Chana de Vitry, Rashi Gd.dau. ("Hanale Lady of Vives")

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Chana de Vitry (bat Meir Kalonymos), Rashi Gd.dau. ("Hanale Lady of Vives")

Hebrew: חנה בת מאיר הישיש, [נכדת רש"י]
Also Known As: "Hanale Lady of Vives"
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Birthplace: Ramerupt, France
Death: Died in Dampierre, Franche-Comté, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of RaM, Rabbi Meir "HaYashish" [of Ramerupt] and Yocheved bat RASHI Kalonimus
Wife of Shmuel ben Simha of Vitry and Shimshon ben Yosf? Klonymos
Mother of HaRav Yitshak Ben Shmuel Hazaken of Dampierre; Rachel Troyes and Meshullam Kalonymos
Sister of RASHBAM Shmuel ben Meir; RIVAM Yitzhak ben Meir; Rabeinou TAM Klonimus; Rabbi Shlomo HaMedakdek; Daughter Bat Meir Lothringia and 2 others

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About Chana de Vitry, Rashi Gd.dau. ("Hanale Lady of Vives")

Yocheved's daughter, Chanah, was a teacher of laws and customs relevant to women.

Controversy exists whether women taking up the obligation to light Shabbat candles along with a bracha originated with Chanah or not.

1. http://www.examiner.com/article/light-your-shabbat-candles-with-the-knowledge-to-the-ritual-s-history

Source completely refuting the above: 2. http://rechovot.blogspot.com/2008/05/rashis-daughters-yocheved-myths-and.html

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Chana de Vitry, Rashi Gd.dau. ("Hanale Lady of Vives")'s Timeline

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Ramerupt, France
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Age 40
Ramerupt, Champagne-Ardenne, France
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Dampierre, France
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Dampierre, Franche-Comté, France
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