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Elijah ben Solomon ha-Kohen (ben Azariah ben Israel Gaon ha-Kohen), Gaon of Palestine Yeshiva of Tyre MP (c.1020 - c.1083)

Elijah ben Solomon ha-Kohen was gaon of the Palestinian yeshiva from 1062 till his death in 1083. His father, Solomon, had served as gaon for barely one year, in 1025, and Elijah’s elder brother, Josep...

Rabbi Moshe ben Israel "HaRama" רבי משה בן ישראל, הרמ"א Isserlish איסרליש 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...

Solomon ben Azariah Gaon ha-Kohen (ben Israel ben Samuel Gaon ha-Kohen) MP (c.1002 - c.1051)

Abraham ben Israel (1725 - 1800)

Antonia/Rachel Ben Israel (Sueiro) (deceased)

Aryeh Ben-Israel (deceased)

Drory Ben-Israel (deceased)

Ephraim Ben Israel (deceased)

Ester Sueiro Ben Israel (1602 - d.)

Friedericke Pida Ben-Israel (Tretter) (deceased)

Gracia Ben Israel (1628 - 1690)

Menasseh's wife, Rachel, was a granddaughter of the Abarbanel. Menasseh had three children by her. Menasseh's wife was, according to family legend, a descendant of King David, and he was proud of his...

Joheved "Yoki" Ben-Israel (b. - 2005)

Joseph Ben Israel (c.1630 - 1650)

Menasseh's wife, Rachel, was a granddaughter of the Abarbanel. Menasseh had three children by her. Menasseh's wife was, according to family legend, a descendant of King David, and he was proud of his...

Joseph Ben Israel (Gaspar Rodrigues Nunes) (b. - 1621)

A native of Lisbon, Gaspar Rodrigues Nunez escaped Portugal after appearing as a penitent in an *autoda-fé" and settled in 1613/14 in Amsterdam. He took the name Joseph ben Israel and called his two so...

Meir Ben Israel (1310 - 1389)

Menachem (deceased)

Menachem Ben-Israel (deceased)

Menasseh Ben Israel (Manoel Dias Soeiro) (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...

Mirian Ben-Israel (Margulis) (1908 - 1990)

Pinchas Ben-Israel (Polonsky) (1900 - 1962)

Rachel ben Israel (Abarbanel) (1605 - 1654)

(Note: Ilana - Rachel was the daughter of one of Don Isaac Abarbanel's sons, most probably Joseph or Judah. The family married into the Fleischel family. Ilka Fleischel married Zsigmond Purjesz) Rach...

Samson ben Israel (deceased)

Samuel Abarbanel Soeiro - Ben Israel (b. - 1657)

Menasseh's wife, Rachel, was a granddaughter of the Abarbanel. Menasseh had three children by her. Menasseh's wife was, according to family legend, a descendant of King David, and he was proud of his...

Shulamit (deceased)

Shulamit Ben Israel (Lerner) (1900 - 1981)

Yitzhak Ben-Israel (Zollman) (deceased)