Jens Lapidus

Place of Birth: Hägersten, Sweden

Date of Birth: 24 May, 1974

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jens Lapidus is a Swedish criminal defense lawyer, author, and model. He is particularly known for his book Easy Money.

Jens’ paternal grandfather was Sten David Allan Lapidus (the son of Jakob Leon Lapidus and Schifra Fegel/Fina Jacobowsky). Sten was born in Borås, Västra Götaland, Sweden. Jakob was the son of Berman/Berzik Lapidus, who was born in Wladislov, Poland or Marijampolė, Lithuania, and of Taube Hanne Schwartzman/Schwartsman, who was born in Neustadt, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Jens’ paternal grandmother was Hedvig Müller (the daughter of Bentzel Leib Müller and Bertha Olsckansky). Hedvig was born in Sala, Västmanland County, Sweden.

Jens’ maternal grandfather was named Nils Göran Jarrick. Nils was born in Gävle, Gävleborg.

Jens’ maternal grandmother was Lea Lisa Rastenborsk/Rastenborskij (the daughter of Salomon Rastenborsk/Rastenborskij and Elka Elkanowitz). Lea was born in Denmark. Salomon was born in Bialystock, Poland, the son of Isaac/Hychock Rosten and Edel Marion Finkelstein. Elka was born in Belarus.

Sources: Genealogy of Jens Lapidus (focusing on his father’s side) –

Death record of Jens’ maternal grandmother, Lea Lisa (Rastenborsk/Rastenborskij) Jarrick –

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