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Yente Leah Katz (Meisels)

Hebrew: יענטא לאה כץ (וולף וילנר מיזליס), אשת הש"ך
Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Vilna, Lithuania
Death: May 6, 1705 (80)
Vienna, יארצייט:יב' אייר, ה'תס"ה, Austria
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rabbi Binyamin Shimon Zeev Wolf ben Yitzhak Bunims Ashkenazi, [of Vilna] and bat Natan Nata IV Spira -- Spira
Wife of HaRav Shabty HaCohen Katz, HaShakh - הש״ך
Mother of Moshe HaCohen Katz, A.B.D. Fudhitz (Pudhitz); Esther (HaTzaddika) Hayot; Chaya Katz; Tova (Toybe) wife David the Katvan; Meir HaCohen (Katz), The Shach youngest son and 2 others
Half sister of Rabbi Yaakov ben Binyamin Ashkenazi, [of Vilna]; Dreizel Katzenellenbogen; David Benjamin Wolf, Wulff -Wilner Meisels; Esther Eisenstadt and Naftali Hirsch of Tzusmar and Pinczow

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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 יענטא לאה כץ, אשת הש"ך (עברית)

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