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Abraham ben Sahlān (ben Abraham) MP (b. - c.1032)

Abu Sahl Nathan ben Abraham, Nasi MP (c.995 - d.)

Nathan ben Abraham - a student of Ḥushiel ben Elḥanan Abū Sahl Nathan ben Abraham ben Saul, a scion of a gaonic family on his mother’s side, was born in Palestine in the last quarter of the tenth cen...

Alluf Abū ʿAmr Sahlān ben Abraham, Haḥaver MP (b. - c.1059)

Abū ʿAmr Sahlān ben Abraham was a payṭan (liturgical poet) and head of the Iraqi congregation in Fustat from 1034 until 1049 or 1050. He succeeded to this post after the death of his father, Abraham be...

Esther bat Sahlān ben Abraham MP (deceased)

Hizkiya Abraham ben Abraham HaLevi, Haham Başı of Ottoman Empire MP (c.1748 - 1836)

In 1835, (Ḥezekiah) Abraham ha-Levi (d. 1836) became the first chief rabbi (haham başı) of the Ottoman Empire, after a hiatus of nearly three hundred years since the death of Elijah ben Abraham Mizraḥi...

Judah (Abū ʾl-Ḥasan) ben Joseph ibn Ezra (ben Abraham ibn Ezra) MP (c.1070 - c.1157)

Judah (Abū ʾl-Ḥasan) ben Joseph ibn Ezra, also called ha-Nasi in some sources, was born into a distinguished family in Granada in the latter part of the eleventh century. At the time of the Almoravid i...

Menachem ben Abraham Algazi (Algazi) MP (deceased)

Menaḥem ben Abraham Algazi, the grandson of Solomon Nissim, was a religious scholar in Izmir during the seventeenth century. Yaron Ben Naeh Bibliography Ben Shim‘on, Mas‘ud (ed.). The Responsa of...

Peraḥyā Ya'ishu ben Abraham al-Ishu MP (1030 - d.)

This Family hails from the Atlas Mountains of present day Algeria. This writer suspects that this family represents the prominent family of this region who were descendants of Kahina:

Mubārak ben Abraham MP (c.1010 - d.)

Samuel ben Abraham HaEzri MP (deceased)

Sar Shalom "Zuṭa" ben Abraham HaLevi, Gaon, Rosh Yeshivat Eretz haZevi MP (c.1110 - d.)

Sar Shalom ben Moses ha-Levi Abū Zikrī Sar Shalom (Yaḥyā) ben Moses ha-Levi served as raʾīs al-yahūd (nagid) in Fustat around 1170 to 1171 and again from around 1173 to 1195. Like his predecessors in...

Shlomo Nisim ben Abraham Algazi, Hakham Qahal Qadosh Geveret MP (c.1610 - 1684)

Solomon Nissim ben Abraham Algazi the Elder, a scion of the famous Algazi family and the grandson on his mother’s side of Joseph de Segovia Benveniste (see Benveniste Family), was the foremost halakhic...

Yehoseph ben Yaʿḳōb ibn Ezra (ben Abraham ibn Ezra) MP (c.1047 - c.1120)

Ḥayyim ben Menaḥem Algazi (ben Abraham Algazi) MP (b. - 1670)

Hayyim ben Menahem Algazi Jewish Encyclopedia Ḥayyim ben Menaḥem Algazi (d. 1670) belonged to another branch of the family. He lived in Rhodes, but later (perhaps after the death or apostasy of his...

Abraham II ben Abraham Hiyya e de Boṭon MP (deceased)

Abraham Nathan ben Nissim ben Abraham Ben Yijū (ben Abraham Ben Yijū) MP (c.1125 - d.)

abraham ben abraham MP (deceased)

Benvenist "Cavallier" ben Abraham MP (1100 - d.)

Benveniste ben Abraham "Cavalier" (de la Cavalleria) MP (c.1160 - d.)

Daniel Ben Abraham MP (deceased)

efraim ben abraham MP (deceased)

Ezra ben Abraham HaLevi (ben Mevorakh), Rump of Palestine Yeshiva al-Damasq MP (c.1130 - d.)

Ezra ben Abraham ben Mazhir Ezra ha-Kohen ben Abraham ben Mazhir was head of the rump Palestinian Yeshiva in Damascus from 1164 to 1191. He was apparently a son-in-law, but not a direct descendant, o...

Humaisi / Umaisi desc Malchut ben Abraham MP (deceased)

Humaisi' direct to Addi / Udd . (desc Malchut ben Abraham) MP (deceased)

Izchok Seckel Ben Abraham MP (deceased)

Jizchak ben Abraham MP (b. - 1771)

Jizchak (genannt) Eisik, Sohn des Abraham, wegen der Darstellung der Kanne ein Levit, gestorben am 20.12.1771.

Jizchak Seligmann ben Abraham MP (deceased)

Joseph Meier ben Abraham Moses (Friedburg) MP (1636 - 1735)

Friedberg (Wetteraukreis) with districts and Dorheim Fauerbach and Ober-Rosbach (Rosbach, Weather District) Jewish History / Synagogue Overview: On the history of the Jewish community Reports f...

Malchut ben Abraham (of Canaan) MP (deceased)

Rabbi Me'ir Coronel MP (c.1420 - 1493)

Rabbi Me'ir was son-in-law of Don Abraham Senior. Rabbi Me'ir was baptized alongside Don Abraham Senior according to Bernaldez ("Historia de los Reyes Católicos," p. 336, Seville, 1870), his father-i...

Meʾir ben Abraham de Boṭon MP (1575 - 1649)

Moshe Ben Abraham MP (deceased)

Moshe ben Abraham Algazi MP (c.1605 - d.)

Moshe ben Abraham de Boṭon (ben Moshe de Boṭon) MP (deceased)

naomi ben abraham MP (deceased)

Nissim ben Abraham Ben Yijū, Radhani MP (c.1105 - d.)

Ben Yijū, Abraham Unquestionably one of the most colorful figures to be illuminated by documents from the Cairo Geniza—and in Goitein’s estimation (Letters, p. 186) “the most important single figure”...

Nissim ben Abraham MP (b. - c.1295)

R. Abigdor ben Abraham MP (deceased)

rina ben-abraham MP (1928 - 2008)

Samuel Benvenist ben Abraham MP (b. - c.1204)

Shabtai ben Abraham Donnolo MP (c.913 - d.)

The earliest evidence for Jewish settlement in southern Italy dates from the fourth century C.E. Despite occasional episodes of persecution, the communities of Bari, Oria, Taranto, and Otranto flourish...

Shlomo Ben Abraham MP (deceased)

shmaya ben-abraham MP (1925 - 2004)

Shmuel ben Abraham (Kalonymus) MP (c.1215 - d.)

Solomon ben Abraham of Montpellier MP (deceased)

Solomon ben Abraham ben Samuel , also known as Solomon of Montpellier, was a Provençal rabbi and Talmudist of the first half of the 13th century. He was rabbi at Montpellier, and leader of the movement...

Ya'akob ben Abraham ben Moshe de Boton MP (deceased)

Ya'kub ben Abraham ibn Ezra MP (deceased)

Yeheskel ben Abraham MP (deceased)

Yehuda ben Abraham Nasi MP (c.1440 - d.)

Yitzak ben Abraham Algazi MP (c.1625 - d.)

Isaac ben Abraham, the third son of Abraham Algazi the Elder, was born in 1625 on the island of Chios near Izmir. While still quite young he served in the rabbinate there and participated in the govern...

Yonah ben Abraham Girondi MP (c.1190 - 1263)

Yonah Gerondi came from Girona, in Catalonia. Gerondi was the most prominent pupil of Solomon of Montpellier, the leader of the opponents of Maimonides' philosophical works, and was one of the signers ...

zeharya ben abraham MP (deceased)