Betzalel ben Chaim, [Maharal's father]

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Betzalel ben Chaim, [Maharal's father]

Hebrew: בצלאל בן חיים, [אבי המהר"ל]
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Prague, Czechia (Czech Republic)
Death: circa 1550 (61-79)
Poznań, Poznań County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Immediate Family:

Son of Chaim, Maharal Pat.Gd.father
Husband of wife, Betzalel ., [Maharal's mother]
Father of MaHaRaL of Prague - המהר״ל מפראג; Rabbi Chaim ben Betzalel Loew, ABD Friedberg, brother Maharal; Rabbi Sinai ben Bezalel, ABD Nikolsburg; Rabbi Shimshon ben Betzalel and Mrs. Zecharia Mendel Kloizner [Maharal sis. #5]

Occupation: Rabbi. from Vermiza, Rabbi, RABI, Rov and Av Beis Din of Prague, Czecheslovakia
Managed by: Yigal Burstein
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About Betzalel ben Chaim, [Maharal's father]

All Maharal Geanealogy is detailed here

http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=33676&st=&pgnum=1&hilite

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Betzalel ben Chaïm LOEW (LOEB) was born about 1480. Unlike his young brothers, stayed behind to help his father and did not pursue studies in Poland. Betzalel married the daughter of Rabbi Chaim ISSEMHEIMER or married daughter of Rabbi Yitzchak KLOBER of Worms. They had four sons and three daughters, The Maharal of Prague was the youngest son:

  • daughter : ?
  • Rabbi Chaim ben Betzalel LOEW (b. 1506? 1510? Worms, d. 1588, Rabbi of Friedberg).
  • Rabbi Sinai LOEW (b. ca 1508 Worms, d. 1607 Kolin).
  • Rabbi Shimshon (Samson) ben Betzalel LOEW (b. 1522? 1510? Prague, d. Kremitz),
  • daughter married Rabbi Zecharia Mendle KLOIZNER the Elder.
  • daughter married Rabbi Avigdor KARA.
  • Maharal of Prague, Rabbi Yeudah (Judah) LOEW ben Betzalel (b. 1525 Posen or Pesach Eve. 1512 Worms, d. 22 August 1609 Prague, or 17 September 1609 according the Jahrzeit date of 18 Elul 5369. [The Maharel] [Der Hohe Rabbi LOWE] [High Rabbi Lowe] married Perla SHMELKES (b. 1528 Prague, d. 5 May 1610 Prague) daughter of Samuel SHMELKES Reich son of Jakob SCHMELKES.
  • Sefer Imrei Ash suggests, most probably by mistake, another undocumented son by the name of Reb Yosef LOEW, Rabbi of Naishtat

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Known by the acronym of his name MaHaRaL. Authored numerous volumes on virtually every aspect of Torah, and was universally renowned as the leader of European Jewry.

About בצלאל בן חיים, [אבי המהר"ל] (עברית)

הערה לגבי בנו שמשון: "רבי שמשון מאוסטרופול היה סבו של רבי ליבר הגדול מברדיטשב ונכדו של רבי שמשון בן בצלאל ליווה, אחיו של המהר"ל מפראג" ראה עוד בפרופיל של שמשון הבן.

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Betzalel ben Chaim, [Maharal's father]'s Timeline

1480
1480
Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Prague, Czechia
1512
1512
Poznań, Poznań County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland
1524
1524
Poznań, Poznań County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland
1535
1535
Poznań, Poznań County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland
1535
Poznań, Poznań County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland
1540
1540
Prague, Czechoslovakia
1550
1550
Age 70
Poznań, Poznań County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland
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