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Mrs. Betzalel Loew (Issenheimer), [Maharal's mother -

Hebrew: אשת בצלאל לאו, אם המהר"ל]
Also Known As: "Mother of Maharal"
Birthplace: Issenheim, Alsace, France
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Chaim Issenheimer and Maternal Gd.mother of Maharal Issenheimer
Wife of Betzalel Loew [Maharal father]
Mother of Daughter of R'Betzalel Loew [Maharal sis. #1]; Rabbi Chaim Loew [Maharal brother #2]; Rabbi Sinai Loew [Maharal brother #3]; Rabbi Shimshon Ben Betzalel Loew, [brother #4 of Maharal]; Mrs. Rabbi Avigdor Kara [Maharal sis. #6] and 3 others
Sister of wife, Yitzchak Klauber (bat Rabbi Chaim Issenheimer)

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About Mrs. Betzalel Loew, [Maharal's mother -

Mrs. Betzalel Ben Chaim LOEW, mother of the Maharal, was the daughter of Rabbi Chaim ISSEMHEIMER or the daughter of Rabbi Yitzchak KLOBER of Worms.

They had four sons and three daughters - Tha Maharal was their youngest son:

1. daughter Loew

2. Rabbi Chaim ben Betzalel LOEW (b. 1506? 1510? Worms, d. 1588, Rabbi of Freidberg).

3. Sinai LOEW (b. ca 1508 Worms, d. 1607 Kolin).

4. Rabbi Shimshon (Samson) ben Bezalel LOEW (b. 1522? 1510? Prague, d. Kremitz),

5. daughter married Zecharia Mendle KLOIZNER the Elder.

6. daughter married R. Avigdor KARA

7. The youngest son was the Maharal of Prague, Rabbi Judah (Yehuda) LOEW ben Betzalel (b. 1525 Posen or Pesach Eve. 1512 Worms, d. 22 August 1609 Prague, or 17 September 1609

Rabbi Betzalel married the daughter of Rabbi Chaim ISSEMHEIMER or married daughter of Rabbi Yitzchak KLOBER of Worms.

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Mrs. Betzalel Loew, [Maharal's mother -'s Timeline

Issenheim, Alsace, France
Age 26
Age 28
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Age 29
Posen/Ponan, Poland
January 11, 1510
Age 30
Prague, or born in 1522?, Czechoslovakia
April 10, 1512
Age 32
Poznan (Posen), Poland
Age 48
Prague, Czech Republic
Prague, Czechoslovakia