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Yente Leah Katz (Meisels)

Hebrew: Yente Leah ינטה לאה כץ (וולף וילנר מיזליס), אשת הש"ך
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.


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


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)

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