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Avraham Binyomin 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 (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)

---------------------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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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 Shapira, 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)

Hebrew Books Hebrew Books * Bluzhever Rebbe on Pesach in Bergen-Belsen

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Tzvi Hirsh Schiff Teitelbaum (b. - 1814)

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R' Hanoch 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, who w...

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Rabbi Shalom haCohen Shachna 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 the m...

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Rabbi Moshe ben Israel Isserles, "RaMa" הרמ״א 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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R' Avraham Abele Gombiner / אברהם אבלי הלוי גומבינר - Magen Avraham MP (1637 - 1682)

Abraham Abele Gombiner (אברהם אבלי הלוי גומבינר) (c. 1635 &#x...

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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------------

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Rebbe Menachem Kalish of Amshinov (1860 - 1917)

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

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

-------------------- -------------------- A"BD MiPrague --- Added by Moshe Flam: Source Shem Usheerit Remark 205 See Hebrew

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

Moshe Mordechai Margolius of Poznan, Chief Judge of Parmishla, Rosh yeshiva of KrakowSee Moshe Flam's full assessment of family with all sources linked from here: Shtengen Margulios was the first wife ...

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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 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 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 AuthorListed 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 Jaffe, of Bohemia 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. 31913-1990-...

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Gaon Shlomo Yehuda Tabak Erech Shai (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 Kapach Qafiḥ 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 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 -

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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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