Rabbi Israel Joseph Isserles, [RaMA father] of Krakow

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Rabbi Israel Joseph Isserles (Luria), [RaMA father] of Krakow

Hebrew: ר' ישראל יוסף איסרלש, אבי הרמ״א
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kraków, Kraków County, Poland
Death: February 18, 1568 (77-78)
Kraków, Kraków County, Poland
Place of Burial: Cemetery of the Rema Synagogue, Krakow, Poland
Immediate Family:

Son of Yosef ben Chaim Isserles and Gittel Isserles
Husband of Dinah Malka Isserles, [RaMA mother]
Father of Mrs. Eliyahu Lipshitz; Sheindel Isserles; Joseph Isserles; Yitzhak "The Rich" Isserles, "The Rich" [REMA brother]; Kendel Drucker and 3 others
Brother of Eliezer Isserles; Kendel Katz and Malka Dina Isserles

Occupation: merchant, banker, Talmudist, Head of the Community, Rabbi of Krakow, Rabbi, אב"ד לובלין
Managed by: Yigal Burstein
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About Rabbi Israel Joseph Isserles, [RaMA father] of Krakow

Parnass (Head) of Jewish community in Krakow. Built a synagogue in honor of his son (Rema/Remuh Synagogue) in the Kazimierz area in Krakow in 1553.

According to The Lurie Legacy, The House of Davidic Royal Descent by Neil Rosenstein Israel (Isarel Lazers) and Dina Malka Had Four Sons and Three Daughters

Died 1567. Eminent Talmudic scholar and director of the Jewish community in Krakow.

Israel (known as Isserl), was a prominent talmudist and independently wealthy, who had probably headed the community of Krakow.

His son Moshe was called Isserles in a patronymic way, at the time were surnames were inexistent.

About ר' ישראל יוסף איסרלש, אבי הרמ״א (עברית)

הכתובת על קיר בית הכנסת:

האיש ישראל בר

יוסף ז"ל עוז התאזר

לכבוד הקב"ה ולזכר

אשתו מלכה בת ר

אלעזר תנצב"ה בנה

מנכסי עזבונה ב"ה

זה המקום בית אל

לפרטו לפרשת

שובה ה' רבבות

אלפי ישראל

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Rabbi Israel Joseph Isserles, [RaMA father] of Krakow's Timeline

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Kraków, Kraków County, Poland
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Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
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Krakow, Poland
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Kraków, Poland
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Kraków, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
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Kraków, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
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Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland