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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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Yom Tov Lippman Heller MP (1579 - 1654)

The Feast and the Fast (1984) - The incredible story of the Tosfos Yom Tov, Rabbi Lipman Heller by Dr. Neil Rosenstein co-authored with Rabbi Chaim Uri Lipschitz. Amazon.com Yom-Tov Lipmann ben Nathan ...

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R' Yaakov Chaim Katzenellenpogen, A.B.D. Lvov MP (c.1600 - 1660)

né vers 1600? Neil Rosenstein, The Unbroken Chain, page 584, G5.3 R' Jacob Katzenellenpogen succeeded his father as A.B.D. of Lvov and was also the Head of the Yeshiva. He died there on Febr...

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Saʿadyā ben Yōsēf Gaon of Sura 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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Yisrael Meir HaKohen (Hafetz Chayim) ( Chofetz Chaim) MP (1838 - 1933)

Yisrael Meir (Kagan) Poupko (1838 - 1933) known popularly as The Chofetz Chaim was an influential Eastern European rabbi, Halakhist, posek, and ethicist whose works continue to be widely influential in...

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Simha Friedman (b. - c.1934)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Avrum Borensztejn - Sochaczewer Rebbe MP (1838 - 1910)

Avrohom Bornsztain (14 October 1838 – 7 February 1910), also spelled Avraham Borenstein or Bernstein, was a leading posek in late-nineteenth-century Europe and founder and first Rebbe of the Soc...

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Avraham Elkanah Shapira MP (c.1911 - c.2007)

Avraham Shapira (Hebrew: אברהם אלקנה כהנא שפירא‎; 20 May 1914...

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Rabbi Menachem Krochmal (1600 - 1661)

Menahem Mendel ben Abraham Krochmal (c. 1600 – 1661) was a Moravian rabbi born in Kraków. His teacher in the Talmud was Joel Sirkes, author of Bayis Chadash. Krochmal soon distinguished h...

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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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Rav Chaim Volozhiner (1749 - 1821)

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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Natan Feitel "The Elter" Veidel Noson Teomim-Munk MP (deceased)

died 1569?

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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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Avraham Abele Gombiner (1637 - 1682)

Abraham Abele Gombiner (c.1633-c.1683) אברהם אבלי הלוי גומבינר...

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Yerachmiel Yehuda Myer Kalish Rebbe of Amshinov-Otvotsk (1901 - 1976)

רבי ירחמיאל יהודה מאיר קאליש �...

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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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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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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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HaRav Rafael Shmuel Berenbaum (1921 - 2008)

Rabbi Shmuel Berenbaum (March 1920[1] – January 6, 2008) was the rosh yeshiva of the Mir yeshiva in Brooklyn, New York City which includes an elementary school and a high school, as well as its ...

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R' Shalom Mordechai Schwadron - The Maharsham MP (1835 - 1911)

Rabbi Shalom Mordechai Hacohen Schwadron was born in 1835 (5595) and passed away in Berzhan in 1911 (5671). He was among the greatest and most renowned figures of his era. He was known in all the Jewis...

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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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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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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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Jakob Weil - (MahariV) MP (c.1385 - c.1456)

Early History of the Rabbinical Weil Family by Werner L. Frank Descendants of R. Jakob ben Yehuda Weil (c 1385 - 1456) Family Tree Chart Talmudist, the Mahari"V; Rabbi in Nuernberg, Augsburg, B...

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The Gaon of Rogatchov, HaRav Yosef ben Fishel Rosen of Dvinsk MP (1858 - 1936)

R' Joseph Rosen יוסף רוזין , (Rogachev, 1858 – Vienna, 5 March 1936) was known as the Rogatchover Gaon, ("Genius of Rogachev"), and...

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Seckel Löb Mattes Wormser (1768 - 1847)

Seckel Löb Mattes, as he was originally called, was born in Michelstadt about 1768. At the age of 16, he studied at the Yeshivah in Frankfurt. After 6 years he returned to Michelstadt, where he ...

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Zvi Hirsch Cohen, Chief Rabbi Canada MP (1862 - 1950)

Rabbi Zvi Hirsch, Leonard Cohen's great grand uncle Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Cohen was born in 1862 in Lithuania and received his rabbinical ordination in Vilna and Volozhin. He was dean of the Canadian Ra...

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Rabbi Solomon Klonitsky-Kline (deceased)

Maternal grandfather of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, Rabbi Solomon Klonitsky-Kline wrote a book called Otzar Taamei Hazal (New York 1939) which was a compilation of the various interpretations to b...

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Rabbi Shimon Schwab MP (1908 - 1995)

Shimon (Simon) Schwab (December 30, 1908 – February 13, 1995) was an Orthodox rabbi and communal leader in Germany and the United States. Educated in Frankfurt am Main and in the yeshivot of Lit...

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Rabbi Chaim Shmuelevitz (1902 - 1979)

Chaim Leib Shmuelevitz חיים לייב שמואלביץ , b. 1902, Kovno; d. 1979, Jerusalem, was a mem...

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Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik MP (1903 - 1993)

Joseph Ber (Yosef Dov, Yoshe Ber) Soloveitchik (1903 - 1993) (Hebrew: יוסף דב הלוי סולובי...

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Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Epstein MP (1866 - 1933)

ראש ישיבת כנסת ישראל בסלובוד...

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Rabbi Shmuel Eliezer haLevi Edeles the MaHaRSHA MP (1555 - 1631)

Rabbi Samuel Eliezer Halevi Edeles (MaHaRSHA) was born in Posen about the middle of the sixteenth century. He lived at a time when there were very great Talmud scholars, and he took his place among the...

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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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R' Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach MP (1883 - 1954)

Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach Interactive uerbach Rabbinical Family Relationship Chart Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach (1883 – 26 September 1954) was a Haredi rabbi and roshei yeshiva of Shaar Hashama...

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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 Yerucham Yehuda Leib Pearlman ( Hagadol MeMinsk) (1835 - d.)

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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 Isser Zalman Meltzer (1870 - 1953)

Rabbi Isser Zalman Meltzer, (1870 - November 17, 1953), was a famous Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi, rosh yeshiva and posek. He is also known as the "Even HaEzel", after the title of his commentary on Ramba...

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R' Menachem Mendel Zaks (1898 - 1974)

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Yosef Zaks (1898-1974) (commonly known as Rabbi Mendel Zaks) is best known for being the Rosh Yeshiva in Raduń Yeshiva and being the son-in-law to Rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan,...

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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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Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzensky (1863 - 1940)

Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski (1863-1940) was a world renowned pre-war Dayan, Posek and Talmudic scholar in Vilna. Early yearsRabbi Grodzinski was born in 1863 in Ivye, Belarus, a small town near Vilna w...

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Rabbi Aharon Kotler (c.1891 - 1962)

Wikipedia: Aharon Kotler & אהרן קוטלר . Google Books: The Legacy of Maran Rav Aharon Kotler by Yitzchok Dershowitz. Rav Aharon Kotle...

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Meir Maharam of Lublin MP (1558 - 1616)

Meir Lublin or Meir ben Gedalia (1558-1616) was a Polish rabbi, Talmudist and Posek ("decisor of Jewish law"). He is well known for his commentary on the Talmud, Meir Einai Chachamim. He is also referr...

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Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel (1849 - 1927)

Nosson Zvi (Nota Hirsh) Finkel was an influential leader of Orthodox Judaism in Eastern Europe and founder of the Slabodka Yeshiva. From; The Alter (or "Sabba") of Slabodka Yeshiva, Rabbi Nosson Tz...

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Reb Yisrael Salanter MP (1810 - 1883)

Rabbi Yisroel ben Ze'ev Wolf Lipkin , also known as "Yisroel Salanter" or "Israel Salanter" (November 3, 1810, Zhagory – February 2, 1883, Königsberg), was the father of the Musar movemen...

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Rabbi Eliyahu the Gaon of Vilna MP (1720 - 1797)

Elijah ben Shlomo Zalman, the Vilna Gaon , ‫ר' אליהו בן שלמה זלמן - Gra "Gaon Rabb...

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