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Solomon Ailyon or Ayllon (c.1664 - 1728)

Solomon Ayllon (1660 or 1664 - April 10, 1728) was haham of the Sephardic congregations in London and Amsterdam, and a follower of Shabbethai Ẓebi. His name is derived from the town of Ayllon, i...

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Gracia Mendes Nassi MP (1510 - 1569)

Donna Gracia Mendes Nassi YouTube Donna Gracia Mendes Nassi (Gracia is archaic Portuguese and Spanish for the Hebrew Hannah, also known by her Christianized name Beatriz de Luna Miques, 1510–156...

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Chacham Tzvi Hirsh Ashkenazi MP (1658 - 1718)

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

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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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Maimonides Rambam רמב״ם MP (c.1138 - 1204)

From Moshe (of the Torah) to Moshe (Maimonides) there was none like Moshe R' Moshe ben Maimon , Moses Maimonides the Rambam , [ca. 1138 (or 1135?) - 1204] was the preeminent medieval Jewish philosoph...

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