Cantor Benjamin Levy

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Benjamin Levy

Birthplace: Turkey
Death: 1631 (29-30)
Fort Lauderdale, Boward, Florida
Place of Burial: NIA
Immediate Family:

Son of Haim Levy and Mazzatto Levy
Husband of NN. Levy
Father of Rachel van der Wilden and Asser Levy
Brother of Adele Lucinda Levy

Occupation: NIA
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Cantor Benjamin Levy

Benjamin was Cantor at the New London Synagogue, London, England in 1664. In 1654 he was Cantor, Hazzan, & Bodeck in Recife, Brazil; but was forced to flee when the Portuguese conquered Recife and started another inquisition. It is not known whether he went back to Holland from where he came, or to New Amsterdam with his son Asser Levy, and then on to Holland, eventually moving to London, England. It is known that his son settled in New Amsterdam.

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Cantor Benjamin Levy's Timeline

Schwelm, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Age 30
Fort Lauderdale, Boward, Florida
Vilnius, Lithuania