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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Yehuda HaKohen ben Meir
Yehuda ben Meir, also known as Yehudah Leontin, was a German rabbi and Talmudic scholar of the late tenth and early eleventh century CE from Mainz. Yehuda was the principal teacher of Gershom ben Juda...
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 ...
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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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...
Simha of Speyer
Simha ben Samuel of Speyer (13th century) was a German rabbi and tosafist. Neither the year of his birth nor that of his death is known. He was one of the leading signatories of the Takkanot Shum (com...
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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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Salomon Formstecher
Salomon Formstecher, in English also Solomon, (1808 - 1889) was a German rabbi and student of Jewish theology.Formstecher was born in Offenbach am Main on July 28, 1808. After graduating (Ph.D. 1831)...
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Lippmann Moses Büschenthal
Lippmann Moses Büschenthal (born 1784 in Strassbourg, died 27 December 1818) was a German rabbi, poet and dramatist. His biography is not well known, and conflicting statements regarding his life are ...
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 ...
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...
Mattithiah Ahrweiler
Mattithiah Ahrweiler (c.1650 – 19 September 1728) was a German rabbi.
Ahrweiler was born at Frankfurt-am-Main. At the time of his birth his father, Herz, was dayan. Mattithiah officiated as ...
Naphtali Cohen
Naphtali Cohen (1649–1718), also known as Naphtali Katz, was a Russo-German rabbi and kabalist born in Ostrowo in Ukraine. He belonged to a family of rabbis in Ostrowo, where his father, Isaac Cohen, ...
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Siegmund Salfeld
Siegmund Salfeld (24 March 1843 – May 1926) was a German rabbi and writer. He was born at Stadthagen, Schaumburg-Lippe.Having received his degree of Ph.D. from the University of Berlin in 1870, he bec...
Albert Friedlander
Albert Hoschander Friedlander OBE (10 May 1927 – 8 July 2004) was a rabbi and teacher.
Albert Friedlander was born on 10 May 1927 in Berlin, the son of a textile broker, Alex Friedlander (d. 1956)...
Antje Deusel
Antje Deusel is the first German-born woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany since the Nazi era. She was ordained in 2011 by Abraham Geiger College, and as of 2013 has a part-time position at Or C...
Jacob Weil
Jacob Weil, later known as Mahariv (Hebrew: יעקב בן יהודה ווייל) was a German rabbi and Talmudist who flourished during the first half of the fifteenth century.
Of his life few details are known, ...