David Baron, ‘Longing for reconciliation’ (1855 – 1926)

David was born into a religious family in Russia. He was aware…

Isaac Da Costa, 'I realised the fulfilment of the prophecies' (1798-1860)

Isaac was born into a prominent Sephardic Portuguese merchant…

Isaac Ostrovsky, 'This book is ours!'

Isaac Solomon Ostrovsky was born in 1902 in Tagancha, a town…

Chaim Gurland, from darkness to light (1831-1905)

Rabbi Gurland wrote: “I have lived in two entirely different…

Joseph Zalman found his Saviour (1860-1924)

The Russian born Joseph Zalman fled to the west and waited in…

Alfred Edersheim, surprised by the teachings of Rabbi Yeshua (1825-1889)

Alfred Edersheim was born in Vienna, March 7, 1825 in a well-to-do…

Rabbi Isaac Lichtenstein, 'I love Yeshua my Messiah' (1824-1909)

How dare you? Isaac Lichtenstein was not quite twenty years…

Julius Paul Bloch was determined to be a good Jew (1816-1900)

On April 16th 1816 Simon and Zipporah Bloch became the proud…

John Moses Eppstein, studying the Talmud was his passion (1827-1903)

John Moses Levi was born as the son of a Prussian couple. Soon…