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Maurits 'Maup' Caransa MP (1915 - 2009)

1977 : Ontvoering door onbekenden (Rote Armee Fraktion?) van 28-okt tot 02-nov Losgeld:10 miljoen GULDEN. Zie Wikipedia...

1/19/2015 8/5/2015

David de Jahacob Lopez Cardozo (May 21, 1808, Amsterdam—April 11, 1890, Amsterdam) was a Dutch Talmudist and prominent communal worker. He was sent at an early age to the celebrated bet ha-midrash 'Etz...

9/2/2011 1/16/2014

Abraham Lopes Cardozo MP (1914 - 2006)

Abraham Cardozo, Sephardic Cantor NYTimes Reverend Abraham Lopes Cardozo (1914-2006) This week we remember Hazzan Abraham Lopes Cardozo. Rev. Cardozo was Hazzan of Shearith Israel From 1946 until...

9/3/2011 1/16/2014

Jacques Basnage de Beauval MP (1653 - 1723)


7/27/2013 7/28/2013

Isaac Aboab da Fonseca MP (1605 - 1693)

"Isaac Aboab da Fonseca"

The life and works of Chacham Isack Aboab da Fonseca . Isaac Aboab da Fonseca (or Isaak Aboab Foonseca) (February 1, 1605 – April 4, 1693) was a rabbi, scholar, kabbalist and writer. In 1656, he wa...

9/12/2012 4/5/2013

Isaak Loeb Beer Kann MP (b. - 1789)

2/7/2009 6/21/2012

Margot Betti Frank MP (1926 - 1945)

Margot on Wikipedia Read more . . . The eight residents of the Secret Annex are transported to Auschwitz on the last train leaving the transit camp Westerbork . After a month at Auschwitz, Anne Fra...

5/25/2010 3/29/2012

Rabbi Abraham ben Yehiel Michel Catz HaCohen of Lask MP (b. - 1799)

"Abraham ben Yהחסיד מאמסטרדם - The Hasid of Amsterdam", "Abraham ben Yechiel-Michel Katz HaKohen M' Lask", "Avraham Hacohen Melask", "Avraham Hacohen Mi Lask", "Avraham Hacohen M'Lask ie. from Lask (‎ מלסק", "מלאסק)"

A common mistake connects Avraham as a son of his BROTHER Shmuel. This is a big mistake. Abraham, Shmuel, and Elazar HaCohen of Lask - were 3 sons of Yechiel-Michel Catz, HaCohen of Lask (The grandson ...

7/22/2009 3/19/2012

Isaac Rodrigues de Espinosa MP (c.1542 - 1627)

"Pero Roiz"

Biography Family origins Spinoza's ancestors were of Sephardic Jewish descent, and were a part of the community of Portuguese Jews that grew in the city of Amsterdam after the Alhambra Decree in Sp...

11/25/2010 12/3/2011

Miguel d'Epinosa MP (c.1587 - 1654)

"Michael de Spinoza; Gabriel Alvares"

Biography Family origins Spinoza's ancestors were of Sephardic Jewish descent, and were a part of the community of Portuguese Jews that grew in the city of Amsterdam after the Alhambra Decree in Sp...

11/25/2010 12/3/2011

Chacham Zvi - חכם צבי MP (1658 - 1718)

"Chacham Zvi", "חכם צבי"

Chacham Tzvi . . צבי הירש אשכנזי, חכם צבי Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch ben Yaakov Ashkenazi (b.1656-9?, Moravia (most likely,Velké Meziříčí) - May 2, 1718, Lviv) (Hebrew: צבי הירש בן יעקב אשכנזי‎), known as the...

4/30/2007 11/29/2011

Wikipedia: Aryeh Leib ben Saul Lowenstam (ca. 1690, Cracow – April 2, 1755, Amsterdam) was a Polish rabbi. Life Aryeh Leib came of a famous family of rabbis. His father Saul had been rabbi of Cra...

6/28/2007 11/29/2011

Rabbi Saul Löwenstam, [Binyan Ariel] of Amsterdam MP (1717 - 1790)

"Amsterdam", "Shaul Amsterdam", "Shaul Lowenstam"

Saul Lowenstam (b. 1707 or 1717—June 19, 1790) was a renown Dutch rabbi and talmudist. Saul Lowenstam was born in 1717 in Rzeszów to his parents Aryeh Leib ben Saul (who was the rabbi in Rzeszów at t...

12/14/2007 11/29/2011

Levie Barend Citroen MP (1842 - 1884)

"Louis Bernard Citroen"

Schaap + Citroen Jewellery and Watches stores in the Netherlands derive from the Dutch Jewish diamond merchant Levie Citroen and Mazra Kleinmann. The Citroen family moved to Paris from Amsterdam in 1...

5/31/2011 11/29/2011

Baruch Spinoza MP (1632 - 1677)

Baruch de Spinoza , XVII Century Philosopher "Roots": Baruch Spinoza Could John Berman be related to the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, noted as the Prince of Philosophers? CNN "Roots" journey: Vi...

11/25/2010 11/29/2011

Menasseh ben Yossef ben Israel MP (1604 - 1657)

"Manoel Dias Soeiro", "Menasheh ben Yossef ben Yisrael", "MB"Y"

Note; Some historians argue that Menasseh ben Israel was born in Amsterdam on the October 3, 1606 and died on the December 2, 1659. Others claim that Menasseh ben Israel was born on the island of Madei...

1/26/2010 11/29/2011

Anne Frank MP (1929 - 1945)

"Anne Frank אנה פרנק Anna"

Anne Frank , Author, Holocaust Victim, named in Time Magazine's icons of the 20th century on their list The Most Important People of the Century. Anne Frank was born in 1929 in Frankfurt am Main in G...

5/25/2010 11/29/2011

Rembrandt Famous works: Danaë, 1636; Jacob de Gheyn III; 1632, Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1632; Belshazzar's Feast, 1635; Night Watch, 1642 Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (Dutch pronuncia...

1/6/2009 11/29/2011