Jewish Dynasties

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This is a page for Hasidic dynasties or illustrious Jewish Rabbinic lineages.

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

Bible Figures

These are listed ONLY for reference! Please do NOT merge with these profiles. Instead try and find the most recent famous person in your tree, such as the names above, and merge with those. Merging directly with a Bible Figure, creates needless work for yourself and whoever has to then merge the 90 intervening generations from them. These older lines are almost certainly ALREADY in the tree!

As I happened to start the biblical merge with some tree entered by non-Jews, most of the profiles are managed by them. Please contact Shmuel Aharon Kam regarding any questions about these lines.

Baal Shem Tov (BeSH"T) (1698 - 1760) and Hasidic Dynasties

  • Isroel ben Eliezer "Baal Shem Tov" (1698 - 1760): Main Copy

There are many duplicates of this profile on Geni, as many families trace their lineage to the Baal Shem Tov.

For reference: List of Hasidic Dynasties: Link to Wikipedia

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): Main Copy
    • Rabbi Mordechai Twersky, the Maggid of Chernobyl (1770-1837): Main Copy
      • Rabbi Aaron Twersky of Chernobyl (1784-1871): Main Copy
        • Rabbi Yeshayo Meshulom Zishe Twersky of Chernobyl (1814-1881): Main Copy
          • Rabbi Shlomo Bentzion Twersky of Chernobyl (1870-1939): not in the tree?
        • Rabbi Boruch Osher Twersky of Chernobyl (d. 1905): Main Copy
        • Rabbi Menachem Nochum Twersky of Loiev: Main Copy
      • Rabbi Yitzhak Twersky of Skver: Main Copy
        • Rabbi Avrohom Yehoshua Heshel Twersky of Skver: Main Copy
        • Rabbi Dovid Twersky of Skver (1848-1919): [1]
      • Rabbi Avrohom Twersky of Trisk: Main Copy
      • Rabbi Dovid Twersky of Tulna: Main Copy
      • Rabbi Yaakov Yisroel Twersky of Tsherkas: Main Copy
      • Rabbi Yochanan Twersky of Rachmastrivka: Main Copy

Rokeach family

  • Rabbi Sholom Rokeach of Belz ("Sar Sholom") [2]

Horowitz family

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

  • Moshe Asher Zalman Horowitz HaLevi (1440 - 1506): Copy 1, SPM.
  • Clara Bat Asher: JDS, RS.

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).


Rabbi Shlomo ben Yitzhaqi Tzarfati of Troyes ("RASHI") Main Copy (CRJS)

The Vilna Gaon

Eliyahu Kremer ( "Vilna Gaon" ) Main Copy (OB)

The Berditcherver Rebbe

Levi Isaac (Yitsḥak) ben Meir of Berdichev ("The Berditchever Rebbe") Main Copy (BL)

The Sanzer Rebbe Chaim Halberstam

Admor Chaim Halberstam, Sanzer Rebbe ("The Diverei Chaim") Main Copy (YGB)

The Breslover Rebbe

Nachman Horodenker ("Nachman Mi'Breslov") Main Copy (CRJS)

The Lubavitcher Rebbe

Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi The Alter Rebbe Boruchovich ("Chabad Founder") Main Copy (YGB)

  • Menachem Mendel Schneerson ("7th ADMOR of CHABAD The Lubavitcher Rebbe") Main Copy (YGB)

The Chasam Sofer

Rabbi Moshe Sofer Schreiber ("The Chasam Sofer") Main Copy (MIN)

The Gerer Rebbe

Rabbi Yitzhak Meir Rottenberg Alter (The Gerrer Rebbe - "The Chiddushei HaRim") Main Copy (CRJS)

Rav Kook

Avraham Yitzhak HaCohen Kook ("Rav Kook") Main Copy (OB)

The Skolye Rebbe

David Isaac Rabinowitz ("The Skolyer Rebbe") Main Copy (MM)

The Vizhnitzer Rebbe

Menachem Mendel Hager (The 1st Vizhnitzer Rebbe - "Tzemach Tzedek") Main Copy (MYR)

The Bostoner Rebbe

Pinchas Dovid Horowitz (Grand Bostoner Rebbe) Main Copy (MM)

Rabbi Akiva Eger

Akiva Eger (Rabbi Akiva Guens-Eiger) Main Copy (MIN)

The Belzer Rebbe

Rabbi Shalom Rokeach (Sar Shalom) Main Copy (MYR) (MM)

Teitelbaum Satmar & Sighet Dynasty

Gaon Moshe Teitelbaum of Ujheli (The Yismach Moshe - Satmar & Sighet founder) Main Copy (SCS)

Joel Teitelbaum (The Satmarer Rebbe) Main Copy (SCS)

The Bobover Dynasty

Grand Rabbi Shlomo Halberstam (The 1st Bobover Rebbe) Main Copy (YGB)

The Maggid of Mezeritch

Dov Ber Friedman (The Maggid of Mezeritch) Main Copy (MIN) (MM)

Shmuel Frankel Kamader of Dorog

Shmuel Frankel Kamader of Dorog (The Imrei Shefer) Main Copy (DEL)

The Katzenellenbogen Dynasty

MaHaRaM of Padua Meir Katzenellenbogen Main Copy (BB) (MM)

  • Saul Wahl Katzenellenbogen (Saul Wahl Jewish King for a Night) Main Copy (BB)

The Luria Lineage

Jehiel Luria (Jehiel Luria/Lurie A.B.D. Brest-Litovsk) Main Copy (BB) (MM)

  • Solomon Luria of Lublin (MaHaRaSHaL Leading rabbinical authority of his generation) Main Copy (MM)
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