Sarah (Serel) Lichtenstein (Schlesinger) (b. - 1918)

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Birthplace: Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia
Death: Died in Ilok, County of Vukovar-Sirmium, Croatia
Managed by: Shulem Jeremias - שלום יערמיאש
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About Sarah (Serel) Lichtenstein (Schlesinger)

She was the second wife of Rebbe Hillel Lichtenstein (his first wife was Reizel). She is buried in Ilok, died there while visiting her daughter Steiner the Iloker Rebbetzin and is buried there right next to her daughter. Also buried rigt next to her is the Tzadekes Bluma Zeitlin (Smolensk/Zagreb) the Mother of [my paternal grandfather, - D.Z.] Shmuel Zeitlin 1882-1958 from Zagreb/N.Y.. Yes R' Hillel L. took a son of Reb Yechiel Schlesinger; Reb Akiva Yosef (The Lev Ho'ivri) for a son in law for his daughter Liebe. R' Hillel L. also took a daughter of R' Yechiel Schlesinger as a zivug sheini - second wife, upon the death of his first wife Rayzel.


She was Rebbe Hillel's zivug sheini 2nd wife. She was by her daughter the Illokerr Rebbetzin Steiner when she became ill and died and was burried there. My father's (Yosef / Joseph Zeitlin) father's (Shmuel Zeitlin) mother the Tzaddekes Bluma Zeitlin was buried in Illok between the Kolomea Rebbetzin and her daughter the Illoker Rebbetzin Steiner.