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Moshe HaLevi Mintz - The MaHaram Mintz MP (bef.1418 - bef.1483)

"Moses", "Minz"

Author of שו"ת מהר"ם מינץ Wikipedia ויקיפדיה German talmudist, Rabbi Moshe HaLevi Mintz - The MaHaram Mintz (15th century) was born in Mainz sometime before 1418. He studied under his father, Isr...

6/18/2018 6/18/2018

R. Yitzchak Schmelkes MP (1828 - 1905)

Prominent rabbinic family. Several members of the Schmelkes family served as rabbis and community leaders in Galicia from the middle of the nineteenth century. Most prominent among them were the rabbis...

6/2/2010 6/7/2018

Rabbi Aryeh Levin MP (1885 - 1969)

"רב האסירים", "הצדיק מירושלים"

Yahrtziet: 9th of Nissan, 5729Wikipedia: Aryeh Levin and אריה_לוין Rabbi Aryeh Levin, (March 22, 1885 - March 28, 1969), known as Reb Aryeh, was an Orthodox rabbi dubbed the "Father of Prisoners" for h...

7/12/2007 6/5/2018

10/23/2008 5/22/2018

Rabbeinu Asher MP (1250 - 1327)

"The Rosh", "The Rash"

5/11/2018 5/12/2018

Rabbeinu Yonah MP (1210 - 1263)

"רבינו יונה", " רבנו יונה"

5/11/2018 5/12/2018

Rabi Pinchas Epstein MP (1887 - 1969)

2/28/2008 5/8/2018

5/13/2008 4/24/2018

Meshulam Roth MP (1875 - 1962)

ויקיפידיה Rav of Chernovitz, Bukovina

5/22/2007 4/24/2018

Rabbi Yisrael David Horowitz of Veislitz (Wiślica), son of Rebbe Menachem Mendel. He married Chaya the daughter of Rebbe Moshe Abba Beer of Litovisk of the Istrik–Litovisk dynasty. He was a disciple of...

3/5/2008 4/15/2018

Rabbi Julius Jona Merzbach MP (1900 - 1980)

Was Rabbi in Darmstadt - seems to have gone to Palestine Auerbach Family tree emigrated 1939, Lecturer Yeshiva Kol Tora, Jerusalem, co-editor Talmudic Encyclopedia famous Rabbi, taug...

5/17/2008 4/14/2018

Rabbi Chaim Friedlander MP (1923 - 1986)

Author of several volumes of Sifsei Chaim שפתי חיים Hebrew Wikipedia entry

11/21/2007 4/14/2018

Reb Shimon Shkop MP (1860 - 1939)

Shimon Shkop From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Rabbi Shimon Shkop Letter by Rabbi Shimon Shkop Rabbi Shimon Shkop (1860-October 22, 1939) was a rosh yeshiva ("dean") in the Telshe yeshiva a...

10/17/2007 4/14/2018

Aharon Lichtenstein (born May 24, 1933) was a noted Orthodox rabbi and rosh yeshiva. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Rabbi Lichtenstein was born in Paris, France, but grew up in the United States, ...

1/17/2008 4/12/2018

Rabbi Yitzchak Selig Caro MP (c.1670 - 1755)

R' Yitzchok Selig was born in Glogau and later taught Torah in the community. He was the Chief Rabbi of Kalisch from 1714-1730. He was the ABD of Breslau from 1730-1733. He was the ABD of Posen from 17...

3/2/2008 4/9/2018

Dear Raphael, please refrain from duplicating profiles on the Geni World Family Tree. This seems to be a redundant, recently duplicated profile with no additional information over that of the existin...

4/4/2018 4/9/2018

Author of Imrei Zutra. Chief Rabbi of Przedborz, Dembice, and Bumsla.

4/9/2018 4/9/2018

Around the year 1765, a Jewish scholar and "Zadik", Rabbi David Magid Hacohen, settled down in the town of Radomysl. According to the testimony given by the Chozeh of Lublin, R. David Magid Hacohen was...

4/28/2009 4/3/2018

Rebbe Avraham of Vielipoli MP (1842 - 1906)

"Admor of Vielipoli"

11/21/2015 4/2/2018

Rebbe Shlomo Zalman of Vielipoli MP (1804 - 1858)

"Admor of Vielipoli"

Chassidic Master in Vielipoli (Wielopole). He was a follower of Rebbe Meir of Premishlan [ Grand Rabbi Meir "the 2nd" of Premishlan - ], Rebbe Naftali of Ropschitz[ R' Naftali Zvi Horowitz, Admur Rop...

3/7/2010 4/2/2018

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Turim, [of Rimanov] MP (1745 - 1815)

"Rebbe Mendele Fristiker", "Rebbe Mendele Rimanover"

Menachem Mendel of Rimanov (1745–1815) was a Hasidic Rebbe and author. Born in Neustadt, Nowe Miasto, he was introduced to Hasidut at the age of 11 when he met Dovber of Mezeritch. He was taught by Eli...

12/19/2007 4/1/2018

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Rav Shmuel Auerbach MP (1931 - 2018)

Horav Hagaon Rebbe Shmuel Auerbach (Hebrew: שמואל אורבך‬) (born September 21, 1931 – February 24, 2018) was a prominent Haredi rabbi in Jerusalem, Israel. He was regarded as a leading non-Hasidic Lithu...

8/5/2008 2/24/2018

Rabbi Dovid Luria of Bichow, the Radal MP (1798 - 1855)

"Radal", "Dovid"

Rabbi David Ben Yehuda Luria (abbreviated as Radal, 1798, Bechov, Russian Empire (White Russia) - 5 Kislev 5755 (1855) was a rabbi, a posek, a Kabbalist, a commentator and a linguist. He was one of the...

10/4/2008 2/12/2018

Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman MP (1913 - 2017)

"Stieman", "Steinman", "Shtainman"

Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman , also Shtainman or Steinman, (born 1913), was a prominent Haredi rabbi living in Bnei Brak, Israel. He belonged to the Lithuanian branch of Judaism, and headed a divisio...

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נולד לאביו הגה"צ כ"ק האדמו"ר מקומרנא רבי חיים יעקב זצוק"ל ולאמו חיה נכדת האדמו"ר שר שלום מבעלז זצוק"ל התעלה לשמי מעלה ביום י"ג תשרי ערב חג סוכות התשנ"ח. מקום מנוחתו בהר המנוחות ירושלים

6/2/2009 12/28/2017

12/8/2007 12/24/2017

Rabbi Aaron HaLevi Horowitz, of Staroselye MP (1766 - 1828)

"Aharale", "Rabbi Aaaron of Staroselye - Shaarei hayichud VeHoemuno", "Staroszele"

From Wikipedia Student of Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi He was one of the most enthusiastic and steadfast disciples of the kabbalist Shneur Zalman of Liadi, rabbi of Liozna and Liadi, and studied ...

8/8/2007 12/1/2017

Rabbi Eliyohu Klatzkin, Rabbi of Lublin MP (1852 - 1932)

"Shklover illui", "Child progidy of Shklov", "Eliyahu"

Rab Eliyohu Klatzkin was born into a noble family. His father Naftali Hertz was born in 1822 in the city of Dvinsk and served as rabbi in Ushphall for ten years, then another 37 years in Shemberg city....

8/13/2014 11/29/2017

Mentioned in several of the descriptions of the town of Spelene Porchi as being the home of the noted kabbalist Mordechai Goldscheider.

11/25/2017 11/25/2017

he wes a holy men, he wes all day and nith whit hasam Naftali Tzvi Labin of Zidichov (נפתלי צבי לאבין מזידיטשוב) (born approx. 1916, died March 8, 2009) was the Zidichover rebbe. He was born in Ziditsh...

7/10/2008 11/23/2017

Eliezer Zusia Portugal (17 October 1898–18 August 1982), the first Skulener Rebbe, was revered by his followers in Russia, Romania, Israel, and the United States for his personal warmth and his care ...

4/2/2008 11/20/2017

Grand Rabbi ישראל אברהם Avrohom Portugal, Admur Skulen-New York MP

New York, Kings County, New York, United States

Yisroel Avrohom Portugal (or Israel Abraham Portugal) (born June 2, 1923) son of Rabbi Eliezer Zusia Portugal and his first wife, Sheina Rachel, is the Rebbe (Grand Rabbi) of Skulen in Brooklyn, New ...

7/20/2008 11/20/2017

author of Es Ratzon

5/25/2008 11/19/2017

R' Elimelech Ashkenazi MP (1915 - 2012)

גאהב"ד מעלבורן משרידי המהר"ם שפירא מלובלין. משנת תשי"ח כיהן ברב בפאן פאולו בברזיל, ומשנת תשל עד תשמ"ז כיהן כגאב"ד מעלבורן, אח"כ רב ביהמ"ד "חוות דעת" בשכונת סיגעט בברוקלין

2/7/2009 11/18/2017

הרה"צ ר' יצחק אשכנזי כ"ק אדמו"ר מאלעסק בסטעניסלאוו נכד הרה"ק מאלעסק בעל ה"לב שמח" חתן הרה"ק ה"שר שלום" מבעלזא

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Rabbi Mordechai Wiesel of Ashmina MP (1837 - 1916)

"Wiezel", "Reb Mottel Ushminer", "Mejzel"

Rabbi Mordechai Rosenblatt was known in the Jewish World in different names as: The Pious from Botten (Der Bottener Zadiq), the Rabbi from Koralitz (Der Korelitzer Rab), the Good Jew from Oshmina (Der ...

3/7/2011 11/11/2017

Shmuel Salant (January 2, 1816 – August 16, 1909) served as the Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem for almost 70 years. He was a renowned Talmudist and Torah scholar. Biography He was born in Biał...

10/1/2009 11/7/2017

Meir Auerbach Wikepedia Rabbi Meir Auerbach (1815-1878) was born in Kovel near Kalish, an important city in central Poland into a family who for centuries produced great rabbis. He was a descendant of ...

10/2/2009 11/2/2017

Rabbi Jehiel Michael Aryeh MP (c.1650 - 1713)

KALISCHER, JEHIEL MICHAEL BEN ARYEH – Polish rabbi of the seventeenth century; died in 1713 at an advanced age. The name "Kalischer" indicates either that he was born in Kalisch, Poland, or that he act...

11/2/2017 11/2/2017

Rabbi Judah Nissen MP (c.1650 - d.)

TALMUD COMMENTARIES – ...Constantinople, 1727.1693. Moses b. Simeon, (Ber., Seder Mo'ed), Prague.1698. Judah b. Nissan, (Yeb., Ket., Ḳid., Giṭ ...Gershom b. Judah engaged in similar labors, though his ...

11/2/2017 11/2/2017

Naftoli Tzvi Trop MP (1871 - 1928)

מחשובי ראשי הישיבות באירופה שלפני מלחמת העולם השנייה

12/5/2009 10/31/2017

Reb Yechezkel Levenstein MP (1895 - 1974)

"Chatzkel", "Lewenstein", "Lewinstein"

Wikipedia English Wikipedia Hebrew Matzav

1/24/2010 9/6/2017

R' Avraham Margoliot, ABD Telz MP (c.1790 - d.)

"Margaliyos", "Margolis", "Margolius"

Rabbi Abraham Margolies, chief of the bet din of Telshe

8/23/2017 8/23/2017

Rabbi Moses Zevulun Margolies, "The RaMaZ" MP (1851 - 1936)

"הרב מו"ה משה זבולן מרגליות הגאון", "משה זבולן מרגליות", "RaMaZ", "Moshe Morgolies", "M.S. Margolies", "Margolis", "Margaliyos", "Margolios"

Rabbi Moses Zevulun Margolies “The RaMaZ” - Kehilath Jeshurun NYC Memorial Issue MARGOLIES, MOSES ZEVULUN (1851–1936) , U.S. Orthodox Rabbi. Rabbi Margolies was born in the small Lithuanian city of...

8/23/2017 8/23/2017

Rabbi Baruch Frankel-Teomim, "Baruch Taam" MP (1760 - 1828)

"Boruch Taam", "Baruch Taam"

Baruch ben Yehoshua Yechezkel Feivel Fränkel-Te'omim, Boruch Frankel Thumim (1760–1828) was a rabbi, Talmudist at Vishnitsa, Austrian Galicia, and at Leipnik, Moravia, during the 1st half of the 19th...

7/11/2007 8/15/2017

From Jewish Encyclopedia : Austrian rabbi; born at-Prerau Jan., 1799; died at Boskowitz Dec. 10, 1884. In 1827 he became rabbi in his native city, and from 1832 to 1840 he officiated at Weisskirchen, i...

8/23/2010 8/11/2017

Rabbi Eliyohu Gutmacher - The Zaddik of Graetz (Greiditz) MP (c.1796 - bef.1875)

"Elias", "Gutmacher", "Elijah", "The Greiditzer"

Rabbi Eliyahu Guttmacher, Talmudic scholar, mystic, forerunner of Zionism and an early advocate of Jewish settlement in Palestine, was born in Borek in the district of Posen (Poznan, Western Poland) in...

12/19/2011 7/16/2017

Reb Yisroel Elya Weintraub MP (1932 - 2010)

Wikipedia Articles: English, Hebrew Author of Pischei Sheorim פתחי שערים and Eini Yisroel עיני ישראל .

11/13/2008 6/6/2017

R. Yehoshua Leib Diskin, A.B.D. Lomzha, Mezeritch, Kovno, Brisk MP (1817 - 1898)

"Maharil Diskin", "The Brisker Rav"

Yehoshua Yehudah Leib Diskin (1818–1898), also known as the Maharil Diskin, was an important rabbi, Talmudist and Biblical commentator. He served as a rabbi in Łomża, Mezritch, Kovno, Shklov, Brisk and...

8/26/2008 5/14/2017

Moshe Ivier, Ashkenazi MP (1721 - 1771)

"Moshe Heilprin"

MISSING GENERATIONS Missing Links Project Descendant of Moshe Ashkenazi ben Eliezer Heilprin, of Brest-Litovsk and Rabbi Shlomo Luria, MaHaRShaL . Ancestor of R. Yehoshua Leib Diskin, A.B.D. Lomz...

7/28/2009 5/14/2017

Rabbi Yechezkel (Ezekiel) Baneth (Benet) MP (1773 - 1854)

"R. Yechezkel- Bal Rabosehu D'yechskel"

Rabbi Ezekiel Baneth (Banet, Benet)  (1773– 1854) Biography Ezekiel R. Baneth "Hungarian rabbi; born 1773 at Alt-Ofen; died Dec. 28, 1854. He was the son of the learned rabbi Jacob Banêt, an eminen...

8/23/2007 5/12/2017

בן זקוניו של האדמו"ר חיים הלברשטם מצאנז. נולד בתרכ"ד,1864. כשהיה בן תשע עשרה נתמנה לאב"ד בטשכויב, שבגליציה המערבית, ושם שימש גם כאדמו"ר. בתרנ"ג,1893, עבר לסאטמר שבטנסילבניה, ואחר כך לקרקוב. שם פתח בית ...

9/18/2007 4/1/2017

Rabbi Yehuda Yeruchem Fishel Perla MP (1846 - 1934)

"Juda", "Pearlman", "Judka"

Author of Commentary on Sefer Hamitzvot LeRasag ביאור על ספר המצוות לרס"ג Hebrew Wikipedia article Otzar Hachochma Forum

3/31/2017 3/31/2017

Rabbi Yehudah Zev Segal, Manchester Rosh Hayeshiva MP (1910 - 1993)

"Judah Woolf Segal"

Judah Woolf Segal England & Wales, Death Index, 1866-1920 & 1984-2005 Death date: Feb 1993 Death place: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England Birth date: June 24 1910

8/28/2007 3/27/2017

מגדולי חכמי אשכנז. רב בגרמניה ומחבר הפירוש "תפארת ישראל" על המשנה. נכדו של הרב ישראל ליפשיץ מסדר הגט מקליווא ואבי משפחת ליפשיץ. כיהן כאב"ד בוורונקי, חזדייש ובדאנציג Author of Tiferes Yisroel תפארת יש...

12/7/2014 2/26/2017

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Gunzberg 'The Shaagas Aryeh' MP (1695 - 1785)

"Lion Asser", "Shaagas Arieh"

voir Généalogie de Lion Acher, article de Faustini p. 14 Revue n°87 du CGJ image voir ou Arié Loëw ou Lion Asser auteur d'un célèbre ouvrage de casuistique Shaagat Arié ("les rugissements du Li...

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Author of Sefer Meiras Einayim "Sma" on the Shulchan Aruch see: Die Inschriften des alten Judenfriedhofes in Wien by dr. Bernhard Wachstein- I Teil page 241, 38,40 MISSING GENERATIONS ( Missing Lin...

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R' Zvi Pesach Frank, Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem MP (1873 - 1960)

"Halachic scholar and the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem for several decades"

Rabbi Tzvi Pesach Frank (1873–1961) צבי פסח פרנק was a renowned Halachic scholar and the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem for several decades. Rabbi Frank was active in establishing the office of the Chief Rab...

12/27/2008 1/17/2017

Rabbi Yitzchok Yaakov Weiss A.B.D. Grosswardein, Manchester, Yerushalayim MP (1902 - 1989)

"Minchas Yitzchok", "Dayan Weiss"

Wikipedia entries: English , עברית Chabad

11/22/2009 1/11/2017

Author of Yesod Yosef see: Also known as Joseph Hadarshan(Preacher) Kalifari One of Solomon's sons was Joseph (1601-1696), also known as Joseph Darshan (literally, preacher) of Poznan who authore...

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Topolcanyer Rav Avraham Eliezer Weiss MP (b. - 1944)

"Topolchayna Rav", "Topoltchany", "Veis", "Topolcany"

Title: Topolcany, Hungary, Rabbi Avraham Eliezer Weiss, the city's rabbi. Location: Topolcany,Czechoslovakia, Hungary Subject Keywords: Rabbis , Portraits , Prewar period , Yeshivas , Religious life Or...

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Abraham Lewysohn MP (1805 - 1860)

LEWYSOHN, ABRAHAM (1805–1860), Polish rabbi and scholar. Lewysohn, a native of Schwerzenz (Swarzec), Poznania, served as rabbi in Peiskretscham (Pyskowice), Silesia. He belonged to the pioneering gener...

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Author of Teshuva Me'Ahava תשובה מאהבה FLECKELES, ELEAZAR BEN DAVID: (print this article) By : Solomon Schechter N. T. London Austrian rabbi and author; born in Prague Aug. 26, 1754; died ...

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Samuel Freund MP (1794 - 1881)


FREUND, SAMUEL BEN ISSACHAR BÄR: By: Solomon Schechter, M. Seligsohn Bohemian Talmudist; born at Tuschkau Dec., 1794; died at Prague June 18, 1881. After studying under Eleazar of Triesch and Bar...

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Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Lifshitz MP (1765 - 1839)

"בעל החמדת שלמה"

--- Author of Chemdas Shlomo: Hebrew Wikipedia entry

5/16/2009 11/23/2016

Survived and settled in Brooklyn, NY.

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Rav Yitzchak Dov Halevi Bamberger, The Würzburger Rav. MP (1807 - 1878)

"Seligman Baer Bamberger"

htttp:// יצחק דב במברגר Seligman Baer (also known by his Hebrew name Yitzchak Dov) Bamberger , was one of the nineteenth century's greatest Torah luminaries, reverently r...

10/17/2007 11/13/2016

R' Eli (Eliyahu) Munk MP (1899 - 1978)

The Unbroken Chain (1990), Neil Rosenstein, page 126, G14.1 Rabbi of Golders Green Beth Hamidrash, London NW11

2/26/2008 11/13/2016

R' Esriel (Ezra) Munk MP (1867 - 1940)


The Unbroken Chain (1990), Neil Rosenstein, page 126, G13.12 R Esriel (Ezra) Munk 1867-1940. Studied at the Berlin Rabbinical Seminary under his uncle R Ezriel Hildesheimer Her married in 1896 to S...

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Rabbi Benyamin/Benjamin Wolf (Elabes?) Spira (Shapira), of Posen MP (aft.1560 - 1630)

"Wolf Abeles Spira", "Binyomin Wolff"

Assessor of the Rabbinate of Prague for 30 years and a known Kabbalist Jewishencyclopedia : Benjamin Wolf Spira #5 : Son of Jehiel Spira ; died at Prague Oct. 12, 1630. He was for more than thirty ...

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ISIDOR, LAZARD: Chief rabbi of France; grandson, on his mother's side, of Hirsch Katzenellenbogen, chief rabbi of Upper Alsace; born at Lixheim, Lorraine, July 13, 1813; died at Montmorency 1888. At th...

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Rabbin de Hanovre, Oberdorf et Murhingen décédé le 19 octobre 1859 selon GenAmi 40 Rabbi in Mühringen von 1813 - 1828 Rabbi in Oberndorf von 1828 - 1859

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R' Moshe HaLevi Heller (Segal) MP (1643 - c.1684)

This is NOT Yom Tov Lippman Heller, it's his great grandson. Possible birth / death dates and locations which need better sourcing: Birth: 1643 - Wallerstein, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany Death: Ci...

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R' Moshe Chaim Yehoshua Twersky MP (1867 - 1959)

"אדמו"ר מטומשפול"

Family book of Rabbi from Ladi, ref #121

2/7/2009 10/10/2016

Reb Dov Ber Schneerson Honored with New MonumentWednesday, June 25 2008ת DNEPROPETROVSK, UkraineץOn the outskirts of Dnepropetrovks, near the village of Igren, a ceremony took place for the opening of ...

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