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Yente Leah Katz (Meisels)

Hebrew: Yente Leah ינטה לאה כץ (וולף וילנר מיזליס), אשת הש"ך
Birthdate:
Death: Died in Vienna, יארצייט:יב' אייר, ה'תס"ה, Austria
Immediate Family:

Daughter of R' Binyamin Zeev from Vilna and Sarah bat Shmuel Edeles
Wife of Harav Shabtai HaCohen HaSHACH
Mother of ר' משה הכהן כ"ץ R' Moshe HaCohen Katz; אסתר הצדיקה מאניש (חיות) Esther (HaTzaddika) Manish; Tova (Toybe) Katvan; Chaya Katz; Rabbi Efrayim of Brody and 2 others
Sister of Dreizel Katzenellenbogen; David Benjamin Wolf, Wulff -Wilner Meisels; Ester Eisenstadt-Ashkenazi and Naftali Hirsch of Tzusmar and Pinczow
Half sister of Rabbi Yaackov Zak Ashkenazi

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About Yente Leah Katz

Daughter of a prominent businessman, granddaughter of the great Maharshal, and great grand-daughter of the Rema.

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http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=10126&st=&pgnum=4

Yente (Leah) WOLF born before 1650, died in Vienna

married R' Sabtai KOHEN (HaKohen) "SHaCH" aka Shabbetai Ben Meir HaKohen, born 1621 in Amstibov, Lithuania, died 1662/3 in Holesov (Hollischau), Bohemia

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~prohel/names/loew/spira/spira_3.html#dres

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Not mother, but ancestor of Rabbi Abraham Barol-Cohen per Barol family documentation. Still trying to find out the exact line. Please keep her as mother to Barol-Cohen until I find out more and am able to fix it. Thanks -Leah Hoffman -------------------- (Replacement of Profile added 3/24/2008)

About Yente Leah ינטה לאה כץ, אשת הש"ך (עברית)

כתר כהונה, עמוד 4