Illuminated Beth Bookmark by Jean-Jacques LEVI

Benjamin Wolf MIRELS (d. 22 March 1691) married Roesel BERMANN or LEVI (d. 6 April 1694)

Moved in 1671 from Vienna to Berlin, was the first 'Vorsteher' of the Berlin Jewish community. He is referred to as a "leader and wealthy man in Berlin". Vienna expulsion 1670 drove him to Berlin. Was so appreciated that he was chosen as leader of the community only 3 years after his arrival 

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