Re: Descendancy from the Tanna R'vi Yochanan HaSandler #rabbinic


Mordechai Perlman
 

Leslie Reich <lreich@tiscali.co.uk> of Manchester wrote:

There exist no genuine ancestral charts showing relationships between
people alive today and those of Talmudic times, over 1500 years ago.
(Those who claim descendancy >from the Tanna, Rabbi Yochanan
Hasandler, who lived around 150 C.E., are unable to show the linkage.

That may be so. However, it is known that Rashi descended >from the
Tanna R'vi Yochanan HaSandler (see Maalos HaYuchasin p. 54
(http://hebrewbooks.org/29103 p. 56)). The Maharshal is descended from
Rashi. And I am descended >from the Maharshal. In fact my son is an 18th
generation descendant >from the Maharshal.

Mordechai Perlman <mordechaiperlman@gmail.com>, Ramot, Jerusalem, Israel

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