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, Ramerupt, France
Death: Dampierre, Franche-Comté, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rabbi Meir "HaYashish" ben Samuel Klonymos, RaM [of Ramerupt] and Yocheved bat RASHI Kalonimus
Wife of Shimshon ben Elchanan Klonymos and Rabbi Shmuel ben Simha of Vitry, de Dampierre
Mother of Meshullam Kalonymos; HaRav Yitzhak Ben Shmuel Jaffe, haR"I, the Elder of Dampierre and Rachel Troyes
Sister of Rashbam רשב"ם; Rabbi Yitzhak ben Meir Klonymus, Ribam [Rashi Gd.son]; Rabeinou TAM Klonimus; Rabbi Shlomo ben Meir Klonymus, Hamedakdek. RASHI's Gd.son; Daughter Bat Meir Lothringia and 2 others

Managed by: Yigal Burstein
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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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