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1548 Rabbi Kalman Kalonymas

Old City of JerusalemThe Ashkenazi rabbi of Jerusalem is Kalamn Kalonymas of Brisk. From his name it can be learned that he was a descendent of the famous Kalonnymus family, who were invited by the Frankish kings to move from Italy to Germany from which the Ashkenazi Jews emerge in the 9th Century.


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