|Date of birth||1897|
|Place of birth||Bar, Russian Empire|
|Year of aliyah||1911|
|Date of death||30 August 1988|
|Faction represented in Knesset|
Born in Bar in the Russian Empire (today in Ukraine), Katznelson made aliyah to Ottoman-controlled Palestine in 1911, and attended Herzliya Hebrew High School in Tel Aviv. During World War I she was expelled to Egypt by the Ottoman authorities. She later studied humanities at the University of Geneva. She worked as a teacher for 18 years.
One of the leader of the Organisation of Hebrew Women, she attended the first Women's International Zionist Organization convention in 1926. She later became a member of WIZO's national committee, and chairwoman of the Jerusalem branch.
Katznelson was the sister of Rachel Katznelson-Shazar and the sister-in-law of Zalman Shazar, the third president of Israel. She was also the mother of Shmuel Tamir, who later served as a Knesset member from 1965 until 1981 and as Minister of Justice. She died in 1988.
- Batsheva Katznelson on the Knesset website