Batsheva Kanievsky

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Rebbetzin Batsheva Kanievsky
Personal details
Birth name Batsheva Esther Eliashiv
Born February 1, 1932
Jerusalem, Israel
Died October 15, 2011
Bnei Brak, Israel
Buried Zichron Meir, Bnei Brak
Parents Rabbi Yosef Shalom Eliashiv
Shaina Chaya Eliashiv
Spouse Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky
Children Chana Steinman,
Leah Koledetski,
Rabbi Avraham Yeshayah Kanievsky,
Rutie Tzivion,
Rabbi Shlomo Kanievsky,
Brachah Braverman,
Deena Epstein,
Rabbi Yitzchak Shaul (Shuki) Kanievsky[1]

Batsheva Esther Kanievsky (Hebrew: בת-שבע קנייבסקי‎; February 1, 1932 – October 15, 2011) was a well-known rebbetzin from Bnei Brak, Israel. She was the wife of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, and the oldest daughter of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Eliashiv, known as "the greatest posek", or halakhic decisor,[2] of Jerusalem. Her grandfather was Rabbi Aryeh Levin. Several hundred people would visit her apartment every week.[3] She never left Israel.[4] She was known as a "miracle worker",[5] and more than 50,000 people attended her funeral.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weinberger, Naftali; Weinberger, Naomi; Indig, Nina (2012). Scherman, Nosson; Zlotowitz, Meir, eds. Rebbetzin Kanievsky: A Legendary Mother to All (2nd ed.). Mesorah Publications. p. 24. ISBN 9781422612064. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Rebbetzin Kanievsky Passes Away". Arutz Sheva. Retrieved 2016-02-03. 
  3. ^ Weinberger; Weinberger; Indig (2012). Rebbetzin Kanievsky: A Legendary Mother to All (2nd ed.). p. 20. 
  4. ^ Weinberger; Weinberger; Indig (2012). Rebbetzin Kanievsky: A Legendary Mother to All (2nd ed.). p. 21. 
  5. ^ Rebbetzin Kanievsky 'A Miracle Worker', Arutz Sheva.
  6. ^ Levaya Of Rebbitzen Kanievsky A”H, Oct 16, 2011.