Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic Horowitz genealogy back to Spain #rabbinic

E. Randol Schoenberg

Can anyone point me to the source for the genealogy of the founder
of the Horowitz dynasty Yeshaya Halevi Horowitz (1465 Horovice -
1517 Prague) back to Pinhas Halevi Benbenisti (b. 1235) in Barcelona?
Everywhere I look you find this tree and the source is "tradition,"
but where is the first mention of this path? http://geni.com/4rM0c
I am not at all familiar with this area, but am curious if there are
any real sources for this legend (about which I am skeptical). On the
other hand, my own path to Horowitz (my 15g-grandfather) is relatively
well-documented. http://geni.com/1S5LN

Randy Schoenberg
Los Angeles, CA

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