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...
Joseph Colon Trabotto
Joseph Colon ben Solomon Trabotto, also known as Maharik, (c. 1420, Chambéry – 1480) was a 15th-century rabbi who is considered Italy's foremost Judaic scholar and Talmudist of his era.
Colo...
Judah ben Samuel ha-Kohen Cantarini
Judah (Leon) ben Samuel (Simon) ha-Kohen Cantarini (ca. 1650, Padua – 28 April 1694, Padua) was an Italian physician and rabbi. He had a large practise among the Christian as well as the Jewish ...
Samuel Judah Katzenellenbogen
Samuel Judah Katzenellenbogen (1521 in Padua, Italy – March 25, 1597 in Padua) was an Italian Rabbi, the son of Rabbi Meir Katzenellenbogen.
He was distinguished even in his youth for his scholars...
Simchah ben Abraham Calimani
Simchah (Simon) ben Abraham Calimani (d. August 2, 1784, Venice) was a Venetian rabbi and author. He was a versatile writer, and equally prominent as linguist, poet, orator, and Talmudist. During his ...
Isaiah di Trani the Younger
Isaiah ben Elijah di Trani (the Younger) (Hebrew: ישעיה בן אליהו דטראני) was an Italian Talmudist and commentator who lived in the 13th century and 14th century. He was the grandson, on his mother's s...
Menahem Azariah da Fano
Menahem Azariah da Fano (also called Immanuel da Fano, and Rema MiPano) (1548, Fano – Mantua, 1620) was an Italian rabbi, Talmudist, and Kabbalist.
He was a disciple of Rabbi Moses Cordovero...
Obadiah ben Abraham
Ovadiah ben Abraham of Bartenura (Hebrew: עובדיה בן אברהם מברטנורא‎) (c. 1445, Bertinoro, Italy - c. 1515, Jerusalem) was a 15th-century Italian rabbi best known for his popular commentary o...
Zwi Perez Chajes
Zwi Perez Chajes, also Tzvi-Peretz Hayot, (1876 – 14 December 1927) was a rabbi, historian, biblical scholar and a notable Zionist leader.
Chajes was born in 1876 in Brody, then in Austria-Hungary...
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Eliezer ben Samuel of Verona
Eliezer ben Samuel of Verona (lived about the beginning of the thirteenth century) was an Italian Jewish tosafist.He was a disciple of Rabbi Isaac the elder, of Dampierre, Aube, and grandfather of the...
Abraham Rovigo
Abraham Rovigo (born ca. 1650 in Modena, died 1713 in Mantua) was a Jewish scholar, rabbi and kabbalist. He studied in Venice in the yeshiva of Moses Zacuto and devoted himself to study the Kabbalah. ...
Israel Zolli
Israel Zolli (September 27, 1881 ‒ March 2, 1956), born Israel Anton Zoller, was an Austro-Hungarian Italian doctorate professor of philosophy and author. Until converting from Judaism to Catholicism ...
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Solomon Ayllon
Solomon Ayllon (1660 or 1664 - April 10, 1728) was haham of the Sephardic congregations in London and Amsterdam, and a follower of Shabbethai Ẓebi. His name is derived from the town of Ayllon, in what...
Isaac Samuel Reggio
Isaac Samuel Reggio (YaShaR) (Hebrew: יש"ר, יצחק שמואל רג'יו) (August 15, 1784, Gorizia – August 29, 1855, Gorizia) was an Austro-Italian scholar and rabbi. Reggio studied Hebrew and rabbinics under h...
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Jehiel ben Samuel Pisa
Jehiel of Pisa (died February 10, 1492) was a philanthropist and scholar of Pisa.
The wealth he had acquired in the banking business he spent liberally for charitable purposes. Himself a scholar,...
Isaac Lampronti
Isaac Lampronti (February 3, 1679 – November 16, 1756) was an Italian rabbi and physician, best known as author of the rabbinic encyclopedia Paħad Yitzħak.Lampronti was born at Ferrara. His great-gra...
Crescenzo Alatri
Crescenzo Alatri was an Italian writer; born at Rome, 1825; died February 12, 1897. He was educated in the Talmud Torah of his native city, and graduated as rabbi, but never held any office. Alatri wa...
Elio Toaff
Elio Toaff (born 30 April 1915 in Livorno) is the former Chief Rabbi of Rome, serving from 1951 to 2002. In 1947 Toaff served as a rabbi in Venice and in 1951 he became the Chief Rabbi of Rome. One of...
Joseph Uziel
Joseph Uziel (d. 1572, Ferrara) was an Italian scholar and rabbi. He was a pupil of Isaac Aboab of Castile, and left a responsum, which is included in the collection of Joseph di Trani (i. 39).
Hillel ben Samuel
Hillel ben Samuel (c. 1220 – c. 1295) was an Italian physician, philosopher, and Talmudist. He was the grandson of the Talmudic scholar Eliezer ben Samuel of Verona.
He spent his youth at B...
Hayyim ben Joseph Vital
Hayyim ben Joseph Vital (רבי חיים ויטל) Safed, October 11, 1542 – Damascus, 23 April 1620) was a rabbi in Safed and the foremost disciple of Isaac Luria. He recorded much of his master's teachin...
Marco Mortara
Marco Mortara (born at Viadana, 7 May 1815; died at Mantua, 2 February 1894 was an Italian rabbi and scholar. Having graduated from the rabbinical college of Padua in 1836, he was called as rabbi to M...
Joseph Shalit Riqueti
Joseph Shalit ben Eliezer Riqueti (Richetti) was a Jewish-Italian scholar born at Safed, and who lived in the second half of the 17th century at Verona, where he directed a Talmudical school. He was t...
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...
Moses Chayyim Catalan
Moses Chayyim Catalan (b. Padua, Italy, d. 1661, Padua) was an Italian poet. A son of the physician Abraham Catalan, he was rabbi in his native town, and died there at an advanced age in 1661. It was ...
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Meir ben Isaac Katzenellenbogen
Meir ben Isaac Katzenellenbogen (c. 1482 – 12 January 1565) (also, Meir of Padua, or Maharam Padua, Hebrew: מאיר בן יצחק קצנלנבויגן) was an Italian rabbi born in Katzenelnbogen.
Meïr ben Is...