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Rabbi Pinchas פנחס HaLevi Horowitz (Horowitz), of Prague, Parnas of the 4 Lands

Hebrew: ר׳ פינחס הלוי הורוביץ, (גיסו של הרמ"א)
Also Known As: "Munka Pinkas"
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Death: January 03, 1618 (82)
Cracow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Immediate Family:

Son of Israel Munk Jacob HaLevi Horowitz, Halevi and Nissel Reisel (Rachel?) Ursula Horowitz
Husband of Miryam Beila Horowitz
Father of Shmuel haLevi Horowitz; R' Yaakov HaLevi Horowitz; Yeshaye Yehoshua Yitzhak Horowitz; Yehoshua "Haaroch" HaLevi Horowitz; Hinda Katzenellenbogen and 6 others
Brother of Nechama Ha'Levi Horowitz; Rivka Miryam Frankel-Teomim; Shmuel HaLevi Horowitz; Eliezer Ha'Levi Horowitz; Yaakov Halevi Horowitz and 9 others

Occupation: Rabbi, Rabbi of Krakow & Prague. President Council of Four Lands., Builder of the Pinchas shul in Prague. Brither-in-law of R.Moses Isserles ימ"א, Rabbi of Krak?w and Head of Council of the Four Lands, Builder of the Pinchas shul in Prague
Managed by: Yigal Burstein
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About Rabbi Pinchas HaLevi Horowitz

His signature is found on a community rule of Krakow, dated July 7, 1595

[S.A.Zigelman - The Jews of Poland and Lithuania Until 1648].

Pinchus was born in year 1535.

Pinchus' father was Yisrael Yaakov HOROVITZ and his mother was

Nissel Reisel Urshila.

His paternal grandparents were Aharon Meshulam Salman ISH_HOROVITZ and Esther Nechama Munk.

He was the oldest of ten children. He had seven brothers and two sisters, named Jacob, Yonah, Yeshayahu, Menachem, Shmuel, Eliezer, Meshulum, Rivka and Nechama.

He died, at the age of 83rd years, on March 1st, 1618.

Horowitz Family Website.


Married in Krakau. Important scholar of the Talmud. Author of 'Four Lands'. Died 1670 (i 51,67)


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Rabbi Pinchas HaLevi Horowitz's Timeline

Prague, Czech Republic
Age 21
Age 25
Krakow, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Age 30
Kraków, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Age 30
Kraków, Małopolskie, Polska
Age 35
Cracow, Lesser Poland, Poland
Age 37
January 3, 1618
Age 83
Cracow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland