Ignaz Maybaum
Ignaz Maybaum (2 March 1897, Vienna - 1976) was a rabbi and 20th century liberal Jewish theologian.
He was born in Vienna in 1897. He studied in Berlin at the Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des J...
Moritz Güdemann
Moritz Güdemann (Hebrew: משה גידמן‎; February 19, 1835 – August 5, 1918) was an Austrian rabbi and historian. His most important work is Geschichte des Erziehungswesens und der Cultur der a...
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Ezekiel Katzenellenbogen
Ezekiel Katzenellenbogen ben Abraham (born in Lithuania about 1670; died at Altona, July 9, 1749) was a Polish-German rabbi.At first rabbi at Kėdainiai (Keidani), he was called to Altona in 1714. This...
Adolf Rosenzweig
Rabbi Dr. Adolf Rosenzweig (October 20, 1850, Turdossin, Hungary – August 16, 1918, Kolberg, Germany) was a German moderate liberal rabbi and Biblical and Talmudic scholar. In his publications he deal...
Nathan Porges
Nathan Porges (December 21, 1848 – August 27, 1924) was a Bohemian German rabbi.
Porges was born in Prostějov in Moravia, then part of the Austrian Empire.He was educated in his native town ...
Aba Dunner
Aba (Avrohom Moshe) Dunner (13 November 1937 – 17 July 2011) was a social and religious activist, who represented and worked for the interests of European Jewry, first as the personal assistant to Rab...
Márkus Horovitz
Markus Horovitz (Hungarian: Horovitz Márkus, March 14, 1844 – 1910) was a Hungarian rabbi and historian.He was born at Ladány (Tiszaladány), Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County, Hungary. The descend...
Samuel Adler (rabbi)
Samuel Adler (December 3, 1809 in Worms, Germany – June 9, 1891 in New York City) was a leading German-American Reform rabbi, Talmudist, and author. He was also the father of Felix Adler, the w...
Levi Bodenheimer
Levi Bodenheimer (December 13, 1807, at Karlsruhe – August 25, 1867, at Krefeld) was a German consistorial rabbi at Krefeld, in the Rhine province. He occupied the position of rabbi at Hildesheim in 1...
Mordechai ben Hillel
Mordechai ben Hillel HaKohen (c. 1250–1298), also known as The Mordechai, was a 13th-century German rabbi and posek. His chief legal commentary on the Talmud, referred to as The Mordechai, is one of ...
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Eliezer Berkovits
Eliezer Berkovits (8 September 1908, Nagyvarad, Austria-Hungary – 20 August 1992, Jerusalem), was a rabbi, theologian, and educator in the tradition of Orthodox Judaism.
Berkovits received h...
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Mordechai Breuer
Mordechai Breuer (Hebrew: מרדכי ברויאר‎; May 14, 1921 – February 24, 2007) was a German-born Israeli Orthodox rabbi. He was one of the world's leading experts on Tanakh (Hebrew Bible), and e...
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Josel of Rosheim
Josel of Rosheim (alternatively: Joselin, Joselmann, Yoselmann, German: Josel von Rosheim, Hebrew: יוסף בן גרשון מרוסהים‎ Joseph ben Gershon mi-Rosheim, or Joseph ben Gershon Loanz; c. 1...
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Abraham Joshua Heschel (January 11, 1907 – December 23, 1972) was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century. Heschel, a pr...
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Eliakim ben Meshullam
Eliakim ben Meshullam (born about 1030; died at the end of the eleventh century in Speyer, Rhenish Bavaria) was a German rabbi, Talmudist and payyeṭan.He studied at the yeshivot in Mainz and Worms, ha...
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Isaiah Berlin (rabbi)
Isaiah Berlin also known as Yeshaye Pick (c. October 1725 Eisenstadt, Hungary - May 13, 1799 Breslau) was a German Talmudist.
Berlin studied under Ẓevi Hirsch Bialeh (Ḥarif), the rabbi of Halbers...
Abraham Lewysohn
Abraham Lewysohn (December 6, 1805 – February 14, 1860) was a Hebraist and rabbi of Peiskretscham, Upper Silesia. He left a large number of manuscripts, several hundred sermons in Hebrew and Danish, n...
Marcus Jastrow
Marcus Jastrow (June 5, 1829, Rogoźno – October 13, 1903) was a renowned Talmudic scholar, most famously known for his authorship of the popular and comprehensive A Dictionary of the Targumim, Talmud ...
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Leo Baeck
Leo Baeck (23 May 1873 – 2 November 1956) was a 20th-century German rabbi, scholar, and a leader of Progressive Judaism.
Baeck was born in Lissa (Leszno) (then in the German Province of Posen, now...
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Leopold Zunz
Leopold Zunz (Hebrew/Yiddish: יום טוב ליפמן צונץ—Yom Tov Lipmann Tzuntz; 10 August 1794 – 17 March 1886) was a German Reform rabbi and writer, the founder of what has been termed "Jewish Studies" or "...
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Saul Berlin
Saul Berlin (also Saul Hirschel after his father, born at Glogau 1740 – died in London November 16, 1794) was a German Jewish scholar who published a number of works in opposition to rabbinic Judaism....
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Samuel ben Uri Shraga Phoebus
Samuel ben Uri Shraga Phoebus (alternatively, "Or Shraga", "Faivish", "Fayvish", "Faibesh", etc.) (Hebrew: שמואל בן אור שרגא פיביש) was a Polish rabbi and Talmudist of Woydyslaw in the second half of ...
Meyer Kayserling
Meyer Kayserling (17 June 1829 – 21 April 1905) was a German rabbi and historian.
Kayserling was born in Hanover, and was the brother of writer and educator Simon Kayserling. He was educate...
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Jacob Emden
Jacob Emden. also known as Ya'avetz (June 4, 1697, Altona – April 19, 1776, Altona), was a leading German rabbi and talmudist who championed Orthodox Judaism in the face of the growing influence of t...
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Samuel Enoch
Samuel Enoch (October 8, 1814 – December 31, 1876) was a German rabbi.Samuel Enoch was born in Hamburg. He attended the Johannæum in Hamburg and the Talmudic lectures of Ḥakam Isaac Bernays, en...
Jacob ben Judah Landau
Jacob ben Judah Landau (died 1493) (Hebrew: יעקב ברוך בן יהודה לנדא‎) was a German-Italian rabbi and halakhic codifier
Landau lived in the second half of the 15th century. His father wa...