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Rav Yitzchak HaGadol הרב יצחק הגדול MP (b. - 1685)

מתוך אמרי רברבי - תוספות חיים: ב...

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R' Samuel Dov Leiner, Admur Boskowitz (deceased)

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האדמו"ר רב יעקב Yaakov Leiner זצ״ל Izhbitza-Radzin, (בית יעקב) 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 - הרה"צ ר׳ אברהם יהושע העשל העשעל MP (1888 - 1967)

Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heschel, the Kapischnitzer Rebbe אדמו״ר מקופיציניץ ה...

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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 בן-ציון יהודה לייב טברסקי - הורנוסטייפלא (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)

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

האדמו"ר הרביעי של חסידות אמשי�...

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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)

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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 (1848 - 1932)

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

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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)

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

מורגנשטרן, יצחק זליג. האדמו"ר מ&#...

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Rabbi Dovid Morgensztern of Kotzk MP (1809 - 1893)

ר׳ דוד מילא מקום אביו בקוצק ונ&#x...

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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. "Tiferet Shelomo" (1867...

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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 Emes Considered one of the Gedolei Hador of his generation. Student of Rabbi Yechiel Michel of Zlotchov known as the Maggid of Zlotchov. Yechiel Mic...

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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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הרה"ק רבי איציקל מפשעווארסק (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)

ר' יהושע אב"ד חוסט מח"ס חסד יהושע...

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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)

הרב יוסף שלמה כהנמן (ידוע גם בכ&#...

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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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Chaim Kittsee (Schlesinger) MP (1772 - 1849)

"Directory and Genealogy of the Horowitz-Margareten Family- from Generation to Generation" revised Edition 1994. -Chart no. 22 died- 7.1850 ? Rabbi Chaim Kittsee was a Hungarian Rabbi whose family ...

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R' Yitschok Nochum Twersky (Shpykiv) MP (1888 - 1942)

Rabbi Yitzchak Menachem Nachum Twersky  son of Rabbi Mordechai Mspicov was the third Rebbe of the Hassidic dynasty of Shpikov and rabbi of Rave - Ruska. Perished in the Holocaust. Born in�...

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The Gaon from Warsaw, Rabbi Menachem Ziemba MP (1883 - c.1943)

Rabbi Menachem Ziemba (1883–1943) מנחם זמבה was a distinguished pre-World War II Rabbi, known as a Talmudic genius and prodigy. He was gun...

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Avraham Elkanah אברהם אלקנה Shapira שפירא, הרב הראשי לישראל MP (c.1911 - c.2007)

Avraham Shapira (Hebrew: אברהם אלקנה כהנא שפירא‎; 20 May 1914...

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Rav Yisroel Spira, Bluzhever Rebbe (1889 - 1989)

האדמו"ר מבלוזוב Hebrew Books תיאור מסע ה...

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Tzvi צבי Hirsh הירש Schiff Teitelbaum שיף טייטלבאום (b. - 1814)

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Rabbi Hanoch of Shklov Henich Schick, of Shklov (c.1710 - c.1810)

The Schicks were descended from Rabbi Hanoch Heinich Schick of Shklov who is said to have married a daughter of. Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Rivlin. This Shlomo Zalman had a first cousin of the same name, wh...

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Rabbi Shalom / שלום haCohen Shachna / שכנא MP (c.1490 - 1558)

Rav Shalom Shachna of Lublin (1490-1558), teacher and father-in-law of the Rema. His grandfather and namesake was Rav of Neustadt and the Gadol Hador in Austria, who along with the Maharil founded th...

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Rabbi Moshe ben Israel "HaRama" רבי משה בן ישראל, הרמ"א Isserlish איסרליש MP (1520 - 1573)

Rabbi Moses ben Israel Isserles (or Moshe Isserlis ), was an eminent Ashkenazic Rabbi, Talmudist, and Posek, renowned for his fundamental work of Halakha (Jewish law), entitled HaMapah (lit., "the tabl...

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Rabbi Israel Isserlein (c.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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Avraham Abele Gombiner (1637 - 1682)

Abraham Abele Gombiner (c.1633-c.1683) אברהם אבלי הלוי גומבינר...

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Yerachmiel Yehuda Myer Kalish Rebbe of Amshinov-Otvotsk (1901 - 1976)

רבי ירחמיאל יהודה מאיר קאליש �...

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Rabbi Y. Yitzchok of Vurka (1779 - 1848)

Amshinov Hasidic Dynasty Wikipedia Israel Yitzhak Kalish of Warka (Yitzchok of Vurka) (1779–1848) was the first hasidic rebbe of Warka. In 1829 he was moved to Przysucha, where his master tzadik...

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Admor Yaakov David Kalish of Amshinov (1848 - 1877)

Amshinov Hasidic Dynasty Wikipedia האדמו"ר הראשון, רבי יעקב ]...

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Rebbe Menachem Kalish of Amshinov (1860 - 1917)

הרה"ק רבי מנחם קאליש זצוק"ל (תר"כ...

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The Magid of Minsk, R' Benyomin HaKohen Shakovitzky (deceased)

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Rabbi Yitzhak (יצחק) Margaliot (Jaffe), A.B.D. Prague (c.1456 - 1526)

נפטר כד אדר רפ"ה--------------------נפטר כד אדר ^...

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Harav Moshe Mordechai Halevi Margaliyos (c.1575 - 1654)

Moshe Mordechai Margolius of Poznan, Chief Judge of Parmishla, Rosh yeshiva of Krakow See Moshe Flam's full assessment of family with all sources linked from here: Sheindel Shtengen Margulios was t...

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Harav HaGaon Mordechai Mardosh Auerbach, Av Bais Din of Stanislaw (deceased)

'Harav HaGoan Mordechai Mardosh Auerbach Av Bais Din of Stanislaw. Margolios Family Tree Scroll down . . . Mendel and Sheindel also had seven daughters, one of whom married Mordechai Mardosh Auerba...

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NESIVOS SHALOM Grand Rabbi Sholom Noah נתיבות שלום Berezovsky (1911 - 2000)

Rabbi Sholom Noach Berezovsky (שלום נח ברזובסקי‎; August 8, 1911 – August 8, 2000) served...

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Rabbi Yitzhak Yaakov Reines, רבי יצחק יעקב ריינס MP (1839 - 1915)

Yitzchak Yaacov Reines יצחק יעקב ריינס , (b. 1839 - d. 1915) was a Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi and the founder o...

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R' Menachem Manesh Chajes, AB"D Vilna (b. - 1636)

Chief Rabbinical Judge of Vilna Author חוקת עולם Listed in Toldos Avrohom , p. 464

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R' Yitzchok Chajes, AB''D Prague (1538 - 1615)

R' Yitzchak Chayes z"l R' Yitzchak ben Avraham Chayes served successively in the rabbinates of Prossnitz (Prostejov) and Prague, attracting numerous disciples with his erudition and saintliness. The ...

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R' Yitzchok Chayos AB"D Skolye (c.1640 - 1726)

Rabbi Yitzchak Chayut, author of Zera Yitzchak (1660-1726), disciple of Rabbi Heshel of Cracow, who wrote 13 works, from among which only his composition on the Mishna was published. He was the great g...

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Yosef Frenkel-Teomim (1727 - 1792)

Joseph ben Meir Teomim (1727–1792) (Hebrew: יוסף בן מאיר תאומים) was a Galician ...

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Abraham (of Bohemia) (ben Jacob) Jaffe MP (1455 - 1535)

ou bien né en 1456 et décédé en 1536? ou encore né en 1470 à Bologne et décédé en 1533? 1913-1996- Eger Family Association- pg. 3 1913...

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Gaon Shlomo Yehuda Tabak, Erech Shai [שלמה יהודה טאבאק [ערך ש''י (c.1832 - 1907)

Renowned Torah genius Rabbi Shlomo Yehuda Tabak Rosh Av Beit Din of Sighet, author of “Erech Shai” and “Teshurat Shai” (1832-1908). Source Chief Judge of Sighet Rabbinical...

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HaRav Yosef הרב יוסף Kapach Qafiḥ קפאח MP (1917 - 2000)

Yosef Qafiḥ יוסף קאפח ‎ , widely known as Rabbi Kapach (27 November 1917 – 21 July 2000), was a Yemenite-Israeli one of the ...

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HaRav Elya Lopian MP (1876 - 1970)

Rav Elya Lopian zt”l Eliyahu Lopian (1876–21 September 1970), known as Reb Elyah, was among the most prominent rabbis of the Mussar Movement. As a disciple of the Kelm Talmud Torah meth...

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הרב גרשון Lopian MP (1938 - 2014)

Leading Federation rabbi dies By Simon Rocker, January 30, 2014 One of the UK's most respected rabbis, Dayan Gershon Lopian, of the Federation of Synagogues, has died today, aged 73. Historian ...

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R' Chaim Yosef Gottlieb, A.B.D. Stropkov MP (c.1794 - 1867)

Chaim Yosef Gottlieb of Stropkov , (1794 - March 11, 1867) (Hebrew: חיים יוסף גאטליב), known as the Str...

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R' David HaKohen Rappaport MP (1890 - 1941)

Tzemach David, R' David Hakohen ben Akiva Rappaport, 1890-1941 Hebrew Books Rav Dovid Rapaport (1890-1941). Born in Minsk, his mother was a descendant of the Gaon of Vilna while his fath...

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Aharon Soloveitchik (1917 - 2001)

Rabbi Ahron (Aaron) Soloveichik (May 1, 1917 - October 4, 2001) was a renowned scholar of Talmud, Halakha and a Rosh Yeshiva; known especially within circles of Orthodox Judaism. The youngest of five c...

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Shlomo ha-Levi Alkabetz שלמה אלקבץ MP (1500 - 1580)

Shlomo ha-Levi Alkabetz , also spelt Alqabitz, Alqabes; ( שלמה אלקבץ) (c.1500, Thessaloniki– 1580, Safed ) was a rabbi, kabbalist a...

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R' David Lopes Cardozo MP (1808 - 1890)

David de Jahacob Lopez Cardozo (May 21, 1808, Amsterdam—April 11, 1890, Amsterdam) was a Dutch Talmudist and prominent communal worker. He was sent at an early age to the celebrated bet ha-midra...

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R' Zvi Hirsch Chayes, of Brody and Zolkiew MP (1805 - 1855)

Connections to the Chayes Family , by Edward Gelles - Page 16 - Wikipedia: Zvi Hirsch Chajes and צבי הירש חיות . Novem...

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HaGaon Yitzchak Chayes, A.B.D. Brody (1842 - 1901)

Connections to the Chayes Family , by Edward Gelles - Page 16 - הגאון רבי יצחק חיות &...

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רבנו גרשום‎, Rabbeinu Gershom ben Yehudah Me'Or Hagolah MP (c.940 - c.1012)

R. Gershom ben Yehuda was born in Narbonne moved to, and studied/taught, in Metz, then later moved to Mainz at the request of Kalonymos. Gershom ben Judah , (c. 960 -1040? -1028?) best known as Rabbe...

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Josel of Rosheim MP (c.1478 - 1554)

"Josel of Rosheim (alternatively: Joselin, Joselmann, Yoselmann, German: Josel von Rosheim, Hebrew: יוסף בן גרשון מ&#...

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Jakob Weil - יעקב בן יהודה ווייל (MahariV) MP (c.1385 - c.1456)

Early History of the Rabbinical Weil Family by Werner L. Frank Descendants of R. Jakob ben Yehuda Weil (c 1385 - 1456) Family Tree Chart Talmudist, the Mahari"V; Rabbi in Nuernberg, Augsburg, B...

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R. Yoel Feivish Schtengen הרב יואל פייביש שטנגן (c.1565 - d.)

Hebrew Books Rabbi Yoel Feivish Stangen was the son Itzchak Stangen. Several sources indicate that he was born in Germany likely around 1520-1540. One researcher indicates specifically that he was ...

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Harav Moshe הרב משה Margaliyot מרגליות, [Rav of Tarnograd] MP (1592 - d.)

R Moishe Marguliois Rav of Tarnigrad

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R' Meshulam Feivush Margoliot [of Taringard] (b. - 1729)

R Menachem Mendel Margulois Rav of Kratachin נפטר י"ז אדר א תפ"ט -------------------- Rav of Kratachin נ...

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R' Shimon Sidon (1815 - 1891)

Rabbi Shimon Sidon was a Hungarian rabbi; born at Nadash on January 24, 1815 (13 Shevat 5575 on the Hebrew calendar) to Yehuda Sidon from Kunitz and Eidel . He died at Trnava on December 20, 1891 (19 K...

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Heinrich Leopold Chaim Yehuda Reich, Rabbiner (1838 - 1923)

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Wilhelm Benjamin Ze'ev Reich MP (1852 - 1929)

Chief Rabbi Prof. Wilhelm Reich (1852 - 1929) received his semicha (rabbinic ordination) after studying at the prestigious Pressburger Yeshiva with the famous Rabbi Simchah Bunem Sofer (also: Chatam So...

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Rabbi Shlomo Gins Schlesinger Eger MP (1785 - 1852)

R. Solomon b. Akiva Eger (1785–1852), rabbi and rosh yeshivah, was born in Lissa, he was the son of R. Akiva Eger the Younger, under whom he studied. R. Eger became a merchant in Warsaw, but a...

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Rabbi Eliezer Ashkenazi the Maasei Hashem MP (1512 - 1585)

Eliezer (Lazer) ben Elijah Ashkenazi Wikipedia Eliezer ben Elijah Ashkenazi (1512-1585) Talmudist, rabbi, physician, prolific author, many-sided and much travelled scholar. He was a leading authori...

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Gaon Jechiel Michel Spira (Shapira) MP (c.1530 - 1598)

If anyone has information or sources regarding this profile, please send a message to the managers, or add a note in this section. PLEASE NOTE: Further investigation is required to verify Jehiel ...

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Harav Yaakov Koppel Reich MP (1838 - 1929)

Jakob Koppel Reich , Chief Rabbi of Budapest until 1929, and his grandfather Koppel Charif, founder of the Yeshiva in Vrbov (1838–1929), rabbi and Orthodox leader. Born to a well-known rabbinic ...

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Harav Yaakov Koppel Charif MP (1766 - 1835)

הרב יעקב קופל אלטנקונשטאט, הי�...

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Rabbi Jacob Ettlinger MP (1798 - 1871)

"Jacob Ettlinger (17 March 1798 – 7 December 1871) (Hebrew: יעקב עטלינגר) was a German rabbi and author, and one of t...

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Harav Menachem Mendel of Przemyśl and Pinczow / מנחם מענדל מרגליות-שטענגן מ'פשמישל (c.1568 - 1652)

HaRav Menachem Mendl Stangen-Margolioth was the rabbi of Pińczów from about 1615 to 1635 and then became rabbi of Prezmysl. Menachem Mendl was the son of Rabbi Yoel Feivish Stangen and Fr...

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Naftali Hirtz Landau-Margalyiot of Zelechow the "Imrei Shefer" (b. - c.1778)

The first rabbi [of Zelechow] apparently was R. Naftali Hertz b. Avigdor, one of the prominent rabbis in the region. His signature appears on a 1754 decision of the Council of the Four Lands defending ...

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R' Shmuel Margolioth, A.B.D. Posen MP (c.1512 - c.1585)

Margalioth Family Jewish Encyclopedia Margolioth/Posen In a document which was issued by Sigismund I., dated Aug. 6, 1527, R. Samuel Margolioth of Posen was confirmed as chief rabbi of Great Poland...

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Simcha Bunim Ginz רבי בונים אייגער (1765 - 1829)

Simcha's second wife was the widow Sarah Abeles nee Chajes. Sarah's first husband was Gaon Rabbi Binyamin Wolf Abeles who died in 1820 in Tab. So the earliest that the marriage betweem Simcha and Sarah...

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