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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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Meshullam ben Yakob "Sheshet Perfet" (c.1125 - c.1195)

Rabbeinu Meshullam son of Jacob (Meshullam ben Ya'akov) also known as Rabbeinu Meshullam hagodol (Rabbi Meshullem the great) was a Franco-Jewish Talmudist of the twelfth century CE. He had a Talmudic Y...

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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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Rosalie Seixas (1847 - 1922)

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Isaac Cardozo Seixas (1836 - 1914)

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Edward Bliss Foote Seixas (1866 - 1945)

Married Rosalie Luchs on June 25, 1902 in Manhattan, New York , New York.

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Kalonymus "Maestro Calo" ben Meir ben Kalonymus (c.1286 - 1328)

[tp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalonymus_ben_Kalonymus Kalonymus ben Kalonymus] Wikipedia Kalonymus ben Kalonymus ben Meir (Arles, 1286 – died after 1328) was a Provençal Jewish philosop...

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Don Profeit Ya'qob ben Makhir Ibn Tabin MP (c.1236 - c.1312)

Jacob ben Makhir Ibn Tabin (also known as Prophatius; 1236–1312), grandson of Samuel, was a distinguished Jewish physician who worked in the medical faculty of the University of Montpellier. Jac...

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Moshe ben Shmuel Ibn Tibbon MP (c.1216 - c.1274)

Moses ben Samuel Ibn Tibbon continued the work of translation during the years 1244–1274. He lived in Montpellier and spent some time at Naples. Moses translated numerous commentaries by Averroe...

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Samuel Ibn Tibbon (c.1150 - d.)

Samuel ben Judah ibn Tibbon was the son of Judah ben Saul ibn Tibbon, “the father of translators,” who emigrated to Provence from Granada. Samuel was born in Lunel around 1160 and was edu...

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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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Grand Rabbin Mardochée le Saint I Berdugo MP (c.1715 - c.1763)

Mordechai Berdugo 1715-1763. Harav Hamarbitz ou encore Mordechai Hatsadik. En son temps, il fut plus célèbre que son frère aîné Yéhouda, Disciple et gendre d...

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המלאך רפאל RABI RAPHAEL BERDUGO MP (1747 - 1782)

Rabbi Raphael Berdugo English Wikipedia Rav Rphaël Berdugo fut une de figures les plus attachantes. Un des plus grands rabbins de toute l'histoire du Maroc. Il est resté dans la prosp...

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Baba Sali MP (1889 - 1984)

Rabbi Yisrael Abuhatzeira ישראל אבוחצירא‎ known as the Baba Sali بابا ...

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Avraham אברהם bar Hiyya HaNasi al-Bargeloni בר-חייא MP (c.1065 - c.1136)

[* Abraham Bar Hiyya -the man and his work between two worlds Abraham bar Ḥiyya ha-Nasi (1070 Barcelona, Spain – 1136 or 1145 Narbonne, France) was a Jewish mathematician, astronomer ...

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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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Jacob ben Abba Mari ben Simson Anatoli MP (c.1194 - 1276)

Jacob ben Abba Mari ben Simson Anatoli (c. 1194 – 1256) was a translator of Arabic texts to Hebrew. He was invited to Naples by Frederick II. Under this royal patronage, and in association with ...

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Abraham ibn Da'ud haLevi, Rabad I MP (c.1110 - c.1180)

Abraham ben David Halevi ibn Daud , (born c. 1110, Toledo, Castile—died c. 1180, Toledo), physician and historian who was the first Jewish philosopher to draw on Aristotle’s writings in a...

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Abraham ibn Ezra אברהם אבן עזרא MP (1089 - 1164)

Rabbi Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra אברהם אבן עזרא or ראב"ע, ابن ع...

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Shmuel HaLevi HaNagid שמואל הנגיד MP (993 - 1056)

Samuel ibn Naghrela שמואל הלוי בן יוסף הנגיד‎, Sh'muel...

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Abu Yusuf Yehuda (Ḥasday) ben Yitzhak ben Ezra ibn Shaprūṭ MP (c.915 - 975)

Hasdai (Abu Yusuf ben Yitzhak ben Ezra) ibn Shaprut חסדאי אבן שפרוט‎ born about 915 at Jaén; die...

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Rabbi Yaakov Beirav MP (1474 - 1546)

Jacob Berab , Berav or Bei-Rav, (b. Moqueda, nr. Toledo, Castilian Spain, 1474 - d. Safed, Ottoman sanjak of Safed, April 3, 1546), was an influential rabbi and talmudist best known for his attempt to ...

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Solomon ibn Gabirol MP (1021 - 1058)

Solomon ibn Gabirol Solomon ben Judah שלמה בן יהודה אבן גבירול...

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Abraham Senior Coronel MP (c.1412 - c.1495)

The Senior Coronel & Saraiva Family Segovia Castilla y Leon Spain, c. 1386 - See Complete Family Tree and Biography Together with I saac Abravanel, wrote the letter of objection to Isabella and Ferdi...

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Judah ben Samuel ha-Levi MP (1075 - 1141)

Judah Halevi (also Yehuda Halevi; Hebrew: יהודה הלוי; Arabic: يهوذا هالي&#x...

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Abu Hasdai Yitzhak ben Ezra ibn Shaprut MP (c.880 - c.975)

Hasdai (Abu Yusuf ben Yitzhak ben Ezra) ibn Shaprut (Hebrew: חסדאי אבן שפרוט) born about 915 at Jaén; d...

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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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RaMaK - Moshe ben Jacob Cordovero משה קורדובירו (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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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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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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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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Eslanda Cardozo Robeson MP (1896 - 1965)

Eslanda ("Essie") Goode Robeson, (December 12, 1896 - December 13, 1965) the wife and business manager of Paul Robeson, was an American anthropologist, author, actor and activist. Eslanda Cardozo Goo...

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Naftali 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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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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Rabbi Shemtov Amarillo (1780 - 1848)

He was likely born between the years 1780 and 1800 in Salonika. He was Chief Rabbi of Korfu from 1823 till 1830; afterwards, he took the Chief Rabbinate post in Larissa where he lived until his death. ...

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Baruch Angel - הרה''ג כמוהר''ר ברוך אנג'יל (b. - 1670)

Chief Rabbi of Salonika from 1657 to 1670 along with Chaim Abraham Perahia and Moshe Sabbetai. "A Talmudic author and principal of the Talmudic colleges of Salonica and Smyrna in the first half of th...

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Solomon Amarillo - כמוהר''ר שלמה אמארילייו (c.1645 - c.1721)

Rabbi at Salonica, who died in 1722. Amarillo was the father-in-law of Solomon Abdallah and an intimate friend of the learned rabbi Joseph Cobo. Amarillo wrote a number of works, all of which were ...

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HACHAM Abdallah Somekh MP (1813 - 1889)

Hakham Abdulla Somekh was born the eldest of 8 brothers and 8 sisters. He was Chief Rabbi of Bagdad, and was held in high esteem from Europe to the Far East. He is considered to be the greatest Iraqi...

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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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Moses Haim Montefiore MP (1784 - 1885)

Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Baronet, Kt (24 October 1784 - 28 July 1885) was one of the most famous British Jews of the 19th century. Montefiore's 100th birthday was celebrated as a national event i...

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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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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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Rabbi Maimon HaDayan ben Yoseph [Rambam father], רבי מימון הדיין בן יוסף, אבי הרמב"ם MP (c.1110 - c.1166)

מיימון הדיין ר' מימון הדיין יד&...

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Avraham I HaNagid ben R' Moshe ben Maimon, אברהם הנגיד בן הרמב"ם MP (1186 - 1237)

Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon (Hebrew: אברהם בן משה מיימון, also Avraham son of Rambam, al...

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Don Isaac Abarbanel דון יצחק אברבנאל (1437 - 1508)

The Jewish philosopher and statesman Isaac ben Judah Abravanel (1437-1508), or Abarbanel, is noted for his biblical commentaries and for his attempt to prevent the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1...

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Maimonides / Rambam / موسى ابن ميمون הרמב"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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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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