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Chaim Joseph David Azulai - The Chida - ‎חיים יוסף דוד אזולאי - חיד"א MP (1724 - 1806)

The Chida, Chaim Joseph David ben Isaac Zerachia Azulai (1724 – 21 March 1807) (Hebrew: חיים יוסף דוד אז...

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Rabbi Yoseph Karo - רבי יוסף קארו MP (1488 - 1575)

Joseph ben Ephraim Karo , also spelled Yosef Caro, or Qaro, (Toledo, 1488 – Safed, 1575) was author of the last great codification of Jewish law, the Shulchan Aruch, which is still authoritative...

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Rav Yoseph Haim "Ben Ish Chai" - בן איש חי MP (1834 - 1909)

Wikepedia Bio Hacham Yosef Chaim - Ben Ish Hai Hillula Ben Ish Chai - Halacha Chacham (Sephardic equivalent of “Rabbi”) Yosef Chaim , known as the “ Ben Ish Chai ,” ...

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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 Aryeh Leib Frumkin -אריה ליב פרומקין MP (1845 - 1916)

R. Aryeh Leib Frumkin (1845–1916), rabbinical scholar and writer; Zionist, pioneer of Jewish settlement in Petach Tikvah, Erez Israel. R. Frumkin studied rabbinics in his native Kelme, Lithuania...

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Shammai MP (-50 - 30)

Shammai , שמאי Shammai (50 BCE–30 CE, Hebrew: שמאי) was a Jewish scholar of the 1st century, and an important figure in Judaism's core w...

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Yehuda I nesia II, יהודה השני - נשיאה MP (c.200 - c.250)

Judah II יהודה השני - נשיאה Judah II (or Nesi'ah I) was a famous Jewish sage who lived in Tiberias in...

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Gamliel IV, רבן גמליאל הרביעי MP (c.230 - c.265)

Gamaliel IV רבן גמליאל הרביעי Gamaliel IV (probably late 3rd Century CE) (also known as Gamali...

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Yehuda III, (Nesiah II), רבי יהודה השלישי, נשיאה השני MP (c.253 - c.330)

Yehuda III Judah III (or Nesi'ah II; Hebrew: יהודה הנשיא) held the office of Nasi of the ancient Jewish Sanhedrin between 290/300...

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Hillel II, Nesiah II ha-David, הלל השני - נשיאה MP (c.287 - c.365)

This is the conclusion of Alan Applebaum in his paper concerning Hillel II titled " Hillel II Recovering an Obscure Figure of Late Antiquity ", Jewish Studies Quarterly 20 , 197–223 DOI 10.1628/...

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Gamliel VI VI ha-David, רבן גמליאל השישי - אחרון הנשיאים MP (c.355 - c.425)

Gamliel VI רבן גמליאל השישי Gamaliel VI (ca. 370 – ca. 425) was the last Nassi of the Ancient ...

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Yehuda IV, Nesiah III IV ha-David, רבי יהודה הרביעי, נשיאה השלישי MP (c.320 - c.400)

Yehuda IV רבי יהודה הרביעי Judah IV (or Nesi'ah III) held the office of Nasi of the ancient Jewish Sa...

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Gamliel V ha-David, רבי גמליאל החמישי MP (c.288 - c.380)

Gamliel V גמליאל החמישי Gamaliel V held the office of Nasi of the ancient Jewish Sanhedrin between 365 and 380/5 CE...

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Rabbi Yosef Zilberfarb of Rovna (deceased)

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Gr Rab Yechiel Dancyger [1st Aleksanderer Rebbe] / יחיאל יחזקאל דנציגר (1828 - 1894)

Grand Rabbi Yechiel Dancyger (1828 - 1894), first rebbe of the Aleksander dynasty שורשיה של חסידות &#...

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Rabbi Mordechai ben Avraham Jaffe "HaLevush" MP (1530 - 1612)

Wikipedia: Mordecai Yoffe and מרדכי יפה . בעל הלבושים . -------------...

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Yechiel Heilprin (Seder Hadorot) ‎הרב יחיאל היילפרין בעל סדר הדורות MP (1660 - 1746)

Jehiel ben Solomon Heilprin (ca. 1660–ca. 1746) was a Lithuanian rabbi, kabbalist, and chronicler---he was one of the most eminent Talmudists of his time, a descendant of Solomon Luria, and trac...

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Saul Wahl Katzenellenbogen (1 day King) / שאול ואהל-קצנלנבוגן MP (1541 - 1616)

R' SHAUL WAHL KATZENELLENBOGEN - FAMOUS FOR HAVING BEEN "KING FOR A NIGHT." There was a need to find someone trustworthy to serve as king for one day until elections. Shaul Katzenellenbogen was chose...

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Rabbi Dov Ber, Maggid of Mezeritch MP (c.1710 - 1772)

Dov Ber of Mezeritch Rabbi Dov Ber of Mezeritch (דוב בער ממזריטש‎) (1700/1704/1710(?) – 1772-1...

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Rabbi Pinchas-David Halevi Horowitz (1st Bostoner Rebbe) / ר' פנחס-דוד הורוויץ, האדמו"ר מבוסטון MP (1876 - 1941)

Grand Rabbi Pinchas David Horowitz, the first Bostoner Rebbe, a scion of the Rebbe Reb Shmelke of Nikolsburg and the Lelov dynasty, first arrived in Boston in 1915 from the Land of Israel via Europe. ...

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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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Nechama ‎נחמה ליבוביץ Leibowitz MP (c.1905 - c.1997)

Professor Nehama Leibowitz (1905–1997), winner of the Israel Prize in Education, was a unique figure in the twentieth century Jewish landscape. She wrote a best-selling series, Studies in the We...

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Rebitzen Malka Rokeach MP (1780 - 1852)

Women Heroes: * Malka of Belz Malkah was the wife of the famed Belzer Rebbe, Rabbi Shalom Rokeach, and the matriarch of the Hassidic dynasty that he founded. The Belzer Rebbe consulted Malkah with hi...

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Raban Gamliel III beRabbi, רבן גמליאל השלישי, ברבי MP (c.177 - 225)

Gamaliel III רבן גמליאל השלישי First generation of Eretz Israel Amoraim Gamaliel III (Hebrew...

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HaRav Henach Leibowitz (c.1918 - 2008)

American Gedolim Eulogy Wikipedia Rav Henoch Leibowitz, an only child, was born in 1918 in Salcininkai, Lithuania. The world lost a Torah giant with the passing of Rabbi Alter Hanoch Henach Lei...

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Yisrael Meir HaKohen (Hafetz Chayim) ( Chofetz Chaim) MP (1838 - 1933)

Yisrael Meir (Kagan) Poupko (1838 - 1933) known popularly as The Chofetz Chaim was an influential Eastern European rabbi, Halakhist, posek, and ethicist whose works continue to be widely influential in...

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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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Grand Rebbe Mordechai רבי מרדכי Twersky טברסקי, [Magid of Chernobyl 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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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 Satmar 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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Rabbi Shmuel Eliezer haLevi Edeles, the 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 (c.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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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 המעשה רוקח Hebrewbooks.org For some reason Geni is showing "(HOROWITZ)" which is his wife's mai...

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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 (Erik Weisz) 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 ישראל Meir מאיר Lau לאו, הרב הראשי לישראל 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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