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Isaac Levant is a Canadian media personality, far-right political activist, writer, and broadcaster. He founded Rebel News and Western Standard. He has worked as a columnist for Sun Media, and hosted a...

10/15/2021 10/26/2021

Harav Aharon Yaakov Brandwein, Strettiner Rebbe, zt"l From the Hamodia June 16, 2014BY YOCHONON DONN BROOKLYN - Orphaned at age 4 in Depression-era America, Aharon Yaakov Brandwein was charged by the p...

2/3/2009 8/7/2020

Founder of the Hebrew printshops in Sulzbach. First publication in 1684.See "sources" for ref.

8/19/2011 2/26/2020

Michael Dov Gutterman (1902 - 1959)

מיכאל דוב נפטר ז׳ אדר איMichael Dov passed away on 7 Adar

1/19/2010 8/19/2019

10/16/2010 8/13/2019

Samuel Weiser (1900 - 1982)

Book dealer and book publisher specializing in metaphysical and occult titles.

2/9/2018 8/9/2019

Donald E Weiser (1928 - 2017)

Son of book publisher Samuel Weiser and in later years an antiquarian book dealer.

2/9/2018 8/9/2019

Alfred A. Knopf, Jr. MP (1918 - 2009)

Abraham Knopf, Jr. (June 17, 1918 – February 14, 2009) was one of the founders of Atheneum Publishers in 1959.BiographyHe was the only child of publisher Alfred A. Knopf, Sr. and Blanche Wolf. He was b...

4/30/2015 8/9/2019

Bennett Cerf MP (1898 - 1971)

The publisher and co-founder of Random House Bennette Cerf was also known for his own compilations of jokes and puns, for regular personal appearances lecturing across the United States, and for his te...

5/21/2008 8/9/2019

Walter Annenberg MP (1908 - 2002)

Walter Hubert Annenberg (March 13, 1908 – October 1, 2002) was an American publisher, philanthropist, and diplomat. Annenberg owned and operated Triangle Publications, which included ownership of The P...

10/15/2007 8/9/2019

7/14/2019 8/9/2019

Blanche Knopf MP (1894 - 1966)

Wolf Knopf (July 30, 1894 – June 4, 1966) was the president of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. and wife of publisher Alfred Knopf, with whom she established the firm in 1915. Blanche and Alfred traveled the worl...

7/30/2014 8/9/2019

Sydney J. Rosenfeld Steiner (Mikhail Strabo) (1894 - 1971)

"Sidney J. Rosenfeld", "Mikhail Strabo"

Writer and publisher, especially of magical, inspirational, and occult books via his Guidance House publishing company. Most were directed toward and sold to African-American hoodoo spiritualists, root...

10/11/2015 8/9/2019

See photos under the "Media" tabLibrarian, poet, fiction and non-fiction writer, cook book author, and publisher, she was a life long collector and researcher of art, and was interested in women artist...

1/17/2009 8/8/2019

Benjamin Wolf Kohn (aft.1600 - bef.1685)

"ben Abraham Kohn"

Er wurde 1671 aus Hünfeld in Hessen (Fulda) vertrieben und lebte im Anschluss in Langenden/Franken als Vorbeter und Korrektor der Druckerei in WilhermsdorfHe was expelled from Hünfeld in Hesse, Germany...

4/7/2015 7/30/2019

David Yehiel Drucker, The "printer of Vienna" MP (1520 - c.1600)

"David Drukker", "Dovid Rapaport", "Yehiel the Madpis of Vienna"

1913--1996- The Eger Family Association- pg.39Lived in Brest-Litovsk, Poland.Also known as: David Drukker, Dovid Rappaport?, Yehiel the Madpis of Vienna

7/5/2007 4/24/2019

R' Jeruchem Meir Leiner (1875 - 1940)

10/12/2008 12/26/2018

Dvora Romm MP (1831 - 1903)

"Dvora Romm (Harkavy)"

Please see the illuminating document, "The Romm Printing and Publishing House", compiled and edited by Catherine Brun, the fifth great-granddaughter of Baruch Romm. It is a fascinating, comprehensive h...

10/30/2008 1/18/2018

Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz MP (1943 - 2017)


Meir Zlotowitz (1943-2017) was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi, author, and founder of ArtScroll PublicationsMeir Zlotowitz, whose Artscroll publishing house opened up the world of Torah learning to the masse...

12/10/2012 6/25/2017

Salomon Seckel Arnstein MP (1783 - 1859)

From 1819 in Sulzbach printer with one of his sons (which one ?) .The printing house burned in 1822 but was rebuilt. In 1851. the last book printed was a Siddur Tefila cf: by Salomon in 1828 Sēder maḥz...

2/7/2009 5/13/2017

Seckel ben Aaron Arnstein MP (1751 - 1825)


The family choose the name of ARNSTEIN ( sometime write as Arhenstein) in 1813 Printer in Sulzbach from 1796 to 1819by Seckel circa 1800 Ḥamiššā ḥūmšê Tôrā, megillôt we-hafṭārôt bi-lšôn aškenaz / Jakob...

2/7/2009 5/13/2017

Printer in Sulzbach from 1764 to 1771by Aaron 1764/1765 Sēfer ham-maggîd

11/21/2009 5/13/2017

Sources:Charles P Stanton Family Collection reel04: George Arnstein--------------------------------------Printer in Sulzbach from 1722 - 1764by Salman circa 1750:

11/21/2009 5/13/2017

Arrived in Sulzbach in the summer of 1673: on 2 october 1673 he was given the permission to settle.Printer in Sulzbach from 1699 to 1720Grabschriften des Alten Judenfriedhofes in Wien by Dr. Bernhard W...

11/21/2009 5/13/2017

Jacob Nunes Vaz (11) MP (1697 - 1742)

"Yaakov ben Avraham", "Jacob Abram Nunes Vais"

7/15/2009 9/19/2016

Jos Schlesinger Publishers Jewish Budapest: Monuments, Rites, History, 178 - 179, By Kinga Frojimovics, Géza KomoróczyJoseph Schlesinger Publishing House, after its founder, Joseph Schlesinger now know...

9/6/2007 11/5/2015

Simon Schocken (1874 - 1929)

The Schocken Family Wikipedia

7/6/2007 10/8/2015

Salman Schocken MP (1877 - 1959)

The Patron: A Life of Salman Schocken, 1877-1959 , by Anthony David Salman Schocken (1877-1959) led an extraordinary life. An East European Jew by birth, he flourished as a businessman and cultural ent...

7/3/2007 10/8/2015

Moshe Leib Sheinbaum MP (1914 - 2008)

"Moshe Shen"

Published the first edition of Dr. Neil Rosenstein's book "The Unbroken Chain".

5/6/2009 4/4/2015

Rabbi Pinchas Shapiro, [of Salavite] MP (1792 - 1872)

"Reb Pinchos of Salavite"

Reb Pinhas Shapiro's father, Mosheh Shapira , was a rabbi and Av Beit Din in Slavuta at the end of XVIII century. As his rabbinical position was unsalaried, Mosheh made his living by establishing a lar...

2/22/2008 1/6/2015

R' Moshe Shapira, ABD Slavuta / הרה"ק רבי משה שפירא MP (1758 - 1838)

"Reb Moshe of Salavite", "רבי משה שפירא מסלאוויטא", "משה קדוש", "of Koretz & Slavuta"

AB"D and Printing House owner in Salvita. In 1791 the Szapira family set up a Hebrew printing press in Slavuta, which published an influential edition of the Talmud. (SLAVUTA: SLOVITA SŁAWUTA, SLAVOUTA...

2/22/2008 1/6/2015

Rabbi Shmuel Avraham Abba Shapira מסלאוויטא, of Slavita MP (1784 - 1863)

"שמואל אבא שפירא", "R Shmiel Abba Shapiro", "Shmuel Avraham Aba Shapiro", "Shmuel (Abba) Avraham/Pinchas Shapiro", "הרב שמואל אבא שפירא מסלאוויטא", "of Slavuta"

Shmuel Avraham Abba's father, Rabbi Moshe Shapira, Av Beit Din Slavita (1760-1838, Otzar Ha-Rabanim 15211). Son of Admor Rabbi Pinhas of Koretz (1728-1790) who was a disciple and friend of the Ba'al Sh...

5/10/2009 1/6/2015

Immanuel Benveniste (1608 - 1665)

death Immanuel Benveniste (Venice 1608-Amsterdam c.1660) was an Italian Jewish printer in Amsterdam who printed many Hebrew works including an edition of the Talmud from 1644-48. He was one of a number...

7/29/2014 7/29/2014

Joseph Ezekiel יוסף יחזקאל Massel MP (1850 - 1912)

"יוסף יחזקאל מזל"

Massel (also Yoysef Mazl, born near Vilna, Russia, 1850;[1] d. Manchester, 1912)[2] was a Zionist activist, writer, Hebrew poet and translator[3] who emigrated from Russia to Manchester, England in 189...

3/16/2011 1/7/2014

Jacob ben Meir Parenzo (Prins) (c.1500 - 1566)

"Jacob Schwelm"

Owned printing press in Venice.It appears that the whole family originates from the town of Schwelm in Westphalia (Germany), from where two brothers, Elchanan and Jacob, moved to Frankfurt on Main in t...

5/2/2010 8/7/2013