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The Legendary Katzenellenbogen Family

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  • Simcha symek Rajzman (c.1927 - c.1992)
  • Grendla Rajzman (c.1897 - d.)
  • Hanna Henele Shor (1589 - 1633)
    Polish King wanted to marry Hannah. Father asked Ephraim who, although very aged, agreed to save her. ========================================= Saul Wahl – by Dr. Neil Rosenstein Chapter two, pag...
  • Rosa Halpern (1735 - 1770)
  • R' Israel Charif Halpern, A.B.D. Zaslav (c.1650 - 1731)
    Was A.B.D. of multiple towns. Was betrothed to the daughter of R' Shabtai Kohen (the ShaCh, who died in 1662) Son in law of the Megaleh Amukos. Is חרנש an abbreviation of חתן רבי נתן שפירא? See sourc...

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Descendants of the Illustrious Katzenellenbogen family

The name "Katzenellenbogen" was first used by Meir Katzenellenbogen (1482-1565) after the family moved to Padua, Italy and then Prague.

Town of Katzenelenbogen, Germany

Rabbi Jehiel Luria


Notable Descendants