R' Moshe Zeev Wolf Yawitz, A.B.D. Tykocin and Bialystock

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Moshe Zeev Wolf Yavitz, A.B.D. Tykocin and Bialystock

Also Known As: "Moses Yawetz"
Death: Died in Bialystok
Immediate Family:

Son of R' Eliezer, A.B.D. Helusk and Wife of R' Eliezer, A.B.D. Helusk
Husband of Batsheba Yawetz
Father of R. Samuel Isaac Yawetz of Vilna; Batya Yawetz; Wife of Benjamin Benas Minz; R. Ephraim Fischel Yawetz of Tykocin and Wife of Nahum Zuckerman
Half brother of Iosel Itzkhak Margaliot

Occupation: Chief Rabbi of Białystok
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About R' Moshe Zeev Wolf Yawitz, A.B.D. Tykocin and Bialystock

R' Moses Zev Wolf Yawetz, Av Beit Din (A.B.D) Tykocin and Bialystok (died in 1829), author of Mar'ot HaTzov'ot (Grodno, 1810) and Agudat Azov (Bialystok, 1824). He was eulogized by R' Gershon ChenTov in the latter's Mincha Chadasha, published in Warsaw, 1874.

First appearance of Jawetz as a family name

Note: Jacob Israel Emden was known in the Rabbinical world as "Yawetz" (from the initials of his name "Jacob ben Zvi"), and officially in historical records he is called Jacob Herschel. p. 875

The Unbroken Chain.

  • The Unbroken Chain Project(See Chapter 5 B. 4 - 4. Yawetz and Rabinowitz Rabbinical Families of Lomza and Edinburgh)
  • Unbroken Chain with charts show Moses Zev Yawetz d. 1829 as a Luria, Katzenellenbogen, Spira descendant through Maharal of Prague. page 448 and page 465 . Plus pages 462 - 463 The Yawetz and Rabinowitz Family.
  • Listings for Yawetz on pages. 182, 462-463, 767, 875
  • Page 767: R. Moses Zev Wolf Yawetz, died 1829, author of Mar'ot HaTzov'ot, married Batsheva, great-granddaughter of R. Joseph Katz (Chapter Vll - Branch B for their descendants - Yawetz and Rabinowitz Family.

Page 462-463 summary:

  • R' Moses Zev Wolf Yawetz Av Beit Din (ABD) of Tykocin and Bialystock.


  1. R' Samuel Isaac Yawetz of Vilan 1814-1883
  2. R' Ephraim Fischel Yawetz of Tykocin


  • R' Joseph Meir Yawetz of Warsaw, author of a short commentary on "Ayn Yaakov" published Vlina, 1879
  1. 1. Nathan
  2. 2. R' Menachem Mendel Rabinowitz ABD Kovno died 1849 (when marrying into a great scholars family the son-in-law often took their name.

Great grandson

R' Israel Isser Yawetz, born 1861, ABD Hrubieszow 1895

О R' Moshe Zeev Wolf Yawitz, A.B.D. Tykocin and Bialystock (русский)

Автор книг Марот Ацовот и Агудат Аэзов (В самой книге написано, что он ещё и раввин Тиктина, а книгу переиздавал его сын Шмуэль Ицхак Явец. Также выясняется, что его папу звали Элиэзер и у него была фамилия Марголис). http://forum.j-roots.info/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=1754

получается, что женат на внучке своего двоюродного деда