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Charles Lappen, [Plate 31] (b. - 1919)

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Chana Lapunsky, Plate 284 (deceased)

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Chaim Lewin, [Plate 142] (b. - 1816)

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Chaim Hersch Ser, [Plate 115] (deceased)

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Chaim Pasternak, [Plate 137] (deceased)

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Chaim Hersch Pasternak, [Plate 156] (deceased)

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Boris Chorloff, Cantor [Plate 50] (1896 - 1972)

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Betzalel Charles Lapin, Plate 206 (deceased)

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Beryl "Pasternak", [Plate 137] (deceased)

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Benjamin Sharlip, Plate 79 (deceased)

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Basia Kielmanowna, [Plate 145] (deceased)

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Baruch Charlap, [Plate 44] (deceased)

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Baruch ben Fajbus Capito, Plate 261 (deceased)

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Baruch Pasternak, P.137, P.153 (deceased)

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Baruch Charlip, Plate 80 (deceased)

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Avraham Ser, Plate 107, from near Vilna (deceased)

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Avraham Israel Ser, Plate 114 (deceased)

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Asher Lerner, [Plate 130] (deceased)

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Aryeh Charlap, Plate 39 (b. - 1977)

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Aryeh Ser, Plate 132 (deceased)

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Alice Warsowe, [Plate 34] (deceased)

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Alexander Sherman, [Plate 48] (deceased)

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Aharon Yablok, Plate 273 (deceased)

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Abraham Abba Charlap, [Plate 55] (deceased)

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Abraham Gershon Charlap, Plate 185 (deceased)

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. Kopyto, [Plate 138] (deceased)

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. Sharlop, Plate 77 (deceased)

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"Charlap" Mankuta Progenitor, [Plate 139] (deceased)

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Pakciarz Ancestor, [Plate 267] (deceased)

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Ephraim Eliezer Zvi Hirsch Charlap, Rabbi, "Gaon of Mezritsh" [Plate 19] MP (c.1780 - 1849)

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(No Name) (deceased)

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Isadore Ser, Plate 114 (deceased)

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Sam Dash, Watergate counsel MP (1925 - 2004)

Samuel Dash, Chief Counsel for Senate Watergate Committee, Dies at 79 By WARREN E. LEARY Published: May 30, 2004 Samuel Dash, a champion of legal ethics who became nationally known during the Waterga...

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Albert Allie Tannenbaum (1906 - 1976)

Albert Tannenbaum (January 17, 1906 - November, 1976), nicknamed Allie or Tick-Tock, was a Jewish-American hitman for Murder, Inc., the enforcement arm of the National Crime Syndicate, during the 1930s...

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Jane Alexander MP

Jane Alexander (born October 28, 1939) is an American actress, author, and former director of the National Endowment for the Arts. Although perhaps best known for playing the female lead in The Great...

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Zebulon Zawel Ser, [Plate 6] (c.1765 - c.1817)

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R' David Nathan ben Chazub, Exilarch, Rosh Golah of Judah MP (c.878 - c.945)

David ben Judah (a/k/a "David ben Zakkai" ) David ben Judah was an exilarch during the first half of the ninth century. In his bid for office, David was opposed by another member of the exilarchal dy...

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Don Yaḥyā ibn Yaḥyā MP (1115 - 1204)

According to Pinsker (sec. 1, p. 5), Yaḥyā is the usual Arabic praenomen equivalent of Judah, whereas ibn Zakarīyā’ represents a not infrequently attested scribal con...

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Nathan de-Ẓuẓita bar Hanan, 11th Exilarch 'Ukban' MP (c.230 - c.270)

I Ukba, occupation: Exilarch 259-270, son of Huna II and N.N. to: nn Son: 1) Nechemiah I, birth 270, died 313 Executed, occupation: Exilarch in Bavel to: nn 2) Mar Ukba --------------------...

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Nechemya ben Nathan, 14th Exilarch Nehemiah I MP (c.250 - 313)

Exilarque Néhémie ben Nathan beni David était Exilarque (Exilarque [en hébreu: ראש גלות Rosh Galout, l'araméen: ...

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'Ukba ben Nechemya (Ukvan), 17th Exilarch Mar 'Ukba III ben Nehemías MP (c.290 - c.337)

Exilarch Mar Ukba II ben Nehemiah beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גל�...

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Abba Mar ben 'Ukba, 20th Exilarch Abba Mari I MP (c.300 - c.370)

Exilarch Abba ben Ukba beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גלות...

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Kahana ben Abba Mari, 23rd Exilarch Mar Kahana I MP (c.345 - c.415)

Rav Kahana, a member of the Academy at Sura, later became Rosh Yeshiva of the academy at Pumbedita. Exilarch Kahana I ben Abba beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש �...

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Huna ben Nathan, Mar Huna IV, 24th Exilarch MP (c.395 - 442)

Abba was succeeded first by his son Nathan and then by another son, Mar Kahana. The latter's son Huna is then mentioned as successor, being the fourth exilarch of that name; he died in 441, according t...

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Rabeina II "Sof hora'a" רב אבינא בר רב הונא MP (c.430 - c.500)

Orphaned from his father Huna at age 12. Ravina II (Hebrew: רב אבינא בר רב הונא or ר&#x...

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Rav David ben Rabeina II, Grandson of Exilarch Mar Huna IV MP (c.454 - c.508)

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Mar Zutra II, 30th Exilarch MP (c.488 - c.520)

Mar-Zutra II was an Exilarch who led a successful revolt against Persia in the sixth century and achieved seven years of political independence in Mahoza.Mar-Zutra II became Exilarch of the Jewish comm...

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Mar Zutra III a/k/a Mar Sutra I ben Mar Zutra II, 1st Exilarch of Tiberias MP (520 - c.589)

Mar Zutra III (a/k/a "Mar Sutra I") was Rosh Pereq of the Yeshivat Ge’on Yaʿaqob (Academy of the Pride of Jacob), and it functioned throughout the early Muslim period in Palestine, from t...

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Mar Sutra II (Sa'adya) ben Mar Tsutra I, 2nd Exilarch & Gaon of Tiberias MP (c.558 - c.615)

Mar Zutra II (a/k/a "Sa'adya ben Mar Zutra III") was Rosh Pereq of the Yeshivat Ge’on Yaʿaqob (Academy of the Pride of Jacob), and it functioned throughout the early Muslim period in Pale...

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Mar Sutra I "Guriya" ben Mar Zutra III, 3rd Exilarch & Gaon of Tiberias MP (c.589 - c.670)

על מר זוטרא השלישי בן מר זוטרא &#...

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Mar Sutra II bar Guriya, 4th Exilarch & Gaon of Tiberias MP (c.633 - d.)

מר זוטרא השלישי

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Rav Yakob 'Zakai' ben Mar Sutra II, 5th Exilarch & Gaon of Tiberias MP (c.660 - d.)

Little is known, however we do know that Yakob is the son of Sa'adyah (Mar Sutra II). He has two (2) sons1) Shlomo ben Zakai (Migas) and2) Shemaiyah-------------------- מר זו...

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Haninai "Magis/Majus" ben Mar Sutra II, 7th Exilarch & Gaon of Tiberias MP (c.680 - c.760)

Migas is the son of Rabbi Yakob who descends from Mar Zutra II (Banu Tzilaba/Saluba).Magis has two sons1) Nehemiah, and2) Yehudah (a/k/a "Natronai") - Gaon of Pumbeditha.-------------------- מ&#...

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Rab Dimi 'Abba Dimi' ben Nechemiah II, 9th Exilarch & Gaon of Ramla, hasofer MP (772 - 840)

He was the son of Nechemiah ben Magis. Abdimi is the first Exilarch to return a purely Jewish ancestry to the Exilarchate when he takes a Jewish Wife of unquestionable yichus. Abdimi has five (5) sons1...

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Rab David I 'Pinchas' ben Abdimi, Exilarch & Gaon of Ramla MP (c.810 - c.870)

Rav Pinchas David ben Yehudah was an exilarch during the first half of the ninth century. In his bid for office, David was opposed by another member of the exilarchal dynasty named Daniel ben Anan. The...

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Mar Rab Judah 'Hazub' bar Pinchas, Exilarch, Gaon, haSofer of Pumbeditha MP (c.860 - c.949)

Abū 'l-Kathīr Yaḥyā ibn Zakariyyāʾ Abū ʾl-Kathīr Yaḥyā ibn Zakariyyāʾ (d. ca. 932) was a Jewish theologian a...

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David Avraham ben Hazub, Exilarch 'Rab David II', haSofer b'Pumbeditha MP (c.896 - 980)

David was Rosh Kallah. Rabbi David had at least three (3) sons – Yehudah(1st), Nathan (2nd) and Hiyya (3rd). Rabbi David's nephew named Hai was Gaon of Pumbeditha Academy (tenure ended in 989/90...

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'Nathan HaBabli' ben Abu Ishaq Avraham, Exilarch 'Mar Uqba HaRofeh', Qadi al-Qayrawānī MP (c.940 - c.1049)

Nathan Ha-Bavli has been an enigmatic figure - but I think I have narrowed down to EXACTLY who is Nathan Ha-Bavli. Here is a short description of previous attempts to identify Nathan Ha-Bavli: Since ...

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Abu Isḥāq Ibrahim Sahl ibn al-Nag'hdīlah ibn Ata al-yahūdī, haRoffe al-Galut 'Mar Sahl' MP (c.965 - 1053)

Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm Ibn ʿAṭāʾ (Abraham ben Nathan) was leader of Qayrawan Jewry in the first third of the eleventh century. He was a member ...

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Yehudah "Zakhai" Natan ben Avraham al-Andalusī, Nasi, Qaḍī of Sidonia MP (c.993 - c.1070)

Scholars Dr. David Kelley and Dr Don Stone suspect that the name Zakai was introduced into this paternal line via the marriage of Yitzchak Avraham ben Nathan to a daughter of David ben Zakkai of Babylo...

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Abu Suleiman David ibn Yaʿīs̲h̲ ben Zakai II, Nasi, Qāḍī, haDayyan of Toledo MP (c.1010 - 1057)

David ben Zakai traveled back to Jerusalem around 1064 to live however he left shortly after arriving in Jerusalem and returned to Fez. His departure coincides with the poisoning of Buluggin ibn Badis ...

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Yehudah Hayy "Yahya" ben Hiyya, Nasi, Ra'is b'Rabbanan al-Tulaytula MP (1050 - d.)

Has one son that is known 1) David ben Hiyya Nasi. Yehuda ben Hiyya Nasi fled Toledo for Zaragoza (later to Monzon) after Sisnando Davidiz seized Toledo. Yehudah ibn Yahya (a/k/a "Hiyya HaNasi") was ...

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Hayy "Hiyya" ibn Ya'ish ben David al-Daudi, HaNasi MP (1085 - c.1154)

From 969 to 1071, the Fatimid caliphs of Egypt ruled Palestine. Most scholars are convinced that during this period the Fatimids considered the gaon of the Palestinian yeshiva to be the head of the Jew...

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Ya'ish ibn Yahya MP (c.1181 - d.)

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Don Yahya "el Negro" MP (1150 - 1222)

Reference: "Divrei ha-Yamim le-Bnei Yahya,( דברי הימים לבני יחייא )" , by E...

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Yonati "Paloma" bat Gedaliah MP (1335 - 1429)

She is variously described as a Moor or a baptized Jew. Paloma presents a sticky genealogical problem. There are a host of references online that claim that her father was Gedaliah , a descendant of th...

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Don Yosef ben Don David Hacham ibn Yahya MP (c.1471 - d.)

According to the Tapestry: "Don Yosef, wealthier than all other Jews, died in Ferrara and had three sons and three daughters". Reference: "Divrei ha-Yamim le-Bnei Yahya,( דבר�...

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Don David ben Don Yosef ibn Yahya MP (c.1485 - d.)

According to the Tapestry: "Don David, a great scholar and viceroy in teh Kingdom of Naples and died in Imola and he had Esther, the wife of Yehuda Yahya". Reference: "Divrei ha-Yamim le-Bnei Yahya,(...

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David ben Yehuda ibn Yahya, Charlap MP (c.1570 - d.)

According to the "Das Jachia Dokument" Don David ben Yehuda was the last family member with the name Ibn Yahya in that lineage. Rabbi in Salonica and Constantinople. CRLB == Chakhamim Rishon Lechamim...

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Yehuda ben Gedaliah ibn Yahya, [Charlap progenitor] MP (c.1540 - d.)

Rabbi in Ottoman Empire.

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Gedaliah ben Yosef ibn Yahya MP (1515 - 1587)

Gedaliah ben Yosef ibn Yahya who was born 1515 CE in Imola, Italy. He studied in the yeshibah at Ferrara under Jacob Finzi and Abraham Rovigo and Israel Rovigo. In 1549 he settled in Rovigo, where he r...

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Eliezer Charlap (c.1590 - d.)

Rabbi in Salonika and Constantinople. Eliezer ben David was invited to be rabbi of Tykocin. Eliezer was not the first Charlap//Charlaf/Charlav. He assumed this name in honor of his ancestor. Charlap is...

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Don Yosef Mendes Nassi - Duke of Naxos MP (c.1502 - c.1579)

Don Yosef Nassi, Duke of Naxos Banker at Antwerp. Turkish statesman and financier; born in Portugal at the beginning of the sixteenth century; died at Constantinople Aug. 2, 1579. His father, a you...

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Abram Lew (c.1745 - d.)

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