-09 - 1866-03-17 OS) also known as the Tzemach Tzedek was an Orthodox rabbi and the third Rebbe (spiritual leader) of the Chabad Lubavitch chasidic movement. Biogr...

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Dov-Ber Shneuri [The Mitteler Rebbe] דב-בער שניאורי, האדמור האמצעי MP (1773 - 1827)

Dovber Schneuri (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Dovber Schneuri (1773-11-13 to 1827-11-16) was the second Rebbe (spiritual leader) of the Chabad Lubavitch chasidic movement. Rabbi Dovber was ...

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Admor Shneur Zalman of Liadi Boruchovitch MP (1745 - 1812)

"Der Alte Rebbe" שניאור זלמן מליאדי - מייסד ח&#...

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the Divrei Chaim [Halberstam] ADMOR of Sanz / ה"דברי חיים" האדמור מצאנז MP (1793 - 1876)

Wikipedia: Chaim Halberstam and חיים הלברשטאם . Halberstam Dynasty chart . Jewish Dynasties . Hebrew Article in...

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Gaon Yeshaya Horowitz גאון ישעיה הורוביץ, השל"ה הקדוש MP (1565 - 1630)

Wikipedia : Isaiah Horowitz and ישעיה הלוי הורוביץ Holy Shlah and Horowitz Beginnings ...

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Rabbi Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev MP (1740 - 1810)

Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev (1740–1809), also known as the Berdichever, was a Hasidic leader. He was the rabbi of Ryczywół, Żelechów, Pinsk and Berdychiv, for which h...

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Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Horowitz (Bostoner-Jerusalem) MP (1921 - 2009)

Levi Yitzchak HeLevi Horowitz The 2nd Bostoner Rebbe (born 3 July 1921, Boston, Massachusetts, died 5 December 2009, Jerusalem) was a rabbi and the second rebbe of the Boston Hasidic dynasty founded by...

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Meir Horowitz MaHaRam Tiktin / המהר"ם מטיקטין MP (1636 - 1746)

ראה גם: MaHaRam Titkin He was Av Beit Din of Oheilev and Zloczew and in 1718 became ABD Tykocin, where he wrote his approbation the same year to "Beit Yaakov" pub...

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Grand Rabbi "Sar Shalom" of Belz רבי שר שלום מבעלז זצל MP (1781 - 1855)

Chassidic Belz in Poland Ukraine video Wikipedia: Shalom Rokeach and שלום רוקח . Hasidic dynasty of Belz Jewish Dynasties .

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הרה"ק אלעזר רוקח בעל מעשה רוקח MP (1649 - 1741)

Chassidic Belz, Poland Ukraine video For some reason Geni is showing "(HOROWITZ)" which is his wife's maiden name (of the של"ה family...) and I cannot get rid of that. I succed...

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Franz Amshel Kafka MP (1883 - 1924)

Franz Kafka ; ( 3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-language novelist, one of the most influential of the 20th century, whose works came to be regarded after his death as one of the major ac...

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Harry Houdini 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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Israel Meir Lau, רבי ישראל מאיר לאו MP

Yisrael (Israel) Meir Lau ישראל מאיר לאו is the Chairman of Yad Vashem and Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv, Israel. He previo...

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Jackie Mason MP

Jackie Mason YouTube Comedian Jackie Mason—In-depth interview with Tablet Magazine Jackie Mason (born Yacov Moshe Maza , on 9 June 1936, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is an American stand-up co...

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Rabbi Shimshon / רבי שמשון pre-Luria / קדם לוריא ר"מ ערפורט, of Erfurt MP (c.1325 - 1417)

(See 6 source documents loaded 8/10) See also bottom of Rashi page at Loebtree.com * * Physician in Orlëans. Cured Count Etampes of gout. Flourished about 1360-1370. He probably li...

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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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R' Uri Strelisker, The Strelisker Rebbe MP (1757 - 1826)

R. Uri ben Pinchas of Strelisk (ha-Seraf, 1757-1826) was a student of the Baal Shem Tov and knew such Hasidic luminaries as R. Jacob Joseph of Ostrog, R. Pinhas of Koretz, and R. Zusya of Annopol, but ...

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Yeshaya HaLevi Horowitz - ישעיה הלוי, הראשון לבית הורוביץ MP (1465 - 1517)

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...

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Menachem Nachum Twersky, 1st Chernobyler MP (1730 - 1797)

Rabbi Menachem Nochum Twerski of Chernobyl (born 1730, Narynsk, Volhynia - died 1798, Chernobyl, Ukraine) was the founder of the Chernobyl Hasidic dynasty. He was a disciple of the Baal Shem Tov and th...

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R' Meir Eisenstadt, Maharam Ash MP (1670 - 1744)

From Meir ben Izsak Eisenstadt (Hebrew: מאיר איזנשטט‎, also Meir Ash, c. 1670, Poznań - 1744, Eisenstadt) wa...

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Rabbi Joel Sirkis [The Bach יואל סירקיס [הב"ח MP (1561 - 1640)

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...

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Rabbi Yisroel Friedman (Rizhiner Rebbe) MP (1796 - 1851)

Admor of Rijin (Rizhin) Israel Friedman of Ruzhyn Wikipedia The Golden Dynasty, The Rizhiner Dynasty by Rabbi Menachem Brayer Rabbi Yisroel Friedman of Ruzhyn (1797-1850) (Hebrew: יש...

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Rabbi Akiva Eiger MP (1761 - 1837)

Rabbi Akiva Eger, (born: Akiva Güns), (1761-1837), was an outstanding Talmudic scholar, influential halakhic decisor and foremost leader of European Jewry during the early 19th century. Wikipe...

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Harav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook MP (1865 - 1935)

Abraham Isaac Kook Wikipedia Rav Kook Website Biography onYouTube Video   The Vegetarian Teachings of Rav Kook Abraham Isaac Kook (1865–1935) was the first Ashkenazi chief rabbi...

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Karl Heinrich Marx MP (1818 - 1883)

Karl Marx Documents on Geni Karl Heinrich Marx (Trier, May 5, 1818 - London, 14 March 1883) was a philosopher, historian, sociologist, economist, writer and thinker German Jewish socialist. Father th...

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Rabbi Yehudah haNasi I, רבי יהודה הנשיא MP (c.135 - c.219)

רבי יהודה הנשיא, ידוע גם בכינו&#x...

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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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Yisrael Isser Isserlin MP (1390 - 1460)

Rabbi Israel Isserlin ben Petahiah (1390-1460) was a Talmudist, and Halakhist, best known for his Terumat HaDeshen, which served as one source for HaMapah, the component of the Shulkhan Arukh by Moses ...

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RASHBAM, Shmuel ben Meir / רשב"ם MP (c.1085 - c.1158)

רשב"ם: ר' שמואל בר מאיר (נכד רש"י). ח&#x...

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Don Isaac Abarbanel דון יצחק אברבנאל (1437 - 1508)

The Jewish philosopher and statesman Isaac ben Judah Abravanel (1437-1508), or Abarbanel, is noted for his biblical commentaries and for his attempt to prevent the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1...

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Harav Shabtai HaCohen HaSHACH / הרב שבתי הכהן, הש"ך MP (1621 - c.1663)

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 ...

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Rabbi David רבי דוד HaLevi Segal הלוי סגל, [the TuZ הטו"ז] MP (1586 - 1667)

David haLevi Segal , the famous author of Turei Zahav (TaZ) דוד הלוי סגל -------------------- David HaLevi Segal, ד&#x...

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Shlomo Luria - Maharshal / רבי שלמה לוריא - המהרש"ל MP (1510 - 1573)

Leading rabbinical authority of his generation. Solomon Luria (1510 - November 7, 1574) (Hebrew: שלמה לוריא) was one of the great Ashken...

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Zerachiah Gracian-Hen haLevi of Girona (Ba'al haMaor) / רבנו זרחיה השני מחירונה MP (c.1131 - 1186)

Rabbi Zarchiya Halevi from Gerona זרחיה הלוי called the ReZaH, RaZBI or Baal Ha-Maor (author of the book Ha-Maor) was born about 1125 in...

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HaRav Moshe Feinstein MP (1895 - 1986)

Moshe Feinstein משה פיינשטיין‎; March 3, 1895 – March 23, 1986) was a Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi, schola...

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Rabbi Meir Katzenellenbogen [Maharam of Padua] / רבי מאיר קצנלנבוגן-מהר"ם מפדואה MP (c.1482 - c.1564)

Meir ben Isaac Katzenellenbogen (1482 – January 12, 1565) (also, Meir of Padua, Maharam Padua , Hebrew: מאיר בן יצחק ק...

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Rabbi Yehudah HeChassid יהודה החסיד (1150 - 1217)

Judah ben Samuel of Regensburg : "Sefer Hachasidim," the Book of the Pious, is undoubtedly a most valuable contribution to Jewish religious literature of all times. It was not only the most popular and...

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Gwyneth Paltrow MP

Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow initially gained fame for her real-life role as Brad Pitt's girlfriend. She went on to build a solid reputation as one of the leading actresses of...

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Yitzhak Luria, HaAR"I Hkadosh - יצחק לוריא, האר"י הקדוש MP (1534 - 1572)

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

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

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...

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Moses Schreiber - Chatam Sofer MP (1762 - 1839)

Chasam Sofer website Wikipedia bio Chatam Sofer family tree מקום מנוחת בני החת"ס ...

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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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Michel Nostradamus MP (1503 - 1566)

Michel de Nostredame (21 December 1503 – 2 July 1566), usually Latinised to Nostradamus , was a French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become ...

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Miriam Luria MP (c.1403 - c.1450)

Used to teach students Torah while sitting behind a curtain. "Jewish Life in the Middle Ages" by Israel Abrahams p. 343 - 344

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