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9/26/2009 11/26/2016

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8/29/2009 11/26/2016

Aaron Katzenellenbogen of Brest was the author of Minchat Aharon, dealing with the Talmudic tractate Sanhedrin, published in 1772. He also wrote an approbation to Shlamei Sincha. Aaron was married tw...

2/7/2009 10/12/2016

R' Meir Katzenellenbogen MP (deceased)

2/7/2009 10/12/2016

2/7/2009 10/12/2016

2/7/2009 10/12/2016

R' Haim Katzenellenbogen MP (deceased)

הג"ר חים קצנלבויגן מבריסק

2/7/2009 10/12/2016

Saadiah Isaiah initially was A.B.D. Leslau and later of Miedzyrzec Podlaski.His last post was A.B.D. Holleschau, Moravia where he died 1726.He wrote approbations to:1. Berit Mateh Moshe by Isaiah Katz ...

8/21/2007 10/12/2016

Moses Katzenellenbogen 1670 - 1733. He was the son of Rabbi Saul Katzenellenbogen and Yente (nee Shor) daughter of Rabbi Jacob Shor. Moses was a Polish rabbi and author, born at Pinczow in 1670, when...

8/30/2007 10/12/2016

R' Saul Katzenellenbogen MP (b. - 1761)


2/25/2008 10/12/2016

2/7/2009 10/12/2016

R' Samuel Katzenellenbogen was president of the Posen community, died in Krotoschin in 1708. He lies buried next to the famous R' Menachem Mendel, son of Meshullam Zalman Auerbach, who died in 1701. ...

2/7/2009 10/12/2016

Possibly Rabbi Pinchos, A.B.D. Lvov ?

2/7/2009 10/12/2016

R' Saul Katzenellenbogen, ABD Brody, Chelm & Pinczow MP (1617 - 1691)

"The Younger Rabbi of Chelm"

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...

8/30/2007 10/12/2016

The Unbroken Chain (1990), Neil Rosenstein, 1990, page 17, G7 R Benjamin Wolf of Krotoschin, mentioned in the Responsa Chinuch Beit Yehuda, written by R Hanoch, ABD Schneitach, published Frankfurt-on...

2/7/2009 10/11/2016

9/30/2008 10/11/2016

Unbroken Chain p. 585 G9.1 Disputations of Rabbi Avraham Katzenellenbogen, ABD Brest . Abraham ben David Katzenellenbogen: Polish rabbi; born about the beginning of the eighteenth century; di...

1/29/2008 9/19/2014

Sidney Hillman MP (1887 - 1946)

Sidney Hillman (March 23, 1887 - July 10, 1946) was an American labor leader. Head of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, he was a key figure in the founding of the Congress of Industrial Or...

5/8/2008 3/23/2014

R' Avraham Abrahsky Wahl-Katzenellenbogen MP (1570 - 1620)

"Abrashki", "Abrushka", "Abrashka"

A dirigé la yeshiva crée par son père à Brest-Litovsk. Puis il devient ABD (Président du tribunal rabbinique) de Vornik, puis de Lvov

6/20/2007 12/9/2012

6/23/2008 12/9/2012

6/23/2008 12/9/2012

Abigail Ogla Katzenellenbogen MP (aft.1525 - 1594)


Source, "Daat Kedoshim" __________________________________________________ A transcript of Ogla’s tombstone inscription can be seen here: Ogla was a nickname for Avigail ( ...). Abigail Ogla's ...

6/28/2007 12/9/2012

An old, widely ramified family counting many rabbis among its members, who were and are still found in Italy, Poland, Germany, Alsace, and also in America. It derived its name from the locality of Ka...

6/23/2008 12/9/2012

R' Moshe Schick (The MaHaRaM Schick) מהר"ם שיק MP (1807 - 1879)

"מהר"ם שיק", "MaHaRam Schick", "R' Moshe Shik", "Maharam Schick", "משה שיק", "Harav Moishe Schick"

Rabbi Moshe Shik (1807–1879; Hebrew: מהר"ם שיק) was a Rosh Yeshiva and Posek, and one of the leading Hungarian rabbis of his time. Yivo He is more commonly known as the Maharam Shik; Maharam is the...

4/25/2007 7/26/2012

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...

10/12/2007 12/25/2011

Helena Rubinstein MP (1870 - 1965)

Helena Rubinstein Born in Krakow (now in Poland), on December 25, 1870, the oldest of eight children of Augusta (Gitel Szeindel nee SILBERFELD ) and Naftali Herz (Horace) Rubinstein. She briefly st...

11/3/2008 12/21/2011

Avraham Ashkenazi Katzenellenbogen MP (1549 - 1637)

"Abraham Katzenellenbogen"

Neil Rosenstein, The Unbroken Chain, page 583, G4.2 R. Abraham (Joseph Jacob) Ashkenazi-(Katzenellenpogen) born about 1549. Became Rabbi of Janow about 1593. In 1615, was elected ABD of Lvov. D...

6/20/2007 12/14/2011

6/19/2007 12/13/2011

Succeeded his father Abraham as head of court in Brest Litovsk (Brisk) rabbi of Brisk He was rabbi of Brest-Litovsk and was in turn succeeded by his son Aryeh Löb Katzenellenbogen. A "hesped" or sermon...

6/19/2007 12/9/2011

Menachem Mendel Schneerson [7th ADMOR of CHABAD] The Lubavitcher Rebbe MP (1902 - 1994)

"The Lubavitcher", "Lubavitcher Rebbe", "The Rebbe", "Our Rebbe"

[Wikipedia]Menachem Mendel Schneerson (April 5, 1902 OS – June 12, 1994 NS, known as The Rebbe, was a prominent Hasidic rabbi who was the seventh and last Rebbe (spiritual leader) of the Chabad Lubavit...

6/7/2007 12/8/2011

2/7/2009 12/8/2011

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6/19/2007 12/8/2011

6/19/2007 12/8/2011

6/18/2007 12/8/2011

3/27/2009 12/8/2011

R' Avraham Yacov Katzenellenbogen MP (b. - 1863)

"Abraham Jacob Katzenellenbogen"

R. Abraham Yacov Katzenellenbogen died in Plungian in 1863 He wrote an original manuscript of the family genealogy in Vilna in 1843. He was the Progenitor of a large family though two children, many ...

7/23/2008 12/8/2011

He was the Progenitor of Branch F - Descendants of Abraham Haim Katzenellenbogen - Volovelsky of Drohitchin. Source The Unbroken Chain - Neil Rosenstein (1990) Page 592 G10.4

12/8/2008 12/8/2011

RABBI AVRAHAM CHAIM KATZENELENBOGEN Rabbi Avraham Chaim Katzenelenbogen of Svislotch (near Byalistock) descended from the famous Katzenelenbogen family, which is said to derive from the legendary R. ...

7/8/2007 12/8/2011

Neil Rosenstein - The Unbroken Chain (1990) Page 614 G13.1 Saul Katzenellenbogen of Vilna, born 1841. ABD Silale (Shillel) north west of Kovno from 1890. Married Frieda

7/23/2008 12/8/2011

Neil Rosenstein - The Unbroken Chain (1990) Page 592 G11.1 R Elijah Katzenellenbogen of Vilna

7/23/2008 12/8/2011

3/27/2009 12/8/2011

3/27/2009 12/8/2011

Yaakov Chaim Katzenellenpogen, ABD Lvov MP (c.1600 - 1660)

"Jacob Katzenellenpogen", "Jacob Katzenellenbogen"

né vers 1600? Neil Rosenstein, The Unbroken Chain, page 584, G5.3 R' Jacob Katzenellenpogen succeeded his father as A.B.D. of Lvov and was also the Head of the Yeshiva. He died there on February 28...

1/29/2008 12/8/2011

Max Leopold Margolis MP (1866 - 1932)

Record from Jewish Gen of his birth (Litvak SIG database): MARGALIUS, Mordekhay Yitschak, - Hinda, - - 10/8/1866 11 Elul Merkine Trakai Vilnius Father was a teacher in a cheder. Brit on 18 Elul ...

2/7/2009 12/6/2011

Saul Lieberman MP (1898 - 1983)

The late Professor Shaul Lieberman (1898-1983) was a leading professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, the rabbinical school of the Conservative Movement (although Lieberman was Orthodo...

12/28/2008 12/6/2011

MacKinlay Kantor MP (1904 - 1977)


American journalist, novelist and screenwriter, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1956 for his 1955 novel Andersonville, about the Confederate prisoner of war camp.

10/18/2011 12/1/2011

Benjamin Moses Frankel MP (1897 - 1927)

Ben Frankel married Florence Koenigsberg, but died before they had children. (per his nephew Lee Benjamin Frankel). Benjamin Frankel, 29 (1899–1929), a Mariampole descendant, known for his warm dispo...

6/20/2009 12/1/2011

Martin Buber MP (1878 - 1965)

"‎מרטין מרדכי בובר"

Martin Buber (Hebrew: מרטין בובר‎; February 8, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an Austrian-born Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of religious existentialism centered on th...

11/3/2008 12/1/2011

Moses Mendelssohn MP (1729 - 1786)


Moses Mendelssohn (Dessau, September 6, 1729 – January 4, 1786 in Berlin) was a German Jewish philosopher to whose ideas the renaissance of European Jews, Haskalah (the Jewish Enlightenment) is indebte...

5/17/2008 12/1/2011

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy MP (1809 - 1847)

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Wedding March , The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - Overture , A Midsummer's Night Dream - Scherzo & Song - "You spotted snakes" , Itzhak Perlman Mendelssohn Violin Concert...

7/22/2008 12/1/2011

Karl Marx MP (1818 - 1883)

"Karl Marx"

Karl Marx was a philosopher, economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist. Born in Trier to a middle-class family, Marx later studied political econom...

5/18/2008 12/1/2011

Marcel Proust MP (1871 - 1922)

"Marcel Proust"

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust , known as Marcel Proust , was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental À la recherche du temps perdu ( In Search of Lost Time ;...

3/1/2008 12/1/2011

Nathé Weil MP (1814 - 1896)

"Nathan", "Nathee"

3/1/2008 12/1/2011

3/27/2009 9/24/2011

Bencian Kacenelenbogen MP (1860 - d.)

3/11/2011 3/12/2011

Chana Heller Segal MP (1625 - d.)

"Hanale", "Chana Heller Segal (Katzenellenbogen Wahl)"

"Hanale [daughter of R' Moses Katzenellenbogen, A.B.D. of Chelm, died after 1643 married Sarah, daughter of R' Benjamin Benas of Posen] married in 1643 to R' Nathan HaLevi, son of R. Zeev Wolf Ha...

6/23/2008 12/29/2010

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6/19/2007 11/23/2010

Rebecca Rachel Landau MP (b. - 1737)

Text on her tombstone: Here Buried The chasida and modest woman Extolled above women in the tent, Mrs. Rebecca Rachel, daughter of Rav and Av Beis Din ( head of the rabbinical court) our teacher Rabb...

6/23/2008 11/23/2010

2/7/2009 11/23/2010

Mirl Katzenellenbogen MP (b. - 1734)

2/7/2009 11/23/2010

Hinda Katzenellenbogen MP (c.1570 - c.1617)


1913--1996- The Eger Family Association- pg.39 1913--1990- The Eger Family Association-אילן יח- Redundant, recently duplicated profile with no added information. Should not have been created in the...

2/11/2008 11/23/2010

R' Ya'akov Katzenellenbogen MP (1668 - c.1697)

8/30/2007 11/23/2010

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Unbroken Chain, Neil Rosenstein (1990) - page 27 - G7.5

9/3/2008 11/23/2010

R' Moshe Katzenellenbogan Wahl, [of Chelemu] MP (c.1589 - c.1643)


It is all mixed up here; some of his so called children were born 200 years later! R. ABD of Chelm/Pinczow

10/12/2007 11/23/2010

Telza Sofer MP (c.1580 - 1630)

"A possible relationship between Moshe Rivkas and the Katzenellenbogen family was mentioned in Eliyahu’s Branches, the Descendants of the Vilna Gaon and His Family 13. At the time of writing of that bo...

10/16/2007 11/23/2010

Naftali Tzvi Hirsh Sofer MP (1570 - 1601)

R' Naftali Tzvi Hersh (Fasi) ( - 1601 Prague) "Sofer" (scribe) of the Kahalmarried Telza (see Katzenellenbogen family) "Sefer HaYachas leMishpachat Rivlin" - the Rivlin genealogy that was published in ...

7/9/2007 11/23/2010

duplicate profile Managed by: Mark Za'k Rowan & 69 others.

9/11/2007 11/22/2010

8/5/2010 11/22/2010

Moshe Katzenellenbogen MP (c.1420 - d.)

The Katzenellenbogen family derive from the locality of Katzenelnbogen in the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau. In 1312 Count Diether of Katzenelnbogen received permission from Emperor Henry VII. to k...

9/6/2008 11/22/2010

Yitzhak Katzenellenbogen, [of Ellenbogen] MP (1445 - 1530)

"Yitzhak Ha Cohen of Ellenbogen", "Yitzhak Katzenellenbogen MaHaram of Padua"

Subject: סדר הדורות אבותיו של מהר"ם מפדואה עד רש"י: [מהר"ם מפדואה]* יצחק קנצנלנבוגן [נשא את יוליה מלכה, בת יחיאל לוריא השני]* יחיאל לוריא השני עבר מאלזס לבריסק* אהרן לוריא אב"ד היילברון* נתנאל לורי...

9/18/2007 11/9/2010

Meir Wahl Katzenellenbogen - MaHaRaSH MP (1565 - 1630)

"Maharash", "ABD Tiktin", "הרב מאיר קאטצענעלבויגן", "Meir David Wahl Katzenellenbogen"

Meir Wahl A.B.D. was known as Meir Shauls or MaHaRaSH. He was first elected as A.B.D of Tiktin, after that he became the head of the Council of the Land of Lithuania in 1623. Founded LithuanianCoun...

3/23/2007 10/21/2010

Yitzhak Wahl-Katzenelenbogen, "Harif" MP (1583 - d.)


6/23/2008 10/21/2010

né entre 1558 et 1567?

6/23/2008 10/21/2010

Shmuel Yehuda Wahl Katzenellenbogen MP (1566 - 1591)

"Judah Saul Wahls of /Brest/"

alt: Samual Judas Wahl Katzenellen He had eight brothers and four sisters, named Abraham, David, Henele, Jacob, Isaac, Unknown, Meir, Unknown, Feiwel, Geila, Pesia and Olga. (Samuel) Juda WAHL se...

6/28/2007 10/21/2010

Saul Wahl Katzenellenbogen (1 day King) MP (1545 - 1616)

"Le Roi d'un jour", "Jewish King for a Night", "Saul Wahl of Brest-Litovsk", "King for a Day", "Saul (Hasar) Wahl Katzenellenbogen", "Sar Hagadol", "King for a night"

R' SHAUL WAHL KATZENELLENBOGEN - FAMOUS FOR HAVING BEEN "KING FOR A NIGHT." Jewish Dynasties Saul Wahl Death In Venice - seeking the Katzenellenbogen tombstones Saul Wahl (1541/5 -1617)

3/23/2007 10/20/2010

Rabbi David Katzenellenpogen was ABD of Keidaniai after his father left for Altona in 1714. His signature in the Records of the Council of the Four Lands appeared in 1751 at the meeting of Mir. Somet...

6/19/2007 10/20/2010

2/7/2009 10/20/2010

Hanna Katzenellenbogen MP (1485 - 1546)

"Hannale Mintz", "Chanah Minz", "Chana Kaznelbogen", "Chanah Katzenelenbogen", "Hanna", "/Minz/"

3/23/2007 10/20/2010

Rabbi Shmuel Yehuda Katzenellenbogen, MaHaShik MP (c.1521 - 1597)

"MaHaRSHIK", "Samuel Judah of Padua", "Yehudan", "Mintz"

Samuel Judah Katzenellenbogen (1521 in Padua, Italy – March 25, 1597 in Padua) was an Italian Rabbi, the son of Rabbi Meir ben Isaac Katzenellenbogen). He was distinguished even in his youth for his ...

3/23/2007 10/20/2010

Rabbi Yehezkel Katzenellenbogen, Ba'al "Knesset Yehezkel" MP (c.1668 - 1749)

"Ezekiel", "Jecheskel"

Born 1668 or 1669, Ezekiel himself was uncertain of the fact.He grew up in Brest where he studied under R. Mordecai Susskind,son of R. Moses Rothenberg who lived there until about 1691. He was first A....

6/19/2007 10/20/2010

Rabbi Meir Katzenellenbogen, Maharam of Padua MP (c.1482 - c.1564)

"Maharam of Padua", "Meir of Padua", "המהר"ם מפדואה"

Meir ben Isaac Katzenellenbogen (1482 – January 12, 1565) (also, Meir of Padua, Maharam Padua , Hebrew: מאיר בן יצחק קצנלנבויגן) was an 'Italian rabbi born at Katzenellenbogen, Germany. The name was ...

3/23/2007 10/20/2010