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Profiles

  • Berta Szklarski (b. - bef.1944)
  • Chaya Halpern (deceased)
  • Rabbi David Halpern, A.B.D. Ostrog (c.1700 - 1765)
    על קברו כתוב פ"נ ה"ה הרב המאור הגאון מוהר"ר דוד בהרב המאור הגאון מו"ה ישראל ז"ל שהיה אב"ד ור"מ דק"ק זסלב ואב"ד דפה נפטר בערב שבת קודש ט"ז תמוז שנת תקכ"ה לפ"ק ת.נ.צ.ב.ה מתוך אהלי צדיקים מספריו: ...
  • HaRav Elchonon Halpern, Admur Brzezany-Golders Green (1922 - 2015)
    Rav Elchonon Halpern zt”l Tuesday February 17, 2015 8:02 PM It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Elchonon (Chuna) Halpern zt”l, rov of Bais Medrash Bais Shmuel and av bais din...

About the Halpern surname

This is one of the most widespread Jewish names. It is derived from the city of Heilbronn in Wurttemburg, Germany, where it was first assumed about four hundred years ago. There are many variations and some are: Heilpern, Halper, Helpern, Heilbrun, Heilbronner, Heilprun, Alpron, Alpern, Galpern and Halprin.

Source: Kaganoff, B. C. (1977). A dictionary of Jewish names and their history. New York: Schocken Books.

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