||Branitzky (Bralnitzky) Mordechai
Mordechai ("Hamufti") Branitzky was born in Russia. He immigrated to Eretz Israel with his parents in 1884 and one year later arrived to Rishon Le-Zion.
He was a winegrower and farmer. He was a farmer who tried to grow all the agricultural branches of that period: almonds, tobacco, citrus, olives, grain, vegetables and silk worms. He worked at paving roads in the village.
He was active in the public life in the village: he was in charge of the finances of the village's pharmacy; he was a member of school committee; he was a member of the Village Committee from 1924-1939; he was a member of the Farmers' Committee; he was a member in the "Mukhtaria"; after the death of his father, Natan Branitzky, and Menachem Mendel Abramovitch, he (together with his brother, Haim) continued their activities in lending medical accessories to the needy.