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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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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Israel Jacobson
Israel Jacobson (October 17, 1768, Halberstadt – September 14, 1828, Berlin) was a German philanthropist and, according to Borowitz and Patz in Explaining Reform Judaism (1985), is considered the...
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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 ...
Jacob Sonderling
Jacob Sonderling (19 October 1878 – 30 September 1964) was a German and American Rabbi. He was born in a chassidic family and was an early Zionist (Klal Yisrael). His aim was to combine art and religi...
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Joel Müller
Joel Müller was a German rabbi and Talmudist; born 1827 at Ungarisch-Ostra, Moravia; died at Berlin Nov. 6, 1895.He received a thorough Talmudic training and succeeded his father as rabbi of his nativ...
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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Samuel Hirsch
Samuel Hirsch, (June 8, 1815 – May 14, 1889) was a major Reform religious philosopher and rabbi.
Born in Thalfang (in modern-day Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany; formerly part of Prussia), he receiv...
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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...
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 ...
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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Raphael Cohen
Rabbi Raphael ben Jekuthiel Susskind Cohen, in German Rafael ben Jekutiel Süsskind Kohen (Lithuania, 4 November 1722 – Altona, 11 November 1803), a kohen, was Chief Rabbi of Altona-Hamburg-Wandsbek ...
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...
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...
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...
Akiba ben Judah Loeb
Akiba ben Judah Loeb was a German rabbi, who lived in Lehren-Steinsfeld, Württemberg, at the beginning of the eighteenth century. He wrote Ha-Ohel 'Olam (Everlasting Tent), containing novellæ on the T...
Ludwig Lewysohn
Ludwig Lewysohn was a German rabbi. He was born on April 15, 1819, at Schwersenz, Posen and died in Stockholm on May 26, 1901. Graduating from the Realgymnasium, Berlin, in 1843, he studied Oriental...
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 ...