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The Legendary Katzenellenbogen Family

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  • Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heschel [of Cracow] (Hanukat HaTorah) (1596 - 1663)
    הרב הגאון רשכבה"ג מו"ה יהושע העשיל זצ״ל אבדק קראקא הנודע בשם קדשו רבי ר׳ העשיל Hebrew Books Abraham Joshua Heschel Biography . Click on and Read Document: Abraham Joshua Heschel of Cracow (Chanikas H...
  • Saul Wahl Katzenellenbogen (1 day King) (1541 - 1616)
    R' SHAUL WAHL KATZENELLENBOGEN - FAMOUS FOR THE LEGEND STORY OF HAVING BEEN "KING OF POLAND FOR A NIGHT." Jewish Dynasties Saul Wahl Death In Venice - seeking the Katzenellenbogen tombstones Sa...
  • R' Abraham Haim Katzenellenbogen-Volovelski (aft.1804 - d.)
    Biographical information for this profile appears on pages 365 and 601 of Chapter 8, of the 3rd edition of the Unbroken Chain, as follows: Page 601: G11.2 R' Abraham Haim Katzenellenbogen, born som...
  • Rabbi Saul Katzenellenbogen (1617 - 1691)
    Saul Katzenellenbogen was born in 1617. He died in 1691.His first rabbinical position was A.B.D. of Brody, and later succeeded his father at Chem in about 1672.His last post was A.B.D. of Pinczow. He w...
  • Beile Frankel-Teomim (Wahl) (c.1610 - c.1669)
    fille de Rav Meir Wahl Katzenellenbogen 1565-1630 et de Hinda Hindel Katzenellenbogen (Horowitz) née en 1608 pour Ofir Friedman? vers 1592 pour Vera Susan Meran? GEDCOM Note Source : David Solomo...

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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