Moshe Wallach
Moshe (Moritz) Wallach (28 December 1866 – 8 April 1957) was a German Jewish physician and pioneering medical practitioner in Jerusalem. He was the founder of Shaarei Zedek Hospital on Jaffa Roa...
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Ludwig Lewisohn
Ludwig Lewisohn (May 30, 1882 – December 31, 1955) was an outspoken critic of American Jewish assimilation, novelist and translator, known for his novel The Island Within. He wrote several autob...
Yaakov Tzvi Mecklenburg
Yaakov Tzvi Mecklenburg (יעקב צבי מקלנבורג) was a German Rabbi and scholar of the 19th century, best known as author of the Torah commentary Haketav VehaKabbalah (HaKsav VeHaKabalah).
He was born ...
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Isaac Heinemann
Isaac Heinemann (Hebrew: יצחק היינמן) (born 5 June 1876; died 28 July 1957) was Israeli rabbinical scholar and a professor of classical literature, Hellenistic literature and philology.
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Max Stern (businessman)
Max Stern (1898–1982) was an entrepreneur who established and built the Hartz Mountain Corporation, which eventually became one of America's most-successful privately held companies.
He was born t...
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Israel Meyer Japhet
Israel Meyer Japhet (7 March 1818—10 November 1892) was a teacher, choir director, and grammarian. He was choir director at the Realschule (Adass Jeschurun) in Frankfurt am Main under Rabbi Samson Ra...
Chanoch Ehrentreu
Dayan Chanoch Ehrentreu (born 1932 in Frankfurt-am-Main) served for many years as the head of the United Synagogue's Beth Din. He retired from the post in December 2006.
Dayan Ehrentreu was born ...
Joseph Chayyim ben Isaac Selig Caro
Joseph Chayyim ben Isaac Selig Caro (1800—April 21, 1895, Włocławek, Russian Empire, now Poland) was a German-Russian rabbi. He was educated as an Orthodox Talmudist, and married the daughter of...
Shimon Wincelberg
Shimon Wincelberg (September 26, 1924 – September 29, 2004) was an American television writer and Broadway playwright.Born in Kiel, Germany, he wrote for many television shows from the 1950s, so...
Nathan Marcus Adler
Rabbi Nathan Marcus hakohen Adler (13 January 1803 – 21 January 1890) was the Orthodox Chief Rabbi of the British Empire from 1845 until his death, probably the most prominent 19th century rabbi in th...
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Eliezer Löb
Eliezer Löb (1837 in Pfungstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse – January 23, 1892 in Altona, Hamburg) was a German rabbi. He was educated at the gymnasium of Darmstadt and at the University of Giessen,...
Isidor Grunfeld
Isidor Grunfeld (1900–1975), also known by his Hebrew name Yishai ha-Kohen Grunfeld, was a dayan (rabbinical judge) and author who was associated with the London Beth Din (rabbinical court). He is bes...
Fred Rosner
Fred Rosner is Assistant Dean and professor of medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Director of the Department of Medicine at Q...
Seligman Baer Bamberger
Seligman Baer (Isaac Dov) Bamberger (born Wiesenbronn, near Kitzingen, Bavaria, 6 November 1807; died Würzburg 13 October 1878) was a Talmudist and a leader of Orthodox Judaism in Germany. Between 184...
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Hartwig Naftali Carlebach
Rabbi Hartwig Naftali Carlebach (1889–1967), known as Rabbi Naphtali Carlebach was a leading Rabbi in Berlin, Germany, Baden, Austria, and Manhattan, New York.
He was born in 1889, the youngest of...
Benjamin Hirsch Auerbach
Benjamin Hirsch Auerbach (born at Neuwied in 1808; died at Halberstadt, September 30, 1872) was a German rabbi and one of the most prominent leaders of modern Orthodox Judaism.Benjamin received his fi...
Levi Pante
Rabbi Levi Pante, served as a Dayan in the Beth Din of the Noda Beyehuda in Prague. He was one of the early pupils of Rabbi David Tebele Scheuer. He later was appointed as Rabbi of Heifeld then as Rab...
Mayer Amschel Rothschild
Mayer Amschel Rothschild (23 February 1744 – 19 September 1812) was a German banker and the founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty, which is believed to have become the wealthiest family in human ...
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Hosea Jacobi
Rabbi Dr. Hosea Jacobi (born Hosea Hermannn Jacoby; 1841–1925) was Chief Rabbi of Zagreb, Croatia (De facto Chief Rabbi of Yugoslavia), for 58 years and the spiritual and religious leader of the Jewi...
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Herman Berlinski
Herman Berlinski (18 August 1910 – 27 September 2001) was a German-born American composer, organist, pianist, musicologist and choir conductor.
Herman Berlinski's parents, Boris and Deborah Wygodz...
Magnus Davidsohn
Magnus Davidsohn ((1877-11-02)2 November 1877 – 21 August 1958(1958-08-21)) was chief cantor of the Fasanenstrasse synagogue from its opening in 1912 until its closing by the Nazis in 1936. A trained ...
Marcus Lehmann
Marcus or Meyer Lehmann (1831 in Verden, Hanover – 1890 in Mainz) was a rabbi in Germany who strove to preserve Orthodox Judaism against the growing influence of the Reform movement.
After gradua...
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Nechama Leibowitz
Nechama Leibowitz (Hebrew: September 3, 1905 – 12 April 1997 ,נחמה ליבוביץ׳‎) was a noted Israeli Bible scholar and commentator who rekindled interest in Bible study.
Nechama Leibo...