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Author of the rabbinical responsa Divrei Moshe , published in Vilna in 1878. Rabbi Moshe Zaks In 1873, Rabbi Moshe, son of Yaakov Zaks, became rabbi in Filipowe. R'Moshe Zaks was born in Vilna in 1...

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1/13/2016
12/18/2022
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1/13/2016

Author of the rabbinical responsa Divrei Moshe , published in Vilna in 1878. Rabbi Moshe Zaks In 1873, Rabbi Moshe, son of Yaakov Zaks, became rabbi in Filipowe. R'Moshe Zaks was born in Vilna in 1...

12/18/2022

In a Yichus paper drafted by Rabbi Dr J Simcha Cohen , based in on the work of his grandfather, R' Samuel Burstyn, A.B.D. Shatowa (from 1887) , as well as his own research, R' Simcha Cohen describes hi...

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3/15/2007
12/1/2022
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3/15/2007

In a Yichus paper drafted by Rabbi Dr J Simcha Cohen , based in on the work of his grandfather, R' Samuel Burstyn, A.B.D. Shatowa (from 1887) , as well as his own research, R' Simcha Cohen describes hi...

12/1/2022

Yehudah Abravanel (c.1260 - d.)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman.Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder.

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2/4/2014
2/4/2022
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2/4/2014

Yehudah Abravanel (c.1260 - d.)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman.Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder.

2/4/2022

Ḥananel ben Ḥushiel was resh be rabbanan and dayyan in Qayrawān in the first half of the eleventh century. Other than the statement of Abraham Ibn Da’ud in his Sefer ha-Qabbala (sec. 7, beg.) that Ḥana...

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7/13/2012
2/4/2022
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Ḥananel ben Ḥushiel was resh be rabbanan and dayyan in Qayrawān in the first half of the eleventh century. Other than the statement of Abraham Ibn Da’ud in his Sefer ha-Qabbala (sec. 7, beg.) that Ḥana...

2/4/2022

Shem Tov Ha-Levi Hitzhari MP (1035 - 1110)

"Yitzhari"

Shem Tov Ha-Levi, one of the greatest Talmudic scholars in Provence, who claimed direct descent of the prophet Samuel, who according to Jewish tradition was a direct descendant of Yitzhar (hence the fa...

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6/8/2007
12/14/2021
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6/8/2007

Shem Tov Ha-Levi Hitzhari MP (1035 - 1110)

"Yitzhari"

Shem Tov Ha-Levi, one of the greatest Talmudic scholars in Provence, who claimed direct descent of the prophet Samuel, who according to Jewish tradition was a direct descendant of Yitzhar (hence the fa...

12/14/2021

Don Isaac Abarbanel MP (1437 - 1508)

"Isaac ben Judah Abravanel", "Don Isaac Abarbanel", "Don Isaac Abarbanello", "Isaac Abarabanel"

The Jewish philosopher and statesman Isaac ben Judah Abravanel (1437-1508), or Abarbanel, is noted for his biblical commentaries and for his attempt to prevent the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1...

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8/14/2007
10/12/2021
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8/14/2007

Don Isaac Abarbanel MP (1437 - 1508)

"Isaac ben Judah Abravanel", "Don Isaac Abarbanel", "Don Isaac Abarbanello", "Isaac Abarabanel"

The Jewish philosopher and statesman Isaac ben Judah Abravanel (1437-1508), or Abarbanel, is noted for his biblical commentaries and for his attempt to prevent the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1...

10/12/2021

Rabbi Dov Ber Friedman, The Maggid of Mezeritch MP (c.1710 - 1772)

"המגיד ממזריזיטש רבי דוב בער", "רבי דוב בער המגיד ממעזריט", "Dov Ber of Mezeritch", "המגיד ממזריטש", "The Maggid of Mezeritch", "ר' דב בער המגיד ממעזריטש", "R' Dov Ber Ha'magid M' Mezritch", "R' DovBer"

Rabbi Dov Ber ben Avraham of Mezeritch (Hebrew: דֹּב בֶּר מִמֶּזְרִיטְשְׁ‎) (died December 1772 OS), also known as the Maggid of Mezritch, was a disciple of Rabbi Yisrael Baal Shem Tov, the founder of ...

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7/8/2007
4/21/2021
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7/8/2007

Rabbi Dov Ber Friedman, The Maggid of Mezeritch MP (c.1710 - 1772)

"המגיד ממזריזיטש רבי דוב בער", "רבי דוב בער המגיד ממעזריט", "Dov Ber of Mezeritch", "המגיד ממזריטש", "The Maggid of Mezeritch", "ר' דב בער המגיד ממעזריטש", "R' Dov Ber Ha'magid M' Mezritch", "R' DovBer"

Rabbi Dov Ber ben Avraham of Mezeritch (Hebrew: דֹּב בֶּר מִמֶּזְרִיטְשְׁ‎) (died December 1772 OS), also known as the Maggid of Mezritch, was a disciple of Rabbi Yisrael Baal Shem Tov, the founder of ...

4/21/2021

Rabbi Leibish Kalman Loew MP (c.1280 - d.)

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2/20/2007
4/8/2021

Yitzhak Shlomo HaLevi MP (1005 - 1080)

Haplogroup likely to be: J-FT303739 (see document yDNA Rabbinical in for details)

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12/26/2007
10/19/2019
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12/26/2007

Yitzhak Shlomo HaLevi MP (1005 - 1080)

Haplogroup likely to be: J-FT303739 (see document yDNA Rabbinical in for details)

10/19/2019

Qaahat / Kohath / קהת MP (deceased)

"Koath", "Kahat", "Caath", "Kehath", "Kohath the Levite"

Genesis 46:11 .Wikipedia:* Kohath & קהת. * Kohathite. * The Tribe of Levi .Lived 133 years.

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2/26/2007
9/26/2019
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Qaahat / Kohath / קהת MP (deceased)

"Koath", "Kahat", "Caath", "Kehath", "Kohath the Levite"

Genesis 46:11 .Wikipedia:* Kohath & קהת. * Kohathite. * The Tribe of Levi .Lived 133 years.

9/26/2019

לפי ויתילדו 281 מאת נפתלי אהרן ווקשטיין ראו בצילום: וקשטיין מביא את הייחוס רק כדי להראות שהוא מזויף ויש להיזהר ממנו==The author of the above, Wakstein, only quotes this pedigree in order to prove that ...

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9/24/2019
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8/8/2019

לפי ויתילדו 281 מאת נפתלי אהרן ווקשטיין ראו בצילום: וקשטיין מביא את הייחוס רק כדי להראות שהוא מזויף ויש להיזהר ממנו==The author of the above, Wakstein, only quotes this pedigree in order to prove that ...

9/24/2019

Rabbi Akiva Hakohen Katz, ABD Saloniki (Alter of Salonika) MP (c.1380 - aft.1450)

"Elder of Salonika"

Speculative Evidence: R’ Akiva HaCohen Katz of Salonika As it turns out there is a tantalizing factoid in the literature which the current yDNA findings may eventually corroborate. R’ Akiva HaCohen ...

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7/15/2007
9/24/2019
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Rabbi Akiva Hakohen Katz, ABD Saloniki (Alter of Salonika) MP (c.1380 - aft.1450)

"Elder of Salonika"

Speculative Evidence: R’ Akiva HaCohen Katz of Salonika As it turns out there is a tantalizing factoid in the literature which the current yDNA findings may eventually corroborate. R’ Akiva HaCohen ...

9/24/2019

Samuel ben Kalonymus he-Hasid of Speyer (Hebrew: שמואל החסיד‎) was a Tosafist, liturgical poet, and philosopher of the 12th century, surnamed also "the Prophet" (Solomon Luria, Responsa, No. 29). He se...

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Samuel ben Kalonymus he-Hasid of Speyer (Hebrew: שמואל החסיד‎) was a Tosafist, liturgical poet, and philosopher of the 12th century, surnamed also "the Prophet" (Solomon Luria, Responsa, No. 29). He se...

9/24/2019

Izhar . MP (-1725 - d.)

"Yashar"

Exodus 6:18, 21 1 Chronicles 6:3, 7, 23 . Verse 7 refers to Izhar as Amminadab (!), but from the lineage (and commentaries) this is clearly the same person. 1 Chronicles 23:12, 18 . Father of Ko...

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2/26/2007
9/24/2019
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Izhar . MP (-1725 - d.)

"Yashar"

Exodus 6:18, 21 1 Chronicles 6:3, 7, 23 . Verse 7 refers to Izhar as Amminadab (!), but from the lineage (and commentaries) this is clearly the same person. 1 Chronicles 23:12, 18 . Father of Ko...

9/24/2019

Rabbi Yekutiel Meshulam HaCohen Rappa, the 1st Rapoport MP (c.1385 - c.1450)

"מיחוסי כהונה עד עזרא הכהן-הסופר"

Rap(p)aport, Rap(p)oport, Rappeport or Rapa Porto (Hebrew: רפפורט‎) is a family name from an ashkenazi (Jewish) Kohenitic pedigree. It takes its origins in the Rapa family of Porto Mantovano located in...

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7/13/2017
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Rabbi Yekutiel Meshulam HaCohen Rappa, the 1st Rapoport MP (c.1385 - c.1450)

"מיחוסי כהונה עד עזרא הכהן-הסופר"

Rap(p)aport, Rap(p)oport, Rappeport or Rapa Porto (Hebrew: רפפורט‎) is a family name from an ashkenazi (Jewish) Kohenitic pedigree. It takes its origins in the Rapa family of Porto Mantovano located in...

9/24/2019