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Shraga Feiwel (ABD Ginz Ruska) Frankel, ‎ר" שרגא פייבוש פרענקל אב"ד גינז-רי (deceased)

הרה"ק ר' שמואל פרנקל הנקרא ר' שמ]...

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Shraga Yair Rabinowitz (1840 - 1912)

The Rebbe, R. Shraga Yair Rabinowitz ztz"l . The town of Bial' boasted of a chain of Rebbes, descendants of 'The Holy Jew' of Parshischa. R. Shrage Yair who settled in Bial' was the third son of R. Nos...

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Rabbi Yitzchak Yaackov רבי יצחק יעקב אדמו"ר מביאלה Rabinowitz רבינוביץ' (1847 - 1905)

מייסד חסידות ביאלא והאדמו"ר ה�...

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Meir Shlomo Yehuda (of Mezeritch) (1865 - 1942)

רבי מאיר שלמה יהודה, אדמו"ר ממז&#...

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Refael Zeev Halevi Leventhal (b. - 1858)

אמנם כתב ד"ר וושנר שהר״ר רפאל ז&#...

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Ephraim Shraga Leventhal (b. - c.1917)

הרה״צ אפרים שרגא הלוי לעוונט...

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Moshe Babad (Rabbi of Kraków) - רבי משה - ראב"ד קראקא MP (1617 - 1688)

Moshe Babad's father, 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 had many ...

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רבי אברהם חנוך פרידמן Chanoch R' Avruhum Chanoch Friedman (c.1865 - c.1944)

הגה"צ ר' אברהם חנוך פרידמאן זצ"ל ...

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Yehoshia Falik Friedman (1901 - 1944)

הרב הגאון הצדיק רבי יהושע פאל�...

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Saʿadyā ben Yōsēf, Gaon of Sura סעדיה גאון MP (c.882 - 942)

Saʿadyā Ben Yōsēf, saʿīd ( abī) yaʿḳūb yūsuf al-fayyūmī (269-331/882-942), Jewish theologian, philosopher and ...

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Yitzhak ben Yakob HaKohen al-Fasi, ‎ ר' יצחק אלפסי MP (c.1013 - c.1103)

Isaac ben Jacob Alfasi ha-Cohen (1013 - 1103) ר' יצחק אלפסי - also known as the Alfasi or by his Hebrew acronym Rif (Rabbi Isaac al...

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רבי מרדכי הכהן רובין Mordechai HaCohen Rubin (b. - 1848)

Nehezen képzeli el az ember, ha egy régi térképet, vagy építészeti alaprajzot vesz kézbe, hogy a műszaki rajz egy régen elfeledett ...

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Grand Rabbi Mordechai David Rubin of Sasregen MP (deceased)

Grand Rabbi Mordechai Dovid Rubin, present Sasregener Rebbe Sasregen is a Hasidic dynasty from Szászrégen (Reghin), Transylvania, Romania. Rabbi Mordechai Dovid Rubin is the present Sas...

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Rabbi Dr. Ezriel Hildesheimer MP (1820 - 1899)

המעין - מאה שנה לפטירתו Dr. Esriel Hildesheimer (also Azriel and Israel...

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Bransdorfer Meir ר' מאיר ברנדסדרפער זצ"ל בעל קנה בושם (1934 - 2009)

הרב ברנדסדורפר כיהן כיהן שני...

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Menachem, Manó Zvi Deutsch (1898 - 1944)

Menachem Zvi Deutsch (1898-1944) Chief Rabbi Menachem Zvi (Manó) Deutsch z'tl was born on 13. October 1898. in Balassagyarmat -died at Auschwitz in 1944. Son of Chief Rabbi Joseph Israel...

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Rabbeinu Aharon Dovid Deutsch (Goren Dovid) (c.1812 - 1878)

Aaron (Aharon) David Deutsch (1812 - 1878) Chief Rabbi Aaron David Deutsch or Aharon David Deutsch (also known as Rabbi David Prag) z'tl was born in 1812, in Raudnitz, Bohemia (today Roudnice nad Lab...

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Rabbeinu Yosef Yisroel Deutsch (Ben Gorni) (1843 - 1927)

Chief Rabbi Joseph Israel Deutsch z'tl  (1843 - 1927) was born in Pozsony (Presburg, today Bratislava, Slovakia) and he died at Balassagyarmat, 30. January 1927. (27 Shevat 5687, by the hebrew c...

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Rabbi Chaim Aron David Deutsch (baal "Tevuos Goren") (1898 - 1944)

Chief Rabbi David (Chaim Aron David) Deutsch, baal "Tevuos Goren"- Av Bais Din Balassagyarmat (1898-1944) was born on 13. October 1898 in Balassagyarmat  - died in  Auschwitz, or, accordi...

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R' Baruch Shalom Ashlag (1907 - 1991)

Rabbi Baruch Shalom HaLevi Ashlag (also known as the RABASH) (January 22, 1907–September 13, 1991) A Kabbalist, the firstborn and successor of Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag, author of "The Sulam" comm...

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Zvi Hirsh of Chortkov MP (1680 - 1753)

from Chortkov; son Meir Horowitz & daughter Katz -------------------- R. Zvi Hirsch Horowitz, ABD Czortkow from 1726 until his death in 1754. He married the daughter of R. Mordecai, son of R. Zvi H...

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Rabbi Pinchas Halevi Horowitz, "Ba'al Hafla'ah", ABD Frankfurt am Main MP (1730 - c.1805)

Horowitz Families Rabbi Pinchas HaLevi Horowitz (born in Chortkiv about 1731; died in Frankfort-on-the-Main July 1, 1805) was a rabbi and Talmudist. The descendant of a long line of rabbinical ancest...

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Nachman Lipschitz Lipschitz Rapaport [of Dubna], הגה"ק נחמן ליפשעס רפפורט MP (1610 - 1674)

Named: R' Nachman Lipshus, AB"D Levov and Belz (in Ukraine), Kremnitz (in Slovakia), Poznan (in Poland) and of Dubna (Russia).

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Yitzchak Klauber of Posen MP (1475 - 1530)

. . .when the Maharshal quotes his grandfather, R. Yitzchok Klauber, noted are many of the places where the Maharshal cites his grandfather, throughout his many seforim (p. 3, n.6), along with a brie...

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Rabbi Yisrael Hopstein, Maggid of Kozienice (1733 - 1814)

המגיד מקוז'ניץ - חייו ותורתו Hebrewbooks Ko...

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Rabbi Moshe Elyakim Beriya Hopstein [2nd Kozhnitzer Rebbe] (1757 - 1828)

הרה"ק ר' משה אליקים בריעא מקוזנ&#...

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Rabbi Moshe of Zvhil MP (c.1763 - 1831)

Zvhil Hasidic Dynasty is the name of a Hasidic dynasty which originated with Rabbi Moshe of Zvhil , the son of Rabbi Yechiel Michel, the Magid (Preacher) of Zlotshev. Moshe of Zvhil was also the gran...

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Abraham Levinson (1853 - 1912)

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Meir / מאיר Bar-Ilan / בר אילן MP (1880 - 1949)

Meir Berlin, later Hebraized to Meir Bar-Ilan, (1880-1949), born Volozhin, Lithuania, died Jerusalem, Israel) was an Orthodox rabbi and leader of Religious Zionism, the Mizrachi movement in USA and Bri...

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Rabbi Chaim Berlin (1832 - 1912)

Chaim Berlin (1832, Volozhin – 1912, Jerusalem) (חיים ברלין) was an Orthodox rabbi and chief rabbi of Moscow from 1865. He was the ...

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Yechiel Michel HaLevi Epstein "Aruch Hashulchan" MP (1829 - 1908)

Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein Yechiel Michel Epstein (1829-1908), often called "the Aruch ha-Shulchan" (after his main work, Aruch HaShulchan), was a Rabbi and posek (authority in Jewish law) in Lithu...

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Rav Baruch HaLevi תורה תמימה Epstein (1860 - 1941)

the great, great, great grandson of the Aruch HaShulchan and the Torah Temima is Samuel (Shmuel) Mandelman -------------- Baruch Epstein or Baruch ha-Levi Epstein (1860-1941) was a Lithuanian rab...

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Akiva HaGaon HaCohen Katz [of Budin], עקיבא כ"ץ MP (c.1460 - 1496)

Akiva Ha-COHEN There was a man here in Prague that was great in Torah, wealth and Yichus that came to Prague from those that were exiled from the holy congregation of Uban (Budapest) because of a lib...

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Rabbi Abraham Ha Cohen me-Lask (from Lask) הי"ד MP (b. - 1799)

A common mistake connects Avraham as a son of his BROTHER Shmuel. This is a big mistake. Abraham, Shmuel, and Elazar HaCohen of Lask - were 3 sons of Yechiel-Michel Catz, HaCohen of Lask (The grandson ...

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Yechezkel TAUB יחזקאל מקוזמיר- Kuzmir Rebbe (1773 - 1856)

The Modzitz Hassidic dynasty started with Rebbe Yechezkel Taub of Kuzmir, (1755-1856), who established yeshivas and a type of Hasidic teaching that was similar to that of his rebbes, the Seer of Lublin...

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Admor M'R Yisroel Bais Yisroel Alter [4th Gerer] בית ישראל (1895 - 1977)

From Wikipedia, Yisrael Alter, 4th Gerrer Rebbe Term 1948 – 20 February 1977 Born: 12 October 1895, Gora Kalwaria Dynasty Ger Father Avraham Mordechai Alter Mother Chaya Ruda Cza...

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Gr.Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager [5th Vizhnitzer Rebbe, BB], משה יהושע הגר MP (1916 - 2012)

Grand Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager of Vizhnitz - is the present Vizhnitzer Rebbe in Bnei Brak - (son of the Imrei Chaim, Rebbe Chaim Meir Hager, 4th Rebbe of Vizhnitz, BB, see links to dynasty - below) ...

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Avraham Yaakov Friedman, 1st Rebbe of Sadigura MP (1820 - 1883)

Sadigura Niggun- Hava Nagilah There are ten levels of prayer, and above it is music! The Sadigura dynasty is a notable Hasidic dynasty. Sadagóra is important in the history of Hasidic Juda...

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Rabbi Capers Funnye MP

Michelle Obama Has a Rabbi in Her Family Congregation Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago, Illinois. Wikipedia Bio New York Times Capers C. Funnye Jr. (pronounced...

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Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak רבי יעקב יצחק היהודי הקדוש (1766 - 1813)

Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak of Peshischa, 1766-1813, The "Holy Jew" was the leading disciple of the "Seer" of Lublin, but subsequently split off to form the famous Peshischa movement of Chassidut. Rabbi Simc...

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Rabbi Natan David הרב נתן דוד Grand Rabbi of Partzava Rabinowitz רבינוביץ' (1866 - 1930)

רבי נתן דוד, האדמו"ר מפארציווא (&...

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הרב ברוך יהושע ירחמיאל Rabinovich (1913 - 1999)

It is known that the current Munkaczer Rebbe, Reb Moshe Leib Rabinovicz, received the mantle of leadership while his father, Reb Boruch Yehoshua Yerachmiel, zacher tzadik hakadosh l'bracha, was still a...

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Rabbi Yitzchak Rabinowitz of Drubitch MP (b. - 1752)

רבי יצחק מדראהביטש, (נפטר בז' ני&...

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Rabbi David Pardo, Chief Rabbi of Sarajevo MP (1719 - 1792)

R. David Samuel ben Jacob Pardo, (1718–1790), a famed Italian rabbinical author and poet, was born in Venice. He went to Sarajevo for a time as a result of a dispute over an inheritance, and fro...

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Reb Tzadok (1823 - 1900)

Rabbi Zadok HaKohen Rabinowitz of Lublin (in Hebrew: צדוק הכהן מלובלין) (Kreisburg, 1823 - Lubli...

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Rabbi Dr. Milton Steinberg (1903 - 1950)

Milton Steinberg Bio Wikipedia Steinberg's work As A Driven Leaf , a historical novel revolving around the talmudic characters Elisha ben Abuyah and Rabbi Akiba. Steinberg's novel wrestles with t...

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Menasseh ben Yossef ben Israel MP (1606 - 1659)

Note; Some historians argue that Menasseh ben Israel was born in Amsterdam on the October 3, 1606 and died on the December 2, 1659. Others claim that Menasseh ben Israel was born on the island of Madei...

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R' Arya Leib אריה לייב Lowenstam לוונשטאם, [Chacham Zvi son-in-law] MP (1690 - 1755)

Wikipedia: Aryeh Leib ben Saul Lowenstam (ca. 1690, Cracow – April 2, 1755, Amsterdam) was a Polish rabbi. Life Aryeh Leib came of a famous family of rabbis. His father Saul had been rabbi...

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Rabbi Saul "Binyan Ariel" Lowenstam MP (1707 - 1790)

Saul Lowenstam (1717—June 19, 1790) was a renown Dutch rabbi and talmudist. Saul Lowenstam was born in 1717 in Rzeszów to his parents Aryeh Leib ben Saul (who was the rabbi in Rzesz�...

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Rabbi Élie Munk MP (1900 - 1981)

Rabbi Élie Munk , a truly great spiritual leaders of European Jewry, and a a towering figure of Jewish scholarship and faith was born in Paris on September 15, 1900 (21 Eloul 5660) to a family o...

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Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi MP (1924 - 2014)

The Reb Zalman Legacy Project Alliance for Jewish Renewal Reb Zalman Married Counter Culture to Hasidic Judaism Meshullam Zalman HaKohen Schachter was born on August 17th, 1924 in Zholkiew, Pol...

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Alexander Altmann MP (1906 - 1987)

Alexander Altmann (April 16, 1906 – June 6, 1987) was an Orthodox Jewish scholar and rabbi born in Kassa, Austria-Hungary, today Košice, Slovakia. He emigrated to England in 1938 and late...

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Rabbi Meshulam "the Great" MP (900 - c.1020)

Referred to as Meshullam the Great of Rome and Lucca at and Meshullam HaGadol / Meshullam the Great /Meshullam ben Kalonymus: Kalonymos or Kalonymus (Hebrew: קלוני...

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Rabbi Yehuda (Judah) Alkalai, רבי יהודה אלקלעי MP (1798 - 1878)

יהודה אלקלעי הרב יהודה חי אל...

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R' Eliezer Papo (Pele Yoetz) (1785 - 1828)

Rabbi Eliezer Papo (1785–1828) was the rabbi of the community of Selestria in Bulgaria. He is famous for writing the Pele Yoetz, a work of musar (ethical) literature which gives advice on how to...

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Rabbi Yehonoson Eibicicz MP (1696 - 1764)

The Rabbi Yonatan Eybeshutz family website יארצייט: כ"א אלול ה'תקכ"ד 5524 -...

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Rabbi Jacob Joshua Falk / רבי יעקב יהושע פלק MP (1680 - 1756)

See the site: Support: שלמה באבער, אנשי שם , עמודי...

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Chaim Yona Fraenkel Teomim / קיקיון דיונה MP (1596 - 1669)

Wikipedia: Jonah Teomim-Frankel . הג"ר יונה תאומים אב"ד מעץ ]...

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Yehuda יהודה Alharizi אלחריזי (1165 - 1225)

Yehuda Alharizi , also Judah ben Solomon Harizi or al-Harizi (Hebrew: יהודה בן שלמה אלחרי...

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Yehuda Kahana-Heller, קונטרס הספקות (1743 - 1819)

First rabbi of Sighet, a city known for many later rabbis. Author of Kuntres Hasfeikos Terumas Hakri -------------------- סיגט היית...

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R' Pinchas Schapiro of Koritz MP (1726 - 1790)

Rebbe Pinchas of Koretz, a disciple of the Baal Shem Tov. The Baal Shem Tov once remarked of him, "A soul such as that of Reb Pinchas comes down to this world only once in 500 years." According to th...

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Chacham Tzvi Hirsh Ashkenazi חכם צבי הירש אשכנזי MP (1658 - 1718)

Chacham Tzvi . . צבי הירש אשכנזי, חכם צבי Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch ben Ya...

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R' Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler MP (1891 - 1953)

Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler (1892 - 30 December 1953) was an Orthodox rabbi, Talmudic scholar, and Jewish philosopher of the 20th century. He is known as mashgiach ruchani ("spiritual counselor") of the Po...

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Rabbi Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel MP (1907 - 1972)

"Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity Essays by Abraham Joshua Heschel" , Essay by Susannah Heschel Abraham Joshua Heschel PBS Interview / Video Abraham Joshua Heschel (January 11, 1907 –...

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Yoseph Moshe Heschel of Mezhbizh MP (1780 - 1810)

Apta Hasidic 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 name Hes...

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Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Meir Heschel [of Zinkov] MP (1770 - 1855)

The Apta Hasidic 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 name...

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Abraham Joshua Heschel "Ohev Israel" MP (1748 - 1825)

Avraham Yehoshua Heshel, Apter Rebbe / Rov - רבי אברהם יהושע העשיל ( Born: ...

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Rabbi Moshe Meisels/Meislish משה מייזל (1759 - 1844)

The Meisels family was one of the respected families of Vilna, several of the family were in different times among heads of the community. The outstanding one was Rabbi Moshe Meisels who was for about ...

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Joseph Colon Ben Solomon Trabotto ("Maharik") (1420 - 1480)

aka Maharik Morenu Ha Rav MaHaRIK, RIK Rabbi Joseph Kolon (Colon) French-Jewish descent. Lived 1469 in Mestre, near Venezia. from Jewish Encyclopedia: The foremost Talmudist of Italy in the s...

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Rabbi Eisik of Komarno / רבי אייזיק מקאמרנא (1806 - 1874)

הגה״ק רשכבה"ג מרן רבי יצחק יהו&#x...

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Avraham Zvi Hirsh Aizenshtat (1813 - 1868)

Abraham Hirsch b. Jacob Eisenstadt of Byelostok: Russian rabbi; born in 1812; died in Königsberg 1868. He was a rabbi in Ottymia (?), government of Kovno. He began at an early age to write his...

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Rebbe Shmuel דברי שמואל Weinberg (admor of Slonim) (1849 - c.1915)

הרב שמואל וינברג זצ"ל נכדו של ה&#...

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Rav Menashe Yaakov Levertov (1906 - 1966)

HaRav Menashe Yaakov Levertov's Legacy Tribute to the infinite faith and courage of Rav Menashe Yaakov Levertov, Dayan, Rav and Chief Rabbi of Krakow. Saved by Oscar Schindler Photos with Schindler...

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Karo (deceased)

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Rabbi Yoel Moszkowicz, first Rebbe of Shotz (1810 - 1886)

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HoRav Avrohom Zerach Aryeh Yehuda Leibish Halpern (deceased)

Authored the Torah commentary "Imrei Yehuda."

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Yoel Halpern (1887 - c.1955)

From The Unbroken Chain , Neil Rosenstein, 1990: Page 1061: R. Yoel Halperin (17th generation descendant of R. Meir Katzenellenbogen) was born in 1887, Admur of Brzezany and settled in USA in 1930. D...

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Eliyahu Horowitz (b. - 1928)

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Naftali Chaim Horowitz (b. - 1894)

הרב נפתלי חיים מדזיקוב- ירושל�...

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Rabbi Natan Gamedze (Prince Nkosinathi Gamedze) MP

Jerusalem, Israel

Rabbi Natan Gamedze is a linguist with an honors degree from Oxford. He is the grandson of a former king of Swaziland and scion of the royal Gamedze dynasty that had ruled Swaziland for generations. Ga...

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R' Tzvi Elimelech Spira of Dinov MP (c.1783 - 1841)

The Bnei Yisoschor — HaRav R' Zvi Elimelech Shapira ztvk"l of Dinov     Rabbi Tzvi Elimelech Shapira of Dinov (1785 - 18 Teves, 1841), a renowned scholar, nephew of Rebbe Elime...

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Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin / נפתלי צבי יהודה ברלין MP (1816 - 1893)

"Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin, (b. Mir, Russia, 1816 - d. Warsaw, Poland, August 10, 1893), also known as Reb Hirsch Leib Berlin, and commonly known by the acronym Netziv, was an Orthodox rabbi, dean of t...

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Rav Yitzchok (Yitzale) of Volozhin (1780 - 1849)

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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Naftali Hirsch HaCohen Katz, רבי נפתלי הכהן כץ בעל סמיכת חכמים MP (c.1650 - 1717)

נפטר כד טבת תע"ט to make it easier to read the old hebrew script copy and paste to a word document and it wil...

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Rabbi Avigdor Karo - רבי אביגדור קארו (c.1389 - 1439)

Birth: unknown Death: Apr. 25, 1439 Poet and Scholar. Known as an outstanding scholar of the Kabbalah, he served as chief rabbi and court poet to Wenceslas IV. In 1389, after the massacre of some...

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Rabbi Yechezkel Landau (Noda Beyehuda) - רבינו יחזקאל לאנדא - נודע ביהודה MP (1713 - 1793)

יחזקאל_לאנדא [ יחזקאל_לאנדא] ה^...

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Shmuel ben Hophni haKohen haNagid, Last Gaon of Sura MP (c.969 - c.1013)

Samuel ben Ḥophni Gaon Samuel ben Ḥophni (d. 1013) was the gaon of the Sura yeshiva and an original exegete, theologian, and halakhist who continued in the Judeo-Arabic cultural and lit...

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Chief Rabbi Lord Jakobovits MP (1921 - 1999)

Lord Jakobovits, a tall impressive figure, once described by a non-Jewish admirer as having the presence of Moses, confidently and eloquently stated the Jewish view on issues affecting British society,...

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Obadiah M'Bartenura - עובדיה בן אברהם מברטנורא (b. - 1516)

Obadiah ben Abraham (Hebrew: עובדיה בן אברהם מברטנורא)...

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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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