Samuel Hirsch Margulies
Samuel Hirsch Margulies Dr., (1858, Berezhany, western Ukraine / Austria-Hungary - March 12, 1922, Florence, Italy) Orthodox rabbi and scholar. He was born in Berezhany, western Ukraine (then mainly P...
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Shimon Sidon
Rabbi Shimon Sidon was a Hungarian rabbi; born at Nadash on January 24, 1815 (13 Shevat 5575 on the Hebrew calendar) to Yehuda Sidon from Kunitz and Eidel. He died at Trnava on December 20, 1891 (19 K...
Meyer Israel Bresselau
Meyer Israel Bresselau (25 April 1785 – 25 December 1839) was a founding member and chairman of the Hamburg Temple, one of the first Jewish reform congregations in Germany.Bresselau earned his living ...
Moses Sofer
Moses Schreiber (1762–1839), known to his own community and Jewish posterity in the Hebrew translation as Moshe Sofer, also known by his main work Chatam Sofer, Chasam Sofer or Hatam Sofer, (trans. Se...
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Joseph Babad
Joseph ben Moses Babad (1801, Przeworsk – 1874, Ternopil) was a rabbi, posek and Talmudist, best known for his work, the Minchat Chinuch, a commentary on the Sefer Hachinuch. Babad served as rabbi at ...
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Rogatchover Gaon
Joseph Rosen (Hebrew: יוסף רוזין, Yosef Rosin), known as the Rogatchover Gaon, ("Genius of Rogachev"), and also often referred to by the title of his main work Tzofnath Paneach ("Decipherer of Secret...
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Benjamin Artom
Rabbi Benjamin Artom (1835–1879) was the Haham of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews of Great Britain. He was born in Asti, Piedmont, Italy.He was the first person to hold the post of rabbi of Naples. In...
Adolf Büchler
Adolf Büchler (also Adolph) (October 18, 1867, at Priekopa, Hungary (now Slovakia) – 1939) was an Austro - Hungarian rabbi, historian and theologian.In 1887 he began his theological studies at the Rab...
Avrohom Yaakov Friedman (first Sadigura rebbe)
Avrohom Yaakov Friedman (October 28, 1820 – September 12, 1883) was the first Rebbe of the Sadigura Hasidic dynasty. He lived in the palatial home constructed by his father, Rabbi Yisrael Friedman of ...
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Eliezer Zussman-Sofer
Eliezer Zussman-Sofer (1828–1902) was a Hungarian rabbi and head of a yeshivah. He was the son of Rabbi Mordechai Efraim Fischel Sofer-Zussman of Pressburg and a son-in-law of Rabbi Joel Ungar of Shoc...
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Isaac Leucht
Isaac Leucht (1844 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany – 1916 in New Orleans, Louisiana) was a Reform Rabbi and communal leader in New Orleans. He was the last rabbi of Congregation Shangarai Chasset before...
Makhlouf Eldaoudi
Makhlouf Eldaoudi (1825–1909) (in Hebrew: מכלוף אלדאודי) was the Hakham Bashi (Turkish for the Chief Rabbi) of the Jewish communities of Acre, Haifa, Safed and Tiberias (1889–1909).He was born in Marr...
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Lelio Cantoni
Lelio Cantoni (1802, Gazzuolo, Dukedom of Mantua – 1857, Turin) was an Italian rabbi. In 1829 he entered the Istituto Rabbinico at Padua, then recently established, graduating as a rabbi in...
Joseph Krauskoph
Joseph Krauskopf (born January 21, 1858, Ostrowo, Prussia – ?) was a prominent American Rabbi, author, and leader of Reform Judaism.
In July, 1872, at the age of fourteen, Krauskopf emigrated...
Shlomo Moussaieff (rabbi)
Shlomo Moussaieff (1852 – 1922) was one of the founders of the Bukharim neighborhood in Jerusalem. He was also the patriarch of the Moussaieff clan, which includes such notable personalities as Shlomo...
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Yehuda Heller Kahana
Yehuda Heller-Kahane (2 Dec 1743 – 22 Apr 1819) (Hebrew: יהודה בן יוסף הכהן ‎) was a Rabbi, Talmudist, and Halachist in Galicia. He was known as "the Kuntras HaSfeikos" based on his work, K...
Samson Raphael Hirsch
Samson Raphael Hirsch (June 20, 1808 – December 31, 1888) was a German rabbi best known as the intellectual founder of the Torah im Derech Eretz school of contemporary Orthodox Judaism. Occasionally t...
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Nehemiah Brüll
Nehemiah Brüll (March 16, 1843, Rousínov, Moravia – February 5, 1891, Frankfurt am Main) was a rabbi and versatile scholar.
Brüll received his rabbinic-Talmudic education from his father, Jakob Br...
Moshe Schick
Moshe Schick (1 March 1807 – 25 January 1879; Hebrew: משה שיק‎, alternatively spelled as Shick, Shik, Shieck) was a prominent Hungarian Orthodox rabbi.
Schick was born in Birkenhein, Kin...
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Isaac Rülf
Rabbi Dr. Isaac (Yitzhak) Rülf (February 10, 1831 - September 18, 1902) was a Jewish teacher, journalist and philosopher. He became widely known for his aid work and as a prominent early Zionist.Rülf ...
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Isidore Loeb
Isidore Loeb (November 1, 1839–June 3, 1892) was a French-Jewish scholar born at Soultzmatt, Haut-Rhin. The son of Rabbi Seligmann Loeb of Sulzmatt, he was educated in Bible and Talmud by his father. ...
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Levi Herzfeld
Levi Herzfeld (born December 27, 1810, at Ellrich; died at Brunswick March 11, 1884) was a German rabbi and historian.
Having chosen the rabbinical career, he studied under Chief Rabbi Abraham Bin...
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Abraham Samson Onderwijzer
Abraham ben Samson ha-Kohen Onderwijzer (July 24, 1862, Muiden - November 17, 1934, Amsterdam) was a Dutch rabbi. He was chief rabbi of North Holland and founder of the Jewish labor union Betsalel.
Benjamin Wolf Löw
Benjamin Wolf Löw (1775 – March 6, 1851) was a Polish–Hungarian rabbi. He was also known as Binyamin ben Elʻazar, Benjamin Adolf Löw, and Hebrew: Binyamin Ṿolf Leṿ, a.b.d. ḳ.ḳ. Ḳollin u-ṾerboiR...
Gershon Henoch Leiner
Grand Rabbi Gershon Chanoch Henech Leiner of Radzin, son of Beis Yaakov, author of Orchos Chayim, Sod Y'sharim, Tiferes Hachanochi, and Dalsos Shaar Ha'ir, among many other seforim.The Rebbe is referr...
Chaim Sofer
Chaim Sofer (also known as the Machne Chaim, the name of his responsa) (September 29, 1821 – June 28, 1886) was a renowned Hungarian rabbi and "scholarly spokesperson for Orthodox Judaism during his t...
Mordecai Ghirondi
Mordecai Samuel ben Benzion Aryeh Ghirondi (born in Padua October 1799; died there January 4, 1852) was an Italian Jewish author and chief rabbi of Padua.Ghirondi studied at the rabbinical college of ...
Michael Sachs
Michael Sachs (3 September 1808 – 31 January 1864) was a German rabbi from Groß-Glogau, Silesia.
He was one of the first Jewish graduates from the modern universities, earning a Ph.D. degree in 18...
Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin
Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin, (b. Mir, Russia, 1816 - d. Warsaw, Poland, August 10, 1893), also known as Reb Hirsch Leib Berlin, and commonly known by the acronym Netziv, was an Orthodox rabbi, dean of t...
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