Moskowitz (also Moskovitz) is an Eastern Ashkenazic Jewish surname. A Germanized form of a Slavic patronymic of the Yiddish personal name Moshke, a pet form of Moshe, "Moskowitz" may also refer to:


Family name


  • Ivan Moscovich, a designer of games, puzzles, toys, and educational aids


  • Hannah Moscovitch (born 1978), a Canadian female playwright
  • Morris Moscovitch, the Max & Gianna Glassman Chair in Neuropsychology and Aging and Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto

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