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R' David HaKohen Rappaport MP (1890 - 1941)

"Tzemach David ", "R' David Hakohen ben Akiva Rappaport"

Tzemach David, R' David Hakohen ben Akiva Rappaport, 1890-1941 Hebrew Books Rav Dovid Rapaport (1890-1941). Born in Minsk, his mother was a descendant of the Gaon of Vilna while his fath...

11/8/2010 1/30/2017

1/29/2017 1/29/2017

4/12/2012 1/22/2017
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Author of Arza D'bei Rav ארזא דבי רב and Roshei Sheorim ראשי שערים Aryeh ...

10/30/2007 12/16/2016

Rabbi Aaron Gorovitz (1870 - 1956)

12/30/2012 12/8/2016

Author of and more works.

7/22/2007 11/19/2016

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...

4/25/2007 11/18/2016

R' Yitzchok Frankel (b. - c.1833)

3/22/2009 11/18/2016

Rav Refoel Shapiro MP (1837 - 1921)

Rabbi Refael Shapiro (1837–1921) was the famed Rosh Yeshiva of the Volozhin yeshiva and a son-in-law of Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin (the Netziv). After the Volozhin yeshiva was closed down i...

1/17/2008 11/18/2016

R' Nathan Nata Bilitzky (1898 - 1982)

3/20/2007 11/18/2016


9/2/2008 11/16/2016

Yechiel Heilprin (Seder Hadorot) MP (1660 - 1742)

"‎הרב יחיאל היילפרין בעל סדר הדורות", "Jehiel ben Solomon Heilprin", "Yechiel M'Minsk Bal Mechaber "Saider Hadoirois"", "Seder HaDorot", "הרב יחיאל אב"ד מינסק היילפרין", "בעל סדר הדורות"

Jehiel ben Solomon Heilprin (ca. 1660–ca. 1746) was a Lithuanian rabbi, kabbalist, and chronicler---he was one of the most eminent Talmudists of his time, a descendant of Solomon Luria, and trac...

11/13/2007 10/9/2016

Eliezer Halevi (deceased)

2/13/2009 10/9/2016

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Oct 7 2016, 21:05:53 UTC

9/22/2008 10/7/2016

9/27/2008 10/7/2016

9/17/2016 9/17/2016

R' Jacob Honig (deceased)

9/17/2016 9/17/2016

9/17/2016 9/17/2016

R' Eliezer Rotenberg (1928 - 2017)

9/23/2007 9/17/2016

sefer OTZAR Balum: sefer Marganisa dreb Meir: Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 27 2016, 10:07:14 UTC

12/15/2009 9/17/2016

8/3/2011 9/17/2016

3/8/2016 3/8/2016

8/6/2010 3/6/2016

Rabbi Yisroel Flam (1927 - 2004)

"Rabbi Flam", "Rosh Yeshiva Spring Valley"

There are too many things that can be said about my beloved uncle. I will however state one thing that encompasses all that his life was about. Whenever there were choices to made or forks in the road ...

8/9/2007 3/2/2016

הגאון האדיר רבי ברוך שמעון שנ�...

4/26/2008 2/28/2016

Rabbi Shlomo Wahrman MP (1926 - 2013)

"Rabbi Shlomo Wahrman (Herskovitz)", "Shloimi Wahrman"

The library of Rabbi Shlomo Wahrman A"H Reminiscences of Rabbi Shlomo Wahrman: Torah and Ahavat Yisrael Book Review: Rabbi Shlomo Wahrman, Lest We Forget: Growing up in Nazi Leipzig 1933-1939.

7/3/2007 12/15/2015

R' Elijah David Stampfer MP (1893 - 1963)

3/27/2009 12/9/2015

3/7/2009 12/8/2015

The End Of An Era: The Sulitzer Rebbe Published on: June 19, 2013 05:04 PM By: Five Towns Jewish Times By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Far Rockaway, NY - The entire community is mourning the passing this pas...

9/4/2008 12/8/2015

R' Israel Piekarski (deceased)

12/2/2015 12/2/2015

Rabbi Moshe Avigdor Amiel (1883-1946) , philosopher, active for Eretz Yisrael settlement. In 1905 rabbi of Svencian, in 1920 rabbi of Antwerp, in 1936 Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Moshe Avigdor Amiel...

8/20/2008 11/26/2015

R' Chaim Grunem Lando MP (1910 - 1997)

12/27/2008 11/26/2015

Rabbi Avraham David Wahrmann of Buczacz MP (1770 - 1840)

"Rabbi Avraham David b'Asher Wahrman of Buchach", "Abraham David ben Asher Anshel Wahrman", "Avraham Dovid Wahrman", "Avraham David Wharman", "R. Avraham David ben Asher Anschil Wahrman"

Hebrew Books Fifth Generation Disciple of BeSHT Rabbi Avraham David A.B.D. Buchach JewishGen David ben Asher Anshel Buchach David ben Buchach Wahrman

4/18/2010 11/23/2015

R' Zvi Hirsch Feldman (b. - 1975)

9/3/2012 11/17/2015

R' Moses ben Isaac haLevi Minz MP (deceased)

"Moses Minz", "Moses Mintz", "Rabbi Moshe Mints", "Moshe Mintz", "Moshe Minz"

Moses ben Isaac ha-Levi Minz (15th century) was a German rabbi and contemporary of Israel Isserlein, whom he frequently consulted. He was successively rabbi at Mainz, Landau, Bamberg, and Posen. In h...

9/6/2008 11/7/2015

Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, "Ktav Sofer" MP (1815 - 1871)

"Ksav Soifer", "Keszav-Sofer", "Ktav Sofer"

Chasam Sofer website Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyomin Sofer , (German: Abraham Samuel Benjamin Schreiber), also known by his main work Ksav Sofer (trans. Writ of the Scribe), (1815 - 1871), was one of the...

7/23/2007 11/7/2015

Harav Yaakov Koppel Reich MP (1838 - 1929)

Jakob Koppel Reich , Chief Rabbi of Budapest until 1929, and his grandfather Koppel Charif, founder of the Yeshiva in Vrbov (1838–1929), rabbi and Orthodox leader. Born to a well-known rabbinic ...

9/21/2009 11/7/2015

Rabbi David Tzvi Hoffman MP (1843 - 1921)

"David Zvi Hoffman", "David Tzvi Hoffman"

Rabbi Dr. David Zvi Hoffmann was a unique figure in the history of both German Jewish Orthodoxy and academic Jewish Studies. He was widely regarded by contemporaries as an unequaled master of Halakha a...

8/6/2007 11/7/2015

"The head of the Yeshiva and rabbi of Brotchin (Bohorodczany)." -- Rabbis of Stanislav of the Horowitz Family (Notes from the Family Tree), translated by Jerrold Landau,

2/7/2009 11/1/2015

R' Menachem Mendel Halberstam, Admur Stropkow-New York MP (1879 - 1954)

"Stropkover Rebbe"

Kasztner Rescuee Rabbi Menachem Mendel Halberstam (1873–1954), tntzb"h. the son of Rabbi Avraham Shalom Halberstam was appointed chief rabbi of Stropkov and head of the Talmud Torah till WWI...

2/7/2009 10/15/2015

Jewish community of Stropkov Rabbi Avraham Shalom Halberstam (1856–1940) In 1897, Rabbi Avraham Shalom Halberstam was appointed Rabbi of Stropkov, succeeding Rabbi Yitzhak Hersh Amsel (c1855...

1/7/2008 10/15/2015

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother יעקב יצחק וינשטוק by SmartCopy : Oct 9 2015, 0:...

7/10/2008 10/6/2015

Ben Zion Meir Hai Uziel MP (1880 - 1953)

הרב בן-ציון מאיר חי עוזיאל ___________________________...

3/14/2010 10/1/2015

Established a large Yeshiva in Novomisk in 1896. Novominsk is a Hasidic dynasty originating in Mińsk Mazowiecki, Poland and now based in the United States. It also runs a yeshiva known as Yeshiv...

7/12/2007 10/1/2015

R' David Klatzko (b. - 1858)

6/18/2007 10/1/2015

R' Shabtai Frankel (deceased)

שבתי פרנקל (13 באוגוסט 1909, כ"ו באב ה'ת...

9/22/2009 9/15/2015
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R' Jekutiel Klein (deceased)

9/14/2007 9/13/2015

Was nominated by his uncle, Issacar Ullman, to carry out his will regarding the continued Jewish education of his family.

4/16/2011 9/13/2015

9/13/2015 9/13/2015

10/27/2009 9/13/2015

Harav Eliezer Gordon, Reb Laizer Telzer, MP (1841 - 1910)

"Reb Laizer Telzer", "הרב אליעזר", "R' Eliezer Gordon"

Rabbi Eliezer Gordon (1841-1910) also known as Reb Laizer Telzer, served as the Rabbi and Rosh Yeshiva of Telz, Lithuania. Rabbi Eliezer Gordon was born in 1841 in the Lithuanian village of Chernian,...

7/24/2008 9/2/2015

R' Baruch Hager, of Vizhniz-Seret-Bnei Brak (1895 - 1963)

"Mekor Baruch"

Vizhnitz Hasidic dynasty Wikipedia Article See page 134 and on

9/3/2007 8/17/2015

R' Eliezer Hager, Rosh Yeshiva of Damesek Eliezer (1891 - 1946)

"Damesek Eliezer"

Vizhnitz Hasidic dynasty on Wikipedia

3/7/2009 8/17/2015

3/7/2009 8/14/2015

Yisrael Hager, Grand Rabbi of Vizhnitz MP (1860 - 1936)

"Ahavat Yisrael", "Ahavas Yisroel", "3rd Vizhnitz Rebbe"

(Yisroel) HagerIsrael (Yisroel) Hager was born on August 20, 1860. He was the firstborn son of Rabbi Boruch Hager. He married the daughter of Rabbi Meir Horowitz of Dzikov. In 1875 he moved to his fath...

12/19/2007 8/14/2015

Mordechai Shlomo Friedman (15 October 1891, Boiany, Ukraine – 2 March 1971, New York City),[1] sometimes called Solomon Mordecai Friedman, was the Boyaner Rebbe of New York for over 40 years. ...

5/13/2008 8/12/2015

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

2/7/2009 7/28/2015

2/7/2009 7/28/2015

R' Yaakov Halberstam, Admur Chakov-New York-Jerusalem MP (1896 - 1967)

"The Tshokaver Rebbe", "Jacob Halberstam"

Born 1902? Died 1967? [Wiki]

7/11/2008 7/28/2015

HaRav Gedaliah Schorr MP (1910 - 1979)

"Rosh Yeshivah Torah Va-Das", "Gedalia", "Gedalyahu"

Rabbi Gedalyahu Schorr (27 November 1910 – 7 July 1979), also known as Gedalia Schorr, was a prominent rabbi and rosh yeshiva. He was regarded as the "first American Gadol" (Torah giant), an exp...

8/1/2008 7/23/2015

and rabbi; born at the end of the eighteenth century; died October, 1857, at Schafa, Moravia, where he was rabbi. He was the author of the following works: (1) "Berit Melaḥ" (Covenant of Salt), ...

8/23/2007 5/11/2015

Rabbi Mordechai Banet MP (1753 - 1829)

"Mordecai ben Abraham Benet", "מרדכי בן אברהם בנט", "Marcus Benedict"

Published Gravestones from Nikolsburg on Jewishgen A Gifted Child. Talmudist and chief rabbi of Moravia; born in 1753 at Csurgό, a small vil lage in the county of Stuhlweissenburg, Hungary; died...

7/23/2007 5/8/2015

5/8/2015 5/8/2015

5/27/2009 5/8/2015

Rav Noach Weinberg MP (1930 - 2009)

Rabbi Noah Weinberg, founder of Aish HaTorah, dies By Ben Harris NEW YORK (JTA) -- Rabbi Noah Weinberg, the founder and dean of the sprawling global outreach operation Aish HaTorah, was being called ...

2/5/2009 5/8/2015

5/5/2015 5/5/2015

Rabbi Abraham Moses Babad, "Sunderlander Rebbe" (1908 - 1969)

"Abraham Moses"

11/3/2009 4/5/2015

2/25/2008 3/19/2015

Rabbi Matzliah Mazouz (1912 - 1971)

"Matzliah Mazouz"

R' Matzliah Mazuz On the night of Passover, Tunisian Jews have the custom of studying the work of Rabbi Matzliah Mazuz, that great Posek, the last of the Gaonim of Tunisia, and the Rav of all Jews in e...

8/7/2011 3/18/2015

3/18/2015 3/18/2015

11/14/2009 3/18/2015

R' Jacob Meir Shapira (1891 - 1971)

8/3/2007 3/18/2015

HaRav David Kaganoff MP (1890 - 1960)

Head of Congregation Anshei Mizrach and a Rosh Yeshiva of the Hebrew Theological College of Chicago.

1/13/2010 3/15/2015

Rabbi Avner German (1926 - 2012)

"Rav Avner German"

Be'er Hagolah Legacy Dinner 2012 Rabbi Avner German YouTube Rabbi Avner German News 12 Brooklyn Rav Avner German was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1926. His father, Reb Mordechai Nochum, was a ...

11/23/2014 3/4/2015

הרב פנחס דוד, אדמו''ר מבאסטאן-פלעטבוש Horowitz MP

"Bostoner Rebbe of Flatbush"

Brooklyn, NY, USA

2/10/2009 2/6/2015

R. Jakob Lubliner (1575 - 1643)

"The Lubliner Rebbe", "Yakov Hersch Lubliner", "Yakov Lubliner"

R. Jakob Lubliner: הגאון מו"ה יעקב אבד"ק לובלין...

3/23/2007 1/30/2015

Avraham Yehoshua Heschel [of Cracow] (Hanukat HaTorah) MP (1596 - 1663)

"Joshua", "Chacham Tzvi", "Chanukat H'atora", "בעמ"ס חנוכת התורה", "Rabbi Hoeschl of Cracow"

מחודשת למשפחת הרבי ר' העשיל מק&#x...

3/23/2007 1/29/2015

Rabbi Mordechai ben Avraham Jaffe "Ba'al HaLevushim" MP (1530 - 1612)

"בעל הלבושים", "Mordechai Yofe H'Leibushim", ""Ba'al halevoshim"\\", ""Levush"", "Rav Mordechai Jaffe Halevush", "the Levush", "baal halevushim - בעל הלבושים"

Wikipedia: Mordecai Yoffe and מרדכי יפה . Mordechai ben Avraham Yafeh Yivo בעל הלבוש&...

8/28/2007 1/28/2015

Yitzhak bar Sheshet Perfet, Rabbi (1326 - 1405)


Isaac ben Sheshet Perfet (1326 – 1408) יצחק בן ששת was a Spanish Talmudic authority, also known by his acronym, Rivash (ר&#x...

11/23/2011 1/24/2015

Yiḥyah Qafiḥ רבי יחיא בן שלמה קאפח also Yiḥyah ibn Shalomo el...

2/25/2008 1/23/2015

R' Isaac, A.B.D. Volozhin MP (1780 - 1849)

"Yitzale", "Voloziner"

HaRav Yitzchok (Itzele) of Volozhin Reb Iztele Reb Chaim headed the yeshiva until 1825. He had a son, Rabbi Yitzchak, who was called “Reb Itzele.” When Reb Chaim died, Reb Itzele became...

12/10/2007 1/7/2015

Yehoshua Heschel Charif, ["Meginei Shlomo, Pnei Yehoshua"] (c.1593 - 1648)

"Meginei Shlomo", "Pnei Yehoshua", "Yehoshua Heshel Charif of Grodno", "Yehoshua Heshel Charif of Tiktin", "Yehoshua Heshel Charif of Lvov", ""Moginei Shlomo"", ""shu't Pnei Yehoshua"", "Rabbi Yehushua Heshel Harif", "יהושע חריף"

Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel Charif (born in Vilna around 1580 and died in 5408-1648 in Krakow) was one of the students of the Maharam of Lublin and of Rabbi Yehoshua Falk. He served in Grodno from Elul 5394...

4/30/2007 1/7/2015

Eliyahu David (the ADeReT) Rabinowitz-Teomim MP (1843 - 1905)

"Aderet", "האדרת", "אליהו דוד רבינוביץ' תאומים"

Biography of Rabbi Eliyahu David Rabinowitz-Teomim (1842/43–1905), rabbi in Lithuania and Jerusalem. Eliyahu Rabinowitz-Te’omim was born in Pikeln (Lith., Pikeliai), in western Lithuania....

3/15/2008 1/7/2015

Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Halevi Margolioth MP (c.1540 - 1616)

"Charif", "Shachna", "שכנה", "חריף", "אב"ד ור"מ דק"ק קראקא", "Moshe Mordechai Magolioth", "Harav Moshe Mordechi Margolioth of Krakow", "משה חריף"

Moses Mordecai ben Samuel Margolioth : Talmudist and cabalist; born probably at Posen, where his father was rabbi, about 1540; died at Cracow Nov. 21, 1616. On the death of Joseph Katz (1591) Moses Mor...

1/21/2008 1/7/2015

R' Emmanuel Hirsch Zvi Deutsch (1898 - 1944)

"Menachem Manó Deutsch", "Menachem Tzvi Deutsch"

Menachem Zvi Deutsch (1898-1944) Chief Rabbi Menachem Zvi (Manó) Deutsch z'tl was born on 13. October 1898. in Balassagyarmat -died at Auschwitz in 1944. Son of Chief Rabbi Joseph Israel...

6/17/2012 1/7/2015

Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik MP (1820 - 1892)

"Beis HaLevi"

Author of Beis Halevi ) (Click on link to see complete family tree) Yosef Dov Soloveitchik (b.1820 in Nesvizh, Minsk Voblast, Belarus; d.1892 in Brest-Litovsk, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus was the aut...

12/10/2007 1/4/2015

Natan Neta Shapira III [Krakow] MP (c.1585 - 1633)

"Natan Neta (Nata)", "Megaleh Amukot Nathan Nata Spira", "Author Megale Amukot", "מחבר מגלה עמוקות", "Baal Megale Amukot בעל מגלה עמוקות", "Natan Note ben Shelomoh", "Natan Note Spira", "Natan Nata Shapira", "Nuson", "Nuta lll Shapiro", "Natan Shapiro", "Natan N", "Megaleh Amu..."

Spira, Natan Note ben Shelomoh , (1585–1633), rabbi, preacher, and kabbalist. Natan Note Spira (also Natan Nata Shapira) was born to a rabbinical family and was named after his grandfather, a ra...

4/29/2007 11/30/2014

Rabbi Sachs died while teaching a class at the Hebrew Theological College, 7135 N. Carpenter Road, Skokie, IL, USA. Some information about Rabbi Sachs found on:

11/23/2014 11/23/2014

HACHAM Abdallah Somekh MP (1813 - 1889)

"Rabbi Abdullah Somech Zatzal"

Hakham Abdallah (Ovadia) Somekh (1813–September 13, 1889) was a rosh yeshiva and posek of Iraqi Jewry. He was born in Baghdad to Abraham Somekh, himself a descendant of Nissim Gaon; he was the e...

6/13/2008 11/23/2014

Rabbi Moshe Feinstein MP (1895 - 1986)

Moshe Feinstein משה פיינשטיין‎; March 3, 1895 – March 23, 1986) was a Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi, schola...

1/16/2008 11/19/2014

Reb Aisel Harif MP (1801 - 1873)

"Aisel Harif", "Eizel Harif", ""Eizel the sharp"", "YEHOSHUA ISAAC SHAPIRA", "Eizel the prodigy from Globok", "Rabbi Aisel Slonimer", ""The Iron Head"", "Chatan Reb Yitzchak Fein", "Eizel Harif SHAPIRA", "JOSHUA ISAAC BEN JEHIEL", "Rav Eizel Charif"

HaRav Aisel Harif Rabbi Yehoshua Aisek Shapira lived in the 19th century and was the great-grandson of Rabbi Luria, the famed Kabbalist of Safed. Rabbi Aisel Slonimer, as he was known, spent most...

7/27/2009 10/6/2014

Yom Tov Lippman Heller - תוספות יו"ט MP (1579 - 1654)

"Tosfos Yomtov", "תוספות יום טוב", "Tosfos Yom Tov", "תוספות יו"ט", "יומטוב", "יום טוב", "Tosfot Yomtov", "Rabbi YomTov Lipmann Heller"

רבי גרשון שאול יום-טוב ליפמן ה&#x...

6/20/2007 9/23/2014

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 Febr...

1/29/2008 9/14/2014

Saʿadyā ben Yōsēf Gaon of Sura MP (c.882 - 942)

"Saadiah Gaon", "Saadya Gaon", "Sa'adya Gaon", "Saadia ben Josef", "Saadiah ben Joseph", "Rasag", "Saʻadiah Gaon", "سعيد بن يوسف الفيومي‎", "Saʻīd bin Yūsuf al-Fayyūmi", "Sa'id ibn Yusuf al-Dilasi", "Saadia ben Yosef aluf", "Sa'id ben Yusuf ra's al-Kull‎", "סעדי"

Saʿadyā Ben Yōsēf, saʿīd ( abī) yaʿḳūb yūsuf al-fayyūmī (269-331/882-942), Jewish theologian, philosopher and ...

8/14/2012 9/11/2014

Yisrael Meir HaKohen (Hafetz Chayim) (Chofetz Chaim) MP (1838 - 1933)

"Chafetz Chaim", "חָפֵץ חַיִּים", "Yisrael Meir Kagan", ".Yisrael Meir (Kagan) Poupko", "MEIER HAKAHAN YISRAEL", "MEIER KAGAN (HAKAHAN)", "Meier Kagan", "הרב ישראל מאיר הכהן החפץ חיים", "Chofetz Chaim (Israel Meir) Hakoen"

Yisrael Meir (Kagan) Poupko (1838 - 1933) known popularly as The Chofetz Chaim was an influential Eastern European rabbi, Halakhist, posek, and ethicist whose works continue to be widely influential in...

4/1/2007 9/10/2014

Simha Friedman (b. - c.1934)

8/29/2014 8/29/2014

Rav Chaim Kreiswirth MP (1918 - 2001)

"Antwerpen Rov", "Chief Rabbi of Antwerp", "Reb Chaim", "The iluy of Cracow"

Rabbi Chaim Kreiswirth (1918-2001) זצוק"ל was an Orthodox rabbi who served as the longtime Chief Rabbi of Congregation Machzikei Hadass Antwerp, Belgium. He was the f...

7/26/2009 8/4/2014