Biographies

Asher Shimon Mizrahi was born in the old city of Jerusalem in 1890 to father Yitzhak Mizrahi, who was a well-known torah scholar and teacher. After the...

Rabbi Yaakov ben Moshe Levi Moelin (Maharil) was born about 1365 and died in 1427. His father, Rabbi Moshe Levi Moelin was the Rabbi of Nayence. Maharil was a pupil...

Actor and comedian Sigmund Mogulesko was born in Kaloraush, Bessarabia on December 16, 1858. As a young boy, he sang in the local Synagogue choir and apprenticed with several well-known hazzanim...

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Paul Muni was born in Lemberg, Austria in 1895. Muni's parents, both actors in a traveling Yiddish repertory company, immigrated to America in 1899. As a young boy, Muni made several appearances...

Sam Musiker was an American clarinetist and saxophonist whose career spanned both jazz and klezmer music....

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