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R' Elchonon Halpern MP (1922 - 2015)

Rav Elchonon Halpern zt”l Tuesday February 17, 2015 8:02 PM It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Elchonon (Chuna) Halpern zt”l, rov of Bais Medrash Bais Shmuel a...

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R' Nechemiah, Admur Chelm (deceased)

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R' Nathan Aryey, Admur Izbiza (deceased)

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Rabbi of Jassy (deceased)

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Rabbi Dr. Marcus Melchior MP (1897 - 1969)

The Melchior Rabbinical Family of Denmark Interview Transcript Complete Marcus Melchior Family Tree Danish Wikipedia Marcus Melchior (1897 – 1969) was acting chief rabbi of Denmark in 1943...

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R' Judah Landau, Parnas of the Council of the Four Lands MP (1672 - 1737)

--------------------R' YEHUDA (JUDAH) LANDAU (B.1672 HILDESHEIM- D.1737, on the 13th day of Kislev, in APTOW) - CHAYA - (D.1740). THEY WERE THE PARENTS OF THE NODA B'YEHUDA. CHAYA WAS THE DAUGHTER OF E...

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Lazar Horwitz MP (1804 - 1868)

Lazar Horowitz, or Eleazar HaLevi Ish Horowitz, Eleasar ben David Josua Hoeschel Horowitz, aka El'azar Hurwitz [1] (1803/1804, Floß, Upper Palatinate - June 11, 1868, Vöslau) was an Ort...

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Shimon Kalish Rebbe of Amshinov-Otvotsk MP (1882 - 1954)

See his book: Shimon Sholom Kalish (1882–1954) was the Hasidic Rebbe of Amshinov–Otvotsk. He was the son of Rabbi Menachem Kalish (1860-1918), the 2nd Rebbe of Amshinov (Hasidic dynasty...

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Grand Rabbi Shaul Yedidya Elazar Taub, the 2nd Modzitzer Rebbe MP (1886 - 1947)

Rebbe Shaul Yedidya Elazar Taub was born on 20 October 1886. He was a gifted songwriter and wrote over 1,000 Chassidic melodies. He had an intense love for the Land of Israel, and even foresaw the comi...

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Grand Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu Taub, the 3rd Modzizter Rebbe MP (1905 - 1984)

: Deblin (1969b) page 224- 226 of 646.=======================================

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Grand Rabbi Chaim Shaul Taub, 5th and Current Modzitzer Rebbe MP

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R' Moses HaLevi Horowitz, Admur Boston-New York (deceased)

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R' Solomon Zalman Frankel, Admur Vielopole-Dembitz and A.B.D. Yedlove (deceased)

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R' Haim Menachem David Horowitz, Admur Dzikov (deceased)

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R' Rafael Goldstein, Admur Skole (deceased)

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R' Baruch Rabinowitz, Admur Skole (deceased)

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R' Judah Zvi Brandwein, Admur Stretin (deceased)

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R' David Isaac Eizik Rabinowitz, Admur (1898 - 1979)

Was first the A.B.D. Svirz and then became Admur Skole.

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Rabbi Isaac Bernstein MP (1939 - 1994)

Isaac Bernstein (November 12, 1939 - August 29, 1994) was an Irish Orthodox rabbi well known for being a great orator of Jewish law and philosophy. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Bernstein gradu...

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R. Isaak Unna / הרב יצחק אונא (1872 - 1948)

הרב יצחק אונא Rabbi Isaak Unna Biography ‎הרב יצחק א&#x...

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Joshua Ezekiel Fraenkel-Teomim A.B.D. Przemysl MP (1654 - 1726)

Loeb Tree The Unbroken Chain (1990), Neil Rosenstein, Chapter IV, G6.4, page 251 R. Joshua (Ezekiel) Feiwel Teomim, A.B.D. Przemysl, and said to have written a work entitled "Tekah Shofa". He marri...

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R. Jakob Lubliner (1575 - 1643)

R. Jakob Lubliner: הגאון מו"ה יעקב אבד"ק לובלין...

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Yitzhak bar Sheshet Perfet, Rabbi (1326 - 1405)

Isaac ben Sheshet Perfet (1326 – 1408) יצחק בן ששת was a Spanish Talmudic authority, also known by his acronym, Rivash (ר&#x...

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Mori Yiḥyah Qafiḥ, The Elder MP (1850 - 1931)

Yiḥyah Qafiḥ רבי יחיא בן שלמה קאפח also Yiḥyah ibn Shalomo el...

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Moshe ben Jacob Cordovero "RaMaK" MP (1522 - 1570)

His birthplace is unknown, but the name Cordovero indicates that his family originated in Córdoba, Spain and perhaps fled from there during the expulsion of 1492 during the Spanish Inquisition. ...

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R' Solomon Goldman, Admur of Zavel (1869 - 1945)

a rebbe from the zvhiler chasidus

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R' Jacob Lorbeerbaum, the Chavat Da'at (deceased)

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R' Joel Sirkin, the BaCh (deceased)

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R' Aryey Leib Heilprin of Buczacz (deceased)

הגביר המפורסם ר' אריה ליבוש רא&#x...

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R' Abraham, A.B.D. Tarla, Neeman of the Council of the Four Lands (deceased)

Neeman meaning trustee and second in command.

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Rabbi Isser Zalman Meltzer, "Even HaEzel" MP (1870 - 1953)

Rabbi Isser Zalman Meltzer , (1870 - November 17, 1953), was a famous Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi, rosh yeshiva and posek. He is also known as the "Even HaEzel", after the title of his commentary on Ramb...

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Yehoshua Heschel Charif "Maginei Shlomo" (c.1593 - 1648)

Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel Charif (born in Vilna around 1580 and died in 5408-1648 in Krakow) was one of the students of the Maharam of Lublin and of Rabbi Yehoshua Falk. He served in Grodno from Elul 5394...

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Eliyahu David (the ADeReT) Rabinowitz-Teomim MP (1843 - 1905)

Biography of Rabbi Eliyahu David Rabinowitz-Teomim (1842/43–1905), rabbi in Lithuania and Jerusalem. Eliyahu Rabinowitz-Te’omim was born in Pikeln (Lith., Pikeliai), in western Lithuania....

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R' Moshe Shapira, ABD Slavuta / הרה"ק רבי משה שפירא MP (1758 - 1838)

AB"D and Printing House owner in Salvita. In 1791 the Szapira family set up a Hebrew printing press in Slavuta, which published an influential edition of the Talmud. (SLAVUTA: SLOVITA SŁAWUTA,...

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Moses Lipschitz "Lechem Mishne" (deceased)

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Chaim Spira of Posen (c.1580 - d.)

SPIRA Family Tree (1) Shmuel SPIRA (born about 1345) , married to Vergentlin TREVES, a daughter of the Rashi-descendant # Mattitjahu Treves (see RASHI descendants). Their son was R. Shlomo SPIRA. ...

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Arye Leib Frankel-Teomim A.B.D. Kreshinov / אריה לייב פרנקל-תאומים (1700 - 1773)

Unbroken Chain - Neil Rosenstein (1990) Volume 1, page 251, G 7.1A.B.D. Kszeszow (Kreshov)

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Meir MaHaRaM Weil (1420 - c.1465)

Rabbi in Ulm in middle and second half of fifteenth century, later in Munich; Rabbi of all Bavaria. -------------------- Descendants of R. Jakob ben Yehuda Weil (c 1385 - 1456) Family Tree Chart

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Avraham Binyomin Binyamin Silberberg, Pittsburgher Rav (deceased)

Avraham Binyamin Zilberberg Papers . circa 1930-1960. הרה״ג מוהרא״ב זצ״ל א]...

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Moses Deutsch, RaMBAD (1844 - 1931)

Moses Deutsch - RaMBAD (1844-1931) Chief Rabbi Moses (Moshe) Deutsch z'cl was born in Pozsony (Presburg, today Bratislava, Slovakia) in 1844- died at Salgótarján, 14. April, 1931. Son o...

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Grand Rabbi Aaron Twersky [3rd Chernobyler] MP (1784 - 1871)

Rabbi Aharon of Chernobyl (1784- 8 Kislev 1871), eldest son and successor of Rabbi Mordechai of Chernobyl, studied closely with his grandfather, Rabbi Nachum of Chernobyl. He became the Rebbe of thousa...

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Rabbi Aharon of Belz, Fourth Rebbe MP (1877 - 1957)

Aharon Rokeach Chassidic Belz, Poland Ukraine video Rabbi Aharon of Belz [1880 - 21 Av 1957], the fourth rebbe in the Belz dynasty, was considered one of the purest holy men of his generation. In...

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Gaon Shalom Rokeach ABD Tiktin (c.1688 - 1767)

) The second son of Rabbi Yehuda Leib Mirkes was Rabbi Shlomo Zalman, the Av Beis Din of Mir who will be discussed shortly, and his third son was Rabbi Yehoshua, the son-in-law of the gaon and kabb...

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Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (1707 - 1747)

Moshe Chaim Luzzatto ( משה חיים לוצאטו, also Moses Chaim, Moses Hayyim, also Luzzato) (1707, Padua – 16...

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R' Samuel Aboab, A.B.D. Venice MP (1610 - 1694)

Samuel Aboab (1610 – August 22, 1694), son of Abraham Aboab, was a very prominent rabbi of the seventeenth century. He was born at the Republic of Venice, and began the study of rabbinical lit...

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Rabbi Chaim Menachem Heschel [of Zinkov] (1837 - 1893)

Rabbi Chaim Menachem Heschel of Zhinkov (1837-1893). Succeeded his father, Rabbi Meshulam Zusya, and expanded the Chassidus throughout Russia, Ukraine, and Serbia. Some of his divrei Torah are found in...

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Avraham Yehoshua Heschel of Medziboz (1832 - 1880)

Mezhbizh-Zinkov dynasty Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heshel of Apt was the founder of the Apt-Mezhbizh-Zinkover Hasidic dynasty. In honor of the dynasty's founder, his descendants adopted the family na...

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Gaon Natan Neta Shapiro / "הגאון ר' נתן נטע מהורודנה בעל "מבוא שערים MP (1510 - 1577)

Was known as Hagaaon Rabbi Natan-Neta from Horodna. Writer of "Mavoh Shearim". Son of Samson Spira: rabbi at Grodno; died 1577. He wrote a super commentary on the commentaries of Rashi and Elijah Miz...

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R. Jacob Perlow, A.B.D. Novominsk in 1873 (Minsk Mazowiesk, near Warsaw) MP (1843 - 1902)

Established a large Yeshiva in Novomisk in 1896. Novominsk is a Hasidic dynasty originating in Mińsk Mazowiecki, Poland and now based in the United States. It also runs a yeshiva known as Yeshiv...

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R. Alter Israel Shimon Perlow (Novominsker Rebbe) (1874 - 1933)

רבי אלתר ישראל שמעון פרלוב (תר&#x...

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Rabbi Nachum Mordechai Perlow of Novominsk (1896 - 1976)

רבי נחום מרדכי פרלוב מנובומי...

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R' Bernat (Dov Bär) Duschinsky (c.1858 - 1921)

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Reb Aisel Harif MP (1801 - 1873)

HaRav Aisel Harif Rabbi Yehoshua Aisek Shapira lived in the 19th century and was the great-grandson of Rabbi Luria, the famed Kabbalist of Safed. Rabbi Aisel Slonimer, as he was known, spent most...

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Rabbi Moshe Menachem Spiegel, New York Ostrover-Kalushiner Rebbe MP (1899 - 1982)

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Rabbi Naftali Arye Spiegel - Ostrover-Kalushiner Rebbe (1868 - 1948)

Also was the A.B.D. for Czechowka Dolna (near Lublin)

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Admur of Szczebrzeszyn, near Zamosc (deceased)

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Rav Yitzchak HaGadol Mi'Pozna MP (b. - 1685)

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R' Samuel Dov Leiner, Admur Boskowitz (deceased)

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Yaakov Leiner Izhbitza-Radzin MP (1814 - 1878)

Grand Rabbi Yaakov Leiner of Izhbitza-Radzin, son of Mei HaShiloach author of Beis Yaakov, Sefer Hazmanim. Rebbe in Izhbitza on his father's place, later moving to Radzin, where his oldest son and succ...

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Avraham Yehoshua Heschel - MP (1888 - 1967)

Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heschel, the Kapischnitzer Rebbe אברהם_יהושע_העשיל_מק]...

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Grand Rabbi Mordechai Yosef Leiner of Izhbitza Author of Mei HaShiloach MP (1801 - 1854)

Mordechai Yosef Leiner of Izbica (Yiddish: איזשביצא, איזביצא Izhbitza, Izbitse, Ishbitza) (1801-...

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R' Isaac Rubinstein, last Chief Rabbi of Vienna (1888 - 1944)

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R' Isaac Meir Kanal, Chief Rabbi of Warsaw (deceased)

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Benzion Yehuda Leib Twerski - (1867 - 1951)

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R' Joseph Matzner, Rosh Kollel Chrzanow (deceased)

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R' Yitzhak Kalisch, the Amshinover-New York Rebbe (Brooklyn) (b. - 1993)

רבי יצחק קאליש מאמשינוב - ארצו&#x...

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Yaakov David Kalish II Rebee of Amshinov (c.1907 - 1942)

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Yosef Kalish I Rebbe of Amshinov (1878 - 1936)

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Rabbi Moshe Pinches Harif, first Chief Rabbi of the entire community of Lvov MP (b. - 1702)

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R' Yakov Chaim Perlow, Admur Stolin (b. - 1946)

רבי יעקב חיים כיהן כאדמו"ר באר&#x...

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R' Moses Gottlieb, Admur of Stanislaw (b. - 1942)

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R' Uri Aaron Gottlieb, Admur of Kalicz (b. - 1943)

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Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld MP (1848 - 1932)

Reb Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld Youtube Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld (also written Zonnenfeld) (1849 – 1932) was the Chief Rabbi and co-founder of the Edah HaChareidis, Haredi Jewish community in...

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R' Israel Lipschutz, A.B.D. Ostrog, Cracow and Neuwied MP (1700 - 1748)

Was responsible for originally signing the famous get (Divorce Bill) in Cleves in August 1766.

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Michael Cahn MP (1849 - 1920)

Died aged 70 on 10 Tevet 5680 = 1 January 1920 Was the inventor of the Metzitza tube for the use of hygienically sucking up the blood at the ritual of Brit Milah (circumcision) which was designed in ...

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R' Gershon Epstein, Moreh Zedek of Magrow from 1894 (b. - 1920)

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R' Joshua, the Maginei Sholmo (deceased)

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Rabbi Jacob Mendel Morgenstern (Wengrow Rebbe) (1887 - 1939)

---------------------Rabbi Yaakov Morgenshtern was born in Pinczow to Yitzkhak and Khaia. He was a rabbi and a widower. Prior to WWII he lived in Wegrow, Poland. During the war he was in Wegrow, Poland...

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Rabbi Yitzchak Zelig Morgenstern (Sokolover Rebbe) MP (1866 - 1939)

Morgenshtern was born in Kock to Khaim and Yokheved. He was a rabbi and married to Khaia nee Shenfeld. Prior to WWII he lived in Sokolow Podlaski, Poland. During the war he was in Otwock, Poland. Yitzk...

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Rabbi Dovid Morgensztern of Kotzk MP (1809 - 1893)

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Rabbi Shlomo Rabinowicz of Radomsk "Tiferes Shlomo" MP (1796 - 1866)

They called him the Tzaddik and author of the book "Tiferes Shlomo" of Radomsk. He is Grand Rabbi Shlomo Hacohen Rabinovitch of Radomsk (Tiferes Shlomo) - First Radomsker Rebbe. His book "Tiferet Shelo...

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R' Jacob Simeon Padua, Kolushiker Rebbe MP (1885 - 1941)

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R. Baruch Mordecai Libschitz, A.B.D. Wolkowysk, Siemiatycze, Novogrudok and finally Siedlice (from 1876) (1810 - 1885)

Helped to found Etz Chaim Yeshiva in Jerusalem in 1841.

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Rabbi Feivish of Zbarizh, the 'Yosher Divrei Emes' (c.1740 - 1794)

Wrote Derech Emes, Kisvei Kodesh & Yosher Divrei EmesConsidered one of the Gedolei Hador of his generation.Student of Rabbi Yechiel Michel of Zlotchov known as the Maggid of Zlotchov. Yechiel Michel wa...

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Rebbe Aaron "ha-Gadol" Perlow of Karlin MP (1736 - 1772)

Aaron ben Jacob of Karlin , known among the Ḥasidim as Rabbi Aaron the Great , or simply as the " Preacher " or " Censor "; born in 1738; died 1771. He was one of the early great rabbis of the s...

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Harav Yochanan Ghiron, "Aluf Torah" MP (1646 - 1716)

The Ghiron family stemmed from Gerona, Spain. Rabbi Johanan Ghiron, "Aluf Torah" Profile image contains Piyutim written at the time of earlier earthquakes, in Lugo (1688) and in Ancona (1690), by R...

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Rabbi David ben Abraham Pipano MP (deceased)

Looks like saba Shaul a lot! Foundation for the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture Fig 4. Rabbi ben Abraham David Pipano 1851 - 1925, formerly Chief Sofia Rabbi 1920 -1925 ( Salonica-...

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R' Moshe Yitzchok Gewirtzman (1882 - 1976)

Rare video footage : Reb Itzik'l of Pshevorsk Hachnosas Sefer Torah Rabbi Moshe Yitzchok Itzikel Gewirtzman, Pshevorsker Rebbe founded a major Hasidic community in Antwerp, Belgium. Moshe Yitzcho...

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Rav Chaim Kreiswirth MP (1918 - 2001)

Rabbi Chaim Kreiswirth (1918-2001) זצוק"ל was an Orthodox rabbi who served as the longtime Chief Rabbi of Congregation Machzikei Hadass Antwerp, Belgium. He was the f...

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Reuben Eliyahu (Elie Réuben) Israel MP (1856 - 1932)

Israel Family Tree 1500's - Scroll down page to view The last Chief Rabbi of Rhodes was Reuben Eliahu Israel. He served the Jewish community from 1922 to 1932. He was also the 12th descendant of th...

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Rabbi Moshe Gruenwald (Arigas Habosem) (1853 - 1911)

Moshe Greenwald, Pupa and Chust Rebbe Wikipedia* ר' משה גרינוואלד אב"ד הו&#...

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הרב יהושע אדמו''ר מחוסט Grunwald Greenwald (1909 - 1969)

--------------------Holocaust Survivor.Last Chief Rabbi of Chust, Czeckoslovakia

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Be'er Mayim Chayim MP (c.1740 - 1816)

Hayyim ben Solomon of Czernowitz - Works The Be'er Mayim Chaim Lecture Series Rabbi Chaim Tyrer of Czernowitz is buried in Safed Israel, there are 
descendants of his alive in Israel today wit...

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Moses "Bonastruc ça Porta" ben Naḥman Girond (Nahmanides) (c.1194 - 1270)

  Nahmanides [Nah-man-nid-ez (רבי משה בן נחמן), also known as Rabbi Moses ben Naḥman Girondi, Bonastruc...

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R' Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman MP (1886 - 1969)

Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman (1886–1969), יוסף שלמה כהנמן, was an Orthodox rabbi and rosh yeshiva of the Pone...

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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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Adolf Altmann, Rabbi MP (1879 - 1944)

  Adolf (Abraham) Altmann   Chief Rabbi of Trier, one of the oldest Jewish communities in Germany, as well as rabbi for the Jews of the South Tyrol town of Meran which was close to the fr...

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Shalom Krausz, Udvari Rav. MP (1914 - 2010)

HaGaon Reb Shalom Krausz, Av Beis Din of Udvari, perhaps the last of today’s rabbonim who held a rabbanus before the war. Rav Shalom Krausz, the Udvari Rov was the author of the seven-volume D...

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Rabbi Avigdor Miller MP (1908 - 2001)

Rabbi Avigdor Miller: History of the Rav Rabbi Avigdor HaKohen Miller (August 28, 1908 – April 20, 2001) was a rabbi, author and lecturer in the United States. He served simultaneously as a ...

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R' Menachem Nahum Friedman of Itscan (1879 - 1933)

R. Menahem Nahum Friedman of Itscan was a prolific writer of works combining philosophy, Halakhah, economics, Zionism, and scientific inquiry. R. Friedman was regarded as a religious humanist, attempti...

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