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Rabbi Pinchas Schapiro הרה"ק מקאריץ MP (1726 - 1790)

"הרב פנחס שפירא מקוריץ", "R' Pinchas SHAPIRA of Koretz", "Koritzer - המלמד השחור(לפני שנהיה חסיד) הרב פנחס הגדול(אחרי שנהיה אדמור", "Reb Pinchos Koritzer", "Pinchas of Koritz"

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...

7/30/2007 10/10/2011

Dinah . MP (-1815 - d.)

"Dinah", "דינה"

Genesis 30:21 Genesis 34. Book of Jubilees, chapter 30 & 'ספר היובלים, פרק ל . Wikipedia: Dinah...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Patriarch Abraham / אברהם אבינו MP (-1812 - -1637)

"Abraham", "Abram", "Avraham", "Ibrahim", "Abre", "አብርሃም", "Avraham Aveinu"

Genesis 11:26-32 Birth of Abram. Genesis 16:15-16 Birth of son Ishmael. Genesis 21:1-5 Birth of son Isaac. Genesis 21:1-4 Marriage to Keturah and birth of her 6 sons. Wikipedia: Abraham , ...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Patriarch Isaac / יצחק אבינו MP (c.-1950 - c.-1770)

"Isaak", "Ishaq", "Yitzchak", "Yitshaq", "Prophet Ishaq", "Ishvaku"

Genesis 21:1-6 Born and named. Genesis 25:19-29 Married with children. Wikipedia: * Isaac & יצחק . 2nd Patriarch of the Jewish Nation. The 9th Prophet of Islam (see ...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Patriarch Jacob / יעקב אבינו MP (c.-1892 - -1744)

"Ya'quob", "Yaakov", "Yakob", "Israel"

Genesis 25:20-28 Wikipedia: Jacob & יעקב . In Islam: Islamic view of Jacob & Nabi Yakub . He was born when his father was fifty-nine and Abraham one hundred and fift...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Joseph, Vizier of Egypt MP (-1564 - -1454)


Genesis 30:22-24 his birth. Genesis 41:50-52 Birth of his two sons, Manasseh & Ephraim. Joseph or Yosef was the eleventh of Jacob's twelve sons in the Book of Genesis and Rachel's firstborn. Jose...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Aaron MP (c.-1397 - c.-1274)

"Aaron", "Hārūn", "אהרן", "هارون"

Exodus 6:16-23. * 1 Chronicles 23:13. * Aaron In the Hebrew Bible and the Qur'an, Aaron (Hebrew: אַהֲרֹן‎ Ahărōn, Arabic: ه&...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Moses MP (-1393 - -1273)

"Musa", "Mūsā"

Exodus 2:1-10 Birth. Exodus 2:21-22 Marriage to Zipporah and birth of sons. Exodus 6:14-27 Extensive genealogy and family history listed. Jewish sources list at least three names for Moses ...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

King David of Israel / דוד המלך MP 100 (c.-1042 - c.-971)

"King David", "David HaMelech"

King David (דוד, داوُود‎ ) c. 1040–970 BCE, his reign over Judah c. 1010–970 BCE. David is an important figure to mem...

2/20/2007 10/10/2011

King Solomon MP (c.-1024 - c.-975)

"Shishak", "Sheshonq", "Solomon", "Shlomo", "Jedidya", "King Solomon", "سليمان", "Sulayman The Wise", "Salaaman", "Salamaan", "نابت"

2 Samuel 12:24-25 Named Solomon by his father, and Jedidya by G-d (via Nathan the Prophet). Wikipedia: Solomon and שלמה Jewish-Encyclopedia - Solomon Islamic view of S...

2/20/2007 10/10/2011

Yeshaya HaLevi Horowitz, HaShala HaKadosh MP (c.1565 - 1630)

"The Holy ShaLaH", "של"ה הקדוש", "Shelah Ha-Kadosh", "R' Yeshaya Halevi (The Sh'lah HaKadosh)", "Isaiah", "Shelah ha-Kadosh"

Wikipedia : Isaiah Horowitz and ישעיה הלוי הורוביץ * Holy Shlah and Horowitz Beginnings *...

4/30/2007 10/10/2011

Rabbi Yitzhak Luria, Ha'Ari HaKadosh MP (1534 - 1572)

"יִצְחַק לוּרְיָא", "Yitzchak Luria", ""HaAri"", "Yitzhak Ben Shlomo Ashkenazi", "Arizal", "The Lion", "HaAri HaKadosh"

I saac Luria (1534 – July 25, 1572) (Hebrew: Yitzhak Lurya יִצְחַק לוּרְיָא ), also calle...

6/23/2008 10/10/2011

Elijah the Prophet MP (deceased)

Eiljah the Prophet - Wikipedia * Why is Elijah Invited during the Seder? * אליהו הנביא – קישו&#x...

2/11/2011 10/10/2011

Hannah . MP (deceased)


1 Samuel 1:1-28 - 1 Samuel 2:1-11 . Wikipedia: Hannah and חנה .

12/30/2007 10/10/2011

Deborah (Hebrew: דְּבוֹרָה, Modern Dvora Tiberian Dəḇôrā ; "Bee", Arabic: دیبا Dib...

2/12/2011 10/10/2011

Emma Lazarus MP (1849 - 1887)

Emma Lazarus wrote her own poems. Her most famous work is "The New Colossus", is inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. She is known as an important forerunner of the Zionist movement. She...

3/13/2010 10/10/2011

Hanna Szenes MP (1921 - 1944)

"Hannah Szenesh Hannah Senesh Chana Senesh"

איך ליצור ולהרוס גיבורה לאומ...

12/7/2010 10/10/2011

Gracia Mendes Nassi MP (1510 - 1569)

"Beatrice de Luna Miques", "Dona Gracia Nasi", "Beatrice deLuna Migues", "Gracia (Beatriz) de Luna (Nasi)"

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...

11/8/2008 10/10/2011

Matriarch Rebecca / רבקה אמנו MP (-1926 - -1793)

"Rebekah", "Rivkah", "Rebecca"

Genesis 22:23 Wikipedia: Rebecca and רבקה . Rebeka was "the counterpart of Sarah in person and in spirit". Birth: in Haram,Padan-aram Burial: Cave of Machpelah,Hebor...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Matriarch Sarah / שרה אמנו MP (c.-2040 - c.-1913)

"Saraia", "Sarai", "Sara", "Sarah"

Genesis 11:29-30 Wikipedia: Sarah and שרה Sarah is a half sister to her husband Abraham. They had the same father, but different mothers. Sarah died directly after the sacrif...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Miriam MP (c.-1396 - c.-1280)

"Miriam", "Efrat", "מרים", "אפרת", "مريم"

Exodus 2:4-7 is mentioned (unnamed), as guarding/watching her infant brother Moses, when he is hidden in the basket of reeds, on the Nile.* Numbers 26:59. Wikipedia: Miriam & מרי&#...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Abigail . MP (c.-1038 - d.)

"Avigajil", "Abigail", "אביגיל"

1 Samuel 25:1-42 - Story of Nabal the Carmelite, Abigail and King David. 1 Samuel 27:3 - Lives with David with King Achish at Gath. 1 Samuel 30:5 - Abigail captured in destruction of Ziklag. 2 Sa...

2/27/2007 10/10/2011

Queen Esther of Persia MP (c.-505 - -425)

"Queen Esther", "Amestris", "Esther", "Hadassah", "אסתר", "הדסה", "Queen Esther Hadassa"

Wikipedia: Queen Esther and אסתר המלכ ה . Book of Esther , Wikipedia . Book of Esther - English & Hebrew . Mordechai, Esther's foste...

5/17/2007 10/10/2011

Matriarch Leah / לאה אמנו MP (c.-1829 - c.-1745)


Genesis 29:16-17 Wikipedia: Leah & לאה . Leah was described as 'tender eyed'. Died sometime before Jacob's passing. born in 1862 BC Haran, Padan-Aram. Jacob, in the Old Testa...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Genesis 29:5-30 Genesis 35:16-20 Dies in childbirth of Benjamin. Other: Wikipedia: Rachel and רחל Rachel This great love story describes the foundation of the twelv...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Ruth of Moab MP (c.-1130 - c.-1050)

Book of Ruth - Chapter 1 describes the life of Elimelech and his family in Moab. After the death of their husbands, Naomi and Ruth went to Bethlehem. Chapter 2 Ruth gleans in the fields of Boaz. ...

2/27/2007 10/10/2011

Tamar . MP (-1652 - -1500)

"Thamar", "Tamar", "תמר", "Tamar bat Epher"

Read the story of daring, courageous Tamar who disguised herself as a sacred prostitute and slept with Judah her father-in-law, risking death by fire to have a child. Page1 and Page2 Tamar was a chil...

2/26/2007 10/10/2011

Rabbi Yisrael "Baal Shem Tov'' הבעש״ט MP (1698 - 1760)

"Baal Shem Tov", "Besht", "בעש"ט", "בעל שם טוב", "BeSh"T", "The Baal Shem /Tov/", "The Baal Shem-Tov"

Rabbi Yisroel (Israel) ben Eliezer (רבי ישראל בן אליעזר) (August 27, 1698 (18 Elul) ...

4/15/2007 10/10/2011

Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, Maimonides - הרמב״ם MP (c.1138 - 1204)

"The Great Eagle", "Rambam", "Moshe ben Maimon", "Abū ʿImrān Mūsā bin ʿUbaidallāh Maimūn al-Qurṭubī"

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...

1/7/2010 10/10/2011

Rabbi Dov Ber, Maggid of Mezeritch MP (c.1710 - 1772)

"המגיד ממזריזיטש רבי דוב בער", "רבי דוב בער המגיד ממעזריט", "Dov Ber of Mezeritch", "המגיד ממזריטש", "The Maggid of Mezeritch", "ר' דב בער המגיד ממעזריטש", "R' Dov Ber Ha'magid M' Mezritch", "R' DovBer", "the Maggid of Miedzyrzecz Volhyn"

Rabbi Dov Ber ben Avraham of Mezeritch (Hebrew: דֹּב בֶּר מִמֶּזְרִיט...

7/8/2007 10/10/2011

Admor Shneur Zalman of Liadi Boruchovitch MP (1745 - 1812)

"Baal HaTanya", "Alter Rebbe", "Rabbeinu HaZaken", "Rabbeinu HaGadol", "RaZaSh", "the GRaZ.", "האדמו"ר הזקן"

Shneur Zalman of Liadi (Hebrew: שניאור זלמן מליאדי‎) (September 4, 1745 – D...

1/21/2007 10/10/2011

Rabbi Dovber Shneuri, [The Mitteler Rebbe] MP (1773 - 1827)

"הרב האמצעי", "Mitteler Rebbe", "2nd Admor of Chabad Lubavitch", "2nd Rebbe - Mitteler Rebbe"

Dovber Schneuri (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)Dovber Schneuri (1773-11-13 to 1827-11-16) was the second Rebbe (spiritual leader) of the Chabad Lubavitch chasidic movement. Rabbi Dovber was the...

6/7/2007 10/10/2011

Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Tzemach Tzedek - 3rd ADMOR of CHABAD] MP (1789 - 1866)

"of Shklov", "צמח צדק", "Tzemach Tzedek", "3rd Admor of Chabad Lubavitch", ""צמח צדק"", ""Zemach Zedek"", ""Цемах-Цедек"", "Tzemach / Tzedak"

Menachem Mendel Schneersohn (1789-09-09 - 1866-03-17 OS) also known as the Tzemach Tzedek was an Orthodox rabbi and the third Rebbe (spiritual leader) of the Chabad Lubavitch chasidic movement.Biograph...

6/7/2007 10/10/2011

Shmuel Schneerson [4th CHABAD Rebbe] MaHaRash MP (1834 - 1882)

"הרבי מהר"ש", "Rebbe MaHarash", "4th Admor of Chabad Lubavitch"

Shmuel Schneersohn (or Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch or The Rebbe Maharash) (1834-04-29–1882-09-14 OS) was an Orthodox rabbi and the fourth Rebbe (spiritual leader) of the Chabad Lubavitch chasidic ...

6/7/2007 10/10/2011

Shalom Dovber Schneerson [RaShab 5th CHABAD Rebbe] MP (1860 - 1920)

"ADMOR HaRashab", "האדמ"ור הרש"ב", "Rebbe Rashab", "5th Rebbe of Chabad"

Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneerson (1860-1920). The 5th Rebbe of Chabad-LubavitchThe fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneersohn ("Rashab"), was born in the White Russian town of Lubavitch in ...

6/7/2007 10/10/2011

Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak Schneerson [Rayatz 6th CHABAD Rebbe] MP (1880 - 1950)

"6th ADMOR of Chabad", "The HaRayatz", "der Frierdiker Rebbe", "the Previous Rebbe", "האדמור הריי"ץ", "Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn", "Der Frierdiker Rebbe"

[Wikipedia]Yosef Yitzhak (Joseph Isaac) Schneersohn (Hebrew: יוסף יצחק שניאורסאה&#...

6/7/2007 10/10/2011

Enoch / Idris . MP (-3138 - -2773)

"Enoch", "Enoh", "Enok", "Henokh", "Henog", "Metatron", "Akhnukh", "Idris", "سيدنا أدريس عليه السلام", "إدريس", "חנוך", "son of Jared"

Genesis 5:18,21-24 Wikipedia חנוך & Enoch. Enoch next married Edna, daughter of Daniel. Enoch is one of the main two focal points for much of the 1st millennium BC...

2/26/2007 10/9/2011

Methuselah . MP (-3073 - -2104)

"Methuselah", "Matusalih", "Matwasyalah", "מתושלח", "متوشلخ", "ben Enoch"

Genesis 5:21, 25-27 Wikipedia: Methuselah and מתושלח Longest lived person in history. The oldest person whose age is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, given a...

2/26/2007 10/9/2011

Seth . MP (-3630 - -2718)

"Set", "Seth", "Sheth", "שת", "شيث", "Seth ben Adam"

Genesis 4:25-26 Genesis 5:3-8 lists his place in the ten generations between Adam & Noah. Normally genealogies are traced by the first-born sons, but Cain killed Abel and then was banished, so Seth b...

1/17/2007 10/9/2011

Adam of Eden MP 100 (-3760 - -2830)

"Red Man of Eden", "Hazrat Adam", "Adão", "Esimene Inimene", "Atum"

Genesis 1:26-31 Genesis 2:7-25 Wikipedia: Adam & אדם וחוה Generations of Adam The name "Adam" originated from the Hebrew word, pronounce...

1/17/2007 10/9/2011