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Rabbi Hirsch Dawid Lewy, Rabbi of Krakow

Tzvi Hersch David LevinAge: 72 years17591831

Name
Tzvi Hersch David Levin
Given names
Tzvi Hersch David
Surname
Levin

Hersch David Lewitas

Name
Hersch David Lewitas
Given names
Hersch David
Surname
Lewitas

Hersch Dawid Lewy

Name
Hersch Dawid Lewy
Given names
Hersch Dawid
Surname
Lewy
Publication: Balaban, Majer, & Goldberg, J. (2002). Toldos ha-Yehudim bi-Krakov uve-Kaz'imiez', 1304-1868. Jerusalem: the Hebrew University Magnes Press. Hebrew translation of the Polish Balaban, Majer. 1931. Historja Zydow w Krakowie i na Kazimierzu, 1304-1868. Krakow: Nadzieja.
Citation details: page 890
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adopted the surname Levy (Lewy)
Birth 1759 (5519) 29 31

Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
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Ref: 579 House: 53 Family: 1 Given Name: Dawid Cherszl Father: [Icek] Surname: [LEVIN] Status: son Age: 30 Ref # in 1795 Census: 873 Ref: 580 House: 53 Family: 1 Given Name: Faygla Status: wife Age: 29 Ref # in 1795 Census: 874
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
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Ref: 873 House: 53 Family: 285 Given Name: Hersch Dav. Father: Isaac Age: 36 Status: family head Surname: [LEVIN] Ref # in 1790 Census: 579 Notes: d.1831#422, inferred from m.1814 and 1822#43, link to b.1798,1803 ref: 874 House: 53 Family: 285 Given Name: Feigele Father: Abraham Age: 35 Status: wife Ref # in 1790 Census: 580
MarriageFeigel View this family

Publication: Krakow, 1903, Yosef Fisher Press
Citation details: Anafim section, page X, #56
Text:
19) Rabbi Tzvi Dovid, Av Bais Din Szczebrzeszyn [and] Krakow, the son-in-law of hagaon morainu harav Meir, Av Bais Din of Grayding (Horodok near Lviv)
Publication: 1928, Piortkow, Poland
Citation details: page 39 and 119
Publication: Frankfurt am Main, 1904
Citation details: page 44
Birth of a daughter
#1
Rechel Mechla Levin
about 1776 (5536) (Age 17 years)

Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
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Ref: 581 House: 53 Family: 1 Name: Rechel Mechla Patronym: [Hersch David] Surname: [LEVIN] Status: daughter Age: 14
Birth of a son
#2
Jakob Herschel Levin
1781 (5541) (Age 22 years)

Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
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Ref: 582 House: 53 Family: 1 Name: Jakub Hesel Patronym: [Hersch David] Surname: [LEVIN] Status: son Age: 9
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
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Ref: 875 House: 53 Family: 285 Name: Jacob Herschel Patronym: [Hersch David] Surname: [LEVIN] Status: son Age: 15
Birth of a daughter
#3
Dina Lipke Levin
between 1787 (5547) and 1789 (5549) (Age 28 years)

Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
Text:
Ref: 582 House: 53 Family: 1 Name: Dyna Patronym: [Hersch David] Surname: [LEVIN] Status: daughter Age: 1/2
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
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Ref: 876 House: 53 Family: 285 Name: Dine Lipke Patronym:[Hersch Dav.] Age: 8 Status: daughter Surname: [LEVIN]
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Bride's Age: 43
Note: Age listed is about 5 years younger than the census
Death of a motherSarah Leah Lowenstamm
1790 (5550) (Age 31 years)
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
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She is mentioned with her husband in the 1790 census, but he is listed alone in the 1795 census
Birth of a daughter
#4
Ester Perel Levin
1791 (5551) (Age 32 years)

Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
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Ref: 877 House: 53 Family: 285 Name: Ester Perel Patronym: [Hersch David] Surname: [LEVIN] Status: daughter Age: 4
Birth of a daughter
#5
Sara Levin
1798 (5558) (Age 39 years)
Text:
Mother: Sary Mother's Maiden Name: Lewi Mother's Age: 25
Text:
bride was Sara Herszkowitz Lewi, age 24, the daughter of Hersz Dawid Lewi, the Rabbi
Birth of a daughter
#6
Nachma Golde Levin
November 28, 1798 (Kislev 20, 5559) (Age 39 years)
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/search.html
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Bride's Age: 15
Death of a fatherYitzchok Halevy
June 14, 1799 (Sivan 11, 5559) (Age 40 years)
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 156
Source: Klilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: volume I, pages 107a, 135b, and volume 2 page 79
Note: The Klilas Yofi lists Rabbi Yitzchok's death three times. volume I, page 107a lists the death date as 11 Sivan [5]559, while in 135b, and volume 2 page 79 the death date is listed as as Friday, 11 Nisan, [5]559. This second date actually would be on Tuesday 16 April 1799. It should state as mentioned in the first reference Friday 11 Sivan [5]559.
Publication: Frankfurt am Main, 1904
Citation details: page 42
Publication: The Jewish Encyclopedia. Funk and Wagnalls, New York 1901-1906. LCCN:16014703 http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com
Text:
who died 1776, and was followed by R. Isaac ha-Levi of Lemberg, who died in 1799
Publication: The Jewish Encyclopedia. Funk and Wagnalls, New York 1901-1906. LCCN:16014703 http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com
Occupation
Assistant Rabbi of Krakow
to 1799 (5559) (Age 40 years)
Source: Klilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 136a
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 157
Occupation
Av Bais Din and Acting Rabbi of Krakow
1799 (5559) (Age 40 years)
Source: Klilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 136a-136b
Publication: Balaban, Majer, & Goldberg, J. (2002). Toldos ha-Yehudim bi-Krakov uve-Kaz'imiez', 1304-1868. Jerusalem: the Hebrew University Magnes Press. Hebrew translation of the Polish Balaban, Majer. 1931. Historja Zydow w Krakowie i na Kazimierzu, 1304-1868. Krakow: Nadzieja.
Citation details: page 915
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 157
Birth of a son
#7
Isaac Levin
December 1, 1803 (Kislev 16, 5564) (Age 44 years)
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/search.html
Marriage of a childZelig AnisfeldNachma Golde LevinView this family
1814 (5574) (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherMordechai Halevy
April 23, 1817 (Iyar 7, 5577) (Age 58 years)
Publication: Edited by N. Bar-Yuda and Z Ben-Nachum, published by Irgun Yozej Tiktin in Israel. Published in 1959 in Tel-Aviv
Citation details: page 84
Marriage of a childLeybus TaubenblatSara LevinView this family
November 28, 1822 (Kislev 14, 5583) (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1
Yitzchak Taubenblatt
October 28, 1823 (Heshvan 23, 5584) (Age 64 years)
Text:
at the age of fifty-nine
Publication: JRI-Poland Index ( http://www.jri-poland.org ) - Pilica BMD 1826-70
Text:
Groom's Age: 18
Note: Lived in Pinczów, but was born in Krakow
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Marya Rywka Taubenblat
1826 (5586) (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Naycie Taubenblat
October 22, 1827 (Heshvan 1, 5588) (Age 68 years)
Marriage of a childIsaac LevinGitla WohlView this family
1827 (5587) (Age 68 years)
Death of a daughterNachma Golde Levin
1827 (5587) (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4
Mordka Taubenblat
October 15, 1829 (Tishrei 18, 5590) (Age 70 years)
Death of a wifeFeigel
May 2, 1830 (Iyar 9, 5590) (Age 71 years)
Occupation
Cheif Rabbi of Krakow
from 1816 (5576) to 1831 (5591) (Age 57 years)
Source: Klilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 136b
Publication: Balaban, Majer, & Goldberg, J. (2002). Toldos ha-Yehudim bi-Krakov uve-Kaz'imiez', 1304-1868. Jerusalem: the Hebrew University Magnes Press. Hebrew translation of the Polish Balaban, Majer. 1931. Historja Zydow w Krakowie i na Kazimierzu, 1304-1868. Krakow: Nadzieja.
Citation details: page 915
Text:
Husband: Hersz Dawid Lewin,72,Rabin (Rabbi)
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 157
Publication: The Jewish Encyclopedia. Funk and Wagnalls, New York 1901-1906. LCCN:16014703 http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com
Text:
R. Moses Solomon of Warsaw (Brody?), formerly rabbi of Koretz, was elected to succeed him; but after preaching one sermon in the old synagogue he went to Warsaw, where he remained until his death in Dec., 1815. He retained, however, the title of rabbi of Cracow, for which he is said to have paid 500 ducats, and was so styled by others in refer ences made to him in contemporary writings. R. Zebi David, son of the above R. Isaac ha-Levi, was acting rabbi until after the death of Moses Solomon, when he succeeded to the full title, and died at an advanced age in Dec., 1831.
Occupation
Av Bais Din of Szczebrzeszyn

Source: Klilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 135b-136a
Death December 18, 1831 (Tevet 14, 5592) (Age 72 years)
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/search.html
Source: Klilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 136b and volume II, page 79b
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 157
Publication: The Jewish Encyclopedia. Funk and Wagnalls, New York 1901-1906. LCCN:16014703 http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com
Text:
R. Moses Solomon of Warsaw (Brody?), formerly rabbi of Koretz, was elected to succeed him; but after preaching one sermon in the old synagogue he went to Warsaw, where he remained until his death in Dec., 1815. He retained, however, the title of rabbi of Cracow, for which he is said to have paid 500 ducats, and was so styled by others in refer ences made to him in contemporary writings. R. Zebi David, son of the above R. Isaac ha-Levi, was acting rabbi until after the death of Moses Solomon, when he succeeded to the full title, and died at an advanced age in Dec., 1831.
Family with parents - View this family
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mother
Marriage: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
twin brother
1 year
himself
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himself
wife
Marriage: Horodok, Horodotskyi, L'vivs'ka, Ukraine
daughter
6 years
son
9 years
daughter
5 years
daughter
8 years
daughter
11 months
daughter
5 years
son
Isaac Levin
Birth: December 1, 1803 (Kislev 16, 5564) 44 43Kraków
Death: October 28, 1872 (Tishrei 26, 5633)Kraków

BirthKraków, Malopolskie, Poland, 1790 Census
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
Text:
Ref: 579 House: 53 Family: 1 Given Name: Dawid Cherszl Father: [Icek] Surname: [LEVIN] Status: son Age: 30 Ref # in 1795 Census: 873 Ref: 580 House: 53 Family: 1 Given Name: Faygla Status: wife Age: 29 Ref # in 1795 Census: 874
BirthKraków, Malopolskie, Poland, 1795 Census
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/early.html
Text:
Ref: 873 House: 53 Family: 285 Given Name: Hersch Dav. Father: Isaac Age: 36 Status: family head Surname: [LEVIN] Ref # in 1790 Census: 579 Notes: d.1831#422, inferred from m.1814 and 1822#43, link to b.1798,1803 ref: 874 House: 53 Family: 285 Given Name: Feigele Father: Abraham Age: 35 Status: wife Ref # in 1790 Census: 580
MarriageAnaf Eitz Avos
Publication: Krakow, 1903, Yosef Fisher Press
Citation details: Anafim section, page X, #56
Text:
19) Rabbi Tzvi Dovid, Av Bais Din Szczebrzeszyn [and] Krakow, the son-in-law of hagaon morainu harav Meir, Av Bais Din of Grayding (Horodok near Lviv)
MarriageKisvei Hageonim
Publication: 1928, Piortkow, Poland
Citation details: page 39 and 119
MarriageLuchos Zikaron
Publication: Frankfurt am Main, 1904
Citation details: page 44
OccupationKlilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 136a
OccupationIr Hatzedek - Geschichte Der Krakauer Rabbinate
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 157
OccupationKlilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 136a-136b
OccupationHistorja Zydow w Krakowie i na Kazimierzu 1304-1868
Publication: Balaban, Majer, & Goldberg, J. (2002). Toldos ha-Yehudim bi-Krakov uve-Kaz'imiez', 1304-1868. Jerusalem: the Hebrew University Magnes Press. Hebrew translation of the Polish Balaban, Majer. 1931. Historja Zydow w Krakowie i na Kazimierzu, 1304-1868. Krakow: Nadzieja.
Citation details: page 915
OccupationIr Hatzedek - Geschichte Der Krakauer Rabbinate
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 157
OccupationKlilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 136b
OccupationHistorja Zydow w Krakowie i na Kazimierzu 1304-1868
Publication: Balaban, Majer, & Goldberg, J. (2002). Toldos ha-Yehudim bi-Krakov uve-Kaz'imiez', 1304-1868. Jerusalem: the Hebrew University Magnes Press. Hebrew translation of the Polish Balaban, Majer. 1931. Historja Zydow w Krakowie i na Kazimierzu, 1304-1868. Krakow: Nadzieja.
Citation details: page 915
OccupationKraków, Malopolskie, Poland - 1830 - Feigel Lewy Death Registration
Text:
Husband: Hersz Dawid Lewin,72,Rabin (Rabbi)
OccupationIr Hatzedek - Geschichte Der Krakauer Rabbinate
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 157
OccupationJewish Encyclopedia - Cracow Entry
Publication: The Jewish Encyclopedia. Funk and Wagnalls, New York 1901-1906. LCCN:16014703 http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com
Text:
R. Moses Solomon of Warsaw (Brody?), formerly rabbi of Koretz, was elected to succeed him; but after preaching one sermon in the old synagogue he went to Warsaw, where he remained until his death in Dec., 1815. He retained, however, the title of rabbi of Cracow, for which he is said to have paid 500 ducats, and was so styled by others in refer ences made to him in contemporary writings. R. Zebi David, son of the above R. Isaac ha-Levi, was acting rabbi until after the death of Moses Solomon, when he succeeded to the full title, and died at an advanced age in Dec., 1831.
OccupationKlilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 135b-136a
NameHistorja Zydow w Krakowie i na Kazimierzu 1304-1868
Publication: Balaban, Majer, & Goldberg, J. (2002). Toldos ha-Yehudim bi-Krakov uve-Kaz'imiez', 1304-1868. Jerusalem: the Hebrew University Magnes Press. Hebrew translation of the Polish Balaban, Majer. 1931. Historja Zydow w Krakowie i na Kazimierzu, 1304-1868. Krakow: Nadzieja.
Citation details: page 890
Text:
adopted the surname Levy (Lewy)
DeathKraków, Malopolskie, Poland - 1831 - Hersch Dawid Lewi Death Registration
Publication: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/search.html
DeathKlilas Yofi
Publication: Krakow, Vol. I, 1888, Vol. II, 1893 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36761 http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36762
Citation details: Volume I, page 136b and volume II, page 79b
DeathIr Hatzedek - Geschichte Der Krakauer Rabbinate
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 157
DeathJewish Encyclopedia - Cracow Entry
Publication: The Jewish Encyclopedia. Funk and Wagnalls, New York 1901-1906. LCCN:16014703 http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com
Text:
R. Moses Solomon of Warsaw (Brody?), formerly rabbi of Koretz, was elected to succeed him; but after preaching one sermon in the old synagogue he went to Warsaw, where he remained until his death in Dec., 1815. He retained, however, the title of rabbi of Cracow, for which he is said to have paid 500 ducats, and was so styled by others in refer ences made to him in contemporary writings. R. Zebi David, son of the above R. Isaac ha-Levi, was acting rabbi until after the death of Moses Solomon, when he succeeded to the full title, and died at an advanced age in Dec., 1831.
SourceIr Hatzedek - Geschichte Der Krakauer Rabbinate
Publication: Lemberg, 1874, M. F. Poremba Press. Reprinted in Baltimore, MD, 2008 by Barkin Brothers Press http://www.hebrewbooks.org/36876
Citation details: page 156-157
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