Jewish Dynasties

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This is a page for Jewish Rabbinic or Hasidic dynasties.

We're just starting out, feel free to help.

Baal Shem Tov (BeSH"T)

  • Isroel ben Eliezer "Baal Shem Tov": [1]

Twerski/Twersky family

These are just a few "starting points", to which many people are able to trace their families. There are many others in this tree.

  • Rabbi Menachem Nachum Twersky of Chernobyl (1730-1797): [2]
    • Rabbi Mordechai Twersky, the Maggid of Chernobyl (1770-1837): [3]
      • Rabbi Aaron Twersky of Chernobyl (1784-1871): [4]
        • Rabbi Yeshayo Meshulom Zishe Twersky of Chernobyl (1814-1881): [5]
          • Rabbi Shlomo Bentzion Twersky of Chernobyl (1870-1939): not in the tree?
        • Rabbi Boruch Osher Twersky of Chernobyl (d. 1905): [6]
        • Rabbi Menachem Nochum Twersky of Loiev: [7]
      • Rabbi Yitzhak Twersky of Skver: [8]
        • Rabbi Avrohom Yehoshua Heshel Twersky of Skver: [9]
        • Rabbi Dovid Twersky of Skver (1848-1919): [10]
      • Rabbi Avrohom Twersky of Trisk: [11]
      • Rabbi Dovid Twersky of Tulna: [12]
      • Rabbi Yaakov Yisroel Twersky of Tsherkas: [13]
      • Rabbi Yochanan Twersky of Rachmastrivka: [14]

Rokeach family

  • Rabbi Sholom Rokeach of Belz ("Sar Sholom") [15]

Horowitz family

For convenience, until I merge, I (Shiri, SDH) am listing duplicates here and their managers (by initials).

  • Clara Bat Asher: JDS, RS is the wife of Josef (1185-1260) not Josef (1380-1450).

Maharal (R' Yehuda Loew) and Rema (R' Moshe Isserles)

There are many, many problems with these lines. I am not even sure how one begins to sort them out. I've tried to make some headway along with several other users, but a lot remains to be done. The problem is further complicated because merge issues that far back don't show up in "Merge Issues" list on my home page. If anyone wants to collaborate on this, I would like to participate (ygb).

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