Aaron Lopez
Aaron Lopez (1731–1782), born Duarte Lopez, was a Portuguese Jewish merchant and philanthropist. Through his varied commercial ventures, he became the wealthiest person in Newport, Rhode Island, in Br...
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Isaac de Sequeira Samuda
Isaac de Sequeira Samuda or Isaac de Sequeyra Samuda (died March 1743?) was a British physician. He was the first member of the Samuda family to settle in Britain.He was the first Jew to be elected a...
Solomon de Medina
Sir Solomon de Medina (ca.1650, Bordeaux – 15 September 1730, Amsterdam ) was an army contractor for William III and the first Jew to be knighted in England.
Solomon de Medina was a wealthy Jew wh...
Moses da Costa
Moses Mendes da Costa (died 1747), also called Anthony da Costa, was an 18th-century English banker.He was so successful as a banker, that he has sometimes been said to have been on the board of the ...
Isaac Touro
The Reverend Isaac Touro (1738 – 8 December 1783) was a Dutch-born American rabbi. He was a Jewish leader in colonial America. Born in Amsterdam, in 1758 he left for Jamaica. In 1760, he arrived to s...
Francis Salvador
Francis Salvador (1747 – August 1, 1776) was a young English planter in the colony of South Carolina from the Sephardic Jewish community of London; in 1774 he was the first Jew to be elected to public...
Isaac de Pinto
Isaac de Pinto (Amsterdam, 1717 – August 14, 1787 in the Hague) was a Dutch Jew of Portuguese origin, a scholar and one of the main investors in the Dutch East India Company.In 1748 Pinto helped stadh...
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Solomon Ayllon
Solomon Ayllon (1660 or 1664 - April 10, 1728) was haham of the Sephardic congregations in London and Amsterdam, and a follower of Shabbethai Ẓebi. His name is derived from the town of Ayllon, in what...
Joseph Salvador
Joseph Salvador (1716–1786) was a British-Jewish businessman of London, perhaps most notable for being the first and only Jew to serve as a director of the British East India Company. He was descended...
Samuel Nunez
Samuel Nunis (1668–1744) was a Portuguese physician and among the earliest Jews to settle in North America.A few months after their February 1733 arrival from England, an epidemic began claiming the l...
Touro College
Touro College is a sponsored independent institution of higher and professional education, in New York City, New York, United States. Founded by Bernard Lander, the College was established primarily ...
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Judah Touro
Judah Touro (Newport, Rhode Island, June 16, 1775 – New Orleans, January 19, 1854) was an American businessman and philanthropist.
His father, Isaac Touro of Holland, was chosen in 1762 as ...
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Chaim Joseph David Azulai
Haim Yosef David Azulai ben Isaac Zerachia (1724 – 1 March 1806) (Hebrew: חיים יוסף דוד אזולאי), commonly known as the Hida (by the acronym of his name, חיד"א), was a Jerusalem born rabbinical s...
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Raphael Meldola (Sephardic Rabbi)
Raphael Meldola (1754 – 1 June 1828) was an English Rabbi. Born in Livorno, he died in London .He was one of the most prominent members of the Meldola family. He received a thorough university trainin...
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